Category: Vermonters

Meet Catharine Noel, Our New Pastry Chef

Catharine and her dog, Daphne. Photo by Serena Kim. In March, Swift House Inn hired a pastry chef named Catharine Noel. With her years of culinary experience and a warm, friendly personality, she has immediately become a valued part of our team. Catharine grew up… Read More

5 Essential Steps in the Maple Syrup-Making Process

If you are a Middlebury local, you probably know about Werner Tree Farm. It is a hugely popular spot to buy beautiful Christmas trees from a small family-owned business. It’s where we buy the tree for the Swift House parlor in December, as well as many wreaths to… Read More

dog outside maple sugar house

7 Ways to Enjoy Maple Sugaring Season in Vermont

Want to enjoy maple sugaring season in Vermont? Who doesn’t! With its warmer days and colder nights, March is the perfect time to start thinking about the liquid gold that is maple syrup. We put together this list of 7 ways to enjoy the sweet sap of the ubiquitous sugar… Read More

5 Reasons Why We Love Betty Nuovo 

Our favorite regulars Victor and Betty Nuovo come to dine at Jessica’s at Swift House Inn a lot. We see them here at a few breakfasts and dinners every week, if not more! As new owners, it feels so good for Matthew and me to be supported by such esteemed… Read More