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November 19, 2014 We asked William McNeil, co-owner of Hen of the Wood Waterbury and Burlington, for his expert opinion on pairing Vermont hard cider. Turns out, cider is a perfect partner to another Vermont specialty--cheese! Go find a new favorite local cider this Vermont Cider Week that you can pair and share...
November 19, 2014 Thanksgiving can be as easy as making a reservation or calling your local caterer! Here's your guide to finding a local Thanksgiving meal without slaving over a stove. Follow the links to make your reservation or place your order!
November 5, 2014 Make sure you have a local bird gracing your table this Thanksgiving! Here are some VFN members from around the state that offer pre-order Vermont-raised turkey.
October 9, 2014 Of Land and Local is a multidisciplinary, state-wide exhibition designed to initiate a dialogue about issues surrounding the Vermont landscape. Vermonters' shared history in land and our pride for the local lay the groundwork for this annual exhibition. There are exhibitions in five locations throughout the state.
September 25, 2014 Each year, The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium brings together an impresive roster of speakers and workshops to help people learn how to heal themselves through traditional diets. Their philosophy is based on the teachings of the Weston A.
September 3, 2014 All Vermont Fresh Network chefs have to know their farmers and serve products from Vermont, but there are some chefs whose commitment to Vermont grown products is exceptional. The Gold Barn Honor gives VFN a chance to acknowledge these chefs.
July 9, 2014 On Friday, June 27th, VFN took two adventurous chefs on our maiden voyage onto Lake Champlain to fish for beautiful, tasty lake trout and get to the bottom of what is possible when thinking about local fish on more restaurant menus.
May 14, 2014 On May 8th, Vermont passed a landmark bill signed in and supported by Governor Shumlin to require labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods that will go in to effect on July 1st, 2016. Not only will GMO containing products require labeling, but it will also prohibit the misleading labeling of...
December 9, 2013 We asked our members to share with us their favorite Vermont food items for holiday giving. Here are some of their suggestion, but don't overlook a gift certificate to your favorite Vermont restaurant. Send a loved one out to eat; a splendid meal after the holiday rush is sure to...