Vendor Applications Now Available Online for 5th Annual Buy Local Market

VENDOR APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

5th Annual Vermont Buy Local Market

Taste, Learn, and Buy Vermont Agricultural Products

January 27, 2016

  4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

“Consumer Night” at the Vermont Farm Show

Blue Ribbon Pavilion Building, Champlain Valley Exhibition, Essex Jct., Vermont

               

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, in conjunction with the Vermont Farm Show, is pleased to announce the fifth annual Buy Local Market to be held during “Consumer Night” at the Vermont Farm Show on January 27, 2016. The Buy Local Market, located in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion Building, will present consumers with an ideal occasion to “taste, learn and buy Vermont agricultural products” from across our state in one convenient location. There is no fee to vend at the market, but producers must apply to participate by November 2, 2015.

The Buy Local Market will showcase a variety of agricultural products from all corners of Vermont, including cheeses, meats, spirits, grains, fruits and vegetables, fiber, and value-added goods. Vendors will be able to sell products, provide samples, and build new connections with customers. All products for sale must meet State and Federal regulatory requirements.

The Buy Local Market features the best agricultural products that Vermont communities have to offer and is an excellent opportunity for producers expand their market and customer base. In addition, products from the Buy Local Market will be featured in the “Capital Cook-Off” held concurrently in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion. Both events will be covered by local radio and television.

Download the application at:  http://agriculture.vermont.gov/producer_partner_resources/market_access_development/buylocalmarkets

For questions or more information, contact Abbey Willard: 802-272-2885, Ali Zipparo: 802-505-1822 or Faith Raymond: 802-828-1619.

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