August 3, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For one special evening in August, farmers and chefs from all across Vermont come together to prepare a sensational meal for you and other food enthusiasts.
TICKETS: Join Vermont Fresh Network as a Supporting Member today and receive a members-only, ticket discount for this special evening. VFN member tickets are $50; Non-member tickets are $75
Tickets are on sale now through FlynnTix: online at www.flynntix.org, in person at the Box Office: 153 Main Street, Burlington, VT, or by phone: 802-86-FLYNN.
SPECIAL EVENT: Ben Watson, author of Cider, Hard and Sweet: History, Traditions, and Making Your Own, to lead an exploration and tasting of hard cider immediately before the Annual Forum Dinner. This exclusive tasting will occur from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Coach Barn and is an additional ticketed event. Tickets are $25 and include a signed copy of Ben’s book. Space is limited.
4:00 till 5:00 - Hard Cider Tasting with Ben Watson (additional ticket required)
5:00 - Doors Open
5:00 till 6:00 - Vermont Artisanal Products Tasting
6:00 till 8:00 - Chef and Farmer Grazing Dinner - enjoy the bounty of local products grown and raised by Vermont’s farmers and grilled, braised, sautéed and baked into delectable offerings by over 24 of the state’s finest chefs - it is a dinner like no other.
7:30 till 8:00 - Ice Cream Social with Amy, Earl and the crew from Strafford Organic Creamery
- There will ba a Cash Bar, but alcohol samplings are free. Please bring a photo ID, you will be carded in order to sample alcohol.
- There is no ATM on the property.
- Weather permitting; parking will be on the field in front of the Coach Barn.
- No dogs are allowed on Shelburne Farms property
Full list of Participants
Bleu Northeast Seafood
Cathedral Square Corporation
Farmhouse Group featuring:
- Farmhouse Tap & Grill
- Guild Fine Meats
- El Cortijo Taqueria
- Pascolo Ristorante
- Guild Tavern
Fletcher Allen Health Care and Nutrition Services
Hen of the Wood
Juniper Bar & Restaurant
Michael's on the Hill Restaurant
Red Hen Bakery and Cafe
The Downtown Grocery
The Essex Resort and Spa
The Inn at Shelburne Farms
The Inn at the Round Barn
The Mounted Cat
The Perfect Wife
The Pitcher Inn
Timbers Restaurant at Sugarbush Resort
Farmer, Food Artisan, Vintner and Distiller Tables
Brown and Jenkins Coffee
Caledonia Spirits & Caledonia Winery
Cobb Hill Cheese and Frozen Yogurt
East Shore Vineyard
Eden Ice Cider
Full Sun Company
Hooker Mountain Farm
Kimball Brook Farm Organic Creamery
Kingdom Creamery of Vermont
Lake Champlain International
Norris Berry Farm
Shelburne Farm's Cheese
Slow Food Vermont
Strafford Organic Creamery
Vermont Beekeepers Association
Vermont Chevon, LLC
Vermont Smoke & Cure
Vermont Spirits Distilling Co.
Vermont Works for Women
Vermont Bean Crafters
Vermont Edible Landscapes
Weston A. Price
Woodchuck Hard Cider