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Pics and Gratitude of the Week

Safe to say a week with 50 degrees and raining as well as 90 degrees and blazing takes its toll on farmers and all that we tend.  That said, we have weathered it decently and are thrilled with the change in temps.  We share with you a few moments (in images & videos) that boosted […]

A Painted Turtle returning to the pond...

Coming Together

Thanks to all for supporting local farms and musicians who go all out.  It was a treat to host a great crowd and as always an inspiration to have Scrag Mountain Music at the farm.  May you all continue to support this broad range of local efforts.

farm supper in farmstand

Radiating Influence

A visit from “retreating” (advancing?) members of the Intervale’s Board of Directors last week gave us a refreshing opportunity to reflect in the middle of an action-packed week. We left the exchange inspired by the conversations. We were asked “How has the work of the Intervale Center influenced your farm?” First of all, Intervale’s slogan […]

ramona greeting interval board on tour

Eating Well on Farmstays

 We were profiled as the Farm, Farmstay in Eating Well Magazine’s Travel Issue this year. “See the operation behind the Farmer’s Market stand.  Laura Olsen and Mari Omland grow organic vegetables and raise pastured poultry, pigs and goats on their 40 acre farm in Northfield, VT.  Collect eggs, feed sows Ramona Quimby and Amelia Bedelia […]

march 2017 Eating well farmstay

Parents.com on Farmstays for Families

  Parents Magazine chose to profile us in their piece on great Farm Stays in each state.                           In truth, we are a great farmstay whether you have kids or not, though we love the multi-generational farmstays. Check out info on our Barn […]

parents farmstay blurb

Hot and Fueled by Greens

This week was hot, so hot that we’d find the sows starting their day in their mud baths.  I must say, there were moments I was a bit jealous and it was clear they were thinking, “Didn’t we just have snow in the past 2 weeks?”.                   […]

arugula and mizuna pesto (1)

Wall Street Journal Suggests “Vacation on a Vermont Farm”

  The Wall Street Journal did a feature on 5 Vermont Farmstays in their Off Duty Travel section.  Check out the entire story and see our profile, including highlighting a unique opportunity to enjoy world-class chamber music on the farm through out partnership with Scrag Mountain Music. “A hands-on animal farm: Watch the goats exhibit […]

WSJ farmstay headline

Goat Appreciation at Green Mountain Girls Farm

Journalist/Blogger Stacey Brandt stumbled across our farm and one of our farm experiences and wrote about her time at the farm for Seven Days.  She captured the reactions we receive from so many visitors from near and far.  Glad she and her friend enjoyed the visit and were able to craft such an enjoyable story. […]

Seven days stacey brandt goat appreciation

Open Farm Week!

So much happens on a farm, especially in the growing season.  Most of it beyond what customers get to see, especially since most people who buy from farms get their products at the market, store or a delivery. This week, is Open Farm Week in Vermont – a chance for people to get out and […]

fat toad with alaina pinto

Experiencing Farms

Even though photosynthesis is one of nature’s finest miracles and plants around the farm are showing us every color imaginable, it is the farm animals that attract many of our visitors. When booking custom tours goats often are the lead draw, though pigs on pasture are a close second.  But inevitably the poultry on pasture […]

Roberto with tourists and sows