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Maple or Caramel Milk

Back in milking season and this warmth calls forth the need for Maple Milk…but hopefully some cool nights coming up will also give us a good reason to have some warm caramel milk.  A great way to celebrate local milk, delightful 2016 Maple Syrup from Brookfield Bees, and Fat Toad Farm’s Sofi nomination caramel for a […]

Now That is a Village!

The Floating Bridge opening and celebration was amazing!       As we arrived in Hippo Park, Sandy Schmitt, VTrans Bridge engineer and Brookfield resident was scooting around with a wheel barrow tidying up final bits, green volunteer shirted folks and balloon arches were visible and the air was full of excitement and a good dose […]

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. […]

Learning as We Go

Happy New Year! We appreciate the rituals of reflection and goal setting that often accompany the calendar reset and resolve to keep using this weekly format of stories from the farm to keep you, our farm community, connected with this place, this wild experiment in mundane acts of growing food that is good for you […]

Sweet & Sweetness: Sugaring Season Brunch, Workshops & Goat Kid Love

Sunday, March 23rd 9 am to Noon           Brunch, Goat Kid Love and Maple Sugar Candy Workshop & Syrup Demos Join Floating Bridge Food and Farms at our farm for an authentic Sugaring Season Brunch  AND get some goat kid love! Breakfast/Brunch available from 9 am to Noon Enjoy a traditional […]

Heavenly, Hyper-local and perhaps even Highfalutin’!

This Sunday, Noon to 3pm in Brookfield This June Chef Lee Duberman of Ariel’sRestaurant added Cornmeal Manchego cheese waffles with Spring Vegetable Ragout, crispy leeks and Romesco sauce to her menu. They’ve been such a hit she’s taking an iteration of these savory Belgian style waffles to the Brookfield Old Town Hall this Sunday from noon until 3pm. […]

Maples: Strength and Resilience

The Veg and Berry Listserve feeds us reports from around the state about a cloudier and cooler March. Blogs from these hills echo the Eye on the Sky boys’ observations about the mid-winter feel of this April week. Thus our Spring starts have needed a bit more time than usual. Andrew has rolled with the […]

There’s A Richness in Them There Hills!

Yesterday, we had a Dig In Vermont intern at the farm.  She is interviewing a few of us Floating Bridge Food and Farms Co-op members for a short video to be featured on the Dig In site.  One of her interview questions was a simple one, but sometimes those are the best, right?  “What do […]

Living “Vermont the Movie”

  We at the farm are still feeling the high of being with many of you for a marvelous Scrag Mountain Music concert and cozy farm supper. We kept the buzz growing with two wonderful markets (Randolph Elementary School, supporting their Farm to School program, and the Northfield Winter Farmers Market) and a little DIY (do it yourself) […]

Good People. Good Food. Good Times.

This year’s annual Market Day took place in Brookfield this past Sunday, hosted by the Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative, of which we are members. It was a great day from start to finish, despite a few pesky downpours! The market was held in the Old Town Hall, and we were amongst other farms […]