2018 VERMONT - April & May 2018
VERMONT FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND EVENTS
(See also: 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2011)
April 22, 2018 Earth Day
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 27-29, 2018
52nd 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, 2018 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.
May 13, 2018 MOTHER’S DAY
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
May 31-June 1, 2018
The Future of Farm & Food Entrepreneurship Summit 2018
Strolling of the Heifers Slow Living Summit. The Future of Farm & Food Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 focuses on growing conscious food and agriculture businesses, giving current and aspiring entrepreneurs the tools, resources, and mentorship needed to evolve businesses, create positive change in your community, and revolutionize the future of food.
May 31-June 1, 2018 Slow Living Summit - Brattleboro, Vermont
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's theme for 2018 is 'The Future of Food Entrepreneurship' 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.
May 31-June 3, 2018 62nd Annual Vermont Dairy Festival
Enosburg Falls, Vermont
Four cowlossal days of udderly good fun and that's no bull! Activities include scholarship pageant, youth and 10k runs, farm tours, antique tractor displays, parade, dairy baking contest, and fireworks.