277 Main Street
Norwich VT 05055
Feast from the Farms
A fundraiser for the Norwich Historical Society
organized by Norwich Recreation Department
A self-guided adventure to visit the working valley farms and historic hill farms of Norwich.
A map, history podcast, and pop-up exhibits of historic photographs at the farms will provide you with new stories about Norwich’s agricultural heritage while on your tour. Purchase an add-on to the tour ticket that includes all the ingredients and recipes for a fabulous localvore meal. Coolers with your ingredients will be waiting for you at each farm.
Date: June 20, 2021 (Rain date: June 27, 2021) Times: Bicycle Brunch Tour 8:00 am -11:00 am Driving Dinner Tour 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Note: When you sign up, you will see set departure times. We are spreading out departure times to support social distancing along the way. The last day to order the food add-ons is Monday, June 14.
Bicycle Brunch Tour of Norwich's Working Farms
Your morning ride will take you on a 14-mile loop to three of Norwich’s working farms (Honey Field Farm, Sweetland Farm, and Hogwash Farm) to gather food to make a delicious brunch –enough for 2-4 people–when you get home.
Leaves from Norwich Historical Society where you will receive your map and history podcast. Finish your ride back at Norwich Historical Society and receive a final few ingredients and the recipes for your meal. E-bikes are available to rent or borrow (see below).
Driving Dinner Tour of Working Farms and Hill Farms
Your afternoon drive will take you on a 20-mile loop to three of Norwich’s working farms (Honey Field Farm, Sweetland Farm, and Hogwash Farm) where you will gather food to make a delicious dinner –enough for 2-4 people–when you get home. Two of Norwich’s historic hill farms are also on the tour with pop-up exhibits of old photographs.
Leaves from Norwich Historical Society where you will receive your map and history podcast. End your tour back at the Norwich Historical Society and receive a final few ingredients and the recipes for your meal.
Explore our beautiful hill farms and learn about Norwich’s rich agricultural history (we’ll take you to this spot).
Bicycle Tour Ticket: $15
Last day to order food add-ons is Monday, June 14.
Brunch (with farm-raised meat) $35.00 (feeds 2-4)
Brunch (vegetarian) $30.00 (feeds 2-4)
Beer (Norwich Inn) $4.50
Menu (serves 2-4. All ingredients provided)
Fillings – eggs, cheese, wilted spring greens, asparagus
*meat option – bacon or sausage
Spring greens with cheddar crisps
(radish, greens, spring peas)
Biscuits with seasonal fruit compote and sweetened yogurt or whipped ricotta
Hanover Adventure Tours has ebikes available for the morning tour. They will deliver your e-bike to the Norwich Green on the morning of the tour. For every rental, they will donate $20 to NHS.
THANK YOU Hanover Adventure Tours for sponsoring our bicycle tour!
The four e-bikes in the Upper Valley Lending Library can be reserved on the morning of 6/20 for test rides long enough to do the whole tour. Contact Linda Gray (email@example.com) for details on how to reserve a bike.