Just eight minutes from Shortbread Lofts is a food lover's paradise featuring innovative products from around the world.

We are talking about Southern Season, and it takes pride in offering warm hospitality and a knowledgeable staff.

It has been featured in Travel & Leisure, and a food critic for The New York Times once described it as "wall to wall and floor to ceiling...a visual and gustatory delight."

Highlights include:

Made by Southern Season

Early in the store's history, the owners discovered a few products worthy of carrying the Southern Season name. The items are popular among customers and include cheese straws, pumpkin butter, and southern pecan premium coffee.

Prepared Foods

The Prepared Foods department features on-site culinary professionals who create a wide array of ready-to-eat meals using fresh ingredients. The menu changes daily and may include butternut squash soup, grilled chicken souvlaki, and beef & broccoli.

Weathervane Restaurant

Weathervane is Southern Season's full-service restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It's located adjacent to the store and features indoor seating and a cozy patio surrounded by towering trees and colorful flowers. The restaurant has earned critical acclaim, and the menu highlights fresh local ingredients. Meals include breakfast burritos, buttermilk fried chicken, and shrimp & grits.

The Cooking School at Southern Season

The Cooking School at Southern Season offers an epicurean education and welcomes all skill levels. Students learn from both regional and internationally renowned chefs who share secrets, techniques, and recipes. The classes rotate and may include Southern Tailgate, Asian Home Cooking, and A Taste of Vermont: A Little Twisted.

Southern Season is just one of the shopping destinations within a short drive of our apartment community. If you are searching for a place to call home, please contact us. Our leasing agents would love to give you a tour.