King Arthur Flour Celebrates Fall with Second Annual Bakers' Harvest Festival in Norwich
Conference, Tasting Supper & Festival Feature Inspiration For Fall Baking
Norwich, Vermont – August 13, 2014 – King Arthur Flour invites the public to attend its second annual Bakers' Harvest Festival at the company's flagship campus in Norwich, VT The public celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 7.
"Last year's Harvest Festival was a huge hit with our customers," says John Tunnicliffe, director of the company’s store, bakery/café, and baking education center. "Education center director Susan Miller has worked hard to create a really terrific lineup for our Bakers’ Harvest Conference. The whole weekend promises to be a fun time, with something for every member of the family."
The celebration will include hands-on baking education; interactive activities for kids and adults, and our live professional baking competition – “Scratched” – featuring Jeffrey Hamelman from the Bakery, Robyn Sargent from the Baking Education Center, and Susan Reid from the famed King Arthur Flour test kitchen.
The festival will also feature two live performances by Vermont's own singer/songwriter Jon Gailmor.
Leading up to the public festivities, on September 4 and 5, King Arthur Flour will host a baking education conference as well as a tasting supper for pre-registered attendees. The conference features hands-on classes and seminars with King Arthur Flour's experts and special guest instructors, including Gesine Bullock-Prado and James MacGuire, former White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier, author Richard Miscovich, and more.
The tasting supper, a fundraiser to benefit Hunger Free Vermont, is scheduled for Friday, September 5. Diners will savor specialties from the Upper Valley's most popular restaurants, enjoy a glass of wine or local brew, celebrate fresh foods, and – the icing on the cake – help combat hunger in Vermont.
Find a complete schedule of events and register for the conference and tasting supper at kingarthurflour.com/bakers-harvest.
About King Arthur Flour
King Arthur Flour is America's oldest flour company and premier baking resource, offering ingredients and inspiration to bakers everywhere since 1790. The company's high-quality flour is available in supermarkets nationwide. More than 3,500 tested and trusted baking tools, ingredients, and recipes are available online at kingarthurflour.com. Headquartered in Norwich, Vermont, King Arthur Flour became 100% employee-owned in 2004, a founding B (Beneficial) Corporation in 2007, and sponsor of 1% for the Planet in 2014.