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2023 Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont Annual Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM
on: Philo Ridge Farm,
2766 Mt. Philo Road
Charlotte, Vermont 05445

Guest Speaker: Gail Kirby
Topic: “Herbs for Health”

About Philo Ridge Farm

Philo Ridge Farm is a beautiful 400-acre productive, diversified farm at the forefront of innovation and conversation around food grown on the land. Fifty acres are used as certified organic vegetable, flower, herb, and fruit gardens. Focus is on grass-fed & pasture raised lived livestock growing cattle, pigs, chickens, eggs, and sheep.  


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Tentative Meeting Schedule

Subject to change.

9:30 - 10:00 am    Registration - Meet and Greet
10:00 am              Business Meeting – Jo Fretz – Co-President

                             Installation of incoming officers (2023-2025)
11:30 am              Lunch and socializing
12:30 pm              Guest Speaker – Gail Kirby – “Herbs for Health”
1:30 pm                Auction results

Garden Tours are available (approximately 45 minutes)
Ridge and Production Gardens - appreciate seeing the aesthetic beauty of the ridge garden, and the "behind the scenes"  utility of what it takes to produce the amount of fruit, vegetables, and flowers to sustain the farm, in the production gardens. 

Silent Auction: Each club is asked to bring an auction item(s) for our fundraising raffle. On arrival leave item at the registration table. Take home a special treat.

Attention: Club President/representative – Bring club yearbooks & brochures to share and network. There will be an available table to place your materials on

by Suzanne-Bushnell
Harpswell GC -ME

Swallowtails Mating
by Diane Roberts
GC of Madison, CT

by Jen Hohenboken; Mountain GC NH; Nature Category

by Jen Hohenboken
Mountain GC NH
Nature Category

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