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International Workshop on Agritourism

Pre and Post Tours around Vermont

August 27 - 29 and  September 2 - 4, 2022

Origins of Food is excited to be partnering with the International Workshop on Agritourism Planning Committee to welcome fellow agritourism colleagues from around the world to the Green Mountain State and showcase a wide variety of Vermont farms and food producers.

We will be hosting a series of day trips departing from Burlington with a variety of themes (see below). These tours will showcase the very best of agritourism in Vermont with a variety of farms, food and fiber producers. With a focus on small and medium scale working farms, it is important to us that we compensate farmers and producers for their time, which is reflected in the ticket price.

 

Fill out this form to let us know which tour(s) you want to add your name to and we'll be in touch with payment options.

 

If you're looking for something specific, or interested in a custom tour, please email us with details of what you're looking to do, and we'll be in touch! 

CLICK ON EACH PROGRAM FOR DETAILS

Saturday August 27th, 2022

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

GOOD FOR: Anyone interested in regenerative agriculture practices and how they tie into agritourism, including fruit and nut orchards, ruminant grazing, and vegetable/herb production. This will be a hands-on day!

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GOOD FOR: Educators, social justice advocates and folks looking to learn about innovative food access solutions for their communities.

9:00 AM - 4:15 PM

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Sunday August 28th, 2022

GOOD FOR: Everyone! Small business owners, families, permaculture enthusiasts and anyone looking to learn about community-centered agritourism practices. Hands-on workshop, beer tastings included.

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GOOD FOR: Those who want to learn about promoting regenerative practices through a range of agritourism opportunities including on-farm meals, educational workshops, farm stands and tasting rooms. Cider, mead and salumi tastings included. 

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Monday August 29th, 2022

GOOD FOR: Anyone and everyone. This tour has a little of everything; a fiber felt workshop, maple, cider, gelato and cheese tasting, pick your own fruit, and alpacas and lambs to meet!

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8:15 AM - 6:30 PM

GOOD FOR: Dreamers, creative folks inspired by unique collaborations, innovative flavor ideas and out of the box thinking between farmers, and everyone in the community! Beer and ice cream tastings included.

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9:00 AM - 6:00PM

Friday September 2nd, 2022

9:00 AM - 6:30PM

GOOD FOR: Craft beer and cider enthusiasts who enjoy leaving the highways to search for the best brews and flavors surrounded by gorgeous Vermont landscapes. This program visits some of the highest ranking breweries in the world! Tastings at each location are included.

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8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

GOOD FOR: Hands on adventurers! Anyone interested in connecting with wild landscapes and traditional foodshed of the Champlain Valley. A reward for our hard work will be a wild foods inspired meal, celebrating the relationship between earth, water, fire and air. Workshops, picnic lunch and light dinner are included.

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Saturday September 3rd, 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

GOOD FOR: Educators, social justice advocates and folks looking to learn about innovative food access solutions for their communities.

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9:00 AM - 6:00PM

GOOD FOR: Those who want to learn about promoting regenerative practices through a range of agritourism opportunities including indigenous perspectives, educational and hands-on workshops, herbalism, farm stands and on-farm meals/events.

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Sunday September 4th, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

GOOD FOR: Everyone who loves to savor the sweetness of the season. From apples and pears to donuts, ice cream and perry, we’ll have the opportunity to taste fruit in all its glory. Cider and wine tastings included.

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