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Celebrate Local Food at the 18th Annual Flavors of the Valley

March 8, 2019White River Junction, Vt.—Taste the flavors of the Upper Valley at the region’s premier local food expo, Flavors of the Valley. The 18th annual Vital Communities event is set for Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hartford High School gymnasium.

Attendees sample local foods from more than 45 vendors—including fresh produce, artisan breads, award-winning cheese, tasty jams, hand-crafted sweets and more. It’s the not-to-be-missed event of the year for everyone who loves local food!

New in 2019, Vital Communities is selling a limited number of discounted advance tickets at Advance ticket holders can enjoy a quieter first hour of the event from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. General admission tickets will be available at the door starting at 12 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $30 per family in advance, or $12 per person or $35 per family at the door. Children under seven are free. Cash, check, and credit are accepted at the door.

“Every year, Flavors of the Valley kicks off spring in the Upper Valley. It’s really a celebration! Attendees get to taste everything our farms have to offer, connect with old and new businesses, and visit with old and new friends,” said Becka Warren, Food & Farm Communications Coordinator at Vital Communities. “The Hartford High School gym is full of smiles and satisfied taste buds. We can’t wait!”

Attendees should bring their own plates, cups and utensils to help make this zero-waste event a success. Those who bike to Flavors of the Valley can enter to win special prizes! This year’s Vital Communities 25th Anniversary Super Quest will debut at the event, so Questers can get a head start on the adventure before the official May 1 launch date.

See a list of Flavors of the Valley vendors for 2019 and buy advance tickets online at




Vital Communities, a nonprofit organization based in White River Junction, Vt., brings together citizens, organizations, and municipalities to take on issues where an independent voice and regional approach are essential. Working together, we make our region a better place to live, work, and play. Learn more at