38:18 | Jul 6th, 2018
This month’s question led us straight into an unfolding story — about an outsider with deep pockets and big ideas, and the towns that banded together to reject those ideas. And now that their efforts have paid off, what happens next?
34:45 | May 4th, 2018
There was a time when it was totally normal to hear French spoken in some of Vermont's smallest towns and biggest cities. This month on 'Brave Little State,' we delve into the history of French Canadian immigration in Vermont.
28:50 | Oct 6th, 2017
When it comes to Vermont's history with the Underground Railroad, where's the line between myth and truth? And whose voices are missing from the story? Those are the questions 'Brave Little State' set out to answer.
27:49 | Sep 8th, 2017
If you've lived in a state for a long time, or grew up there, you probably have this feeling - when you drive into or out of it, you feel like you can tell the difference. For many people, this is very true for crossings in and out of Vermont.
24:06 | Aug 4th, 2017
Vermont's citizen legislators get paid about $12,700 for five months of work. So, if you have a career and/or a family, how do you pull it off? This is the question recently brought to "Brave Little State."
22:06 | Jul 7th, 2017
This month on Brave Little State, we’re doing things a little differently. Instead of taking on one of your questions about Vermont, we’re taking on three — in a kind of local history lightning round.
21:48 | Jul 7th, 2017
This month, we're doing things a little differently. Instead of taking on one of your questions about Vermont, we're taking on three. We've got a question about those crooked windows you see on Vermont farmhouses, a question about Vermont's defunct g...Show More
33:50 | Jun 9th, 2017
If you drink Vermont milk, or eat Vermont apples or vegetables, it's likely that you have foreign workers to thank. But do you know any? This month, we spend time with some of the members of the work force that keeps many of Vermont's farms running.
16:45 | Jan 6th, 2017
There's a creature that lives in Vermont that you don't see very often. It comes across the night in a cacophony of howls, yips and barks. Some attribute the sounds to coydogs, others to coywolves, still others to plain old coyotes. And everyone is r...Show More
25:28 | Nov 4th, 2016
This month on "Brave Little State," a question about the descendants of this region's first residents. Our story begins at an old cemetery in Brattleboro, up above a roundabout on Putney Road. The graves have old Vermont names like Fairbanks and Port...Show More
30:38 | Aug 5th, 2016
In the inaugural episode of Brave Little State , VPR's new, people-powered journalism podcast, we tackle a question about the history of the Vermont accent, and a question about a strange "thing" at the Waterbury rest area.
30:39 | Aug 5th, 2016
In the inaugural episode of 'Brave Little State,' VPR's new, people-powered journalism podcast, we tackle a question about the history of the Vermont accent, and a question about a strange "thing" at the Waterbury rest area.
03:27 | Jul 7th, 2016
Most decisions about the news you hear and read and watch every day are made by somebody else. But what if you could make some of those decisions? That's the idea behind Brave Little State, a new podcast from Vermont Public Radio.
03:27 | Jul 7th, 2016
Most decisions about the news you hear and read and watch every day are made by somebody else. But what if you could make some of those decisions? That's the idea behind 'Brave Little State,' a new podcast from Vermont Public Radio.