– 12 – • Applecore Luncheonette at Cold Hollow Cider Mill – Try real hard cider from a real cider mill! pg 59 • Ben & Jerry’s Factory, Waterbury – Tours and ice cream! pg 36 • Brattleboro Baconfest, Brattleboro – Bacon, Blues and Brews, pg 85 • Cabot Cheese, Cabot, Quechee and Waterbury – “World’s Best Cheddar” pgs 37, 64, 65 • Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury Center – New England’s Favorite Cider Mill pg 37 • Dakin Farm, Ferrisburgh – Maple creemees, smoked meats and Vermont products. pg 38 • Duo Restaurant – Cheesemaker lunches, Chocolate & Wine Tasting programs. pg 81 • Cook Academy at The Essex, Essex Junction – Cooking demos, classes and more. pg 17 • Farmers’ Markets – get close to Vermont’s food and farms – Brattleboro, Burlington, Montpelier, Waitsfield and statewide. • King Arthur Flour Baker’s Store, Norwich – Everything you need for baking; demos and classes. pg 39 • La Villa Bistro, Shelburne – Homemade gelato for dessert! pg 28 • Lareau Farm Inn, Waitsfield – Learn to make bread in a wood fired oven or to make vinegar with fresh raspberries. pg 62 • Mildred’s Dairy Bar at the Vermont Country Store Rockingham and Weston – Serving Vermont’s own Wilcox Ice Cream. pg 60, 84 • von Trapp Brewing and Bierhall at Trapp Family Lodge – Fresh lagers brewed on site and authentic Austrian cuisine. pg 20 • Vermont Maple Syrup and Maple Treats – Learn the process of turning sap into syrup and making candy, cream and maple sugar at Dakin Farm , pg 38; Goodrich’s Maple Farm , pg 38; Happy Hill Maple Farms , pg 18; Morse FarmMaple Sugarworks , pg 41; New England Maple Museum , pg 41; Sugarbush Cheese &Maple Farm , pg 46 VERMONT CULINARYEXPERIENCES We are known for our food – most restaurants’ delectable offerings are from a nearby farm; we are a mecca for craft breweries which you can taste at most of our restaurants; #1 manufacturer of maple syrup in the U.S.; our cheese is known worldwide and there’s so much more…farmers markets, chocolate, coffee, wine, distilled spirits…Come, enjoy the food along with the authentic attractions, history, scenery and fun that make Vermont a very special destination for your group tour!