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The Summer Edition: Yankee Magazine's July/August 2011 Issue

The Summer Edition: Yankee Magazine’s July/August 2011 Issue
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The Guide:

In Travel, writer Annie Graves explores “The Beaches of South County,” where both seaside solitude and bustling crowds co-exist in this compact corner of the Ocean State (page 42).

The Home section’s “Antiques & Collectibles” column, by Catherine Riedel, shows how one generation’s thriftiness has resulted in a “make-do” category treasured by future generations (page 68). In “The Evolution of ‘Bachelor Hall,'” by Edie Clark, artists Jilly and Alex Walsh have transformed their countryside Federal-style house with color while retaining its original charm (page 58). Contributing editor Christie Matheson finds beautifully crafted New England–made clothing and toys for babies and toddlers (page 64). And Bridget Samburg shares step-by-step instructions for transforming a terra-cotta garden pot into a decorative seashell-studded planter in “Inspired Ideas” (page 66).

In the Food section, Yankee‘s organic-vegetable grower, Tracie Smith, and her CSA work crew sit down to a midday meal featuring the farm’s produce. Her simple recipes are dictated by the fresh and seasonal foods available (page 70). Also in the Food section, lifestyle editor Amy Traverso finds the best ice cream in New England and shares the recipe for it (page 76).

And More:

“Here in New England,” by Justin Shatwell (page 16): When artist Stephen Huneck died last year, he left behind his beautiful Dog Mountain park and chapel, his whimsical dog art and books, and so many questions. The answers were as simple — and as complex — as his life.

“How to Build a Backyard Pond,” by Ian Aldrich (page 34): Expert pond designer Tim Matson shares his 25 years of knowledge and wisdom to build an outdoor oasis.

“The Best 5: Farmers’ Markets” (page 36): Christine Chitnis, author of Markets of New England, names the best places for finding fresh, seasonal produce in New England.

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