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Join us for Open Farm Week

  Of course, our farmstand is open every day of every week, so no need to WAIT until Open Farm Week, but there are a few special offers from our farm and our partners that week, August 16-20.   Thursday, August 17th we are hosting Scarecrow Making & Farm Tours The Farm Tour will include pigs and […]

Corn is getting bigger!

This photo shows both our excitement about this year’s experiment with the Native American Three Sisters companion approach (Corn, Beans & Squash)  and are thankfulness that our sprayer for foliar feeding is finally working.  Nice work on pump replacement Mari.   So the corn is looking good so far, but we’ll see what happens.  Today […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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?”.                   […]

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 […]

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. […]