Side Dishes: More help for Pete’s Greens
Following the catastrophic barn fire at Pete’s Greens in Craftsbury on January 12, scores of Vermonters have lent a hand. City Market donated 1 percent of its sales last weekend, raising $5201 to help rebuild the barn and buy new equipment. Vermont Public Interest Research Group has raised more than $7000.
Want to help the cause while having some winter fun? Here are a few more events to add to the calendar.
Onion River Sports’ “Frozen Onion Winter Bike Race,” starting at Morse Farm Ski Touring Center in Montpelier at 10 a.m. on February 6, will donate all proceeds from its $25 entrance fee to Pete’s Greens.
Highland Lodge Restaurant in Greensboro will host a benefit dinner on February 12.
Claire’s Restaurant & Bar in Hardwick has been reliant on ingredients from Pete’s Greens since its inception. Its March 17 St. Patrick’s Day dinner will raise funds for the farm.