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Open Farm Week 2019

Aug 9 - 15, 2019 All Day

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Celebrating 5 years of Vermont Open Farm Week - August 9th - 15th, 2019

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? 

During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products to your plate.  

What’s the greatest part about Open Farm Week? Every farm is unique!  Milk a cow and harvest a carrot at one farm, sit on a tractor and take in the smell of freshly cut hay at another. Find up-to-date lists of participating farms and search by location or product at DigInVT.com, your portal to Vermont's agriculture and culinary experiences.

 FAQ's:

I'm interested in learning more about having an event at my farm. What are the specifics?

When will the list of participating farms be ready?

What can I do at the farms?

  • The activities will vary from farm to farm. Some farms might have scavenger hunts or wagon rides. Others may have tours, pick-your-own crops, produce for purchase, or animals that you can meet. When you arrive at a farm, check in with a farm employee to see what will be offered during your visit. 

What should I wear, and what should I bring to the farm?

  • Weather in August can be unpredictable!  Dress in layers and wear close-toed shoes that can get muddy.  Bring along a water bottle, bug spray, rain gear, sunscreen and a camera!  You may also want to bring a cooler, in case there are items you’d like to purchase during your visit.

Will there be food at the farm?

  • Some farms will be serving food, but look at each farm’s listing to confirm what they are offering.

We can't wait to see you at Vermont Open Farm Week 2019! 

 

Are you a farmer participating in Open Farm Week?  Click here for 2019 info or email us diginvt@vermontfresh.net.

 

Vermont Open Farm Week is made possible by the generous support of its Premiere Sponsor, City Market/Onion River Coop, and Media Sponsor, Front Porch Forum. 

 

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