On June 1, 2016

Trek to Taste celebrates local food and local trails in 8th year

Courtesy of Trek to Taste

Ice cream is scooped at one of the tasting locations along a previous Trek to Taste in Woodstock.

Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m. — WOODSTOCK — The 8th annual Trek to Taste—a celebration of local food and local trails—will be Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in Woodstock.

This free event is community co-generated with collaboration by more than 30 area organizations. It takes place on the trails of the National Park and in Woodstock’s town parks. Trek to Taste combines healthy activities, farm fresh food, music, the arts, and local history into one fun-filled day.

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Several special Centennial initiatives will be launched at this year’s Trek to Taste. Highlights of the day include:

  • Guided walks leave the Forest Center at 10:30 a.m. and noon
  • National Park postage stamp launch at 10:30 a.m.
  • Farm fresh food samples along the trails
  • Arts and crafts, trail games, quests and community health exhibits
  • Ice cream social from 1-3 p.m.

The Annette C. Compton Fiertz Trail Stewardship Award announcement and recognition for the artists of the sculpture exhibit by New England Sculptors Association at 2 p.m.

For a full schedule of events and more information, visit trektotaste.info.

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