"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law abiding people," the 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful said to NPR. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Lydia Thompson/NPR

Bernie Sanders Walks A Fine Line On Gun Control

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/417180805/417349241" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In 1981, Bernie Sanders won a 10-vote victory over a Democratic incumbent to become mayor of Burlington, Vt. Donna Light/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Donna Light/AP

Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/415747576/415973939" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The walls inside Dog Mountain's chapel are filled with thousands of notes, cards and photos, all heartfelt tributes to pets loved and lost. Carlton SooHoo/Courtesy of Dan Collison hide caption

toggle caption
Carlton SooHoo/Courtesy of Dan Collison

At Vermont's Dog Mountain, Comfort And Community For Pet Lovers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/410536722/411044436" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Front Porch Forum co-founders Michael and Valerie Wood-Lewis run the company from their home office in Burlington, Vt. Angela Evancie/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Angela Evancie/Vermont Public Radio

In Vermont, A Hyper-Local Online Forum Brings Neighbors Together

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/391269248/391520234" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Los Angeles County Department of Public Health worker shows condoms for weekly distribution to inmates in the Men's Central Jail. George Lavender hide caption

toggle caption
George Lavender

California Prisons Aim To Keep Sex Between Inmates Safe, If Illegal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/378678167/378905677" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Publicity from Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin's State of the State address last January drove up demand for addiction treatment in the state. Andy Duback/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andy Duback/AP

Addiction Patients Overwhelm Vermont's Expanded Treatment Programs

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/375207090/375308991" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rabin bread on a rock at the farmers market in Plainfield prior to setting up the table. Jon Kalish for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jon Kalish for NPR

Legendary Vermont Bakers May Stop Selling Beloved Sourdough Bread

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/341372257/341958819" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks during a committee hearing on veterans' health care. Sanders, an Independent, is a possible 2016 presidential candidate. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Cliff Owen/AP

Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/330193246/330325141" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jane Palmer of Monkton, Vt., was arrested after refusing to leave the Vermont Gas Systems headquarters in South Burlington on Wednesday. She and four other women were knitting in protest of a planned pipeline. Taylor Dobbs/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Taylor Dobbs/Vermont Public Radio

Customers shop for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op in Montpelier, Vt., in 2013. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Toby Talbot/AP

Vermont's GMO Bill Expected To Face Major Legal Challenges

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/310414995/310476580" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Theoneste Rwayitare, a Rwandan refugee who resettled in Vermont last year, pours powdered milk into a bucket for milking at the Vermont Goat Collaborative's Pine Island Farm. Angela Evancie for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Angela Evancie for NPR

Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/298743758/306718109" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A customer shops for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op in April 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. More than a dozen food cooperatives supported the bill that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Toby Talbot/AP

As Vermont expands addiction treatment services, it is also coming to grips with one of the most difficult and emotional aspects of the problem: pregnant women addicted to opiates. iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto

In Vermont, A Network Of Help For Opiate-Addicted Mothers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/267594134/267797353" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

This farmer, pouring maple sap into his pail near Wilmington, Vt., in 1954, may have turned the dregs of the season's sap into beer. Robert F. Sisson/National Geographic/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Robert F. Sisson/National Geographic/Getty Images

Vermont Beer Makers Bring Back Old-Time Maple Sap Brews

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/152694105/152781198" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript