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Easter Traditions Explained

Posted on April 20, 2014

Traditions are a huge part of who we are at Basin Harbor, and although we aren’t open for business during Easter Weekend, we still are sure to celebrate the new and old traditions with loved ones. An article by USA TODAY broke down some of our favorite Easter traditions.

Basin Harbor announces new PGA Teaching Professional to join golf staff

Posted on April 15, 2014

Basin Harbor Club is pleased to announce the hiring of award winning PGA Golf Professional, Robert Prange, as our new PGA Director of Golf Instruction. Presently Robert is the Director of Golf Instruction at Estero Country Club in Ft. Myers, Florida. Robert is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana and comes from a family of five boys; […]

Best Place to Work in Vermont

Posted on April 9, 2014

Pennie Beach and Sarah Morris, Fourth and Fifth generation Basin Harbor hosts with Governor Peter Shumlin. On March 27th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Best Places to Work Reception and Awards Ceremony at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.  We were joined by our peers from all over Vermont, all of […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 7

Posted on December 18, 2013

Day 7 Orange Chocolate Shortbread   1 cup salted butter (2 sticks) 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Pinch of salt Preheat oven to 325. Cream together butter and sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla and gradually stir in flour. Once mixture is combined, place […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 4

Posted on December 15, 2013

          DAY FOUR Jam Stripes These are “pretty” cookies that look like they came from the italian bakery down the street. And a great opportunity to use that jam from summer. Makes them even more special and be sure to call that jam out on your gift tag!  1 cup unsalted […]

History Throwbacks ~ Bringing the Guests from Town

Posted on November 12, 2013

BHC History Bit ~ Imagine getting off the sleeper – the overnight train – from New York, to be greeted by an enthusiastic BHC staff member for the long ride in a surrey pulled by a fast team. That smiling person was Allen Penfield Beach, Bob’s and my Grandfather. We’re sure he regaled the guests […]

New Culinary Experiences: Basin Harbor’s 2013

Posted on February 6, 2013

New Culinary Experiences: Basin Harbor’s 2013 Contemporary American Cuisine, Gastro-Tavern and even more local sourcing. “Inspired and exuberant” best describes the energy Executive Chef,  Christian Kruse will bring to his kitchen this summer at Basin Harbor. I sat down with Chef Christian and his Sous Chef, Harley LaRocque, to get a taste for the excitement […]

Basin Harbor Greens, Part Two: Sustainable Technology

Posted on September 14, 2012

With the advancement of science and industry, modern technology has played a big role in Basin Harbor Club’s environmental action in the past few decades. In 2010 Basin Harbor Club took on an Energy Challenge set by Efficiency Vermont—the company that regulates all energy efficiency in the state—which challenged businesses to reduce their overall energy […]

Basin Harbor Greens, Part One: Promoting the Land

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Basin Harbor Club was founded by people who loved the land, from Ardelia Beach and her gardens and Allen Penfield Beach with his farm, to the nature-minded guests who still flock here to take in the pristine natural splendor. It’s no secret that Basin Harbor is one of the prettiest places in Vermont. The proof […]

The Daily Breeze, July 25

Posted on July 25, 2012

Week 29 Thursday July 26, 2012 Sunrise and Sunset 5:34 am 8:25 pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Showers are likely throughout the day, with the high reaching a modest 74 degrees. Perhaps it’s a good day to catch up on your book! Group News Basin Harbor Club is delighted to have with us the […]