Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 15, 2013

 

12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest at Vermont's Shelburne Orchards

 

 

Shelburne, Vermont (August 19, 2013) - Celebrate local food, the apple harvest, and Vermont musicians at the 12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest. On Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Vermont farmers and food producers will showcase specially prepared foods while local musicians perform throughout the day.
 
“Smaller, diverse farms are growing quickly in Vermont and we're pleased to have some of them here,” explained owner Nick Cowles. Participants include: Adam’s Berry Farm, Aqua Vitea Kombucha, Ariel's Honey Infusions, Bella Farm, Down to Earth Confections, Dragonfly Sugarworks, Folk Foods, Food 4 Farmers, Gadabout Farm, Huntington River Vineyard, Island Homemade Ice Cream, Kingdom Mountain Maple, Lincoln Peak Vineyard, Maple Wind Farm, Meeting Place Pastures, Midnight Goat Farm, NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association), Potlicker Kitchen, Rockville Market Farm, Scratch N’ Earth, Shelburne Farms & O Bread, Shelburne Orchards, Shelburne Vineyard, Slowfire Bakery, Sonia's Salsa, Stony Loam Farm, Stony Pond Farm, and Taylor Farm.

 

Musical line-up includes Cartwheels, Red Hot Juba, Gordon Stone Band, Twist of the Wrist, and Zii Trees.
 
The festival showcases prepared foods, live music, tractor hayrides, PYO apples, ropemaking, haybale maze, Tractor Petting Zoo, and other family-friendly activities. Co-sponsored with Big Heavy World & The Radiator (105.9 FM). Free under the age of 6.5 or over the age of 65. Otherwise, $5.  Farm vendors may charge for the foods they've prepared.  Donations will be collected for local food shelves. 
 
Call 985-2753 or check
www.shelburneorchards.com for more info.  Shelburne Orchards produces sweet cider, ginger cider, Ginger Jack, world-famous cider doughnuts, cider vinegar, apple pies, caramel apples, and “Dead Bird” apple brandy.

www.shelburneorchards.com/2013-events 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Megan J. Humphrey

Email: meganjhumphrey@gmail.com

Phone: (802) 864-7528

Media Visits: Please inquire

 

Shelburne Orchards

216 Orchard Road, Shelburne, VT 05482

Web: www.shelburneorchards.com, Phone: (802) 985-2753

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Event Date: September 15, 2013

 

12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest at Vermont's Shelburne Orchards

 

Shelburne, Vermont (August 19, 2013) - Celebrate local food, the apple harvest, and Vermont musicians at the 12th Annual Small Farms Food Fest. On Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Vermont farmers and food producers will showcase specially prepared foods while local musicians perform throughout the day. “Smaller, diverse farms are growing quickly in Vermont and we're pleased to have some of them here,” explained owner Nick Cowles. Musical line-up includes Cartwheels, Red Hot Juba, Gordon Stone Band, Twist of the Wrist, and Zii Trees. The festival showcases prepared foods, live music, tractor hayrides, PYO apples, ropemaking, haybale maze, Tractor Petting Zoo, and other family-friendly activities. Co-sponsored with Big Heavy World & The Radiator (105.9 FM). Free under the age of 6.5 or over the age of 65. Otherwise, $5.  Farm vendors may charge for the foods they've prepared.  Donations will be collected for local food shelves. Call 985-2753 or check www.shelburneorchards.com for more info.  Shelburne Orchards produces sweet cider, ginger cider, Ginger Jack, world-famous cider doughnuts, cider vinegar, apple pies, caramel apples, and “Dead Bird” apple brandy. www.shelburneorchards.com/2013-events 

 

Media Contact: Megan J. Humphrey, Email: meganjhumphrey@gmail.com, Phone: (802) 864-7528

Media Visits: Please inquire