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8 November, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

2017 Local Turkey Finder

Don't wait! Deadlines are fast approaching to reserve a local bird. Find your Vermont-raised turkey today using our handy guide.

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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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Cedar Circle Farm hosts its annual Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 8 from 10am until 3pm. Now in its fifteenth year, the Pumpkin Festival offers on-farm enjoyment for the entire family, with horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin picking, live music, kids’ activities, storytelling, birds of prey, cider pressing, and local food concessions.

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8 October, 2017 - by Scott Farm

Celebrate Heirloom Apple Day at Scott Farm Orchard

The 15th Annual Heirloom Apple Day at Scott Farm Orchard on Kipling Road in Dummerston, VT beckons apple lovers of all ages to celebrate this iconic fall fruit. Come visit the 571-acre historic farm and orchard that border Rudyard Kipling’s former Vermont home, Naulakha, and other historic rental properties owned and renovated by Landmark Trust USA.  

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Head Brewer Andrew Leichthammer of Good Measure Brewing Co. goes above and beyond to source locally - from foraging fruit to collecting wild yeast. We checked in with Andrew about his local beers and upcoming Beer Dinner with Farmhouse Tap & Grill on October 11th

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25 August, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Plate Cheese Like a Pro

Though it's unofficial, July is the cheesiest month of the year - the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival takes over Shelburne Farms on August 16th and ushers in a string of national and worldwide cheese competitions where Vermont producers win big. Of course, we don't need fancy awards to know that Vermont cheese is exceptional, but it's nice to share our knowledge with the world. Naturally, Vermont chefs also know a thing or two about our state pride and you can find gourmet cheese lists and boards in restaurants across the state. Here are some pro tips, pics, and [virtual] tastes of their cheese boards.

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23 August, 2017 - by

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 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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25 July, 2017 - by Vera Simon-Nobes

Date Night on the Farm

Nothing says love like the freshest food and a beautiful landscape. This August, bring your sweetheart on a rural adventure to a farm where producers and chefs come together to create outstanding meals. There's still time to book your dinners during Vermont Open Farm Week!

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20 July, 2017 - by Jasmyn Druge

Unique Workshops for Open Farm Week 2017

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Want to learn something new? Open Farm Week 2017 is home to some amazing workshops that could either help you perfect a skill or break you out of your comfort zone and discover a new passion! 

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