Unwind after a day of workshops and celebrate with your fellow NOFAvores! Saturday evening offers a variety of social events for the conference community, all conveniently located at UVM's Davis Center.
NOFAvore Dinner and Dance Party
6:30-10:00 - Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, 4th floor
$20 dinner & dance; cash bar
$5-10 suggested donation for dance only, starting at 7:30
Join us for a fantastic locally-sourced meal from UVM Sodexo, plus music and dancing with Bob Wagner & Friends! Bob Wagner is a Burlington-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger. For the past two years he has acted as the band leader for the Hug Your Farmer shows, concerts that raise money and awareness for agricultural initiatives in Vermont, including NOFA-VT's Farmer Emergency Fund.
Conference Mixer with the Exhibitors
5:15-6:30 - Exhibitors' Hall, Davis Center, 2nd Floor
Poster Session Reception
5:15-6:30 - Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, 4th Floor
This poster session highlights current research in food systems and sustainable agriculture at Vermont colleges and universities. From multifunctional agriculture to pest management, the exhibit will feature present research by faculty, staff, and students. Cash bar.
2nd Annual Seed Swap
5:15-7:15 - Outside the NOFAvore Dinner, Davis Center, 4th Floor
Do you want to expand the biodiversity of your farm or garden? Do you have questions about seedsaving techniques, or a story about your favorite heirloom variety? Many seeds will be available to trade at our 2nd annual Seed Swap, and a seed "expert" from High Mowing Organic Seeds will be on hand to field your inquiries. Please bring your clearly labeled (preferably open-pollinated) seeds to share; we will provide seed packets to take your swapped seeds home in.
Hosted by our friends at High Mowing Organic Seeds.
Film Screening: Now, Forager
8:00-9:30 - Davis Center, 4th Floor
Down the hall from the dance party is a screnning of Now, Forager, a film about love and fungi. Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test. A food lover's film!
Watch the trailer:
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