SATURDAY, July 12, 2014
Festival open 10 am – 6 pm
The Festival will be held under an all-weather tent, located in historic Grafton Village. There will be more than 20 vendors under the big tent (and outdoors too) sampling their local food.
We will have beer and wine for sale at the event, as well as other vendors' items for sale.
For the kids, there will also be a petting zoo, and an interactive hula-hooping/hoop dance demonstration.
10:30 am- Junior Iron Chef Competition
Children, in 5 teams of 3, will be given the task of creating, preparing, and cooking nachos using Grafton Village Cheese and other local ingredients.
Winners will be announced at 12:15, and prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams.
No cost to participate.
12:30 pm - Jason Tostrup, Okemo Mountain Resort
1:30 pm - Martin Schuelke, Grafton Inn
2:30 pm - Jane Newall, Jersey Girls Farm Café and Market
3:30 pm - Lisa Richards, Green Mountain Flour
7:00 pm- Celebrity guest chef Mary Ann Esposito, from PBS' Ciao Italia, will be holding an apron signing.
Farmers breakfast featuring many of our Grafton Food Festival vendors. Located in the courtyard at the Grafton Inn. 8 - 11:30 am. Breakfast will be served buffet style, with a cook-to-order egg station. Cost is $22.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
An outdoor farmer's market will be held adjacent to the breakfast. Details to follow.
The breakfast is a separate ticketed item; for those partaking in the Grafton Food Festival lodging package, breakfast will be included.
11:00 am- Mary Ann Esposito will be giving a cooking demonstration, followed by a cookbook signing at 12:00 pm.