Viewing entries tagged with ‘Vermont farms’

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!

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On-farm meals are a great way to experience a farm and the food they grow or the animals they raise. Enjoy a fantastic meal with people from the community who appreciate local food just like you while getting to know the farmers. There are a few on-farm meals during Open Farm Week 2017, so make it a point to go to one near (or far away from) you!

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20 June, 2017 - by Jasmyn Druge

Pick-Your-Own Locations

There's no better way to truly appreciate the freshness of Vermont berries than going and picking them yourself. Below is a list split up by county to encourage you to go pick-your-own this season! Be sure to always call the farm ahead to verify their pick-your-own hours.

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14 June, 2017 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Whiskey - a Forgotten Farm Product

If you are looking to visit Hooker Mountain Farm Distillery, don’t look for an industrial complex or warehouse – instead, keep your eyes peeled for the (possibly pants-less) 5-year-old running down the farm road to greet you. Ask that same 5-year-old how you make whiskey and he’ll tell you to start by growing the grain

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2 April, 2017 - by DigInVT Staff

Strolling of the Heifers

The 16th annual Strolling of the Heifers Festival will be June 2, 3 & 4, 2017, with the world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade stepping off at 10 a.m. sharp on Saturday, June 3, 2017 The heifers are at the front of the Parade, so don't be late! 

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13 February, 2013 - by Sile Post, Walden North Farm

Winter Growing: Vermont’s “Invincible Summer”

Snow squalls swirl round the windows, while shrill winds shake the barn cupola from where I write here on Walden North Farm in Vermont. Much of New England this weekend is wrapped in blizzards of snow “whirling wild without” (to borrow Thoreau’s words). The endless landscapes of white that weather experts are calling “epic,” is for us Vermonters, —simply another winter’s day. 

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