Join us at the Vermont Fresh Network Annual Forum Dinner! For one special evening in August, farmers and chefs from all across Vermont come together to prepare a sensational meal for you and fellow food enthusiasts. It is a fundraiser for the Vermont Fresh Network — all proceeds go to continuing programming that helps bring more Vermont grown and raised food to the table.
$75 per person | $60 for members
5:00 - Doors Open to Guests
5:00 to 6:00 - Vermont Artisanal Products Tasting
Taste some of the most innovative and delicious new culinary treasures coming out of Vermont food artisans.
Celebrate the dedication of Vermont’s new wave of cidermakers, winemakers and distillers as they share tastes of their varied creations.Discuss the merits of curd with cheesemakers. Sample heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables from local farms.
5:00 to 7:30 - Silent Auction
Bid on Vermont food and farm experience packages, from romantic getaways at country inns to feasts for a group of friends, in our popular Silent Auction.
6:00 to 8:00 - Grazing Dinner - enjoy the bounty of local products grown and raised by Vermont’s farmers and highlighted in delectable offerings by over 20 of the state’s finest chefs - it is a dinner like no other.
7:30 - Vote for Best Bite
7:30 to 8:00 - Ice Cream Social with Amy, Earl and the crew from Strafford Organic Creamery
Useful Notes about the Event:
There will be a Cash Bar, but alcohol samplings are free. Please bring a photo ID, you will be carded in order to sample alcohol.
We have a number of fantastic offerings for a silent auction fundraiser at the event this year - come prepared to participate! Checks are preferred, credit card payments are also accepted.
There is no ATM on the property.
Weather permitting; parking will be on the field in front of the Coach Barn.
No dogs are allowed on Shelburne Farms property.