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

Farm to Ballet Project - RAFFL Benefit

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Farm to Ballet Project - RAFFL Benefit

  • Green Mountain College 1 Brennan Circle Poultney, VT 05764 USA

8/7/16: TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TONIGHT! $16.50/person

Join RAFFL and Farm to Ballet at Green Mountain College on Sunday, August 7th, for a performance celebrating Vermont's working landscape, against the backdrop of Cerridwen Farm, nestled amidst the Green Mountains of southwestern Vermont.

Enjoy food from local vendors and purchase products from local farmers and producers!

  • Empanadas from Ana's Empanadas
  • Quiche, Grilled Sausages, and Salad from Jersey Girls Dairy

This performance is a benefit for RAFFL, and will support our work of forging connections between farms and people who need extra support to make local food a part of their daily lives.

Photo by tim Barden

Photo by tim Barden

Dancer Megan Stearns alongside a farm friend. Photo by Joey Jones

Dancer Megan Stearns alongside a farm friend. Photo by Joey Jones

About Farm to Ballet: The Farm to Ballet Project is a dance project intended to celebrate Vermont’s farming culture while expanding classical ballet’s audience.  

The project, directed by Chatch Pregger, is a full length production that reinterprets classical ballet choreography to tell the story of a Vermont farm from Spring to Fall. The production starts with the geese returning for the Spring and then the farmer planning out the farm. The subsequent pieces move through the stages of planting, irrigating, tending and then harvesting the farm’s produce. The farmer takes a detour from the crops to work with the animals and celebrate their contributions to our local foods. The production wraps up with a celebratory farmshare pick-up scene before the geese fly back south for the Winter.

Learn more about the project and performances throughout Vermont at: www.farmtoballet.org