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Have a Taste of Buying Local event in Barre

6 Washington St.
Barre, VT

Saturday, April 11th 10:30-12:30pm Aldridge Public Library Barre, Vermont- “Have a Taste of Buying Local Food”, an event not to miss. The North East Organic Farming Association (NOFA-VT) and Central Vermont Food Systems Council (CVFSC) team up for a fun, educational, tasty event that will wet your appetite with many reasons of why and where to purchase local food.  Have you been curious about Farmer's Markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), Farm Stands but not sure if they are the right outlet for you? Join us at the event to hear directly from the farmer's the many reasons on why a particular market may be just right for you. 

Local Food Purchasing is Affordable: 

  • What direct farm market is best for you?  Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), Farm Stand or Farmer’s Markets 
  • How can local food be affordable? Learn about EBT, Harvest Health Coupons, Farm Share Program and Farm to Family
  • Where are local markets?
  • Why is local food healthy?
  • Area farmers, farmer’s market representatives, Central Vermont Food Systems Council, VT Department of Health, Capstone and more!!

When: April 11, 2015
Where: The Aldrich Public Library - Barre, Milne Community Room
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Details: A panel discussion and Q & A on local food buying, informational tables and tastings by NECI FREE and OPEN to ALL

For more information contact Misse Axelrod, NOFA-VT Farm to Community Mentor, dmisse@hotmail.com.