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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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