We're a network of Vermont Chefs, Farmers, Food Artisans, and Diners.

Annual Forum

August 2, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 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 fellow 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.

Eventbrite - Vermont Fresh Network Annual Forum Fundraising Dinner

SPECIAL EVENT: Pre-Forum tasting and tour at Citizen Cider. Learn about an apple's journey from farm to bottle at the innovative and exciting Citizen Cider Cidery. Ticket includes a tour and a complementary glass (filled with cider)! 3:30 - 4:30, $15, at Citizen Cider Pine Street, Burlington, VT. 

5:00 - Doors Open

5:00 till 6:00 - Vermont Artisanal Products Tasting

  • Taste some of the most innovative and delicious new culinary treasures coming out of Vermont food artisans. 
  • Celebrate the dedication of Vermont’s new wave of wine makers and distillers as they share tastes of their varied creations.
  • Discuss the merits of curd with cheesemakers.
  • Sample heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables from local farms.

  • 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

    Useful Notes about the Event:
    • 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 Participants

    Chef Tables
    To be announced shortly....

    Farmer, Food Artisan, Vintner and Distiller Tables 
    To be announced shortly....


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