Hall Home Place Ice Cider-Hall Orchards Vermont is home to a small cidery and the South End Caf . Cider can be sampled (legal age appropriate).
Featured local food/products will include:
Vermont Ayr -Crawford Family Farm Ayrshire Cow Farmstead Cheese. Since 1950, the Crawford Family has been farming in Whiting and their alpine-style Vermont Ayr cheese pairs uniquely with ciders and apple wines and can be sampled at CiderFest.
The Farmhouse Tap & Grill-Burlington's newest gastropub specializing in gourmet local burgers, farm fresh comfort food, and a highly prized tap room; Experience cider and apples in true "farmhouse" style and sample burgers, chili and several local produce sides.
Shelburne Farms-located on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont, this 1,400 working farm, National Historic Landmark, and nonprofit environmental education center also makes some of Vermont's best cheese; Enjoy samples of their one and two year aged and smoked cheddars.
Red Hen Baking Company-known statewide as Vermont's premier artisan bakers of breads and pastries, Red Hen Baking Company is located in Middlesex, Vermont; sample a variety of artisan breads.
Vermont Butter and Cheese-artisan cheeses from farm to table, this Websterville, Vermont creamery produces cow's milk cream & butter and fresh cheese as well as goat's milk fresh cheese and aged cheese; sample a collection of these cheese varieties.
Champlain Orchards Apples Products include apple butter, applesauce, apple pie, apple syrup, and more.
Check It Out: The first ever Vermont CiderFest will be Saturday, Oct. 2, 3-7 p.m. at Champlain Orchards located on Route 74 in Shoreham. Cider tasting samples (legal age appropriate) will be on hand.