• Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    10:30 amCooking Demo Tent
    • Children, in 5 teams of 3, will be given the task of creating, preparing, and cooking mac & cheese using Grafton Village Cheese and other local ingredients.
    • Judging with take place at 11:30am.
    • Winners will be announced at 11:45am, and prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams.
    • No cost to participate.  Please contact Olivia Johnson at olivia.johnson@graftoninnvermont.com to sign up your team.
  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    11:00 amVendor Tent

    Presented by: TrueNorth Granola
    We will highlight the favorable nutritional numbers of our products and talk
    about the variety of ways that granola can be used by itself and its ability to
    pair well with other foods.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    11:00am-2:00pmGrafton Inn Courtyard
    • Located in the outdoor patio of The Grafton Inn, there will be a barbecue offered for guests to enjoy.
        • Meats

        • Hamburger

          $4.00
        • Cheeseburger

          $5.00
        • Hot Dog

          $3.00
        • Sweet Italian Sausage

          $5.00
        • Pork Ribs

          Half Rack - $7.00
          Full Rack - $13.00
        • BBQ Chicken

          Quarter - $6.00
          Half - $12.00
        • Sides

        • Corn Bread

          $1.00
        • Corn on the Cob

          $2.00
        • Cole Slaw

          $1.50
        • Potato Salad

          $2.00
        • Bag of Chips

          $1.50
        • Watermelon

          $1.00
  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    12:00 pmVendor Tent

    Stop by Saratoga Olive Oil's booth to taste their favorite olive oil and vinegar pairing combinations and take home a recipe!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    12:30 pmCooking Demo Tent

    With instruction from Chef Sara Moulton learn to make her "Thai-Style Chicken Salad".  You must reserve a spot by calling 802-843-2252.  $30 per person.  Limited space available!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    12:30 pmVendor Tent

    Come check out the new Up Mountain Fuego! A delicious cocktail that mixes Up Mountain Switchel's cayenne recipe with mexcal. Hot and smokey. Sweet and savory. Vamanos!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    1:30 pmVendor Tent

    Champlain Orchards & Grafton Village Cheese will be doing a brief pairings spotlight featuring cider and cheese!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    2:00 pmVendor Tent

    Presented by: Stonecutter Spirits
    The Art of the Untraditional Tiki Cocktail

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    2:00 pmCooking Demo Tent

    Molly Stevens will be doing a demonstration on how to prepare a Summer Vegetable & Goat Cheese Tart.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    2:30 pmVendor Tent

    We are cider makers who love to take fresh local apples and ferments them into delicious, refreshing, dynamic, clean, and fulfilling cider. We are spotlighting 5 ciders: Unified Press, Brose, Lake Hopper, Northern Spy, and our new Companion.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    3:00 pmDaniel's House

    Jason MacArthur from Whetstone Ciderworks will be doing an hour-long cider making workshop in Daniel's House. Stop by and check it out!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    3:00 pmVendor Tent

    Stop by Caledonia Spirits and check out their Lemon & Honey Cocktail named "The Bees Knees"

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    3:30 pmCooking Demo Tent

    Following her Cooking Demonstration, Molly Stevens will be available for a Book Signing.
    All About Braising and All About Roasting will be for sale throughout the day, cash or check (made out to The Grafton Inn) only.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    3:30 pmVendor Tent

    We are so excited to introduce our sparkling cider line up and sister brand, All Times. All Times, is a locally sourced, high-quality sparkling cider. We are proud to work with local apple growers and wanted to create a wholesome brand for those who enjoy a fresh orchard experience. No additives keep this sparkling cider clean and refreshing. We currently have two flavors: Apple and Sour Cherry Apple! 

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    4:00 pmCooking Demo Tent

    Sara Moulton will be doing a demonstration on how to prepare a Greek Diner Souffléed Omelet.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    4:00 pmVendor Tent

    Presented by: SAP! Maple
    SAP! is simple, just 100% pure maple and birch sap simple. Come try out our
    3 sparkling sap beverages and get some great summer drink ideas that are fun
    for the whole family. Sap beverages are tasty and good for you, with 46
    naturally occurring vitamins and minerals in every can. No added sugar, no
    chemicals, and no caffeine make SAP beverages great for any occasion!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    4:45 pmCooking Demo Tent

    Following her Cooking Demonstration, Sara Moulton will be available for a Book Signing.
    Home Cooking 101 will be for sale throughout the day, cash or check (made out to The Grafton Inn) only.

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    5:00 pm

    The festival under the tent concludes at 5:00, but there is still plenty to do!
    Stop by the Courtyard, and check out the Beer & Cheese pairing hosted by 14th Star Brewery and Grafton Village Cheese Company.
    And later, join us in the Dining Room and enjoy the 4-Course dinner that Sara Moulton has cooked up for guests!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    6:30 pmOld Tavern Dining Room

    4-Course Dinner Served in the Old Tavern Dining Room at 6:30pm
    Cost: $70 per person++
    Call 802-843-2248 to make your reservation today!

    First
    Broccoli Carpaccio
    With Sliced Avocadoes and Broccoli Stalk Salad
    Second
    Barley with Clam Sauce
    Topped with Sauteed Bread Crumbs
    Third
    Grilled Pork Tenderloin
    With a Fresh Watermelon and Cucumber Salsa, and Creamy Feta Dressing
    Final
    Hazelnut-Almond Dacquoise
  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.Gallery Northstar

    This opening reception will be taking place just after the Food Festival closes! Come check it out!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    5:00pm-6:00pmGrafton Inn Courtyard

    14th Star Brewery will be pairing their brews with Grafton Cheese during this time and guests have the opportunity to stop by and check it out as it is the closing event of the Festival!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    7:30pm-10pmPhelps Barn Pub

    The Stockwell Brothers are Green Mountain Newgrass artists.
    All ages are welcome!

  • Sat
    08
    Jul
    2017
    All-DayVendor Tent

    Our 2017 Moonlighter (made with Jonagold and Kingston Black apples) and 2017 Kingston Black (100% Kingston Black, a classic British cider apple) will make their debut appearance at the Grafton Food Festival! 

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    11:00am-4:00pm

    Held under an all-weather tent, there will be more than 30 vendors under the big tent (and outdoors too) sampling their local food and spirits.

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    11:30 am

    Kids in teams of 3 will gather ingredients from participating vendors to build their own burger!

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    12:00pm-3:00pm

    Check out some of Joe's live solo work:
    Video 1
    Video 2

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    3:00 pm

    Stop by and enjoy Michele's cooking demonstration followed by cookbook selling and signing.

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    6:30 pm

    After the festival concludes, consider joining us for a showcased dinner by Michele Scicolone. Reservations required, call 802-843-2248.

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    5:00pm-7:00pmGallery Northstar

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    12 - 2 PM

    Join us as Ida Mae Specker and Will Seeders Mosheim kick off the music portion of the Grafton Food & Spirits Festival. Learn more about Ida Mae Specker by visiting her website. 

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    12 - 5 PM

    New this year! We'll be pouring four Vermont craft beers and serving cans of cider in our beer garden.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    12 - 5 PM

    Serving up delicious summer bites all festival long! Whetstone Station's food truck The Rolling Stone will be serving food and beer, and Nomad Chef will offer tacos.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    12 - 5 PM

    Don't leave before finding out if you've won one of the great prizes we're raffling off during the event! Prizes range from an overnight stay at the Inn to Grafton Village Cheese Company cheese baskets, dinner for two in the 1801 Tavern, vouchers for BBQ Wednesdays in the Phelps Barn, and tickets to our popular Ice Bar event.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    2:30 - 4:30 PM

    Learn more about Easy Street Duo and hear a sample of what you can look forward to, by visiting their website.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    6:30 - 8:30 PMThe Grafton Inn

    Join us at 6:30 p.m. for an special dinner following the festival (sold separately) and indulge in a special menu created collaboratively between Chef Cal and Mariano Gonzalez, Head Cheesemaker at Grafton Village Cheese Company. Dinner will take place outdoors by our vegetable garden, at beautiful handcrafted farm tables (weather permitting, rain backup will be in our equally beautiful Pine Room).