Sizzling Sausage Tasting with Picnic Provisions from Shelburne

December 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A little history:

Matthew McNaughton had always enjoyed making sausage at his home, and often shared his bounty with friends and neighbors. When one of those friends suggested that a wider audience might enjoy the fruits of his labor, McNaughton began to research what he could do to take his hobby to a higher level.

After talking to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, McNaughton decided to rent a room at the Mad River Food Hub in Waitsfield, which has all the Department-certified machines he needs to turn out his product. Once he was set at the Hub, he reserved a space at the Shelburne Farmer’s Market, where his business, Picnic Provisions, has been a presence for the last two years. This year, McNaughton added a new product at the market. His Scotch Eggs are soft-boiled eggs that are peeled, wrapped in breakfast sausage, breaded, fried, and then cut in half and served…