Summer Farm Jam and Guide Launch

Heady Vermont is excited to announce the upcoming Summer Farm Jam and New England Cannabis Guide Launch, scheduled for Saturday, July 20 from noon – 8pm at Brattleboro’s historic Bordertown Farm, and sponsored by area hemp and CBD store Vermont Hempicurean.

This event’s Southern Vermont location – and proximity to neighboring cities and New England states – is intended to draw in a regional audience, with an estimated attendance of 500+ mostly coming from Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and New York.

The event will feature will feature workshops on growing, making and processing, a genetics swap, exhibitors, food trucks, live music including a set by Dopapod guitarist Rob Compa and designated consumption areas. The Farm Jam will also host a book signing of the cannabis courtesy book “Higher Etiquette” by Lizzie Post, co-president of the Emily Post Institute.

The Summer Farm Jam is also the official launch of The New England Cannabis Guide, a comprehensive, full-color magazine showcasing New England cannabis businesses and attractions, and aimed at canna-curious consumers visiting or living in the Northeast. Learn more about the guide here – we’ll be launching a dedicated website soon at headynewengland.com.

Ticket prices: $20 for general public, $10 for Heady Vermont members.

Scroll down for info on lodging, exhibiting and sponsorship, schedule and MORE! Thanks to our major event and Guide sponsors: Vermont Hempicurean, Sarabia Holistic, Coyote River Hemp Company and MCR Labs.

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Exhibitors & Sponsors

Want to sponsor this event? Contact our ad team!

Interested in vending? Follow the payment link below to reserve your spot. We have a limited number of spots for this event, so sign up soon!

Exhibitor Payment: $175

NOTE: Includes 10×10 booth space. Vendors must provide their own tent and table. Tables are available for rent. You must request a table by Wednesday, July 17 so we can plan ahead – thanks!





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Schedule

Box Office opens at 11:30 a.m. Shuttle service from the nearby Brattleboro Area Middle School (where general attendees may park) begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. We ask that people please not arrive early!

Event Hours:
12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20

We’ll have cloning, growing, processing and ‘making’ workshops, with a focus on live demos and hands-on action with take-home goodies.

July 20 Summer Farm Jam and Guide Launch Schedule

11:30 AM Doors Open / Shuttle Service Begins
12:00 PM Official Farm Jarm start time
1:30-2:15 PM Workshop 1: Sarabia Holistic – Discussing mind, body, and spirit. Food for a healthy mind, mind exercises, self-awareness, and spiritual exercises Main Barn
2:00 PM Lizzie Post Book Signing Heady Table
3:00-4:15 PM Workshop 2: Realigning with Nature – Regenerative Farming Strategies for Cannabis and Beyond with Andy Loughney, Bravo Botanicals. Earth’s soil has the potential to be an enormous carbon sink. Learn how to regenerate our ecosystem by farming cannabis using specific strategies. Main Barn
4:00 PM Heady Announcements – Music from Meadow & Mowgli of The Melting Nomads Stage
4:00-5:00 PM Genetics Exchange Main Barn
4:30-5:15 PM Workshop 3: Propagation by Cutting – Cloning workshop with Pete McMahon, LiquidSun. Hands-on workshop – participants will learn about cloning in rockwool, coco fiber, and commercial rooting plugs, and be able to take home clones. Main Barn
6:00 PM Rob Compa of Dōpapod Stage
8:00 PM Music Ends; Event end time Stage/Field

Music

4:00PM: Meadow and Mowgli of The Melting Nomads

Meadow Eliz is an intuitive singer and song writer, as well as dancer-artist-creator-jeweler- from the Adirondacks of New York. She has recorded various solo and collaborative works as well as two albums with a duo project called Swimming in Speakers. She lent her vocals to Lucid for three albums before the forming of The Melting Nomads. As a statement of purpose, she has expressed that “the development of an innate and beauteous flow of intention is the real underlying proof of the success of our existence”. If perhaps the moment is all we may know – the conscious choice to truly experience the fleeting yet eternal resonance of such can be ushered with the sonic purity of an earnest call unto the universe with song.

Mowgli Giannitti is an active and diverse artist, trained in jazz and classical practice and theory, currently working with musicians whose careers span the globe and industry, and engaged in an extreme range of styles and sounds including Opera, Jazz, Jam Rock, Contemporary Classical, Folk, Funk, Bluegrass, Old-Time, Celtic, Latin, and Free Jazz. Mowgli attended Bennington College with a focus in contemporary composition, jazz bass, and classical voice, where he studied under Allen Shawn, Kitty Brazelton, Michael Bisio, Bruce Williamson, Nick Brooke, and Thomas Bogdan. He has since pursued further studies under composer/author W.A. Matthieu.
Mowgli currently performs primarily in the northeastern United States as a bassist/vocalist in the bands The Melting Nomads, The Terrible Mountain String Band, Satyrdagg, The Heavy Nettles, and as a solo artist, but can often be found as a substitute for just about anything. He is currently working on a soon-to-be-released EP of original songs, performed by Satyrdagg, a slew of jazz and folk arrangements, and a long-form composition for strings, horns, SATB, and rhythm section titled Visarjana.

6:00 PM: Rob Compa of Dōpapod

After nearly a decade of non-stop touring with improvisational rock band, dōpapod, Rob Compa and his bandmates took a step back for 2018.  During this time, Rob chose to focus on songs.  As he navigated his own writing and unique topical content, Rob discovered a creative thread: it’s not all up to one person.  The relatable characters of his tunes speak honestly among Rob’s signature complex chord structures and fearless melodies.  These songs will be released in 2019 on Rob’s first solo record.  In the meantime, he is flexing his musical muscles performing live, both solo and as a part of other projects.

Lodging

Camping

Fort Dummer State Park, a beautiful state park located just a short drive/walk up the road from Bordertown Farm, sprawls across 217 acres of forest land.

The campground at Fort Dummer has 50 tent/trailer sites and 10 lean-to sites. These are located in two adjacent areas and are served by two toilet buildings, both with coin-operated hot showers. There is a sanitary dump station, but there are no hookups. Also located within the park is a small picnic area, hiking trails (one of which leads to a swimming hole) and a large open field.

Reserve your campground here on the Vermont State Parks website.

Hotels

The venue is located a short distance from downtown Brattleboro, a short drive from several nearby hotels. Here are a couple options:

The Hampton Inn Brattleboro: 1378 Putney Road, Brattleboro, Vermont, 05301

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites: 100 Chickering DriveBrattleboroVermont 05301

 

Directions

Directions

Brattleboro is a delightful crossroads, conveniently located with a couple hours of several large cities and most of New England. Please do not park at the venue. Park at the nearby Brattleboro Area Middle School, where shuttles will be running pickups every 15-30 minutes all day.

PARKING ADDRESS FOR GPS:

Brattleboro Area Middle School
109 Sunny Acres
Brattleboro, VT 05301

GOOGLE MAPS

Here’s the Farm Jam parking location on Google Maps!

 

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