Weekly Vermont Food Events: 11/14-11/21

A friendly holiday heads up: Foodies in Shelburne & Charlotte can shop for local veggies, Good Companion hearth-baked breads and croissants, Charlotte-based pasture-raised pork, Charlotte turkeys and much more on yourfarmstand.com and pick it all up close to home or have it delivered.

Wednesday (Nov 14)

Vermont State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) Webinar

A new version of the Vermont State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is available for review. The SCORP is currently in draft form and feedback is needed to make sure the plan is relevant for meeting the outdoor recreation needs of Vermonters. Key findings and the action plan will be presented on the webinar.

6:30-7:30pm. Online. Find more information about the draft SCORP and the webinar by clicking here, or contact Ed.Oleary@state.vt.us or lisa.chase@uvm.edu.

Thursday (Nov 15)

The Mosaic of Flavors: Burmese Thanksgiving Food

In honor of Thanksgiving, Ah Chan, who arrived in the United States from Burma in 2008, will show us how to prepare a Burmese dish (pronounced bah-hah-li) typically eaten during special occasions. This lentil, winter squash and plantain dish, prepared with lots of ginger and turmeric is delicious with a side of Jasmine rice.

6-7:30pm. The Sustainability Academy. Burlington. City Market Members $5/Non-members $10. Please preregister here.

Find more food events on the City Market calendar.

Friday (Nov 16)

Clinical and Translational Research Symposium: Exercise, Nutrition, and Cancer

Please join the Vermont Cancer Center, at the University of Vermont (UVM) and Fletcher Allen Health Care for a free day-long research symposium featuring presentations focused on clinical and translational research at the Vermont Cancer Center and other cancer research institutions with particular emphasis on exercise, nutrition, and their overall effect on cancer risks and outcomes.

9am-4pm. Davis Auditorium. Fletcher Allen Healthcare. Burlington. Please preregister and find more information by clicking here.

Saturday (Nov 17)

Lyn Carew

Join Dr. Lyn Carew (University of Vermont) to sift the wheat from the chaff of nutritional facts, fads, and fiction and take a well-informed and sensible approach to healthy foods and vitamins. He’ll also discuss his book: Musings of a Vermont Nutritionist, A to Z: Antioxidants to Zinc.

7pm. Phoenix Books Burlington. Burlington. Free.

Find more food events on the Phoenix Books calendar.

Sunday (Nov 18)

Vermont Cookie Love Open House

Join VT Cookie Love for free samples, live music by Martha Seyler and Robert Resnik, and see our holiday gift ideas. They’ll give a 10% discount on all orders placed at the open house.

12–4pm. Vermont Cookie Love’s Love Shack. North Ferrisburgh. Free.

Find more food events on Vermont Cookie Love’s Facebook page.

Wednesday (Nov 21)

Candy-Cane-Making Demonstration

Watch confectioners boil, pull, turn, roll and twist these sweet treats into delicious works of art, or create your own.

11am. Laughing Moon Chocolates. Stowe. Free to watch; $6 to make your own; Please preregister by calling (802) 253-9591.

Find more food events on the Seven Days calendar.

Other places to find Vermont food events:

Hunger Mountain Coop, Montpelier

Kellogg Hubard Library, Montpelier

Mad River Localvores’ calendar

UVM Extension calendar

Know a website to go here? Email the link to haylley.johnson@uvm.edu.

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