Stories from the Farm

Eat, Play, Shop — with purpose!

Rejuvenate yourself, refresh your holiday traditions and recommit to supporting your neighborhood farms. Connect with farmers who grew and made gifts and products to make your holiday feasts and celebrations special. These are full circle gifts. Give your loved ones local foods and crafts wrapped in stories –stories of local ingredients, talents, your own adventures […]

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Coming Together

As if operating on an off-kilt calendar there they came… over the river and through the woods! Cousin Kelsey reached out and next thing you knew more relatives from near and far wanted to gather and there we were twelve members of our extended family grateful for each other and our meal. It is a […]

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Nov on Farm in Photos

Some photos from our week on the farm   Still rotating our livestock on pasture even in November. Moving shelters, fences and the animals themselves.           The sows respond joyously, enjoying the grass first!                             All enjoy brassicas! This […]

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Learning Curve

On Monday afternoon as I finished an easy move of our small gaggle of new pullets, I was struck by how much they had learned in the 10 days they had been on the farm.  It may seem strange to talk about chickens learning, after all many consider them not the brightest bulbs in the […]

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Some bit of October on the Farm

While we get ready for rain (finally!) and colder weather, here are some recent photos of life on the farm!                

Blueberry, Black Currant, Beet Pancakes...Yum!

Chickens: What is the difference between fryers, broilers and stewers?

We have a variety of fresh chicken this week so here is a quick cheat sheet.  What is the difference between fryers, broilers, roasters and stew birds?   Stewing Chickens—the easy one. Stew birds are usually laying hens that have passed their prime. They are older and their meat is usually tougher and more stringy. […]

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Ode to Fall Veggies

I must admit, I am such a four season gal.  As each new season shows its colors, scents and weather, my spirits brighten.  There is so much hope at the beginning of each season – hope for things either not achieved or not achievable in the season that is ending.  Fall is no different for me. […]

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Bring on the Fall Colors

                    Fall is officially here as is fall foliage.  Our favorite part of the foliage season is when the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges are amidst a backdrop of deep greens.  We have gotten to experience this beyond the trees this week, the same color schemes […]

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Getting Turkeys to Boston…or not

Abundant harvests of this warm early fall are bringing glorious orange, reds, yellows and greens to the farmstand, foreshadowing Vermont’s famous foliage! Remembering that vibrancy and intensity of color, like taste, are indicators of nutrient density, we are thrilled not only to offer these delicacies to our community but also to have such spectacular indicators […]

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Learning to Drive, Vermont Style

We feel so lucky! Paris was a great place for our niece Chloé to grow up but it wasn’t an easy place to learn to drive nor to get officially credentialed. So just as her brother did 2 years back, she came to the farm to achieve this significant rite of passage on her way […]

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