- Courtesy Of Franklin County Chamber Of Commerce
- In Good Taste
St. Albans City Hall goes gourmet during the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce's annual local food fair. Visitors — with tasting tickets in hand — sample handcrafted snacks from area chefs, caterers, bakers and candy makers. They also enjoy Vermont-made beers, ciders and spirits and hobnob with farmers and other food-minded folk during two tasting sessions. Live music by King Me keeps the party rolling.
In Good Taste: Friday, February, 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. St. Albans City Hall. $12-18. Info, 524-8947, healthyrootsvt.org.
More food events
Night of Grassroots: Beer drinkers tip back coveted pints from Hill Farmstead Brewery, Oxbow Brewing, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel and other breweries. Thursday, January 31, 5-8 p.m., Big Fatty's BBQ, White River Junction. Cost of food and drink. Info, 295-5513, bigfattybbq.com.
Seed Starting: The plant people at Gardener's Supply school amateur horticulturalists on jump-starting the growing season by sowing seeds indoors. Saturday, February 2, 9:30-11 a.m., Gardener's Supply, Burlington. $15. Info, 660-3505, gardeners.com.
Chinese Take-Out Cooking Class: Students in the inn's "Hidden Kitchen" prepare — and then eat — a multicourse lunch of General Tso's chicken, sweet-and-sour pork, and veggies with peanut sauce, among other Orient-inspired delights. Saturday, February 2, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Inn at Weathersfield, Perkinsville. $65. Info, 263-9217, weathersfieldinn.com.