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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

Events

Greens and Goodies
Mar
12
11:00 am11:00

Greens and Goodies

  • Godnick Adult Center


Presenter: Julie Redington for Rutland Area Food and Farm Link's Everyday Chef program

Cost: $5 ahead of time or $6 at the door. Kids under 16 are free!

Get your family together for this fun workshop where we’ll make kid friendly, festive salads with all kinds of yummy ingredients and a batch of no-bake cookies to have a sweet treat after the healthy side dish. 


Kids will learn basic safe knife skills and sanitation as well as measuring, mixing and reading a recipe. A great way to spend time together! 


Throw you name in a hat and win a lunch container set!


Register at www.rutlandrec.com. For more information contact:Grace Davy, Everyday Chef Coordinator at grace@rutlandfarmandfood.org


Paramount's Festival of Trees
Dec
3
11:30 am11:30

Paramount's Festival of Trees

Join us at the Paramount Theater December 3rd as we kick off the holiday season with this annual tradition. Take in the sights (and the lights!) as both funds and holiday spirits are raised! There will be a wide selection of live auction items including overnight trips, in-depth ethnic cooking classes, and a VIP tour of Fire Island National Seashore! 

Everyday Chef Hands-On Demo at Vermont Farmers Food Center: Homemade Dumplings
Aug
24
3:00 pm15:00

Everyday Chef Hands-On Demo at Vermont Farmers Food Center: Homemade Dumplings

Asian Dumplings

Join local chef, Julie Redington! Homemade dumplings are easier than you think. Learn the basics of filling, folding and cooking a variety of dumplings, including recipe ideas for your Health Care Shares. 

This workshop is open only to participants of the VFFC's Healthcare Shares. Recipes will be provided online at www.rutlandfarmandfood.or or www.raffl.org

Vermont Open Farm Week
Aug
15
Aug 21

Vermont Open Farm Week

  • vermont

Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better -- and to get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont's vibrant working agricultural landscape?  Mark your calendar for Vermont Open Farm Week: August 15-21, taking place at farms across Vermont! 

Everday Chef Hands-On Demo at Vermont Farmers Food Center: Grilling Rubs & Marinades
Jul
20
3:00 pm15:00

Everday Chef Hands-On Demo at Vermont Farmers Food Center: Grilling Rubs & Marinades

Grilling Rubs and Marinades

It's the season for grilling and we will show you the building blocks of making delicious rubs and marinades for your favorite meats and veggies. Samples and recipes provided!

This event is open to the VFFC's Health Care Shares participants only. Recipes will be provided on our website at www.rutlandfarmandfood.org or www.raffl.org

WIC at the Rutland Downtown Farmers Market
Jul
13
2:30 pm14:30

WIC at the Rutland Downtown Farmers Market

  • Depot Park
WIC Summer Market Schedule. Click to enlarge.

WIC Summer Market Schedule. Click to enlarge.

WIC families automatically qualify for Farm to Family coupons if they have at least one active participant on the WIC program.

At every distribution, a WIC representative will be present to provide nutrition education, as well as recipe cards (and samples) that involve fruits and veggies that can be purchased at the market!