Saturday evening activities are open to the public. Please invite your colleagues, farmer and foodie friends, and others.
Davis Center, 4:30–6:00 pm • Enjoy appetizers, wine and beer while you chat with friends and visit with exhibitors. This yearly event is a great way to unwind after a full conference day and connect with others in your field. Thanks to generous donations, we will have appetizers by Sugarsnap and crepes made on-site by Skinny Pancake. Cash bar.
Saturday Night Film & Panel Discussion
Davis Center, 6:00–8:00 pm • $5 Suggested Donation • Join NOFA-VT for a screening of the documentary Modified, a personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why GMOs are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada. A panel discussion following the film, facilitated by Maddie Kempner of NOFA-VT, will feature the perspectives of advocates who fought for Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, passed in 2014. Panelists include Andrea Stander from Rural Vermont, Cat Buxton of Grow More, Waste Less, and Falko Schilling of Action Circles.
Young Farmer & Slow Food Meet-Up
Downtown, 7:00–10:00 pm • Head downtown to Hotel Vermont (41 Cherry Street, Burlington) for drinks and light snacks hosted by Slow Food Vermont & The Vermont Young Farmers Coalition. This social event seeks to create community and celebrate food enthusiasts, homesteaders, and farmers. Open to everyone, with plenty of time to continue conversations after the conference and into the night! Donations accepted at the door.