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Pieces stack easily and feature “Made in America” colors.

In the Moment Aimee, who prefers to cast off with salads, cheeses, and fruit grown or produced in Vermont and sold at the Burlington or Farmers’ Markets, points out that local purveyors can make prep work a one-stop shopping excursion. And thanks to the fact that the plates and bowls are stackable, backyard barbecue goers and boaters alike can carry everything in one easy trip. That means more time for living in the Starboard Collection’s tagline—“Truly in the moment.” Aimee (whose own crew includes her husband and two children ages 12 and 14) explains further. “Everything is put aside,” she says. “You don’t need to worry about anything; you’re unplugged from everything, and you’re just focused on the sail and the wind.” And maybe the chips and dip in a bowl that won’t blow away in the breeze. w

Available locally at The Green Life, Burlington; Shelburne Country Store, Shelburne; Shelburne Shipyard, Shelburne Point; Malabar and Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes; and Saba Marine, Colchester. 36

Best of Burlington - Summer 2014  

Read about the Burlington Coast Guard Station, the South Village, Lake Champlain and more in the Summer 2014 edition of Best of Burlington.