Viewing entries tagged with ‘food’

11 October, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Honey Road - Thinking Globally, Sourcing Locally

Follow the pink neon sign at the corner of Church and Main Street into the warm, inviting and bustling dining room of Burlington’s newest restaurant Honey Road. Honey Road has been pulling in rave reviews since their opening this summer. The buzz is strong for many reasons – the restaurant is female owned and run, helmed by Chef Cara Tobin and VFN restaurant veteran Alison Gibson; they’re serving up Eastern Mediterranean small plates – a new (and delicious) concept for Burlington; and it’s good – really good. We checked in with Cara to see how she was creating this global cuisine while staying Vermont-focused with ingredients. 

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23 August, 2017 - by DigInVT.com

What a [Farm] Week!

Last week was the third annual Vermont Open Farm Week and what a week it was! Farmers throughout the state worked tirelessly to provide guests with incredible, accessible experiences - and the response was fantastic! Visitors came from near and far to find some on-farm fun. Whether farms hosted a dinner, workshop, tour or tasting - each event was successful in bringing people closer to Vermont's working landscape and offered a unique glance into Vermont's diverse agricultural communities. You can make every week an Open Farm Week! Use DigInVT.com to find farms open to the public and farm and food events across Vermont.

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Plan your schedule for this year's Vermont Open Farm Week - get to know the places where your food comes from and the people that make it all happen. Enjoy a range of events from on-farm dinners to workshops and tours that will be uniquely crafted at every farm. Whether you stay close to home or travel to unknown corners of Vermont, you're sure to have a fantastic experience!

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16 June, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

The Farm to Fork Experience - Sandiwood Farm

29 years ago Bob and Sara were married on the land that is now Sandiwood Farm. Boasting incredible 360 views, breathtaking sunsets and beautiful moonrises they knew this was the place they would build their home-farm and raise their family. The farm produces maple, produce, cut flowers and also operates as a one of a kind event venue where you can dine in a greenhouse surrounded by the same fresh produce that goes into your meal.

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7 June, 2017 - by DigInVT Staff

Best Food Events of the Summer

July 8th - Grafton Food Festival, Grafton. Celebrate local food, beverage and farms in southern Vermont!

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26 April, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network Staff

On the Menu - Spring-Dug Parsnips

Bright green sprouts, shoots and baby greens may be the first local produce you look for in spring, but the true first harvest (after maple, of course) has been ripening and sweetening in the ground all winter. The extreme temperatures of our northern Vermont winters convert the starches in the parsnips to sugar and allow the parsnips' flavor to mellow. The result is a magically sweet, tender root. Chefs rejoice when the ground thaws and these parsnips surface - sweet enough for dessert and earthy enough for savory applications. To find local, spring-dug parsnips at a farm near you - look here.

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26 April, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network Staff

Fresh off the Farm - Spring-Dug Parsnips

Bright green sprouts, shoots and baby greens may be the first local produce you look for in spring, but the true first harvest (after maple, of course) has been ripening and sweetening in the ground all winter. The extreme temperatures of our northern Vermont winters convert the starches in the parsnips to sugar and allow the parsnips' flavor to mellow. The result is a magically sweet, tender root. Christa from Jericho Settlers Farm says they even smell great, "after we've washed a batch and put them in the walk-in cooler the cooler smells sweet for several days."

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4 April, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Morse Block Deli

Roasted Butternut squash, pickled Delicata, pumpkin hummus and roasted pumpkin seeds – that’s squash four ways - can be enjoyed in the vegetarian shawarma specialty at Chef Stefano Coppola’s Morse block Deli and Craft Beer Emporium in Barre. Chef Stefano may say he’s running a typical sandwich shop, but his attention to detail and culinary finesse across the menu signify that this shop is anything but typical.

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2 April, 2017 - by DigInVT Staff

Strolling of the Heifers

The 16th annual Strolling of the Heifers Festival will be June 2, 3 & 4, 2017, with the world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade stepping off at 10 a.m. sharp on Saturday, June 3, 2017 The heifers are at the front of the Parade, so don't be late! 

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5 March, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

First Tastes- Top Chefs Recall First Food Memories

VFN Executive Chefs Doug Paine of Bleu Northeast Seafood and Juniper Bar & Restaurant, Phillip Clayton of The Farmhouse Group, and Eric Warnstedt of Hen of the Wood are teaming up to benefit a cause near and dear to our hearts, Jr Iron Chef.

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