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Posted: August 14, 2013

2013 Kingdom Farm & Food Days -August 17th, 18th

Kingdom Farm & Food is a weekend long celebration of Vermont farms, local foods, gardens, small producers, and agricultural businesses. Workshops, food and tours will be available to all attendees AND throughout the weekend, participating restaurants and businesses will be offering KFF specials in celebration. 

  • Click here for an OVERALL SCHEDULE of events
  • Click here for the events at PETE’S GREENS
  • Click here for the events at HIGH MOWING ORGANIC SEEDS
  • Click here to SIGN UP for any of the events at KINGDOM FARM & FOOD

Saturday August 17th – 8am to 4pm, Caledonia and Orleans Counties, VT

Guided Tour - Join the CAE for a morning caravan tour and go behind the scenes at High Mowing Seeds, Highfields Center for Composting, the Vermont Food Venture Center and end the day at Pete’s Greens for a 1230pm tour and activities (see below). Participation cost is $15.00 and runs from 9am to 2pm with light refreshments provided. REGISTER HERE

Open Farm Day -Personalize your tour route by selecting from the list of open farms organized by NOFA- VT and the CAE. Farms are open from 8am to noon on Saturday, August 17th.

Sandiwood Farm - OPEN HOUSE- Harvesting

Tannery Farm & Cashmeres - OPEN HOUSE- Cooking with and sampling Chevon (goat meat)

Four Acre Farm - OPEN House

Agape Hill Farm - OPEN HOUSE-Needle felting demonstrations. Visitors can make their own needle felted bookmark. Our fiber shop will be open and visitors can also feed the sheep and goats and see the llamas.

Walden Heights Nursery & Orchard -OPEN HOUSE

Wilder Farm - OPEN HOUSE

Highfields Center for Composting - OPEN HOUSE

Echo Hill Farm - OPEN HOUSE- Maple cream production and demonstrations of recipes using maple cream and maple syrup.

 Click on this link to access the online map with contact information and description of the farms

Pete’s Greens Open Farm Day - Ride in a tractor pulled hay wagon for a tour of the farm production fields at Pete’s Greens followed by a walking tour of the processing facility. Learn how the facility works and meets the needs of this four season CSA and wholesale farm.  Guided tours and light refreshments will be provided from 11am to 330pm. 

Sunday August 18th- Wolcott, VT – 11am to 6pm, followed by music and a bonfire.

Join High Mowing Organic Seeds for tours of the HMS trials field led by HMS and Bejo representatives. Workshops for gardeners and growers include: seed saving, herbal gardening, and vegetable fermentation, gleaning with the Vermont Foodbank, a seed swap, children’s activities hosted by Lamoille Valley 4-H club. Join NECI for their farm to table showcase meal served in the field, prepared with HMS produce and food donations from area farms. Compare the flavors and textures of vegetable varieties at the tasting station and enjoy fresh fire-roasted corn on the cob. Boogie down with Granite Junction string band and network at the bonfire.

Other Businesses Offering Special KFF Deals!

Caledonia Spirits – Hardwick

Positive Pie – Hardwick

Claire’s Restaurant & Bar – Hardwick

Parker Pie – West Glover

The Bees Knees – Morrisville

Craftsbury General Store – Craftsbury

Huge thanks to the following folks who have donated their fabulous food to Kingdom Farm & Food Days:

We are very thankful for the support of our contributors, who have generously donated ingredients towards the New England Culinary Institute showcase meal, appetizers at Pete’s Greens and the coffee break for the CAE caravan tour. It is with their support and contributions that we are able to create such an outstanding offering of locally produced meals. Thank you all very much for your commitment to supporting local community events, and being a part of this very special weekend.

Laughing Moon Chocolates

Cellars at Jasper Hill

Cabot Creamery Cooperative

City Market, Onion River Coop

Vermont Smoke and Cure

Hunger Mountain Coop

Vermont Creamery

Rooster Ridge Farm Wolcott, Vermont

Vermont Soy

Sawmill Brook Farm

Buffalo Mountain Coop

Elmore Mountain Bread

Capitol Grounds

Butterworks Farm

Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea Co.

Humble Rain Farm

Butternut Mountain Farm

Champlain Valley Honey


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