It’s almost here! Kingdom Farm and Food Days weekend is August 22, 23 and 24. We hope you will join us for a full schedule of activities! Come for all of it or any part. Visit this site, or call Center for an Ag Economy at 802-472-5362 for information. Please note: gardening workshop Saturday is at Craftsbury Academy (not elementary school).
- Butternut Mountain Farm Harvest Hill Farm
- Butterworks Farm Hunger Mountain Coop
- Cabot Creamery Coop Katie Spring/Good Heart Farmstead
- Caledonia Spirits Laughing Moon Chocolates
- Capitol Grounds King Arthur Flour
- Cellars at Jasper Hill Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea Co.
- Champlain Valley Honey Motown Mushrooms
- City Market; Onion River Coop Rooster Ridge Farm
- Elmore Mountain Bread Sawmill Brook Farm
- Elmore Roots Seventh Generation
- Grex Eggs Vermont Creamery
- Humble Rain Farm Vermont Soy
- Vermont Smoke and Cure
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Kingdom Farm and Food Days kicks off Friday with tours of llama and alpaca farms: the Agape Hill Farm in Hardwick and the Log Cabin Alpaca Farm in East Albany; The Hardwick Farmers Market at Atkins Field on Granite Street in Hardwick is open on Friday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. Visit with many local farmers and food producers at the lovely Farmer’s Market Friday….or again on Saturday morning in Craftsbury…
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Craftsbury Farmers Market is open for business on Craftsbury Common. Children’s gardening activities are on the agenda at Craftsbury Academy Garden that morning, taught by Green Mountain Farm to School, and starting at 11 a.m. Pete’s Greens will offer tours and hay rides. After workshop or tour, fulfill your desire to taste the honey and spirits of the Kingdom at Caledonia Spirits, from 10 a.m. onwards. Saturday afternoon, from 3:30 to 5:30, Sterling College will offer tours and workshops. Saturday evening, discounts will be offered at area restaurants for participants in the Kingdom Farm and Food Days events.
Sunday morning kicks off at 10 a.m. with a visit to the Eden Ice Cider orchard in Charleston, where people can tour a biodynamic organic apple orchard. While in northern NEK, visit the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, where you can see the cidery in action, and visit with local food vendors, bakers, maple syrup producers and more! From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. High Mowing Organic Seeds will host field days and workshops. New England Culinary Institute will put on a dinner — a local food showcase — at High Mowing Seeds starting a 4:30 p.m., and everyone is invited to a bonfire and live music afterward.
For more details of each day’s activities please see date listings below!