Specialty Food & Beverage Legislative Tasting

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023
Location: Capitol Plaza Hotel, Montpelier, Vermont

Registration deadline: January 12, 2023

Vendor Application 

Sample your brand to Vermont legislators and retailers!

Our Specialty Food & Beverage Tasting is THE MOST highly anticipated event for legislators each year and a chance for producers to highlight the importance of grants and funding for their industry. We’ve also invited members of Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA) to leverage producer visibility to potential buyers. This event will lead to increased awareness and sales of these fantastic Vermont-made foods and beverages. 

Open to VSFA Members and non-members who make a Vermont specialty food or beverage product (ex. Members of VT Cheese Council, VT Brewers Association, Distilled Spirits Council of VT, VT Cider Association, VT Grape & Wine Council).

Join these producers:
True North Granola, Myer's Bagels, Monti Verdi Salumi, Klingers Bakery, Vermont Banana Bread, Mixed up Nut Butter, Cary + Main Co, Cabot Creamery, Frog Hollow Farms, Sisters of Anarchy Ice Cream, Palatial Farm & Confections, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Crazy Cotton Candy Lady, Cole's Cookie Co, Sweet Mountain Chocolate, Brave Little Spice Co, Small oven pastries, Maple City Candy, True North Granola, Little Bottles Spice Co, Kestrel coffee roasters, Shrubbly, 14th star brewing, Bar Hill, Lawson's Finest Liquids, Mad River Distillers, Silo Distillery

VRGA Legislative Day

The Specialty Food & Beverage tasting is part of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association’s Legislative Day. VSFA members are invited to join for the full day event featuring legislative updates. 

Legislative Day Registration

Full Event Schedule:
12:30pm - Legislative Day Registration at the Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

1:30pm - Connect with Vermont Attorney General Charity Clark

1:50pm - Commissioner of Department of Liquor and Lottery, Wendy Knight

2:20pm - TBD

2:45pm - Speaker of the House and Senate President Pro Tem

3/3:30pm - Meet with Governor
3:00pm - VSFA Setup at Cap Plaza

3:45pm - VRGA members to Head to Capitol Plaza for VSFA Food & Beverage Tasting

4:00pm - VSFA Food & Beverage Tasting begins

6:00pm - VSFA Food & Beverage Tasting ends