Weekends with Yankee

Richard Wiese and Amy Traverso explore all six New England states.


  • Old Things/New Hands

    Bangs Island Mussels, Arethusa Farm and a visit to the Trapp Family Lodge.
  • The Arts

    Tanglewood music festival and an artists’ colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  • New England Celebrities

    French-New England dishes from Jacques Pépin. Ducati motorcycles made in New England.
  • The Next Generation

    Mayfair Farm in New Hampshire. Baking desserts in Vermont with Gesine Bullock Prado.
  • New England Traditions

    Strawbery Banke Museum. Ice fishing derby on Lake Winnipesaukee and a historic ski jump.
  • The Joys of Winter

    Breakfast at Pickering House Inn. Winter skiing and surfing in Maine. Floral designs.
  • Past Meets Future

    Biddeford, a rising food town. Farming collective in Vermont. Nantucket weaving tradition.
  • Town and Country: Hitting the Heights

    Glazy Susan doughnuts. Climbing Mt. Monadnock. Sauces from Wozz! Kitchen Creations.

About Weekends with Yankee

Richard Wiese explores the sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states — from foraging for edible invasive plants in Connecticut to whitewater rafting on Maine's wild Kennebec River. Senior food editor Amy Traverso shares the recipes, local flavors and sense of community that make up the fabric of the region’s food and dining scene.