U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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April 22, 2016 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify.
April 22-24, 2016 50th Annual Vermont Maple Festival
St. Albans, Vermont
A large, statewide event with three days full of fun, activities and learning, all centered around the theme of Maple-Vermont's signature product. Maple Cooking Contests.
April 28-30, 2016
Slow Living Summit
The Slow Living Summit is an annual conference which takes in Brattleboro, Vermont. This year's Summit is described as "a mindful exploration of the journey of food, from farming and food entrepreneurship to food systems to nourishment to food justice and policy". The Summit is subtitled "Food, Mindfully" and draws individuals nationally and internationally. The Slow Living Summit takes place just before Strolling of the Heifers Weekend, a celebration of agriculture that aims to connect people with healthy local foods and with the farmers and food producers who bring it to them. The colorful centerpiece of the weekend is the famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade, in which future farmers lead heifer calves up Brattleboro's historic Main Street.
April 30, 2016 St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival
St. Johnsbury, Vermont
The St. Johnsbury World Maple Festival celebrates the history and heritage of the Maple Syrup Industry, and St. Johnsbury's status as the Maple Center of the World.
April 30, 2016 Greg Noonan Memorial Homebrew Competition
South Burlington, Vermont
(Formerly the Green Mountain Homebrew Competition). This is the third of six competitions which culminate in naming the New England Homebrewer of the Year. We are a BJCP sanctioned competition.
May 8, 2016 MOTHER’S DAY
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
May 23-24, 2015 2nd Annual Vermont Fiddlehead Festival
Mount Snow Valley, Vermont (No New Information available for 2016)
This year our festival will be bigger and better. Taste the harbinger of spring, the Fiddlehead Fern. Live Music, Craft Fair and Childrens activities.
May 28, 2016 Vermont Chocolate Festival - West Halifax, Vermont
Festival opens at 12:00 p.m. and goes until 5:00 p.m. both days! Experience the pleasures of chocolate at the Vermont Chocolate Festival. Enjoy the amazing views of Southern Vermont from the Vineyards of Honora Winery, sample the sweet sensations offered by the region’s signature chocolatiers who have perfected the art of creating and crafting fine chocolate. As you revel in the best of the good things of life, take a moment to appreciate the work of our fine artisans and enjoy a repast from one of our fine food purveyors, all while sipping wine created at our boutique winery right on the property. We will have live music all day for you to enjoy along with cooking demonstrations. Fancy yourself as a cupcake diva? Take part in out Cupcake Wars and you could win a fabulous prize and great bragging rights as the first winner of the Vermont Chocolate Festival. Make a weekend of it and explore the historic downtown of Wilmington with its sights and shops as a perfect complement to the Vermont Chocolate Festival.
May 22, 2011 Culinary Experience Gala - Manchester Center, Vermont
Cocktail Hour featuring complimentary champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and samplings from artisan cheese and specialty food and drink purveyors, with a backdrop of smooth jazz. Grand tasting with over 20 chefs from the finest area restaurants, a grand prize raffle featuring over $1500 in prizes.
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