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JOINT SUMMER SESSION TOURS

Growing Local Sustainable Food Systems

Northern and Southern Vermont

Sunday, July 8, 2012

 

TOUR 1 – Northern VT – 8:15am - 4:30pm

 

Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery Street, Burlington (802/658-6500) [Travel 8:15-9:15am]

--Burlington’s Premier Hotel overlooking Lake Champlain’s Waterfront

 

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 4472 Harbor Rd, Vergennes (475-2022) [9:15-11:15am]

--An educational, historical and research museum full of sites and activities; see website for details

--web: http://www.lcmm.org/

 

BRUNCH at The Inn at Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne (985-8498) [12:00-1:30pm]

--The Inn was originally the 19th century country home of Dr. William Seward & Lila Vanderbilt Webb

--web: http://www.shelburnefarms.org/comevisitus/inn.shtml

 

Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Rd, Shelburne (985-8498) [1:45-3:45pm]

--An environmental education center, a 1400-acre working farm, and a National Historic Landmark

--web: http://www.shelburnefarms.org/about/index.shtml

 

Return to Hilton Burlington approx. 4:30pm

 

TOUR 2 – Southern VT – 8:30am – 4:30pm 

 

Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery Street, Burlington (802/658-6500) [Travel 8:30-9:30am]

--Burlington’s Premier Hotel overlooking Lake Champlain’s Waterfront

 

VT Natural Ag Products–Foster Brothers Farm, 297 Lower Foote Str, Middlebury [9:30-10:30am]

--5th generation, dairy family farm sustainably producing milk, electricity, and composted organic soils, composts, and growing mixes available throughout the Northeast.

--web: http://www.moodoo.com/ and  http://www.vermontdairy.com/meet/farm/foster-bothers-farm

 

UVM Morgan Horse Farm, 74 Battell Drive, Weybridge (388-2011) [10:45-11:45am]

--A historic registered site dedicated to the preservation/improvement of the Morgan breed

--web: http://www.uvm.edu/morgan/

 

BRUNCH at Middlebury Inn, 14 Court Square, Middlebury (388-4961) [12noon-1:00pm]

--Upscale American cuisine using ingredients from the Vermont Fresh Network Partnership

--web: http://www.middleburyinn.com/

 

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery, 142 River Road, New Haven (388-7368) [1:15-2:30pm]

--Largest VT grape producer--only American winery to win 3 Best of Show Awards ’09,’10,’11

--web: http://www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com/

 

Dakin Farm, 5797 Route 7, Ferrisburgh (425-3971) [3:00-4:00pm]

--A destination for top-quality VT products from smoked meats to maple syrup in person or online

--web: http://www.dakinfarm.com/

 

Return to Hilton Burlington approx. 4:30pm

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