A small step, but a huge leap for goodMix, our first ever farmers market in Vermont. After months of planning and research, sourcing of ingredients, setting up home in a new country and all the associated hassles, we are finally in action. Friday the 12th, thankfully not 13th, was the first production day at the Mad River Food Hub in Waitsfield, followed by the first, The Waitsfield Winter market on Valentines day. The weather may have helped us, being too cold for all but the hardest to be outside skiing in the -12 temps, regular vendors remarked that it was...
A milestone for goodMix, the first Vermont production in the Mad River Food Hub. After a introduction to the great facility, perfect for the needs of goodMix to mix and bag seeds and nuts, 380 bags were produced on Friday, with a brief break to obtain a Vermont Food Processing License. A steady start but as long as a quality item has been produced, at the end of the day thats our single focus!
Just as it's coming into summer here in Australia I'm preparing to move to Vermont and get my first taste of a New England winter. All for a great cause though: to enable our friends in the good ole US of A to be able to eat the amazing foods that make up "goodMix", Australia's favourite farmers' market natural food co.