Location and Hours:
The studio is located at 17 Powder Spring Road, Topsham, Vermont 05076. It is registered with Google Maps and you can trust Google directions to our studio. The studio is open to students from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Instruction is typically delivered between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Your instructor sets time for demonstrations, lunch, critiques and clean up.
Our nearest airport (75 minutes) is Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT. Other airports are Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) (130 minutes) and Boston-Logan (180 minutes). There are car rentals as well as private taxis and shuttles between the airport in Burlington, VT and East Topsham.
Lodging:The amount of lodging near us is very limited. You must make reservations early. Within walking distance is a small B&B with friendly owners and excellent breakfast at which you can stay at or buy it if you like our village: http://www.vermontbackintime.info/
In nearby Fairlee, VT is the Lake Morey Resort: http://www.lakemoreyresort.com
About 45 minutes away is Hanover, NH home of Dartmouth University with more upscale type hotels and a wide choice of very high standard dining.
Some of the local Air B&B places are fabulous and the owners are known to us to be great hosts:
Jeff and Sandy Spiegel's Quiet Garden Retreat
Cate Whalen's Milk Thistle Farm's Oat Straw Cider Mill (less than a mile away)
Dwyana Covey's Richardson Cabin is huge! get together with other attendees and rent the whole place (4 rooms)!
We provide a tasty and healthy lunch each day according to the questionairre you are asked to fill out prior to your arrival. Coffee, esspresso, and tea are all very important to us and is always available fresh ground. We have a refrigerator in case you need to bring things you would rather not be without.
For dinner, Vermont is known for its interesting and regional cuisine. Some of our favorites are close and others are not so close.
Colatina Exit: http://www.colatinaexit.com
New England Culinary Institute restaurants: http://www.neci.edu/restaurants/
Three Penny Taproom http://www.threepennytaproom.com
Peyton Place http://www.peytonplacerestaurant.com
Salt Hill Pub http://www.salthillpub.com
Canoe Club http://www.canoeclub.us/