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Community Goat Roast Hits the Slopes

590 Main Street
Burlington, VT

Tickets are $13.50 and points or Cat$cratch are also accepted. The meal will be catered by Sodexo, and feature Vermont roasted goat, Chappelle Farm potato salad, Vermont greens, vegetarian lasagna with Vermont butternut squash, Vermont apple crisp with Cabot Cheese and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, and more. This is real food…local food, and grown in our community. The event will be held in the UVM Davis Center, Mansfield Room. Tickets are available at the door. 

Shirley Richardson, goat farmer and owner of Vermont Chevon, will be attending the event and will be more than glad to answer any questions about her business! 

“Goat is the food of the masses because it is very accessible and can be used in a variety of ways,” CDAE Professor and Gund Fellow Josh Farley stated. “Everywhere you go, every country has their own ethnic goat dish. They have goats in downtown Kingston, Jamaica because they are able to graze on weeds in the city, as well as grasses in rural communities.” 

And according to the Washington Post, goat is the world’s most consumed meat accounting for 70% of global red meat consumption. The CDAE goat roast will highlight an international food staple, grown locally, and bring it to the center of our campus for an inclusive community gathering!

The event will a raffle with giveaways including a custom B-Corp Cabot themed snowboard by Burton, a Bolton Valley season pass, day passes to Killington, Stowe, Mad River Valley and Sugarbush, cheese, maple syrup, and more. All raffle proceeds will be donated to charity.

Under the “Vermont First” program, Sodexo is committed to working with farmers, distributors, processors, state government, non-profits and the supply chain within the farm to table economy to increase the amount of local food grown and sold in the state and beyond. Phil Harty, Regional VP of Campus Services for Sodexo, said the company will commit to an annual summit on local food economics, training of providers, distributors and others and offer its technical expertise in quality control to bring more local food into the supply chain.

The event is open to the public. Tickets available at the door. Raffle tickets available at the event for $1.