Consumer Night at the Vermont Farm Show

Celebrate Vermont Agriculture at the 6th Annual Consumer Night at the Vermont Farm Show

A time to try and buy some of Vermont’s best agricultural products—and watch your state senators and representatives compete in the Capital Cook-Off!

February 1, 2017
4:00 – 7:00 PM
Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Champlain Valley Expo
105 Pearl Street, Essex Junction

Buy Local Market

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, in conjunction with the Vermont Farm Show, is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Winter Buy Local Market to be held during “Consumer Night” at the Vermont Farm Show on February 1, 2017. The Buy Local Market, located in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion Building, will present consumers with an ideal occasion to taste, learn about, and buy Vermont agricultural products from across our state.

Vendors of Vermont agricultural products can apply for FREE booth space at the Winter Buy Local Market. Download the application below.

Application for 2017 Winter Buy Local Market

Capitol Cook-Off

Beginning at 5:15 PM, watch Vermont State Representatives, State Senators and Agency of Agriculture staff battle in a contest to showcase local foods in the Capital Cook-Off, an “Iron Chef” style cooking challenge. The evening’s surprise local ingredient will be unveiled before the cooking begins, and teams will shop the Buy Local Market for unique products to craft their perfect local dish in just one hour. 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 01, 2017: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm