Weekly Vermont Food Events: 12/12-12/18

Wednesday (Dec 12)

Hill Farming in the Mad River Valley: Past, Present, and Future

The evening presentation is part of a project about area hill farming that includes an historical essay and documentary film. The sponsors hope to engage people who are interested in hearing and talking about the history and today’s farming opportunities in the uplands of the Mad River Valley.

6:30-8pm. Round Barn Farm. 1661 East Warren Road. Waitsfield. Free. More information here.

Thursday (Dec 13)

Best Practices for Food Safety in Value-Added Foods

This webinar will provide an overview of various Good Manufacturing Practices and other related food safety best practices for value-added food producers and processors.

2pm. Online. No preregistration required. Log in here.

There are many other Extension events this week. See the list.

Friday (Dec 14)

Holiday Party with Anthony Santor

The standup bassist joins drummer Geza Carr and pianist Shane Hardiman in an evening of live music, refreshments and locally made offerings such as Danforth Pewter and Fat Toad Farm Caramel.

6-9pm. Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery. Berlin. $5-20. More information here.

Saturday (Dec 15)

Food Sacred and Yummy 

Ishana Ingerman introduces foodies to Sally Fallon’s unique cookbook,  Nourishing Traditions, providing both information and samples to taste.

10:30am–2pm. October Tea Room. Burlington. Donations. More information here.

Sunday (Dec 16)

Kids’ Cooking Class: Gingerbread Cookies

Holiday cookies are a treat to make and eat and, in this class, kids get to do both! Join us as we make gingerbread dough that is easy to roll and fun to stamp out with many different cookie cutter shapes.

2-3:30pm. McClure Multigenerational Center. Burlington. Please preregister here.

Tuesday (Dec 18)

Fat Composition of Organic and Conventional Milk

e-Organic has invited Gillian Butler, Newcastle University (UK), to share her research results on fat composition of organic and conventional retail milk in England.

9-10am. Online. Free. Please preregister here.

Other places to find Vermont food events:

Seven Days

Hunger Mountain Coop

Kellogg Hubard Library

City Market

Mad River Localvores

UVM Extension

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

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