Hiking is hard enough. Add gorp, and your nut-allergic child really won't be a happy camper. Midsummer, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates has rolled out a nut-free trail mix that's safe for food-sensitive people. It marries the protein of sunflower seeds and roasted soybeans with a crunchy-chewy, salty-sweet combination of pretzels, dark-chocolate candies, dried cranberries and raisins. Made in the company's nut-free, Grand Isle facility, it's one of several antiallergic options. VNFC also makes a new and popular granola bar, as well as toffee crunch bark, truffles, butter creams and jellybeans.
If you're looking for a great camp where your child can play outside, check out Turtle Lane Art and Nature Camp at the Waldorf School. Campers build forts, fairy houses, and toy boats, play nature games, eat cherry tomatoes from the garden, make delicious whole-foods snacks, and create art from…(more)