Save the Date for our 20th Annual Forum - August 7, 2016, at the Beautiful and Historic Coach Barn on Shelburne Farms
Tickets go on Sale - Monday, June 6th through Localvore Today!
About our Annual Forum Dinner:
For one special evening in August, farmers and chefs from all across Vermont come together to prepare a sensational meal for you and fellow food enthusiasts. It is a fundraiser for the Vermont Fresh Network -- all proceeds go to continuing programming that helps bring more Vermont grown and raised food to the table.
5:00 - Doors Open
5:00 till 5:30 - Toast to 20 Years - Sharing Our Story - Members of VFN's past and present share their reflections about what the Network has meant to them.
5:30 till 6:30 - 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 be 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 2015 Participants
Bleu Northeast Seafood
The Daily Planet
The Farmhouse Group:
- The Farmhouse Tap and Grill
- El Cortijo Taqueria y Cantina
- Pascolo Ristorante
Hen of the Wood
Inn at Shelburne Farms
Inn at the Round Barn
Juniper Bar and Restaurant
Michael's on the Hill
The Pitcher Inn
Red Hen Baking Co
Three Penny Taproom
Timbers Restaurant at Sugarbush
Trapp Family Lodge
Farmer, Food Artisan, Vintner and Distiller Tables
All Souls Tortilleria
Eden Ice Cider
Full Sun Company
Joe's Kitchen at Screamin Ridge Farm
Kimball Brook Farm
Lewis Creek Farm
Maple Wind Farm
Mad River Distillers
Mountain Home Farm
Slow Food Vermont
Stone Cutter Spirits
Strafford Organic Creamery
Vermont Bean Crafters
Vermont Beekeepers Association
Vermont Fresh Pasta
Vermont Smoke and Cure
Vermont Works for Women - FRESH Food Program