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Eat This Week, September 13 to 19, 2017: 39th Annual Harvest Festival

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Shelburne Farms hosts a day of farm fare and fun, with treats made on the premises, as well as from Savouré Soda, Jam and Pickle; Maple Wind Farm; the Good Food Truck; and other vendors. City folks get a chance to ogle farm animals and ride on horse-drawn hayrides. Jon Gailmor, Genticorum, Very Merry Theatre and many more entertain all ages, all day long.

Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Shelburne Farms. $10 adults; $5 seniors and children. Info, 985-8686, shelburnefarms.org.

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Pennywise Pantry: Don't worry, this event has nothing to do with Pennywise, the evil dancing clown in Stephen King's It. City Market is hosting an interactive tour, with the goal of helping shoppers learn how to navigate the bulk sections, find good deals among the produce and become savvy label readers. Wednesday, September 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m., City Market/Onion River Co-op, Burlington. Free. Info, citymarket.coop.

Meet the Author: Prolific cookbook writer Ken Haedrich drops by for a meet-and-greet in support of his latest, The Harvest Baker: 150 Sweet and Savory Recipes Celebrating the Fresh-Picked Flavors of Fruits, Herbs & Vegetables. Visitors can sample a snack made from one of the book's recipes. Friday, September 15, 5-7 p.m., Phoenix Books Burlington. Free. Info, 448-3350, phoenixbooks.biz.

Pages & Pies: Visit the building that online magazine Bustle recently named "the most gorgeous library" in Vermont, and indulge in this annual pie and cookbook sale. Saturday, September 16, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. Free to enter; $12 per pie. Info, 748-8291, stjathenaeum.org.

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