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Vermont Open Farm Week
27 July, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Vermont’s first Open Farm Week will be held Monday, August 3 to Sunday, August 9. Open Farm Week is a celebration of Vermont farms and farmers’ markets. Over 100 farms and markets are participating, some not regularly open to the public. Open Farm Week offers Vermonters and visitors opportunities to learn about local food origins and authentic agritourism experiences as well as the chance to build relationships with farmers. Many events are free, depending on the activities offered. Visit www.DigInVT.com to find farms and events near you.
Presenter: Lisa Chase will lead a discussion about Open Farm Week and other ways to strengthen food systems in Brattleboro and beyond. She is a professor at University of Vermont Extension and co-author of the recently published book, Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems.