Down on the Farm

APA Northern New England Chapter

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Friday, September 8, 2017
12:15 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Manchester has long been a tourist destination – primarily focused on outdoor recreation and retail outlets. The town’s tourism economy is diversifying into local food and agri-tourism. We will be visiting two such enterprises – Earth Sky Time Farm and the Dene Farm at Hildene – to learn how they are combining tourism and agriculture to create new economic and educational opportunies in the community.

 

 

 

Speakers

Seth Bongartz

Seth Bongartz, President Friends of Hildene Educated in the local Manchester school system, Seth went on to Skidmore College and then Case Western Reserve where he attained a J.D. in 1987. He practiced law in Vermont until 2002 when he assumed the leadership of the Lincoln Family Home at ... Read More

Oliver Levis

Oliver Levis Down on the Farm A Manchester native, Oliver Levis has spent the last 12 years farming organically and producing delicious wholesome food with his wife Bonnie, their children and all the interns who come to help on their farm. Oliver graduated from BBA in 1996 and went on ... Read More

Contact Info

Lee Krohn, lkrohn@ccrpcvt.org