Photo: Trent Campbell, The Addison Independent
ACORN's mission is to promote the growth and health of local food and agriculture in Vermont's Champlain Valley.
We are working with growers, schools, businesses, and community and statewide partners
to double the consumption of locally-grown food by 2020.
Tour de Farms date announced!
The 9th Annual Tour de Farms will be held in Bristol on Sunday, September 18th, 2016. More details and a registration page will be coming soon. Sign up for our monthly newsletters (at right) to receive updates!
2016 Guide to Local Food & Farms is Now Out!
Pick up your free copy at Addison County food stores, restaurants, shops and cafes!
7th Annual Stone Soup Soiree
The 2016 Stone Soup Soiree will be held for the second year in a row at Lincoln Peak Vineyard on
Thursday, May 5th!
Join us Thursday, May 5th from 6:00-8:00 PM at Lincoln Peak Vineyard in New Haven to celebrate, sustain and inspire the Farm to School work in the Champlain Valley.
We will celebrate this year's accomplishments, share stories of Harvest of the Month with the community and enjoy the bounty of the county with spring-inspired appetizers.
This spring gathering is where we meet and mingle with friends, listen to the peepers in the Lincoln Peak pond, sip award-winning wine and other local beverages and hear inspiring tales of the good work being done in Addison County and the surrounding region.
There is no cost to attend. Kindly RSVP so we can make enough food! We value your contributions to our work and look forward to you joining us in this lovely setting.
April Cultivating Connections E-Newsletter
Coming Right Up! Stone Soup Soiree, Our Annual Farm to School Gathering
When: May 5th 6-8:00 pm
Where: Lincoln Peak Winery, New Haven, VT
What: Chance to enjoy an evening with like-minded community oriented peeps!
Details: Free to attend, light appetizers & cash bar
We've brought together the farm to school community for seven years. This year is our second, intimate soiree over fine wine and appetizers. Please join us this on this spring evening.
Hear local updates from Cornwall teacher, Farm to School advocate and ACORN Board Member Emily Hoyler and PAHCC Sustainability teacher Janice Bosworth. Each will provide wonderful insights on groundbreaking activities linking kids to our farming community and the incredible businesses tied to Vermont's food system.
Your support for ACORN helps to build a stronger food culture and local economy in Vermont's Champlain Valley. Your donations make possible the Tour de Farms, matchmaking events and conferences, our Farm to School outreach, the Guide to Local Food and Farms, and more.