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Toss ‘Em Tuesday

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Enjoy a summer night out with a friendly cornhole tournament, draft beer specials, live music and wood-fired pizza in the Lincoln Peak Courtyard.

14th Star Brewing – Beer Tasting

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dreamed up on the back of a notebook in the deserts of Afghanistan, Matt and Steve opened 14th Star Brewery in 2012.  The core lineup includes an IPA, a double IPA and a Maple Breakfast Stout that is out of this world.  14th Star is...

Strings and Wings

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come down to the Hogans Pub deck and listen to some amazing music by the Detonators while enjoying great food deals!

Mad River Taste Week

Mad River Taste Week

August 3
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 12:00am

The 2nd Annual Mad River Taste Week will take place from August 3rd to August 10th 2019 in the Mad River Valley. We will celebrate the makers and growers of the Mad River Valley with tours, tastings, dinners and other special events during Mad River Taste Week.  This is a great opportunity to discover all of the incredible food and drink that is coming from of our community, made by our friends and neighbors and sought by foodies across the…

Pig Roast on the Green

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We’re kicking off Mad River Taste week with a pig roast feast featuring dishes highlighting local farms and food producers!  Babette’s Table and Mad River Food Hub are collaborating to spit-roast a whole Von Trapp Farmstead pig, deboned and...

VT Food and Farm Tour Sampler

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Listen to the story of how Dave Hartshorn got started with vegetable farming and some of what it takes to grow organic veggies and fruits.

Visit some of the plants and guess what's growing. 

Find out what may likely be growing in...

Collaborative Brewing Tour

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We have a new brewery in town and we want everyone to check them out.  Come and meet the guys behind Collaborative Brewing, see their new space and talk with them about all things beer!

Bee to Bottle

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet Gib Geiger of Mountain Valley Farm and Teddy Weber of Tin Hat Cider – beekeeper and cider maker.  Gib keeps bees on his orchard and they pollinate the trees that produce apples which Teddy turns into his award winning cider.  Learn...

Tour of Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponics

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponics for a tour of their state of the art hydroponic greenhouse.  Learn about their sustainable biomass heating system and see how they produce delicious greens and herbs year round.  Green Mountain...

Tour and Tasting at Awake Coffee

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Located in the heart of Waitsfield, Awake Coffee is producing some of the best coffee in Vermont.  Join them for a tour of their roasted facility (located inside the town favorite Sweet Spot Café) followed by a “cupping” to taste their...

Mad River Distillers Tasting

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Mad River Taste Place for a complimentary tasting from Mad River Distillers.  Founded in the Mad River Valley in 2011, Mad River Distillers produces award winning rum, bourbon, rye, and apple brandy – all packed with the flavor...

Little Hogback Farm Maple Tasting

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Little Hogback Farm, a maple producer from just over the mountain in Bristol will be on hand in the Taste Place for a complimentary tasting of their delicious syrup, and also their maple candies which they produce at the Mad River Food Hub. ...

Von Trapp Farmstead Cheese Tasting

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Von Trapp Farmstead is nationally known for their award-winning cheeses produced right here in Waitsfield.  They’ll be at the Taste Place for a complimentary tasting of their products including Savage, Oma, and Mad River Blue.  Taste the...

Tour of Vermont Bean Crafters

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Created in 2009, Bean Crafters was born out of a love affair with beans. They wanted to craft tasty, affordable, locally and organically sourced products that were rooted in the simple but oh so nutritious and delicious bean.  Supporting staple...

Beer & Cheese Pairing – Featuring Von Trapp Farmstead and Lawson’s Finest Liquids

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The best trend in food right now?  Beer and cheese pairings!  We are fortunate to have two award winning producers right in the Mad River Valley.  Join Lawson’s Finest Liquids and Von Trapp Farmstead as they pair their beer and...

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Brewery Tour

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a tour of the beautiful state of the art Lawson's Finest Liquids brewery.  See the behind the scenes operations of how you favorite beer is brewed and canned.

Mad River Fiber Arts Mill Tour

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

While you can’t technically eat it, fiber is an important part of sustainable livestock agriculture.  We’re lucky enough to have a mill right here in the Valley for local farmers to custom process their fiber into usable products.  Join us...

Goodmix Tasting

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Andrew from Goodmix for a complimentary tasting at the Mad River Taste Place.  His delicious mix of seeds and nuts is a nutrient dense addition to yogurt, applesauce, or smoothies, and it’s made right here at the Mad River Food Hub.

Knoll Farm Tour

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gather at Knoll Farm for a tour of one of the most interesting and scenic farms in the Mad River Valley.  Join farmers Helen and Peter as they walk you through their Icelandic Sheep breeding operation, their famous blueberry patch, and also...

Mad River Fiber Arts Mill Tour 2

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

While you can’t technically eat it, fiber is an important part of sustainable livestock agriculture.  We’re lucky enough to have a mill right here in the Valley for local farmers to custom process their fiber into usable products.  Join us...

Mad River Food Hub Tour

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

See behind the scenes of where many of your favorite Mad River Valley artisans produce their goods.  Founded in 2011 with the aim of supporting local businesses, the Mad River Food Hub is a fully licensed USDA processing facility for meats...

Collaborative Brewing Tasting at the Warren Store

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the crew from Collaborative Brewing for a tasting of their excellent beer at the Warren Store!  There are some really new and exciting beers coming from Vermont that aren't IPA's, come by to hear Collaborative's story and taste...

Tin Hat Cider Tasting

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come to the Taste Place for a complimentary tasting of the excellent cider being made from apples grown right here in Waitsfield by Tin Hat Cider.  Working in very small batches from apples both cultivated and wild-foraged, Tin Hat produces...

Mad River Distillers Tour

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Mad River Distillers for an exclusive tour of their Waitsfield farm distillery.  You’ll hear the story of how the company creates their award-winning bourbons, rum, and apple brandy, as well as learn about how they distill and age their...

Von Trapp Farmstead Tour

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Von Trapp Farmstead is nationally known for their award-winning cheeses produced right here in Waitsfield.  Join them at their farm for a tour of their dairy, cheesemaking, and pig raising operations.  You’ll see first-hand the connection...

Tonewood Maple Tasting

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Experience the highest quality in maple syrup from Tonewood at their tasting in the Mad River Taste Place.  By partnering with some of Vermont’s expert sugarmakers Tonewood sets the bar for refinement and quality in their products, all of which...

Ploughgate Creamery Tour

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience the craft of artisanal butter production at one of the most iconic farms in the Mad River Valley.  Founded in 2014 Ploughgate creamery is now a nationally known maker of small batch butter, found in shops and high-end restaurants in...

Ariel’s Honey Tasting

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Charcuterie and Cider Pairing with Babette’s Table

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Erika Lynch from Babette’s Table will be joining the Mad River Taste Place to pair delicious, savory cured meats with dry, sweet, funky, or fruity Vermont hard ciders.  Learn about the passion, science, and culinary dedication needed to make...

Green Rabbit Bakery Tour

August 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Gather at Green Rabbit Bakery for a tour of their solar powered bakery.  Producing naturally leavened breads in small handmade batches, Green Rabbit is one of the favorite bakeries in the Mad River area.  Get a behind the scenes look at...

Strings and Wings

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come down to the Hogans Pub deck and listen to some amazing music by the Funkleberries while enjoying great food deals!

Champlain Orchards & Cidery – Hard Cider Tasting

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

All of the ciders made by Champlain Orchards are made from apples grown in their own orchards.  Frsh, crisp and endlessly drinkable these are some of our favorites.  Stop by the Taste Place and chat with Sara to learn more about their...

Strings and Wings

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come down to the Hogans Pub deck and listen to some amazing music by Wayne and the Legends while enjoying great food deals!

Strings and Wings

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come down to the Hogans Pub deck and listen to some amazing music by Roy and the Wrecks while enjoying great food deals!

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