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Celebrating Our Ancestral Roots – Chief Donald Stevens
November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT), along with the Vermont Department of Libraries, and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, announces the 8th annual Agricultural Literacy Week, November 12th through the 17th, 2018. The week-long celebration occurs across the state to inform and educate people about the economic and cultural importance of farms in Vermont communities.
For this year’s Agricultural Literacy Week, NOFA-VT is proud to present “Celebrating Our Ancestral Roots”. This year’s theme focuses on the history, traditional practices, and contributions of native agriculture in Vermont.
At Bixby Library, Chief Donald Stevens will speak about the project as well as share Abenaki stories and song. Light refreshments will be available. This event is free and open to the public. The event will be held in the Otter Creek Room, accessible from the parking lot behind the Bixby Library.