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16th Annual Flavors of the Valley

April 9, 11am – 3pm at Hartford High School, White River Junction, Vermont
Bring the family and enjoy the region’s largest tasting expo for local farms and food businesses. Enjoy veggies, savory crepes, artisan cheese, fresh bread, spicy sausage, and more. With over 45 vendors in attendance, there is something for everyone including activities for kids! We recommend bringing a bag for purchases, a plate for food, and a checkbook! $12 at the door, $35 family max, kids 6 and under FREE.

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August 2017

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  • Edgewater Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Hanover Farmers' Market
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  • Newport Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
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  • Edgewater Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Hanover Farmers' Market
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  • Quest Writing Workshop
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Newport Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
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  • Edgewater Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Hanover Farmers' Market
  • UV CRAFT - Root 5 Farm
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  • Newport Power of Produce (POP) Club
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
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Becka Warren

Valley Food & Farm Communications Coordinator

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— Becka Warren, Valley Food & Farm Communications Coordinator

Becka began her farm-related career at the age of 16 on Idyll Acres Dairy in Grafton, Vt., with the vital job of keeping the barn corners clear where the tractor couldn't reach. Now, at Valley Food & Farm since 2012, she fosters relationships that keep agriculture a daily part of community life in the Upper Valley. She works with current and future farmers, businesses, schools, and partners across Vermont and New Hampshire to build connections that support farm viability and keep our landscapes working. Becka believes that real connections to our farmers make us happy and builds projects that can take advantage of that simple premise, whether that means introducing workplaces to farm-fresh delivery, facilitating peer-to-peer learning among farm staff, or helping schools use farms as learning resources. She lived in Seattle for many years, where she worked for the Washington State University Small Farms Program, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Seattle Tilth, and area vegetable farms. Becka is also a writer, founding and writing Ask Umbra at gristmagazine.com until 2009. She holds a BA from Brown University and lives in Hartland, Vt., with her family.



Beth Roy

Valley Food & Farm Manager

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— Beth Roy, Valley Food & Farm Manager

Before joining Vital Communities, Beth Roy worked in the environmental and place-based education fields for 15 years in various positions around New England including at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and as the Director of Education at the Nature Museum in Grafton, Vt. Beth is also on the boards of the Vermont Science Teacher Association (VSTA) and the Vermont State-Wide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP), a coalition of dozens of individuals and organizations promoting sustainability and environmental education in Vermont. Beth is a New Hampshire native and lives in Hartland, Vt., with her husband and two children. When Beth is not working you will find her exploring the woods around her home with her family or cooking up a new taste test (made of local foods, of course!) for her children.