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Eat This Week, August 15 to 21, 2018: Lunch Is Covered

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The Naked Table Locavore Lunch - COURTESY OF SUSTAINABLE WOODSTOCK
  • Courtesy Of Sustainable Woodstock
  • The Naked Table Locavore Lunch

On Saturday, would-be woodworkers gather at Bridgewater furniture maker Shackleton Thomas for a forest wander — to better understand the trees and wood — and a table-making workshop. On Sunday, they schlep their new tables toward the village green in Woodstock and set them up for lunch on the nearby Middle Covered Bridge. The Woodstock Farmers Market, the year-round locavore grocery on Route 4, supplies several courses of healthful, simply prepared local meats, veggies and cheeses. Then state Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein offers words on making Vermont a more resilient and sustainable place for all.

The Naked Table Locavore Lunch: Sunday, August 19, 12:30 p.m., Middle Covered Bridge, Woodstock. $65. Info, 457-2911, sustainablewoodstock.org.

More food events

Open Farm Week: Dozens of farmers statewide open their doors for field dinners, demonstrations, property tours and tasting events. Through Sunday, August 19, various locations statewide. Prices vary by event. Info, diginvt.com.

Fried Chicken Dinner: Farm visitors tuck in for a meal of pastured poultry, organic veggies and Fisher Brothers Farm ice cream accompanied by bluegrass fiddle music. Friday, August 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Maple Wind Farm, Richmond. $12-20. Info, maplewindfarm.com.

Vermont NanoFest: Twelve breweries, four food trucks and two bluegrass bands gather to celebrate Vermont's small-batch beer traditions. Saturday, August 18, noon-6 p.m.,Tunbridge World Fairgrounds. $10. Info, vtnanofest.eventbrite.com.

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