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agriculture a vital part of Upper Valley life.

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15th Annual Flavors of the Valley

April 10, 11am – 3pm at Hartford High School, White River Junction, Vermont
Bring the family and enjoy the region’s largest tasting and buying expo for locally grown and produced food. Enjoy savory crepes, artisan cheese, fresh bread, spicy sausage, and more. With over 45 vendors in attendance, there is something for everyone including a smoothie-making bike for the kids! Bring your own plate to help us reduce waste. $10 at the door, $30 family max, kids 6 and under FREE.

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September 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
  • Norwich Farmers' Market
  • Randolph Farmers' Market
  • Wilmot Farmers' Market
  • Tasting Day at Spring Ledge Farm
  • Tasting Day at Spring Ledge Farm
  • Windsor Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
  • Newport Market Sampling
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Newport Market Sampling
  • CRAFT @ Kiss the Cow/ Heartwood Farm
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
  • Canaan Farmers' Market
  • Tasting Day at Riverview Farm
  • Tasting Day at Riverview Farm
  • Hanover Farmers' Market
  • CRAFT @ Cedar Mountain Farm
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
  • Butchering Demonstration @ Co-op Culinary Learning Center

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Becka Warren

Valley Food & Farm Manager

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— Becka Warren, Valley Food & Farm Manager

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 until 2009. She holds a BA from Brown University and lives in Hartland, Vt., with her family.

Beth Roy

Farm to School Program Coordinator

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— Beth Roy, Farm to School Program Coordinator

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.

Nancy LaRowe

Valley Food & Farm Coordinator

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— Nancy LaRowe, Valley Food & Farm Coordinator

Nancy joined Vital Communities as the Valley Food & Farm Coordinator in 2014. She works to support and grow our local food system and Upper Valley farms. Nancy has lived, worked, and farmed in the Upper Valley for more than 25 years and believes our community is healthier and stronger when our connections to food and the farms that produce it stay vital.

Nancy's informal job title is Farmer-in-Residence: she also runs Hogwash Farm, a pasture-based livestock farm in Norwich, Vt., that focuses on heritage breed animals. Nancy is on the Board of the Norwich Farmers' Market, a member of the Vermont Swine Advisory Group and the Norwich Planning Commission, and a retired Norwich volunteer firefighter and EMT. She loves puttering in the garden, hiking with her dog, and, of course, bacon.