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VFN Forum - Silent Auction Items

August 7, 2016

This year, the Vermont Fresh Network will host a silent auction fundraiser at the 20th Anniversary Forum Tasting Dinner on August 7, 2016, at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. Scope out your top choices and bring your checkbooks! There are still tickets available for the VFN Forum Tasting Dinner - you can purchase them here.

1. Norwich Package 

Partner Package-Killdeer Farmstand and King Arthur Flour - A $150 gift card to Killdeer Farm’s Farm stand in Norwich, a three-hour class at the King Arthur Flour Baking Education Center (valued up to $75), a 'Bakers Gift Basket' and a $100 gift card to King Arthur Flour.

$350 Value | Minimum Bid $210

Immerse yourself in a three-hour class at King Arthur Flour’s state-of-the-art Baking Education Center at their flagship Norwich campus. The Baking Education Center welcomes all bakers, no matter your skill level or baking interest. After class, walk next door to Killdeer Farm's Norwich farm stand for a taste of the best fall edibles Vermont has to offer: Featuring a wide array of organic vegetables from their fields, complemented by a unique selection of local fruits (including heirloom apples), meats, preserves, maple products, and more. (Killdeer Farm Stand is open until Thanksgiving)

2. Idletyme Brewing Company

Idletyme Brewing Company - Sunday Supper Chef’s Table & Brew Ski Samplers for 8 people. Gratuity not included.

$500 Value | Minimum Bid $300

3. Michael's on the Hill

Michael's on the Hill - Wine Tasting Dinner for 4 people. Gratuity not included.

$500 Value| Minimum Bid $300

4. Ludlow Package 

Ludlow Package - Echo Lake Inn and 2 Lift Tickets to Okemo - An overnight at Echo Lake Inn, plus 2 Okemo lift tickets.

$500 Value | Minimum Bid $300

5. Hotel VT & Bleu Northeast Seafood Package

Hotel VT & Bleu Northeast Seafood Package - An overnight stay at Hotel Vermont (blackout dates apply) including dinner for two at Bleu Northeast Seafood and breakfast for two at Juniper.

$600 Value | Minimum Bid $360

6. Waitsfield Package

Waitsfield Package - Inn at the Round Barn Farm/Cooking from the Heart & The Kitchen at the Store – Two nights stay at The Inn at the Round Barn, a cooking class for two at The Kitchen at the Store and a $30 gift card to the Canteen.

$900 Value | Minimum Bid $540

7. Grafton Inn and Old Tavern Restaurant Package 

Grafton Inn and Old Tavern Restaurant Package – Two nights for 2 at the Historic Grafton Inn on July 7th and 8th 2017 includes dinner and breakfast, plus a $100 Cheese Basket.

$1,000 Value | Minimum Bid $600

8. Stowe Mountain Resort-Cliff House Package

Stowe Mountain Resort-Cliff House Package -Two-night stay with a breakfast for two at Stowe Mountain Resort: good for a year.

$1300 Value | Minimum Bid $780

9. Hen of the Wood-Burlington

Hen of the Wood-Burlington - Blowout in the Butcher Room: a Chef dinner for 10 in the Butcher Room at the Burlington Location.

$1,500 Value | Minimum Bid $900

10. The Farmhouse Group

The Farmhouse Group - Farmhouse Group Super VIP Dinner Package! $2,000 Value | Minimum Bid $1,200

Experience the award winning Farmhouse Group restaurants in style. Enjoy a custom dinner for six people at each restaurant as follows:

  • Farmhouse Tap & Grill - A three course beer and food pairing menu for six orchestrated by Chef Kevin Sprouse and Bar Manager Justin Gould
  • Guild Tavern - A three course craft cocktail and food pairing menu for six orchestrated by Chef Phillip Clayton and Beverage Manager Alex Moran.
  • Pascolo Ristorante - A three-course wine and food pairing menu for six orchestrated by Chef Bob Bushell and Beverage Director Alex Moran.
  • El Cortijo - Antojitos, tacos, and margaritas for six orchestrated by Chef Tom D'Angelo and Manager Jeff Monahan.

*Guests are responsible for gratuities. Reservations must be Sunday - Friday nights only (not Saturday). Enjoy!



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