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Artisans Park Picnic Registration | August 29th, 2021

Celebrate the Season with a Vermont Picnic 

A fundraising event for Vermont Fresh Network

About this event:

Sunday, August 29th

Pick-up 12:00-4:00pm; stay all afternoon if you like

Windsor, VT

Join Vermont Fresh Network and experience a culinary delight at the Artisans Park with an afternoon picnic! Chef Jenny Williams of Artisan Eats is preparing an exquisite picnic with local products featured in each menu item. Located in the Artisan Park, grab a beer at Harpoon Brewery or a cocktail at SILO Distillery before or after your picnic in the Path of Life Garden. Meander through the maze, labyrinth, and eighteen works of art along the Connecticut River. Garden admission included in ticket price. Picnickers will be set with all the fixings, including a special Vermont Fresh Network picnic blanket. Catch outdoor music at SILO Distillery from 2:00-4:00. 

This is a rain or shine event!

Thank you for your support of our members and our nonprofit organization with the purchase of these tickets. Since 1996, Vermont Fresh Network has been working on behalf of Vermont's food & farm communities. Thank you for celebrating our 25th anniversary with us!

Please note: The true cost of the meal is reflected in the base ticket price. Vermont Fresh Network is requesting a minimum contribution (which includes your picnic blanket!) to support our mission to cultivate the farmer-chef-community relationship.

Picnic menu

Artisan Eat's owner & chef, Jenny Williams, has created a delightful farm-to-table menu perfect for two people featuring local Vermont producers.

Sorry, no substitutions.

Please make your main course selections below!

To start

Tomato and Pesto Galette with MapleBrook Mozzarella and a balsamic drizzle

(Featured farms: Honey Field Farm, Nitty Gritty Grain Co, and Cedar Mountain Farm)

Entrée choice

Each picnic basket can be packed for a maximum of two meals. Consider pairing up with some friends or family and order multiple tickets in separate transactions.

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Beverage & dessert
  • Beverages: choice of featured iced tisane or tea on arrival
  • Dessert: Eton Mess with local berries and jam, whipped cream, and crushed meringue 
Pick-up time & location

Please pick up your picnic anytime between 12:00pm and 4:00pm at Artisan Eats (9 Artisans Way, Windsor, VT 05089).

Contact information
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Thank you for your support in our 25th year

This event and unique experience was designed as a fundraiser for the Vermont Fresh Network, a member-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that relies on charitable donations from folks who care about the local food system, our state's farmers & restaurants, and our rural economy.

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Other things to know:
  • A picnic blanket is provided with your registration, but feel free to bring anything else to make your picnic comfortable.
  • The pick-up is located at Artisan Eats in the Artisan Park in Windsor.
  • There is ample (free) parking.
  • From 12:00 to 2:00 it's a bit quieter and less busy in the park. From 2:00 to 4:00 it's livelier and SILO Distillery offers outdoor music.
  • Sorry, for simplicity-sake, no substitutions are available in the menu.
  • This is a rain or shine event. If it's raining or thunderstorming, please pick up your food and decide the best place to enjoy it. Apologies, we are not able to accommodate a rain date.
  • Please feel free to stay all afternoon and enjoy the many things to do at Artisan Park - the sculpture garden, outdoor games, river rentals, cocktails, beer, and more!
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Attend them all!

This event is part of a small series of picnics throughout the state with Vermont Fresh Network members. Learn about the other picnics in August.

Thank you

We are so excited to share this farm-to-blanket experience with you! We greatly appreciate your support of both the Vermont Fresh Network and our member, Artisan Eats.

See you on August 29th!