Wood Artisan Vendor Information
Working farms and forests give Vermont its beautiful rural character and unique sense of place while serving as an important part of the economy for many communities throughout the state. This fall, one event celebrates those great aspects of Vermont.
The Vermont Woodworking & Forest Festival will be held on Saturday & Sunday, September 23-24, 2017 in Woodstock, Vermont. The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association will partner with Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and the Billings Farm & Museum for a premier foliage weekend event! Join the celebration of Vermont’s working landscape with your unique products that represent the best of Vermont.
Location: Billings Farm & Museum is located at 5302 Old River Road (Rte. 12), Woodstock, VT 05091-0489. (GPS address: 69 Old River Road).
Event setup: Friday, September 22, 2017 from 5:15pm-8:00pm & Saturday, September 24 before the show opens.
Event dates/hours: Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.
Space options: There are three buildings that can sell and/or demonstrate your product on the grounds of the Billings Farm; the main visitor center loft, and two exterior barns. You can also take outdoor lawn space to sell and/or demonstrate making product. Indoor spaces feature barnboard flooring and walls. Lighting, accessories, & signage can be hung from the barnboard. Outdoor lawn space is available for those who desire to be outside, tents are optional, but recommended for protection from sun/weather. Electricity is not available outside.
Inside Loft space:
Outdoor lawn space:
“The attendance was strong, particularly on Saturday, and attendees were there specifically for the Wood Festival”, Scott Duffy, Rockledge Farm Woodworks, Vendor since 2007
“Billings farm was a great location with new customers. I am looking forward to seeing this new event grow“, Brent Karner, Clearlake Furniture
“Hanging out in the buildings and grounds take you to a distant, attractive era that blends right into what this show represents… people that still work with the trees of Vermont; that create with their hands, objects with the same timeless value that make the farm so interesting“, Breeze Verdant, T. Breeze Verdant, Marquetry & Inlay