Farm-Fresh, Refined & Innovative: Welcome to Vermont's Passionate Food Scene
Vermont can credit its distinction as a culinary destination to its abundance of agricultural resources and top-flight chefs paired with the state’s position as home to the most cheese makers and brewers per capita in the country. Here, you'll find food producers as passionate about the sustainable sourcing of local ingredients as they are committed to harnessing the rich terroir that transforms meals into memorable experiences.
Culinary travelers quickly learn that in Vermont, you're never far from award winning cuisine served with a dollop of Vermont pride and an extra helping of hospitality. In addition to Vermont's chefs and farmers, the state's cheesemakers, vintners and brewers consistently win international accolades and awards.
Sampling the flavors of Vermont can be as formal, organized or "a la carte" as you like: farm-fresh and culinary immersion opportunities are as plentiful as maple syrup in springtime! Sign up for an artisanal food tour, take a cooking class or simply order from the menu. Even on the road, you can find local cheeses and Vermont-made specialty foods in the smallest of country stores. Bon Appetit!
Sate your epicurean wanderlust: Enjoy this "menu" of local food & beverage businesses!
Hinesburg Farmers' Market photo by Karen Pike.