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A Bounty of Delicious Offerings Choices abound when it comes to food and drink. How about a couple of pizza slices fresh from American Flatbread’s portable wood-fired oven and a Zero Gravity beer? A juicy LaPlatte River Angus burger from Farmhouse Tap & Grill and a not-too-sweet Rookie’s Root Beer? Maybe a golden samosa, filled with vegetables grown just a mile or so away in the gardens of New Farms for New Americans? Don’t forget dessert. Who can pass up a refreshing raspberry popsicle from Adam’s Berry Farm? A scoop of ice cream from Lake Champlain Chocolates won’t last long enough to melt in the summer evening warmth. For those seeking a more decadent treat, Skinny Pancake’s Nutella-filled crepe, topped with a dusting of powdered sugar, might just hit the spot. Each week also features guest vendors, such as Aqua Vitea, the Bristolbased brewers offering their tart, thirstquenching kombucha in a variety of flavors. Tomgirl Juice Company mixes 60

up organic fresh-pressed aguas frescas, and Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery offers cheese to please every palate. Joining the edibles group this year is the Burlington School Food Project. Program and Development Manager Jenn McGowan got her start at the

Intervale Center in 2002, when she developed and then managed the Healthy City Youth Farm. Now she’s back at Summervale to share her organization’s mission of empowering young people to grow and cook with fresh food. “Our hands-on programs mostly en-

Best of Burlington - Summer 2014  

Read about the Burlington Coast Guard Station, the South Village, Lake Champlain and more in the Summer 2014 edition of Best of Burlington.