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Women’s (including farmers) History Month

March is Women’s History Month and Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture took the opportunity to recognize all of the large number of women farmers in our state…including us!   Almost a quarter of Vermont’s farm owners/managers are women, notably more than the national average. Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Anson Tebbetts said, “Women play a critical role […]

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Appreciating Carrie, Local Banquet AND Neighbors

  Pick up the Spring issue of Local Banquet!  Well, always pick up issues of Local Banquet because they continually do a great job of sharing stories about the triumphs and struggles of raising, selling, serving and preparing food raised in Vermont and the region. This issue marks 10 years of the magazine and also […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Holiday Gifts & Trees with Alaina Pinto

          We had a great, early morning with Alaina Pinto of Local 22/44 at LH Stowell & Son Christmas Tree Farm in Brookfield with a live broadcast about how local farms and our Floating Bridge Food and Farms Cooperative can help folks get ready for the holidays from a fresh local tree […]

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WCAX on Pasture-Raised Lard

Had a great time with Judy Simpson & Joe Carroll from WCAX talking about our pasture-raised pigs and the lard they produce.           Check out the video clip to learn more about this healthy fat and how to use it.                   For more […]

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Praise the Lard…

And the pasture-raised pigs that provide it! We have been celebrating lard lately, after making some fresh batches and coming into the season of more time for cooking and baking.  And the bounty of sweet potatoes has one farmer craving a deep fryer so we could make sweet potato fries in our lard. With the prompt […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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