Head to Atkins Field for an afternoon of summer fun to celebrate Open Farm Week and our agricultural community.
Enjoy great food, live music, and activities for kids and adults. See baby goats, live oxen and artisan craft demonstrations, and learn how black ash baskets are made. Shop the Hardwick Farmers Market and taste test heritage tomato varieties to vote for your favorite.
The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE) owns and operates the Vermont Food Venture Center (VFVC). CAE is exploring solar options for the facility to enhance the long term sustainability of the facility.
Over the past ten years, the Vermont Farm Fund, a non-profit revolving loan fund, has made over 2 million dollars in loans to Vermont farmers and food producers to help build the local agricultural economy.