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EXHIBIT RECEPTION: Growing Food, Growing Farmers + Vermont Farm Kids

On September 7, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM, the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury, VT will host a public reception and gallery talk at our Center in Middlebury, Vermont. Complimentary locally sourced food and drink, including beer, wine, craft cheeses, produce and more will be served.


Growing Food, Growing Farmers is an intimate look at the expanding community of young farmers in Rutland County and the surrounding area. The exhibit showcases biographies and audio excerpts drawn from interviews conducted by Vermont Folklife Center researchers - paired with large format color portraits of the farmers, often with their families, created by photographer Macaulay Lerman.

To learn more about Growing Food, Growing Farmers, visit here.

Vermont Farm Kids: Rooted in the Land is a traveling documentary exhibit and film celebrating the lives of a diverse array of youth who have grown up in farming families.  
The exhibition features a film and portraits of young people shot on various farms (dairy, produce, livestock, and maple), and explores what it means to grow up as a farm kid and perhaps become an agricultural entrepreneur. The project was created for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) by Maria Buteux Reade, a Vermont farmer and freelance writer, and James Chandler, a videographer from Dorset, Vermont. 

To learn more about Vermont Farm Kids, visit here.