Photos by Rachel Fussell, NOFA Vermont’s Education & Events Coordinator
On July 16, 2015, a group of about 75 farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, and organic food lovers came together in Manchester to enjoy good food, good music, great conversation, and a tour of the farm and facilities at Earth Sky Time Farm.
Join NOFA Vermont and friends at any of these upcoming “Celebration Your Farmer” pizza socials. More information about these events, as well as
our summer and fall on-farm workshops can be found here.
July 23 –
Adam’s Berry Farm, Charlotte
July 30 – Golden Russet Farm, Shoreham
Aug 6 – Berry Creek Farm, Westfield
Aug 12 – Farmer Olympics, Maple Wind Farm, Bolton
Aug 27 – Tamarlane Farm, Lyndonville
Sept 3 – Flack Family Farm, Enosburg Falls
Sept 10 – Lilac Ridge Farm, Brattleboro
NOFA Vermont’s 2nd Pizza Social of the 2015 season was at Earth Sky Time Farm in Manchester, VT
Jen Miller for RAFFL (Rutland Area Farm & Food Link) and Melissa Weiss of NOFA Vermont work together to churn out dozens of delicious free pizzas for the “Celebrate Your Farmer” social at Earth Sky Time Farm on July 16, 2015.
Earth Sky Time Farm built this beautiful barn for functions and agriculture use.
Ben Freeman, a community member from Peru, VT, enjoyed delicious farm-fresh food at the “Celebrate Your Farmer” social in Manchester, VT.
Enid Wonnacott: NOFA Vermont executive director and extremely talented pizza thrower.
Melissa Weiss is a summer intern with NOFA and FEED (Food Education Every Day). Here she helps prepare pizzas for the 75 farmers and organic food lovers who attended the “Celebrate Your Farmer” pizza social at Earth Sky Time Farm on July 16th, 2015.
Oliver Levis, proprietor at Earth Sky Time Farm, welcomes guests to the “Celebrate Your Farmer” social, which included food, music, and a farm tour.
Two happy NOFAvores, Lida Lutton & Katrina Menard, enjoy the good food at the 7/16/15 social, including salads made from Earth Sky Time farm’s veggies, and pizza made in the NOFA Vermont mobile pizza oven.
Melissa Weiss, NOFA Vermont FEED intern, created these amazing gluten-free “pizzas”!
Jake Jacobs from the Risk Management Agency at the UVM Extension enjoys some fresh wood-fired pizza at Earth Sky Time Farm on July 16, 2015.
Enid Wonnacott, NOFA Vermont’s executive director, takes a break from her pizza baking duties to laugh with old friend and NOFA Vermont Farm-to-Community Mentor Scout Proft.
The 7/16/15 pizza social was for everyone, but it was also a “Beginning Farmer Gathering”. Pictured here, some new farmers share stories.
Bonnie and Oliver Levis pose next to their farmers market van.
Bonnie and Oliver Levis are the homesteaders at Earth Sky Time.