... we’ll feature the Robb Family Farm beef. What other local foods make sense? A neighbor suggested pasta with dandelion pesto... but we’ve opted for a more traditional, kid-palate-pleasing macaroni & Vermont cheese.
“Four years ago when the first Farm to School Conference was held in Brattleboro, about 30 people showed up to talk about ways to bring more locally grown food into the school system. Since then the number of schools across the state with school gardens has grown to about 55 percent..."
We are participating in one of my favorite Vermont activities tonight: a sugar-on-snow supper hosted in a local church basement.
This event was first introduced to me by my dyed-in-the-wool-Vermonter husband back when we met. It is a tradition to not explain too much about the “sugar on snow” dessert to "flat landers" (like me).