Consumer night at the Vermont Farm Show


Event Details

Celebrate the diversity of Vermont Agriculture at the 9th Annual Consumer Night at the Vermont Farm Show! Open on the second night of the Farm Show, local food, beverages, and crafts will take center stage in the Blue Ribbon Pavilion where attendees can learn about, sample, and purchase a broad range of some of Vermont’s best agricultural products.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 4 PM - 7 PM
Champlain Valley Exposition | Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Champlain Valley Expo
105 Pearl St, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452

Free Admission and Parking!



Schedule of Events

4:00 - 7:00 PM:  Buy Local Market     

Sample and shop great Vermont products at the Buy Local Market featuring prepared meals, local dairy, meat, fruits and vegetables, maple syrup, honey, condiments, wine, beer, spirits, wool, and handmade crafts and ready-to-eat prepared foods.

5:15 – 6:15 PM: Capital Cook-Off

Vermont State Representatives, State Senators and Agency of Agriculture staff face off in a fast-paced cooking contest where a secret ingredient presented by Rooted in Vermont is revealed at the last minute which teams must incorporate into their dishes.  Judges and attendees have the opportunity to taste the dishes and vote for the 2020 winner. 

6:30 PM: Raffle Winners Announced

Make a purchase from any vendor at the Buy Local Market and receive a ticket to be entered into the raffle to win exciting prizes from local businesses!

6:45 PM: Capital Cook-Off Winners Announced

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901


Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431