Browse by Tag: agritourism

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Journal de Montreal – Great weekend trip

Travel writer Marie-France Bornais included a farmstay as a key piece of her weekend trip from Quebec.  With family from Québec, it is always a treat to have Canadians at the farm.  Nous aimons les visiteurs du Canada, les francophones et les anglophones.   Pour les francophones de prés et de loin, profitez de cet article […]

Celebrating Community & the Floating Bridge

The Floating Bridge is a notable landmark and a special gathering spot.  So special that it is the namesake for our cooperative of local businesses that offer people the opportunity to experience small farm living, locally raised farm products, and the seasonal beauty of Central Vermont’s working agricultural landscape, the Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative. […]

Sun Stock! Farmhouse Bone Broth with a Flare

We know it is a great responsibility to do things right when farming at the top of the watershed. Our snow pack is making its way with the first April showers into our mountain streams. Eventually it will join the Dog River, then the Winooski, and into Lake Champlain, the Richelieu River and the Gulf […]

Exploring Agritourism in Quebec

Early Wednesday morning Laura and Mari joined thirty-five farmers, tourism and farm support professionals boarding a tour bus for a 2-day exploration of agritourism sites in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The big lessons of the trip are still percolating to clarity but one thing is certain, we had fun and are grateful especially for the chance […]