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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 […]

Ode to January

Oh, January how I love thee.  A brand new year and the demands of the growing season seem so far away!  So many possibilities for house projects, cooking experiments, rest, relaxation..oh and of course that backlog of important personal, administrative, and planning projects that have been pushed aside for more urgent demands.  Oh, how I […]

Cultivating Meaningful Holidays

Rejuvenate yourself and refresh your holiday traditions. Connect with farmers who grew and made gifts and products to make your holiday feasts and celebrations special. These are full circle gifts. Gifts you give wrapped in stories –stories of local ingredients, talents, your own adventures getting them. And take pride that your purchases are investments in […]

Localvore Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Cookies are well-loved in our household…one of the favorite sweets and best served with the other favorite, Strafford Ice Cream.   This is a favorite family recipe, updated for sustainable local eating! Bye, bye Crisco and hello pasture-raised lard from our pigs! That paired with great ingredients like one of the many great Vermont Flours, […]

“Blessing Up the Earth”

The melt-out happened quickly and the soundscape of the farm has changed. Rain on the roof. Killdeer reclaiming their turf. Wood frogs breeding in the pond. Birds. So many birds singing. Hearing all these sounds again at the same time as we again smell earth makes Earth Day’s timing brilliant. Speaking of brilliant and honoring […]

Flannel Friday & Cider Monday

Over the river and through the woods… Thanksgiving feasts took many of us to loved ones and in this busy blur of modern life just having time to be together is a special treat. We loved seeing some of the season’s best go off to your feasts, especially those birds. Our Thanksgiving market was lively […]

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. […]

March can mean delicious local eating

March is often considered the lean month for local eating, especially in northern spots like Vermont. The storage vegetables may be dwindling and while the days are longer, spring isn’t really here yet. We sat down to dinner the other night, looked at our plates full of food from our farm, and thought, we eat […]