15 August, 2016 - by

Vermont Open Farm Week 2016

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Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better -- and to get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont's vibrant working agricultural landscape? Mark your calendar for Vermont Open Farm Week: August 15-21, 2016 taking place at farms across Vermont! 

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13 February, 2016 - by

5th Annual Wine and Chocolate Weekend

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The fifth annual Vermont Wine & Chocolate Weekend is February 13 & 14, 2016. Fifteen wineries around Vermont open their doors to visitors and will feature samples of their wines with a chocolate confection or another dessert. Many have partnered with local chocolatiers to offer homegrown pairings—flavors only found in Vermont.

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18 January, 2016 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Farm to Slope - The Whole Animal Project at Okemo Mountain Resort

Category: Place Profiles

Throughout Executive Chef Scot Emerson’s career, he has been working towards a more ethical and sustainable approach to food. To combat food waste, serve hormone-free product raised humanely, and sustain his farm partners, Chef Scot is committed to bringing whole animals into his kitchen at Okemo Mountain Resort

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18 November, 2015 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Thanksgiving Farmers' Markets

It's the time of year to celebrate all that we're thankful for...and that includes local food! It may be getting colder, but farmers' markets across the state are still going strong. This weekend, many markets are featuring pre-Thanksgiving specials, inviting foodies to stop by and pick up all the fixin's for a locavore Thanksgiving. Take a look at the list below to find a market near you!

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13 November, 2015 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Fall Cocktails with Vermont Spirits!

Vermont Spirits Distilling Company of Quechee is aptly named. Steve Johnson, President and CEO, uses Vermont grown corn, juniper berries, apples and maple syrup in his products. He credits much of the distillery's success to the high quality of local ingredients. Even their product names are inspirited by Vermont; Copper's Gin is named after Vermont's first currency and No. 14 refers to Vermont joining the union as the 14th state.

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13 November, 2015 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Vermont Thanksgiving- Recipes from the Farm

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What are we thankful for, here at Vermont Fresh Network?

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13 November, 2015 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Vermont Ice Cider- a How-To Guide

Eleanor Leger of Eden Ice Cider gave us the 411 on this unique Vermont beverage...

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13 November, 2015 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Thanksgiving Recipes from Vermont Farms and Kitchens

We asked Vermont farmers and chefs for their favorite Thanksgiving recipes featuring Vermont-grown food. Here are their delicious responses. Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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11 November, 2015 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Apple Butter

It's been a banner year for "wild" apples this year - the untended trees growing at field edges, along back roads and, luckily for me, in my backyard. I've gotten buckets of sweet, eating apples from a forgotten apple tree behind my house. I looked out the dining room window one morning, and the ground was blanketed with fruit!

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1 October, 2015 - by Mari Omland

Framing Foliage in Farms, Food and Community

Whether you are looking for day trip ideas or a way to experience fall foliage in an off-the-beaten-path way, we invite you to our farms and community. We organized the Floating Bridge Food and Farms Cooperative to make our working landscape more accessible for folks to enjoy. Cooperative members host  farm toursapple picking and lattes on the hoof throughout the foliage season. And on October 11th we are hosting our annual Foliage Market and apple pie baking contest.

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