Welcome to Dorset
Rustic yet Elegant Charm in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Full of New England character and energy, Dorset, Vermont is a four-season destination and home to a vibrant arts scene, a never-ending list of outdoor activities, and world-class restaurants and lodging. Dorset’s unparalleled beauty is matched only by our rich history, our residents and the diverse businesses you will find here. Nestled in the heart of the Vermont Valley in southwestern Vermont – where the Taconic Mountains meet the Greens – you’ll find there’s always more to discover in Dorset.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents “SuperDuo Beaded Wrap Bracelet”
Jul 15 2020 - Jul 15 2020 • Time 6:30-8:00pm
Wednesday, July 15 6:30 - 8:00 pm via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes arts educator Stacy Gates to lead this bead wrap bracelet workshop....
Green Mountain Academy of Lifelong Learning Presents “An Evening in Provence”
Jul 17 2020 - Jul 17 2020 • Time 6:30pm
An Evening in Provence Friday, July 17, 2020 via Zoom Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning presents "An Evening in Provence." $100 per person, benefits Green Mountain Academy for...
Forest Camp, for rising 1, 2, and 3 graders, will run in two sessions
Jul 20 2020 - Jul 24 2020 • Time 9:00am - 3:00 pm
After careful consideration and planning, Merck Forest and Farmland Center will offer three summer camp experiences for area kids in 2020. These camps will all reinforce MFFC’s mission...
Our Home, Our Stories
The Heart and Soul of Dorset
When you first pull up to Dorset Union Store, you almost feel like you’re stepping back in time. Save for the green and white stripped awnings and the smoothly paved road, the store’s idyllic exterior looks nearly the same as it did when it first opened in 1816. When you think of an old Vermont […]Read More
Ellen Maloney – Expert Testimony
The Honorable Ellen Holmes Maloney’s engaging manner and warm smile are refreshingly different from the stereotypical view of a courtroom judge as someone who is stern and unsympathetic. In fact, this 80-year-old Dorset resident has always been driven by a sense of justice, especially for those who suffer inequality. She recalls having a keen awareness […]Read More
“I moved my business here over 20 years ago and it was the best decision I have ever made, other than to marry my wife, Sanfra. The community is wonderful, the outdoors spectacular – year round. Could not envision living anywhere else.”