Flavors of the Valley
Flavors of the Valley is Sunday, April 19, at Hartford High School
Advance Tickets for entry between 11 am- 12 pm are on sale.
General day-of admission is from 12 pm- 3 pm, with tickets sold at the door.
Flavors of the Valley is the Upper Valley’s annual local food tasting expo, now in its 19th year. Hundreds of attendees join more than 45 local farm and food vendors in the Hartford High School gym for a day of sampling, chatting, and celebration of all that Upper Valley farms offer. It’s a place to meet new and old friends and celebrate spring.
Flavors of the Valley 2020 was on Sunday, April 19!
Flavors of the Valley 2020 was on April 19. You can still be part of the flavors of the valley every day! Contact Flavors vendors (below) to join a Community Supported Agriculture farm, find places to buy their unique products, visit their stores, find their farm stands, see them at the farmers’ market, make special arrangements to purchase half a pig, order cookies, milk, coffee, gelato, cheese, and so much more.
Your shopping choices through the year make a big difference for our local farms. Add a little more local to your shopping. Every little bit adds up, and helps keep our communities thriving and resilient.
Vital Communities has been monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 concern. Due to the size and nature of the event, and out of care for our community, we have decided to cancel Flavors of the Valley 2020.
- Tickets at the door for entry 12 pm-3 pm: $12 per person, children 6 and under FREE, $35 family maximum (family is up to two adults with dependent children).
- Advance tickets: Only advance ticket holders may enter the gym during the 11 am- 12 pm hour. Purchase tickets here!
- Cash, check, and credit cards accepted at the door.
- Zero Waste Event! Please bring a reusable plate, cup and utensil.
- Bring a cooler for all the great farm products you will want to buy!
- No smoking or alcohol permitted on the premises.
- Sorry, no pets. Only service dogs allowed.
Join us as a Flavors Vendor
Vending at Flavors is a great marketing opportunity for farms and food businesses. Share your products and your stories with 1,000 eaters who love local food. Introduce your business or a new product to a crowd of interested consumers, connect with other local food businesses, and have a fun day as we celebrate Upper Valley farms.
Vendor registration closes March 15, 2020.
Businesses interested in vending at Flavors, please review the materials, application, and registration forms below. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Doreen at 802-291-9100 x104 with any questions.
Join the fun! Flavors of the Valley volunteers help us run a smooth and fun day for all, and get free admission as well as the glow of happiness that only Flavors can bring. Tasks include: help vendors unload, register attendees, survey attendees, pack up the gym at the close of the day, and other jobs. For more information about this rewarding opportunity, please
- Call Tommy Katucki at 802-291-9100 x107 OR
- Email Tommy@vitalcommunities.org
Thank you Flavors of the Valley Volunteers
Flavors of the Valley is made possible by these community volunteers who help before, during, and after the event. Thank you all so much for everything you did to make this an excellent event.
Kate Adams, Kye Ameden, Barbara Barry, Lexi Basile, Steve Becker, Don Blunt, Michelle Boleski, Anne Bouchard, Cindy Brabant, Conni Campbell, Rachelle Capo, Jim Carsley, Gene Cassidy, David Cate, Megan Chapman, Elyse Crossman, Julian Desellier, Tristan Desellier, Jennifer Desellier, Debbie Diegoli, Tim DuMoulin, JoAnn DuMoulin, Michelle Gama, Emily Gardner, Bill Geraghty, Sandy Gmur, Rebecca Gordon, Linda Hallock, Susan Hardy, Judy Howland, Pam Jenkins, Bob Jordan, Linda Kahl, Tom Kahl, Barbara Kenny, Sean Kenny, Kyle Koehler, Erika Konkel, Beth Kopp, , Steve Ligon, Jason Lutes, Robin Luther, Pamela Mainville, Nancy Merrill, Amy Morel, Horace Morel, Joanne Needham, Andy Needham, Rachel Nelson, Monet Nowlan, Gayle Ottmann, Kat Pelletier, Jared Pendak, Judy Pierce, Markell Ripps, Ellen Sauer, Kate Sharron, Craig Smith, Rob Strong, Lauren Symons, Christina Thomas, Heather Vogel, Clementine Warren-Lutes, Susan Weeks, Erin Wetherell, Sally Wilson, and Youth in Action: Giavanni Minshall, Falcon Jaacks, Kayra Yaman, Julie Cook, Cole Griffiths, Lucy Griffiths, and Meredith Felde.
Flavors Vendors 2020
Alice’s Kitchen sample sweet and savory plant based treats
Angry Goat Pepper Company sample hot sauces, pepper spreads, mustards and BBQ sauce
Beaver Pond Farm sample maple flavored cookies and pies
Berway Creamery sample their 100% grass-fed chocolate milk, coffee milk, white milk and cocoa
Billings Farm and Museum sample their multiple varieties of cheese
Co-op Food Stores sample a new menu item
Crossroad Farm is giving out free herb starts
Farmer’s Body sample their soap and lip balms
Flora Fauna Farm will be demonstrating how to spin raw wool
GMO Awareness is giving out High Mowing seeds
Great Eastern Radio will be doing a live broadcast
The Growing Peace Project sample granola
Hartford Area Career and Technology Center’s Culinary Arts Program sample their creation
Hartland Cattle Club will be sharing Cobb Hill Cheese samples
Hogwash Farm sample what they’ve created
Honey Field Farm sample pickled hots
Hurricane Flats sample their popcorn
King Arthur Flour sample their baking delights
NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets and Food has everything you need to learn about agriculture in New Hampshire
NOFA VT sample local organic produce
Norwich Farm Creamery sample their yogurt, creamline milk and chocolate milk all made with Billings Farm milk
Pampered Chef sample local fruit and veggies
Peachblow Farm will be educating folks on the difference between hay and straw
Peyton Place Restaurant sample their creation with Sunrise Farm
Porter’s Finest Jams & Jellies sample a selection of their jams and jellies
Root 5 Farm sample sauerkraut, kimchi, microgreens, carrots, and fire cider
The Skinny Pancake- Hanover sample their delicious crepes
Spring Brook Farm Cheese sample their cheese
Sunrise Farm sample their creation with Peyton Place Restaurant
Sweet Doe Gelato sample their gelato
Sweetland Farm sample their carrot cake
Thompson Goat Farm sample their variety of jams & mustards
Trukenbrod Mill & Bakery sample whole grain sourdough and rye breads
Upper Valley Coffee Roasters sample their coffees with local milk
The Upper Valley Land Trust is giving out information about their conservation efforts
Vegetaball’s Pesto sample their pesto dishes
Vital Communities stay tuned for our creative samples to come
Willing Hands will be sharing how you can join their gleaning programs
Willow Tree Compost is giving out information on composting services
Yeoman Brewing Company sample their Kombucha, tea, lemonade, cold brew coffee and chaga
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