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Eat This Week, August 30 to September 5, 2017: Hop, Skip and Jump

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Isole Dinner Club chef Richard Witting and In Tandem Arts director Trish Denton team up for a multisensory culinary theater experience that interprets works by English writer, illustrator and naturalist Beatrix Potter. Stroll the fields and gardens of Shelburne Farms with circa-1900 friends Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail as storytellers spin tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, Squirrel Nutkin, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. A meandering midday session includes a kid-friendly four-course picnic lunch while artisan cocktails and coursed appetizers flavor a late-afternoon wander.

Isole Dinner Club's History of English Food & Literature Series: Beatrix Potter: Sunday, September 3, noon-3 and 4-7 p.m., Farm Barn, Shelburne Farms. Midday, $10-40; afternoon, $65. Info, 985-8686, shelburnefarms.org.

More food events

Second Annual Stonecutter Spirits Cocktail Scavenger Hunt: Take a self-guided tour of local bars and restaurants, finding specialty Stonecutter tipples along the way. Saturday, September 2, through Saturday, September 9, various locations, Burlington and Winooski. Cost of cocktails. Info, stonecutterspirits.com

The Farm as Ecosystem: Agroecology, Pattern Literacy & Regenerative Design: Integrate principles of agroforestry, permaculture, biodynamics, and other means and methods in a holistic approach to land management. Friday, September 1, through Sunday, September 3, Stone River Homestead at Roots School, Corinth. $400. Info, 456-1253, rootsvt.com.

First Release Event: Pomme Noir Apple Brandy: Sip cocktails and sample an array of wines, aperitifs and other apple tipples in celebration of a new spirit. Food by Bobbers mobile fish truck. Saturday, September 2, and Sunday, September 3, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Cambridge. Cost of food and drink. Info, 644-8151, boydenvalley.com.

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