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Explore the Mad River Valley

Contributed by: Vermont Fresh Network

The Mad River Valley is one of Vermont's most majestic areas. Whatever your outdoor inclination, you'll find adventure waiting around every corner. The rich farmland and commitment to a local way of life means small, independent and locally driven businesses--giving one of Vermont's biggest tourist destinations a welcoming, small town community feel.

Hartshorn Organic Farm

Vermont farm producing certified organic vegetables & fruits. They also produce maple syrup, have pick your own (PYO) organic berries, and a farm stand open 7 days per week.

Knoll Farm

Specializing in certified organic blueberries and grass-fed Icelandic lamb, stop by their farm stand June - August for PYO blueberries. Call ahead for a farm tour.

Waitsfield Farmers Market

Saturday’s from May through October, the whole community turns out on the Mad River Green for live music, fresh produce, Vermont cheese, and local artisans.  

Lawson's Finest Liquids Taproom

Visit the family-friendly Lawson's tasting room for their famous beers, plus cider, wine, and local specialty foods for pairing. Enjoy a four season beer garden and see the brewing process in the building next door. 

Mad River Taste Place 

Mad River Taste Place offers the best cheese counter in Vermont (it should, the Vermont Cheese Council has their office there) plus a wide range of Vermont specialty products and beverages. Learn about local producers with in-store displays, and check their calendar for special events. 

The Kitchen at The Store

 From linens, to pottery, to kitchen supplies and Vermont specialty foods, this is a store for your favorite chef.  Take one of their many culinary classes and you'll be sure to learn something new.

Inn at the Round Barn

Take in the Mad River Valley from this stylish and popular historic inn. Set on  perennial and organic gardens with a beautiful round barn.

American Flatbread at Lareau Farm

 The original home of American Flatbread offers a casual and entertaining evening of good food for the whole family.  They don't take reservations. So be sure to show up at 4pm to get on the list . After that grab a drink and hang out by the fire. 

This romantic inn offers a relaxed and intimate setting. Perfect for a weekend getaway to explore the Mad River Valley. 

Mad River Distillers - Warren Distillery

Schedule a distillery tour and learn how they make their Vermont made Rum, Whiskey and their Revolution Rye.  They also have a tasting room in Burlington, Vermont where you can shop for cocktail accessories, buy Vermont made spirits and have a specialty cocktail.

 

Best Season to Visit

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Hartshorn Organic Farm
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Hartshorn Organic Farm

We are a VOF certified organic Vermont farm producing and selling delicious, healthy vegetables and fruits from our roadside farm stand. CSA shares and pick...

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Knoll Farm
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Knoll Farm

Knoll farm in the Mad River Valley specializes in certified organic blueberries and grass-fed icelandic lamb. Their PYO and farmstand are open every day in...

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Waitsfield Farmers Market
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Waitsfield Farmers Market

The Waitsfield Farmers Market can be found on the Mad River Green in Waitsfield, Vermont on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. It runs from the...

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Lawson's Finest Liquids Taproom
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Lawson's Finest Liquids Taproom

The Lawson's tap room offers an extensive list of beers to sample or purchase in their retail store, along with wine, hard cider, and non-alcoholic...

Mad River Taste Place
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Mad River Taste Place

The Mad River Taste Place is a learning center, tasting gallery, retail store and gathering place focused on local, artisan food and drink. Over 100...

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The Kitchen at The Store
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The Kitchen at The Store

Whether it's one of our culinary series classes taught by our in house instructor, or a demo class by a famous guest chef, the low...

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Inn at the Round Barn
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Inn at the Round Barn

245 acres of pristine farm land, a restored round barn and a farmhouse turned world class inn/bed and breakfast right in the heart of Vermont...

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American Flatbread at Lareau Farm
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American Flatbread at Lareau Farm

Lareau Farm was the original home to American Flatbread in Waitsfield. It is also one of the Mad River Valley’s first farms, established in 1794....

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Mad River Distillers - Warren Distillery
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Mad River Distillers - Warren Distillery

Mad River Distillers is a craft distillery located in Warren, Vermont. We are committed to using local and organic products in our mash bills (the...

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