Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The Farm Fresh Arts Fesival
Yay! Combining the localvore movement with music in Vermont! Fantastic concept and the surely event to experience and help make it happen is The Farm Fresh Arts Festival being held Sunday, March 30th at the LACE Gallery at the Farm Fresh Market on North Main Street in Barre. LACE stands for Local Agricultural Community Exchange and can be found online at http://lacevt.org/.
The Farm Fresh Arts Festival kicks off at 10:00 am with brunch featuring fresh farm produce and products and live music by Vermont musicians until 4:00 pm. Other highlights include Senator Patrick Leahy unveiling a photography exhibit between 2:00-4:00 pm and there will also be a Rock and Roll Silent Auction as well as a raffle for a Vermont made Froggy Bottom guitar. (John Mayer has one.)
The Vermont musician lineup includes:
10:00 am - Kristina Stykos/Doug Perkins (dueling guitars and original songs) www.kristinastykos.com
11:00 am Dave Keller (local bluesman) www.davekeller.com
12:00 noon Earthman (world beat/digeridoo)
1:00 pm Susan Reid/Pam Bockes (celtic fiddle/guitar and songs)
2:00 pm Scott Ainslie (traditional blues and original songs) www.cattailmusic.com
3:00 pm Jamie Masefield/Doug Perkins (acoustic jazz masters) www.jazzmandolinproject.com
Hope folks get a chance to check it out to support your local food providers and entertainment makers!