field days at high mowing seeds

posted August 18, 2009

WHAT: September Field Days
WHEN: Sunday, September 13th, 11 AM into the evening
WHERE: High Mowing Organic Seeds Trial & Showcase Gardens in Wolcott, VT

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A celebration of local food and agriculture in the Northeast Kingdom! Hosted by High Mowing Organic Seeds in collaboration with The Center for an Agricultural Economy and the New England Culinary Institute of Montpelier. Visit the two acre Trial & ShowcaseGarden, featuring labeled displays of over 800 vegetable, herb and flower varieties – an excellent opportunity to see a wide range of side-by-side comparisons of many popular and some yet-unreleased varieties! Festivities will include workshops on seed saving (led by High Mowing Organic Seed president Tom Stearns) and soybean growing (led by Vermont Soy and UVM), an array of locally produced food presented by the New England Culinary Institute, live music by Mayfly, an evening bonfire and a Young Farmers’ Mixer, providing a chance for young farmers from across Vermont to meet and trade farming ideas and challenges. This is a free fun-filled event.

Information and directions: www.highmowingseeds.com/field-days.html

Contact: High Mowing Organic Seeds – 802.472.6174