Shelburne Orchards

Truckload & Carboy Saturday

Saturday, October 16, 2010
9am — 6pm

Fill your pickup truck with Drops (off the ground only) for $50 or your car $25 and/or fill up your carboy for the long, cold winter with a special blend for $36.

9th Annual Cider House Run & Pie Fest

Sunday, September 26, 2010
11am — 4pm

Our traditional celebration is jam-packed with taste-testing foods from local farms and food producers, a wonderful lineup of Vermont musicians, delightful tractor hayrides, a cool Tractor Petting Zoo, the a-mazing haybale maze, great facepainting, ropemaking, neat apple prints, circus arts, and lots of info available about interesting area organizations. Co-sponsored by Big Heavy World & The Radiator (105.9 FM).

Free if you’re under 12 or over 65. Otherwise, it’s $5 per person (this covers the cost of the musicians, tent rental, etc.).

So far, the following farmers and/or food producers will be there to help celebrate glorious local food: Bella Farm, Bloomfield Farm, Boston Post Dairy, Bread and Butter Farm, Folk Foods, From the Ground Up Bakery, Green Mountain Mustard, Island Homemade Ice Cream, Kingdom Mountain Maple, Maple Wind Farm, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA), Scratch N’ Earth, Shelburne Farms & O Bread, Shelburne Orchards, Shelburne Vineyard, Slowfire Bakery, Sonia’s Salsa, Stony Loam Farm, Stony Pond Farm, Taylor Farm, Urban Moonshine, Vadeboncoeur Nougat, Vermont Coffee Company, and Vermont Pickle Company. Musicians and performance times include:

11:00 a.m. Twist of the Wrist (Northern European)
12:00 p.m. Magnolias (country)
1:00 p.m. Meat Packers (bluegrass, country, redneck)
2:00 p.m. After the Rodeo (a blend of jazz, classical, and blues)
3:00 p.m. Stone, Coane, & Sacher (bluegrass)
4:00 p.m. Red Thread (everything from Latin to Gypsy jazz to modern jazz)

And please bring a donation of non-perishable food for our local Food Shelves. Thank you!

Apples to iPods Kick-off

Thursday, September 23, 2010
4pm — 6pm

Sponsored by the Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing, Woodchuck Cider, and Shelburne Orchards, stop by for this fun kick-off. Maybe you’ll even find the wooden apple in one of the participating orchards and win an Apple iPod! For more info, www.applestoipods.com

9th Annual Small Farms Food Fest

Sunday, September 12, 2010
11am — 5pm

Our traditional celebration is jam-packed with taste-testing foods from local farms and food producers, a wonderful lineup of Vermont musicians, delightful tractor hayrides, a cool Tractor Petting Zoo, the a-mazing haybale maze, great facepainting, ropemaking, neat apple prints, circus arts, and lots of info available about interesting area organizations. Co-sponsored by Big Heavy World & The Radiator (105.9 FM).

Free if you’re under 12 or over 65. Otherwise, it’s $5 per person (this covers the cost of the musicians, tent rental, etc.).

So far, the following farmers and/or food producers will be there to help celebrate glorious local food: Bella Farm, Bloomfield Farm, Boston Post Dairy, Bread and Butter Farm, Folk Foods, From the Ground Up Bakery, Green Mountain Mustard, Island Homemade Ice Cream, Kingdom Mountain Maple, Maple Wind Farm, Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA), Scratch N’ Earth, Shelburne Farms & O Bread, Shelburne Orchards, Shelburne Vineyard, Slowfire Bakery, Sonia’s Salsa, Stony Loam Farm, Stony Pond Farm, Taylor Farm, Urban Moonshine, Vadeboncoeur Nougat, Vermont Coffee Company, and Vermont Pickle Company. Musicians and performance times include:

11:00 a.m. Twist of the Wrist (Northern European) 12:00 p.m. Magnolias (country) 1:00 p.m. Meat Packers (bluegrass, country, redneck) 2:00 p.m. After the Rodeo (a blend of jazz, classical, and blues) 3:00 p.m. Stone, Coane, & Sacher (bluegrass) 4:00 p.m. Red Thread (everything from Latin to Gypsy jazz to modern jazz)

And please bring a donation of non-perishable food for our local Food Shelves. Thank you!

Pick for Your Neighbor 2010

Wednesday, September 1 — Thursday, September 30, 2010

Vermont Foodbank and Vermont Agency of Agriculture are again sponsoring the “Pick for Your Neighbor” program. People can pick apples at the orchard, purchase them, and then donate them to the program—we’ll store them and the Foodbank will pick up the apples. Thanks for sharing!