Green Drinks!
May
29
6:00 PM18:00

Green Drinks!

Green Drinks is a once a month environmental networking event featuring a different non-profit each month.

This month's non-profit is the Intervale Center!

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Intervale Center and we’re thrilled to celebrate with you this summer, starting with Green Drinks at Skinny Pancake! We’ll be taking this opportunity to share with you the fascinating history of the Intervale, what you’ve helped us accomplish over the past 30 years, and where we’re going heading into the next 30 years.

The Our featured brewery will be Citizen Cider. As always, the first keg of beer will be available at no cost to you thanks to our sustaining sponsors, 1% for the PlanetOutdoor Gear Exchange and Farrell Distributing!

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Movies at Main Street Landing!
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Movies at Main Street Landing!

Main Street Landing’s weekly movie series brings great classic cinema to the Burlington area. It is a free event open to the public on a first come first served basis. For the month of June, donations at the door will benefit the Intervale Center! Movies at Main Street Landing culturally enriches the Burlington community with free classic films presented weekly on our big 25 foot movie screen, with Dolby surround sound. Every Tuesday Night at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor of the Lake and College Building, at Sixty Lake Street, in Burlington, Vermont.

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Movies at Main Street Landing!
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

Movies at Main Street Landing!

Main Street Landing’s weekly movie series brings great classic cinema to the Burlington area. It is a free event open to the public on a first come first served basis. For the month of June, donations at the door will benefit the Intervale Center! Movies at Main Street Landing culturally enriches the Burlington community with free classic films presented weekly on our big 25 foot movie screen, with Dolby surround sound. Every Tuesday Night at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor of the Lake and College Building, at Sixty Lake Street, in Burlington, Vermont.

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Copy of Movies at Main Street Landing!
Jun
19
7:00 PM19:00

Copy of Movies at Main Street Landing!

Main Street Landing’s weekly movie series brings great classic cinema to the Burlington area. It is a free event open to the public on a first come first served basis. For the month of June, donations at the door will benefit the Intervale Center! Movies at Main Street Landing culturally enriches the Burlington community with free classic films presented weekly on our big 25 foot movie screen, with Dolby surround sound. Every Tuesday Night at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor of the Lake and College Building, at Sixty Lake Street, in Burlington, Vermont.

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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30th Anniversary Celebration!
Jun
23
4:00 PM16:00

30th Anniversary Celebration!

We’re celebrating 30 years of the Intervale Center! Join us on Saturday, June 23rd from 4 – 7 PM for great food from American Flatbread and City Market, a cash bar, DJ Matt Hagen, Bonnie Acker art, cake from Mirabelles,  Intervale Center hat giveaways, lawn games, and a new interactive game that explores Intervale Center history and mission.  Free and open to the public. No dogs, please.

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Movies at Main Street Landing!
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

Movies at Main Street Landing!

Main Street Landing’s weekly movie series brings great classic cinema to the Burlington area. It is a free event open to the public on a first come first served basis. For the month of June, donations at the door will benefit the Intervale Center! Movies at Main Street Landing culturally enriches the Burlington community with free classic films presented weekly on our big 25 foot movie screen, with Dolby surround sound. Every Tuesday Night at 7 p.m. at the Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor of the Lake and College Building, at Sixty Lake Street, in Burlington, Vermont.

Click here for more information!

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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Public Tour of the Intervale!
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

Public Tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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Forest Bathing
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Forest Bathing

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Intro to Forest Bathing & Herb Walk
A Special 2 Part Walk

I.  Intro to Forest Bathing
This informational and visceral first hour of your walk is geared to introduce you to the practice of Forest Bathing.   The gentle mindfulness meander in the floodplain forest will be less than a mile and completed with a special foraged hot tea.

Forest Bathing Guide:
Duncan Murdoch

II.  Herb Walk
In this portion we’ll identify some of the wild plants growing in this area and talk about their edible or medicinal uses.  Many of the plants we find may be growing right in your backyard, or even in your garden! You’ll learn to see our landscape in a whole new way.

Herb Guide:
Emma Merritt

Date: Saturday, May 19th
Start Time: 2-4PM
Limit: 15 people

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Have a Heart, Pull a Weed
May
19
9:30 AM09:30

Have a Heart, Pull a Weed

We’re looking for volunteers to help pull invasive species and improve the health of the land at the Intervale Center. Invasive species take resources from native plants which negatively impacts the environment. We will start the day learning a little bit about invasives and their impact on the environment. Then we will split up into groups and remove invasive species, such as common buckthorn and multiflora rose, and re-plant areas with native trees and shrubs. All volunteers are invited to a celebratory lunch from 1 - 2 PM in the Intervale Center Community Barn, complete with food from Love Local catering, drinks from Sap! Beverages, hands-on activities like make-your-own goutweed pesto, and more. This event is generously sponsored by One Tree Planted! 

Sign up to volunteer here!

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Skirack Shoe Demo Day
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Skirack Shoe Demo Day

Join SKIRACK on Saturday, May 5th at the Intervale Center Community Barn in Burlington, VT for Running Shoe Demo Day!

They'll have FREE Road and Trail Running Shoe Demos from Altra Running, ASICS, Brooks Running, HOKA ONE ONE, Mizuno Running, On, Saucony and more!

Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Intervale Center.

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Public tour of the Intervale!
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Public tour of the Intervale!

Join us at the Intervale Center to learn about the Intervale’s rich agricultural history and innovative programs and visit the Intervale Conservation Nursery greenhouses, the Intervale Food Hub barn, and the Intervale farmer complex. Public tours provide a general overview of our programs, are geared towards the Burlington community, and are subject to scheduling changes. If you are traveling to Burlington for a tour or have more specific questions or needs, please choose a private tour. Public tours are free and open to the community and last about an hour.

Free public tours take place at 10 AM on the 4th Friday of the month from April – October (2017 dates: April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, and October 27). Meet at the Intervale Center offices (the red brick building on the right-hand side of Intervale Road, just past Gardener’s Supply Co.) Advance reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Zeller at carolyn@intervale.org 

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The Dish: What the Hemp!
Apr
26
5:30 PM17:30

The Dish: What the Hemp!

The Dish: What the Hemp?

Thursday April 26th, 2018
5:30pm – 7:00pm
ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St
Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.


Industrial hemp is planted on over 500 acres of Vermont’s working lands. While there has been much discussion of the oil extracted from the plant (CBD), it’s worth noting the many uses of this versatile crop. From animal feed to fuel, fabric to dietary supplements, industrial hemp provides opportunities for Vermont farmers to diversify their operations. With the increasing interest and popularity of CBD products, growers now have a new market for their crop. Here in Vermont we’ve seen a growth in CBD-infused products from coffee and juice to oils and supplements. We’ve even seen a number of restaurants experiment with cooking with CBD. Join us during Vermont Restaurant Week as we explore the hemp crop and hear from farmers, chefs, and agronomists about the ways in which the evolving understanding of hemp and CBD is impacting our food system.

Stay tuned for more information on our moderator and panelists!

Brought to you by City Market, and the Intervale Center with special thanks to ArtsRiot.

Learn more about the DISH here!

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Intervale Center Story Hour!
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

Intervale Center Story Hour!

In honor of our 30th Anniversary, we are excited to announce that on Wednesday April 4th, we will be hosting “Farms, Land, People: Stories of the Intervale".

For 30 years, the Intervale Center has been a place of stories - stories of the land, stories of farmers and gardeners, stories of renewal, and stories of hope. Now, as we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we invite our community to join us for an evening of funny, quirky, sad, and inspiring storytelling with an Intervale theme. Join us for an evening to celebrate the many stories of Burlington’s backyard, the incredible Intervale!

FlynnSpace
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 7:30 PM
All Tickets $5.00

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Tabling at City Market!
Mar
13
1:00 PM13:00

Tabling at City Market!

The Intervale Center Gleaning and Food Rescue Program will be City Market's Rally for Change partner for the month of March! Stop by the Intervale Center table in City Market on Friday, March 2nd from 12 – 2 and Tuesday, March 13th from 12 – 2 to learn about the program! 

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Wintervale
Mar
4
11:00 AM11:00

Wintervale

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Join us on Sunday, March 4th,  from 11 AM – 3 PM for good food, hot drinks, outdoor recreation and winter fun. Snow or no snow, we will have a winter festival complete with:

Event partners: Skirack, Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, Intervale Community Farm, and Winooski Valley Park District

Many thanks to our event sponsors: SKIRACKSynergy HomeCare Northfield Savings Bank

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Tabling at City Market
Mar
2
12:00 PM12:00

Tabling at City Market

The Intervale Center Gleaning and Food Rescue Program will be City Market's Rally for Change partner for the month of March! Stop by the Intervale Center table in City Market on Friday, March 2nd from 12 – 2 and Tuesday, March 13th from 12 – 2 to learn about the program! 

 

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The Dish
Feb
22
5:00 PM17:00

The Dish

Thursday February 22, 2017
5:30pm – 7:00pm
ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St
Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.

As our official state fruit, apples have become as quintessential as maple syrup to our state identity. From pick your own orchards to apple cider donuts, apple season marks the official arrival of fall in Vermont. Join us for a preview of Vermont Cider Week where we’ll explore this mighty giant. We’ll hear from orchardists, cider-makers, and apple enthusiasts about the importance of preserving heirloom varieties, the evolving palettes of cider drinkers, and the challenges and triumphs of apple production.

Brought to you by City Market, and the Intervale Center with special thanks to ArtsRiot.

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NOFA Conference
Feb
17
to Feb 19

NOFA Conference

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The NOFA Vermont Winter Conference is a highlight of the winter for farmers, gardeners, homesteaders and enthusiastic eaters. Please join us—and 1,100 of your fellow organic food enthusiasts —for three days of learning, inspiration, good food, great conversation, and community building. 

Be sure to stop by the Intervale Center table sponsor table to say hello!

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Intervale Center Volunteer Opportunity
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Intervale Center Volunteer Opportunity

Intervale Center Volunteer Opportunity

Saturday, February 17th from 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm

Join the Intervale Conservation Nursery to help collect hardwood cuttings that will eventually be propagated to create new trees and shrubs for riparian restoration projects. Hardwood cutting collection is when you go out into nature and cut portions of a branch off of a tree/shrub. The tree/shrub is dormant (sleeping) at the time, so harvesting cuttings doesn't harm the tree. We collect these cuttings for starting trees/shrubs in our greenhouse in March. Once the cuttings are collected they are stored in the cooler under a blanket of snow until they are ready to be planted. Volunteers should be dressed warmly, with hats, gloves and warm boots. We will provide pruners. Meet at the Intervale Center at 180 Intervale Road (the first right after Gardener’s Supply Company).

Sign up for this volunteer opportunity here! 

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Answer with Action Breakfast
Feb
17
9:00 AM09:00

Answer with Action Breakfast

Answer with Action Breakfast

Saturday, February 17th from 9 - 10:30 am at Patagonia Burlington


This month, Patagonia is launching Patagonia Action Works, a new digital tool designed to meaningfully connect communities with local Patagonia enviro grantees. In celebration of this launch, Patagonia Burlington is hosting a breakfast to introduce our community to this outlet for action. The Skinny Pancake Burlington will be in-store spinning crepes, we’ll have opportunities for attendees to interact with Patagonia Action Works and local grantees 1% for the Planet and the Climate Collaborative will be tabling as well.

Following the breakfast there will be a handful of opportunities for YOU to take action. Join local Patagonia grantees like the Intervale Center, VPIRG, 350 Vermont and the Adirondack Council for one of their local volunteer opportunities!

Learn more and RSVP for the breakfast here!

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Patagonia Action Works Launch Event
Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

Patagonia Action Works Launch Event

Patagonia Action Works Launch Event

Friday, February 16th from 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Come have dinner with your community and listen to Mayor Miro Weinberger, Patagonia Snow athlete Forrest Shearer, Kate Williams from 1% for the Planet and more tell stories of climate activism and hopes for 2018. Patagonia will share a new activist toolkit, and local nonprofit groups such as Intervale Center, VPIRG, 350 Vermont, Adirondack Council and Climate Collaborative will be in attendance to provide us all an outlet for action. Local businesses such as Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, City Market, Ben & Jerry's, Zero Gravity Craft Brewery and Sap Maple Beverages are our rad partners, come enjoy. This event is free, so reserve your spot at the table!! More info here! 

RSVP here!

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Trees and Skis: Winter Tree ID
Jan
21
1:00 PM13:00

Trees and Skis: Winter Tree ID

Trees on Skis: Winter Tree ID!


An Active Outing at Burlington's Intervale
Sunday, January 21, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Burlington, Vermont

Location Details
Burlington's Intervale
180 Intervale Road, Burlington, 05401
Meet in the parking lot across from the Intervale Center's Information Kiosk and Office Building ( the old farm house building, just past Gardener’s Supply)

Looking for leaves to identify trees makes identification easier, but what do we do in winter? We’ll focus on othe parts of the tree: bark, buds, branching patterns, and habitat. oin Audubon Vermont for an afternoon of cross country skiing through the lovely trails of  Burlington’s Intervale while we build our winter tree identification skill. We will also pause to explore anything else that we come across, such as animal tracks and signs, as well as bird songs and sighting.

Bring your own skis and dress in warm layers. If you don’t have skis, no problem! We have teamed up with Skirac for ski rentals, see details below.

Fee: Audubon members $10; Non-members $15. Ski/boot rental fee $15 at Skirack (see details below).
Ages: Adults and children 10+
Registration: Online with Eventbrite click here

Ski and/or Boot Rental:

If you need to rent skis and/or boots contact Skirack directly at (802) 658-3313 to reserve your skis. The fee for a half day rental is $15. You can pick up your skis at Skirack either on Saturday before 5 pm or on Sunday morning after 11 am.

Skirack is located at 85 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401

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The Dish: Women in the Food Industry, A Place at the Table
Nov
8
5:00 PM17:00

The Dish: Women in the Food Industry, A Place at the Table

City Market and the Intervale Center have teamed up to create an exploratory series called The Dish. With support from ArtsRiot, we host quarterly panel discussions that dive into hot food issues with the help of local experts.

The Dish: Women in the Food Industry, A Place at the Table
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
5:30pm – 7:00pm
ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St

Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.

Women play a crucial role in the food industry as farmers, chefs, entrepreneurs, producers, and resource providers. While progress has been made in recognition of that role and the economic and social benefits of gender diversity in the workplace, women still face barriers to entry in many fields within the food system. Join us for a conversation moderated by Change the Story, a statewide initiative focused on “[aligning] policy, program, and philanthropy to significantly improve women’s economic status in Vermont” as we explore the challenges and successes experienced by women in the industry here in our state. We will hear from these leaders in their fields about the trends they see in the industry’s approach to female leadership, how Vermont compares to other areas in the country in terms of gender equity, and how they found “a place at the table” in these typically male-dominated fields.

Meet the Panel

Allison Hooper, Co-Founder Vermont Creamery

Heather Newcomb, FRESH Food Program Manager at Vermont Works for Women

Cara Chigazola Tobin, Chef-Owner Honey Road

Enid Wonacott, Executive Director NOFA Vermont

Brought to you by City Market, and the Intervale Center with special thanks to ArtsRiot.

FREE! $5 suggested donation to benefit the Intervale Center.

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Rally to Keep the Soil in Organic
Oct
8
12:00 PM12:00

Rally to Keep the Soil in Organic

On Sunday, October 8th, farmers and pioneers of the organic movement will assemble for a Rally to Keep the Soil in Organic, in Burlington, VT. Join a tractor cavalcade at noon, led by the Brazilian drumming ensemble “Sambatucada” and a parade of farmers and organic eaters to the Intervale Center at 180 Intervale Rd. (parking at Gardeners Supply), followed by short speeches from leaders in the organic movement, including Eliot Coleman, Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, Maddie Monty, Christa Alexander, and Pete Johnson. More than 50 regional farms are expected to attend. The Rally will culminate with good food from Skinny Pancake, live music, and a family-fun celebration. 

There are 16 Rallies scheduled so far to publicly oppose the weakening of USDA Organic labeling standards and to demand that the National Organic Program preserve soil as the foundation of all organic farming. Rallies are being organized in England, Canada, Costa Rica, and across the US from California to Maine. A large Rally will take place in Hanover, NH on October 15 at 2 PM. The final Rally will take place at the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting on October 31 in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Organic pioneer Eliot Coleman has written, “I believe it is our duty as organic farmers to defend the integrity of what has been handed down to us by our forebears. The protection of that heritage is a responsibility that I don’t take lightly. The importance of optimal soil fertility as the bedrock of organic farming has to be transmitted accurately to future generations, so they can continue this effort.

Since the USDA refuses to stop this hydroponic/organic fraud, I am asking all serious organic farmers to take effective action themselves. A large group of deeply committed organic farmers are staging a protest at the NOSB meeting in Jacksonville, FL at noon on October 31st. I am going to be there and I hope you will join us.” 

Vermont organic farmer Dave Chapman has said, “Most organic growers would not consider a tomato grown in a little bag of coconut husk suspended 3 feet over the ground and fed entirely through an IV drip system to be organically grown. Virtually all of the tomatoes labeled as ‘organic’ in large chain stores (such as Wal-Mart) will soon be hydroponic tomatoes from Mexico and California. People might not realize they are buying factory food that has never touched the soil.”

Unchallenged, the hydroponic industry will transform the “certified organic” produce that is available to most Americans from soil-grown to hydroponic. The products from confined livestock operations already undersell the farms using humane, sustainable, and regenerative practices. There is no way of knowing what is Hydro or CAFO, and what is not. The USDA label does not differentiate between organic and fauxganic.

As rallies have grown in size and in number over the past 3 years, it is clear that the trend toward a just and transparent food system that promotes soil health, ecological health, and human health has only just begun.

More information about past events and all of the upcoming rallies can be found at www.keepthesoilinorganic.org. 

Last years’ Rally in the Valley, held in the tiny town of East Thetford, Vermont drew hundreds of people and dozens of tractors. In 2015, more than 50 organic farmers and supporters gathered for an impromptu rally at the NOSB meeting in Stowe, Vermont to protest organic certification of hydroponics. Both made international news. 
Get a glimpse of the visuals from the 2016 rally in East Thetford, VT.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfemOR_47YE&t=41s 


Contacts: Davey Miskell (802) 318-0576 or Maddie Monty (802) 324-1580

SEE YOU THERE!
BRING puppets, costumes, banners, colorful signs!

SOME POSSIBLE SIGN MESSAGES
Don't water down organic!
Organic means soil-grown!
Protect Organic Integrity!
Vermont Farmers Build Healthy Soil!
New Hampshire Farmers Build Healthy Soil!
Healthy Soil, Healthy People, Healthy Communities
Hydro? Fine! - Get your own label!
Don't Hide Behind Organic!
Hydroponic is NOT organic.
CAFO farms are NOT organic!

This rally is sponsored by NOFA-VTDartmouth Organic FarmLady Moon Farms, Vermont Compost Company, Co-op Food StoresFour Season Farm, Will Raap, Miskell's Premium Organic, Northeast Farmers Union, Jack & Sarah Robinson, Meg Berlin, Jeffrey Hollender, and Long Wind Farm.

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Dinner in the Trees, a benefit for the Intervale Center
Sep
23
5:00 PM17:00

Dinner in the Trees, a benefit for the Intervale Center

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Presented by Vermont Creamery

Please join us at our historic farmstead for a farm-fresh outdoor cocktail hour and dinner prepared by Cara Chigazola-Tobin and Allison Gibson of Honey Road, with cider pairing provided by Shacksbury Cider.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Intervale Center Farmstead
5:00 till 8

$75 per ticket. All ticket sales will benefit the Intervale Center's work strengthening community food systems. 

Purchase Tickets here!

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Rally for Change Tabling!
May
16
12:00 PM12:00

Rally for Change Tabling!

Anytime you check-out at City Market, you can choose to "round up" your total to the nearest dollar. Each month, that spare change is donated to three great non-profits that align with the Co-op's mission. The Intervale Center Gleaning and Food Rescue program will be one of the recipients for the month of May!

We will be tabling outside of City Market for Rally for Change on May 15th and 16th. Come say hello!  

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Rally for Change Tabling!
May
15
to May 16

Rally for Change Tabling!

Anytime you check-out at City Market, you can choose to "round up" your total to the nearest dollar. Each month, that spare change is donated to three great non-profits that align with the Co-op's mission. The Intervale Center Gleaning and Food Rescue program will be one of the recipients for the month of May!

We will be tabling outside of City Market for Rally for Change on May 15th and 16th. Come say hello!  

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World Disco Soup Day!
Apr
30
12:00 PM12:00

World Disco Soup Day!

"We are all painfully aware of the issue of food waste and food insecurity here at home and globally. There is a global effort to bring this issue to light by holding hundreds of Disco Soups across the globe April 29th and 30th. Disco Soup is a culinary and musical act of protest, and began in 2012 in Germany with the Slow Food Youth Network there. Since then, they have spread across the world as a fun, meaningful way to bring this crisis into focus with delicious impact – hundreds of millions of tons of food have been diverted from landfills, compost heaps and dumpsters right onto plates.

Slow Food Vermont is teaming up with our youth chapters at Slow Food UVM and Slow Food Green Mountain College as well as the Chittenden County Emergency Food Shelf and area chefs and farms to host what is so far the only Disco Soup in the US! Please mark your calendars to come help us chop our way to end hunger! Don’t forget to stop by the Intervale Center’s Gleaning and Food Rescue table to say hello and learn about what we are doing to fight food insecurity!"

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The Dish: Going with the Grain
Apr
26
5:30 PM17:30

The Dish: Going with the Grain

5:30pm – 7:00pm ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St,

Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.

As Vermont's local food culture becomes more entrenched and increasingly mainstream, many farmers are looking to grow staple crops such as wheat, oats, rye, spelt and dry corn. Many of these cultivars flourished in the northeast in centuries past, but are sensitive to erratic weather and require long growing seasons, extensive acreage and lots of machine-based tillage, among other inputs. Local chefs, bakers, brewers, distillers and other food-related consumers are keen to find a steady supply of quality local grains. To what extent can the state supply these businesses with homegrown grain? In this panel discussion, Vermont grain farmers chat with bakers, distillers and maltsters about what is possible, practical and sustainable for the land and its people.

Brought to you by City Market, the Intervale Center, and Seven Days with special thanks to ArtsRiot.

Meet the Panel:

·       Jack Lazor, Butterworks Farm

·       Randy George, Red Hen Baking Co.

·       Connor Burleigh, WhistlePig Whiskey

·       Bobby Grim, Foam Brewers

-       Moderated by Pamela Polston, cofounder and coeditor of Seven Days.

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Cooking Demonstration with Author Molly Stevens
Apr
7
5:30 PM17:30

Cooking Demonstration with Author Molly Stevens

Join James Beard award-winning cookbook author Molly Stevens and the Intervale Center’s Executive Director, Travis Marcotte, for a culinary conversation and cooking demonstration! It’s an evening of exploring smart (and tasty) ways to utilize local ingredients in your kitchen, even in late winter. We’ll talk about the Intervale Center’s gleaning and food rescue program and how to reduce kitchen waste using less familiar cuts of meat and turning storage vegetables into wonderful dishes. The improvisational menu will take its inspiration from the products brought to us by our farmer friends working with the Intervale Center. There will be delicious food, a cash bar and no shortage of useful tips. Join us for this special event!

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