Start your Maple Open House Weekend adventure with Silloway Maple Farm in Randolph and explore the trail to Montpelier with places to eat, drink, play and stay along the way!

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    Bent Hill Brewery

    1972 Bent Hill Road Braintree, VT 05060

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    Located in the hills of the Braintree mountains we brew very unique and diverse beers. Using a large array of ingredients we produce some of the finest quality beers in the state of VT, using as many local ingredients as we can as well as our own well water. We have 10 rotation taps at the brewery for growler fills as well a stocked fridge with a rotating arrangement of specialty beers.

    Stop by to see the views and visit out small nano brewery and taste whats brewing in Braintree.


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    Bragg Farm Sugar House & Gift Shop

    1005 VT Route 14 North East Montpelier, VT 05651
    802-223-5757 or 1-800-376-5757

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    The Bragg Family has been producing Vermont Syrup for 8 generations. Our syrup is made the traditional way, using buckets and a wood-fired evaporator. We invite you to visit our farm store and sugarhouse year-round!

    You can visit this maple sugar maker during Maple Open House Weekend, March 25th and 26th, 2017!

    Hours: SAT 8:30am - 6pm SUN 8:30am - 6pm

    Highlights: Visit our traditional family-operated sugarhouse offering free maple tours & tastings.We sugar with 2200 buckets and a wood-fired evaporator. Visitors are welcome to walk through the maple woods. Sugar-on-snow will be served Saturday & Sunday 12pm-5pm. Watch sap boiling in the sugarhouse and sample the new maple syrup! Enjoy live fiddle music both days 12pm - 5pm.

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    Brookfield Bees

    1148 Kibbee Road Brookfield, VT 05036

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    Brookfield Bees is a small apiary located in Brookfield, VT. Our hives are located on our own property as well as on the properties of several neighboring farms. An observation hive in the barn makes it easy for visitors to watch the bees at work.

    In addition to raw and cut comb honey, we make soap, lip balm, shea butter skin therapy and candles from the products of our hives. In the fall, in conjunction with several neighbors, we collect apples from trees in the neighborhood that we cut, grind and press into fresh cider. We use a portion of our cider to make Boiled Apple Cider Syrup, a product with the consistency of maple syrup and a strong taste of apple.

    You can visit this maple sugar maker during Maple Open House Weekend, March 25th and 26th, 2017!

    Hours: SAT 10am - 2pm SUN 10am - 2pm

    Highlights: Brookfield Bees has approximately 500 taps. We collect our sap primarily in buckets, but also have some tubing. Our operation is pretty basic with a wood fired arch, no R/O and no vacuum. Snacks and hot mulled cider are complimentary for visitors who make it.

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    Capital City Winter Farmers Market

    Montpelier High School Montpelier, VT 05602

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    Our market provides area residents and visitors with a place to buy the freshest produce, directly from local growers, and in turn support Vermont’s agricultural economy. In addition to our farmers, we feature a variety of bakers, food producers, and artisans that use farm products, giving consumers a full marketplace of local quality goods.

    Our Thanksgiving Holiday Market is Saturday, November 19th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at City Hall

    The rest of the schedule goes as follows:
    December: 3 & 17
    January: 7 & 21
    February: 4 & 18
    March: 4 & 18
    April: 1 & 15

    Check out the summer market!

    Accepts EBT and Debit Cards

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    Devil's Den Farm Bed & Breakfast

    396 Vt. Rt. 110 Chelsea, VT 05038

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    We bought the family farm! Our grandparents raised their ten children here. Make our farm your home base for visiting family and friends, vacations or business. Two rooms, one suite, private baths, braided rugs, quilts, continental breakfast in our country kitchen. Purchase our Maple Syrup, ask about our secluded Rolfe Place cabin. Shared kitchen space may be available upon request.

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    Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery

    4373 VT RTE 12 Berlin, VT 05602

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    Fresh Tracks Farm produces award-winning wines from our 14 acres of vineyards. We also produce Maple Syrup and jam on the farm. Established in 2003, our Berlin, VT vineyard has grown to 14 acres. With the opening of our winery in 2006, we are delighted to be bringing fine, local wines to Central Vermont.

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    High Hill Inn Bed and Breakfast

    265 Green Rd East Montpelier, VT 05651
    (802) 223-3623

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    We are a 5 bedroom bed & breakfast located off Towne Hill Rd 3 miles to downtown Montpelier. The property spans 47 acres - 27 acres of forest, 20 acres of rolling meadows & pastures - and is home to spectacular views of the Green Mountains & Sugarbush Ski Resort, as well as a number of goats, horses, and chickens.

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    Hollister Hill Farm and B&B

    2193 Hollister Hill Rd. Marshfield, VT 05658
    802 454 7725

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    Our store is open daily 9am-5pm.

    The best decision we ever made was moving to Vermont back in 1972. Maybe one of the best decisions you’ll make this year is to stay at our Bed and Breakfast and visit our farm.

    Vermont is truly a special place and one of the things that make it so special is its working landscape. We had no idea that we would become farmers but one cow changed our lives forever. Starting out as back-to-the-landers, to full blown dairy farmers, to B&B hosts and diversified farmers, the many twist and turns in our farming career have led us back to milking four lovely Jersey cows once again.

    Our guests love this place and appreciate the fact that we share our lifestyle with them. They write in our guest book that we are friendly and warm, our farm raised food for our breakfasts, exceptional, and conversations enjoyable and interesting. Folks feel that they learn and share a lot while they are here. Once you are in Vermont and stay at our farm, you will experience a gentler way of living on this planet. We hope that this feeling will stay in your thoughts and hearts for a long time to come. We invite you to visit this place we call home.

    First opened in 2001, we started offering for sale our own naturally/organically raised Beefalo beef, pork, chickens, turkeys, eggs and maple syrup. All 100% anti-biotic and hormone-free products and produced right here at our farm. Folks from all over the area came and enjoyed our products, these were the early days of the localvore movement. Our customers and especially the kids love being on the farm and visiting with the animals. Our animals are raised with the utmost of care and respect. They have a happy, healthy life while they are here at Hollister Hill Farm.

    In 2009 we had the opportunity to expand the farm store. Not only did we make it bigger but we made it more energy efficient. We are now selling organic vegetables and berries from Lee’s garden as well. But, the most wonderful part of this opportunity, we were able to start milking a few cows again. Many of our customers when asked if they would be interested in buying raw milk from us were very enthusiastic. So, we added a milk room/dairy equipment and bought four lovely Jersey cows. Having dairy cows on our farm again makes our farm feel complete.

    You now have the opportunity to be a localvore yourself. At our farm you will find small farm raised food at fair prices.

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    Hunger Mountain Co-op

    623 Stone Cutters Way Montpelier, VT 05602

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    Hunger Mountain Co-op is committed to the sustainability of local food artisans, organic farmers, and meat/poultry producers and offers a diverse selection of locally baked breads, artisan cheeses, and specialty wine & beer. Our deli/cafe features prepared foods, salads, meats, fish, and a wonderful coffee bar.

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    Morse Block Deli

    260 North Main Street Barre, VT 05641

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    The Morse Block Deli is located in the heart of Barre, VT- and locals are calling it “The Best Sandwich Shop in the Heart of Vermont”! MBD uses premium meats and cheeses produced locally and in-house, locally baked breads from La Panciata in Northfeild and sources a large portion of its produce locally. Everything that can be made in house, is. From The amazing Corned Beef and Apple-Caraway Sauerkraut on the Reuben, to the house mayo, mustards, and dressings. Craft Beer is a thing too. Sourcing fresh, hoppy beers from New England, and high quality brews from around the world, MBD's selection is focused on quality. The Deli also caters events ranging from office and board meetings, to football parties and private events. Anything from sandwich and deli platters, to multi-coursed special events and vending spaces.

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    Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks

    1168 County Rd Montpelier, VT 05602

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    Free sugar house tours and tasting, multimedia displays in a real woodshed theater, a nature trail, country store, and an outdoor Vermont farm life museum make up the Morse Farm experience, and sprinkled throughout, are whimsical carved folklife characters created by Burr Morse.

    Our hours shift with the seasons, but we are always open 7 days a week.

    Summer: Memorial Day Weekend (May 28th)- Labor Day we are open 9 am – 8 pm

    Fall: Labor Day – December 24th we are open 9 am – 6 pm

    (We close at 3 pm Dec 24th and Dec 31st. We will be closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)

    Winter/Spring: December 26th – May 27th we are open 9 am – 5 pm

    The rest of the year, guided tours available for a small fee at 11 am and 1 pm. Tours last about 20 minutes and include a sweet treat! Call for additional tour times during summer and fall (802.223.2740).

    You can visit this maple sugar maker during Maple Open House Weekend, March 25th and 26th, 2017!

    Hours: SAT 10am - 4pm SUN 10am - 4pm

    Sugar-on-snow 10am-4pm both days.
    Sap boiled hotdogs noon-2pm both days. Proceeds will benefit Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra.
    Barr Hill Gin onsite serving Vermont cocktails Saturday, noon-4pm.
    Maple Bakeoff Saturday 10am-4pm (Bring prepared maple dishes and get a free pint of maple syrup. Winner gets a grand prize). SunCommon Solar demonstrations all day Saturday.
    North Branch Vineyards wine tasting Sunday, noon-4pm.

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    Neighborly Farms of Vermont

    1362 Curtis Road Randolph Center, VT 05061

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    Robert and Linda Dimmick have a passion for the land and animals. That's why Neighborly Farms is a totally organic farm. This means the farm is operated in complete harmony with the land and animals-no antibiotics or commercial fertilizers. Just pure and natural techniques that keep the cows healthy and happy and the dairy products wholesome and chemical free.

    You can feel good about the dairy produced at Neighborly Farms of Vermont. Robert and Linda are getting back to basics at Neighborly Farms-being good stewards of the beautiful surroundings and animals and sharing the results by producing the best pure and natural dairy products possible. Come visit the farm. We'll show you the cows at milking time and how we make our tasty organic cheeses.

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    Silloway Maple

    1303 Boudro Rd Randolph Center, VT 05061

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    The Silloway Family has been sugaring since 1942 in Randolph Center, Vermont. Tradition pairs with the latest advancements in technology to produce the finest maple syrup and products from the healthiest trees. Our family owned and operated facilities run on solar power and our sap is boiled over a traditional wood-fired arch.

    You can visit this maple sugar maker during Maple Open House Weekend, March 25th and 26th, 2017!

    Hours: SAT 10am - 6pm SUN 10am - 6pm (call ahead for actual boiling hours)

    Highlights: Come learn about one of Vermont's oldest traditions. See our family owned and operated maple operation - stand in the sweet steam on the second-floor viewing platform, see seventy solar panels powering the sugarhouse, try sugar on snow, hotdogs boiled in sap, and take home blue ribbon winning maple syrup, candy, cream, sugar, and maple nuts. We tap 6,200 trees, and you are welcome to bring a picnic and hike in the woods.

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    Skinny Pancake - Montpelier, The

    89 Main Street Montpelier, VT 05602

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    The Skinny Pancake is a unique creperie/coffee house in two locations: Burlington & Montpelier VT. We started our food company with a cart on Church Street in Burlington in the summer of 2003. Over the past several years, we have expanded the business to include a fair & festival tour business, a catering operation and finally a restaurant--first in Burlington & the Mini Skinny in Montpelier.

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