Open Farm Week returns for third consecutive year

MONTPELIER — For the third consecutive year, farmers across Vermont will once again open their barn doors and gar- den gates to welcome the pub- lic for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscapes. Vermont Open Farm Week 2017 will be held Monday, August 14, through Sunday, Au- gust 20, and features 102 events at almost 50 farms across the state. Events are live and sorted by day and location on DigInVT. com.
Open Farm Week is a celebra- tion of Vermont farms offering visitors a backstage pass to learn more about local food origins, authentic agritourism experienc- es, and the chance to build rela- tionships with farmers. Activities vary and include opportunities to milk cows and goats, harvest vegetables, learn to make pick- les, go on a scavenger hunt, en-
joy an on-farm dinner with live music and more.
Each Open Farm Week event is created by a farmer and focused on highlighting the unique char- acter of the host farm. Addison County participants include a garlic braid workshop on Aug. 16, at Last Resort Farm in Bris- tol, “Meet the animals, taste the tomatoes and tour the Farm” on Aug, 19, at the Lester Farm and Market in New Haven, and daily events Aug. 17-20 at Champlain Orchards in Shoreham. (See Cal- endar for details).
Many events are free and some require pre-registration. Not all farms are open every day, so be sure to visit DigInVT. com to explore the diverse event schedule and plan a visit. Every- one is invited to join the Open Farm Week conversation on social media using the has 

Share this story:

More News

Rev. Wayne Alfred Holsman memorial service

RIPTON — The memorial service in celebration of the life of Rev. Wayne Alfred Holsman, 87, … (read more)

Sports Uncategorized

High school athletes ready for fall playoffs this week

See when your favorite high school team is competing in the fall sports playoffs.

Ethan Allen Highway Storage Uncategorized

Ethan Allen Highway Storage Notice of Sale

Ethan Allen Storage 100622 1×1.75

Share this story: