- Courtesy Of Pine Island Community Farm
- Participant at the Harvest Celebration at Pine Island Community Farm
Recent immigrants and refugees gather daily at Pine Island Community Farm to care for hundreds of goats and chickens and to nurture rare cultivars on their individual veggie plots. On Saturday, September 8, the resident farmers will treat visitors to traditional foods from their homelands, along with farm tours, live music, games and good cheer.
Harvest Celebration: Saturday, September 8, 1-4 p.m., Pine Island Farm, Colchester. Free. Info, pineislandfarmvt.com.
More food events
Green Mountain BBQ Championship: Campers hunker down for a weekend of smoked meats and all the fixings from more than 30 local and regional pitmasters. Saturday, September 8 through Sunday, September 9, Abel Mountain Campground, Randolph. Day passes, $10-15. Info, campgroundbbq.com/green-mountain.
Autumn Mushroom Hunting and Tasting: Ari Rockland-Miller leads guests into the woods in search of fungal forage, with a mushroom tasting to follow. Sunday, September 9, beginners 9 a.m.-noon; intermediates, 1-4 p.m., Vermont Audubon, Huntington. $35-45, preregister. Info, vt.audubon.org/events.
Agricola Farm Dinner Club: Locals gather at a historic farmhouse for a farm tour and multicourse feast made with homegrown provisions. Saturday, September 8, 5:30 p.m, Agricola Farm, Panton. $75, reservations required. Info, agricolavermont.com.