25 July 2017 - by Vera Simon-Nobes

Date Night on the Farm

Nothing says love like the freshest food and a beautiful landscape. This August, bring your sweetheart on a rural adventure to a farm where producers and chefs come together to create outstanding meals. There's still time to book your dinners during Vermont Open Farm Week!


Farmers Table Dinner 
August 15 | Valley Dream Farm 
Cambridge, VT 

Family style Chef dinner and farm hayride tour. Every dinner is uniquely delicious

Farm to Fork Dinner and Movie 
August 16 | Sandiwood Farm 
Wolcott, VT  
A unique, tasty buffet dinner with local sides featuring farm-grown produce and of course dessert. Complimentary bar beverage for advanced reservations
August 16 | Trillium Hill Farm 
Hinesburg, VT 

Join farmers Sara, James, and Ruby from Trillium Hill Farm on Wednesday, August 16 from 5-9 for an evening of wood-fired pizza, music, drinks, and farm tours. This casual dinner is rain or shine. Trillium Hill Farm is a diverse beef and vegetable farm located in the heart of Hinesburg village

August 17 | Maple Wind Farm 
Richmond, VT 

Enjoy lawn games, a local fiddler, and a chance to view the farm's chick brooding facilities. Fried chicken will be sold by the bucket or the plate, and locally made Sisters of Anarchy ice cream will be available to purchase, too!

August 18 | Trollhaugen Farm 
Newfane, VT 

Savory gluten free galette dinner and crêpe dessert, served in the middle of the garden

August 18 | Rebop Farm 
Brattleboro, VT 

Enjoy the views from our hill-top and a multi-course dinner showcasing the abundance of our own farm raised meats, veggies, fruits, and dairy

August 18 | Silloway Maple
Randolph, VT 

It's breakfast for dinner! Join Silloway Maple sugarmakers for a pancake supper in their Randolph, Vermont sugarhouse. Enjoy watermelon, pancakes, sausage, and their award-winning maple syrup from their wood-fired evaporator

Friday Night Pizza
August 18 | Crossmolina Farm 
Corinth, VT 

Come out to the farm and check out the latest, freshest produce, fresh eggs and other local goodies like mushrooms, local cheese, medicinal herb products and fresh artisan bread baked right on the farm!

August 19 | Valley Dream Farm 
Cambridge, VT 
Family style Chef dinner and farm hayride tour. Every dinner is uniquely delicious

August 20 | Floating Bridge Co-op and Green Mountain Girls Farm 
Brookfield, VT 

Green Mountain Girls Farm meats, fruit, herbs and veggies together with contributions from others in the Floating Bridge Food and Farms Cooperative will be prepared and served by Chef Lee Duberman and Richard Fink who will host the dinner in their backyard, overlooking Sunset Lake in Brookfield, a quintessential Vermont village


Interested in something sweet? Don't miss these romantic excursions:

August 17 | Champlain Orchards and Cidery 
Shoreham, VT

Join head cidermaker Jeren Stoneman at our brand new tasting room for a guided cider tasting

August 19 | Brookfield Bees
Brookfield, VT 

Choose honey to taste from our worldwide collection and compare to our wild flower honey. There will also be a brief tour of the maple sugar set-up and honey extraction process (not actively doing these). A woods walk to bee hive location option as well

August 15 | Crossmolina Farm 
Corinth, VT 

Join us for a group poetry reading as we tour the gardens and pastures of Crossmolina Farm. Bring your favorite farm-themed poem - either your own or someone else's - we will tour the farm finding beautiful and appropriate places to share the poems and ponder the beauty of an August evening on a local farm

August 20 | Shat Acres Farm 
Plainfield, VT 

Enjoy the farm,​and depending on good weather, bring a picnic​ and blanket, a book or crossword puzzle, and of course your camera! Take in the sweeping​ mountain and valley views while learning how Janet and Ray respectfully provide customers with healthy, locally and humanely raised meat. Beef will be available to sample and purchase


Once you get to Vermont, you'll surely want to stay. Sleep late, sip slowly, and take in the beauty of the Green Mountain State from one of these quintessential lodging experiences: 
Rochester, VT
Marshfield, VT
Northfield, VT