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Living Local

sugarhouseSterling students love living in Craftsbury Common. Our rural location is one of our most prized characteristics. The focal point of our iconic village is the “Common” and the quintessential New England white clapboard buildings that border it. This is also a place of innovation, and an important center for a revolution in rural food systems of small and large farms and enterprises such as:

…just to name a few.

The “Northeast Kingdom,” as our region of Vermont is known, is an international destination for outdoor sports and adventure. Downhill skiing, backpacking along the peaks of the Green Mountains, ice and rock climbing, canoeing, cycling, and fishing are just a few of the opportunities on and off the Sterling campus. Just a mile from campus is the renowned Craftsbury Outdoor Center, one of the leading Nordic ski and rowing centers in the nation.