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Virtual Orchard Q&A with Woodman Hill Orchard | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 8 — 15, 2021
Vergennes

Virtual Orchard Q&A with Woodman Hill Orchard | Open Farm Week 2021

Tune into Woodman Hill Orchard's Facebook page during Vermont Open Farm Week and get answers to some of your orchard questions and learn more about what it's like growing apples here in...
Vermont Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 8 — 15, 2021

Vermont Open Farm Week 2021

Save the date! Celebrating 7 years of Vermont Open Farm Week: August 8th - 15th, 2021Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better -- and get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont's vibrant working agricultural...
Needle Felting, Spinning and More: The Journey of Wool at Cynefin Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 8 — 15, 2021
Townshend

Needle Felting, Spinning and More: The Journey of Wool at Cynefin Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Cynefin Farm VT raises top quality wool from happy sheep. Visit Shepherdess Shiloh and Farmer Liza to discover how raw sheep's wool can be transformed into beautiful yarn and needle-felted creations! Shiloh will demonstrate each step from...
Ice Cream Sundays at Bread Loaf View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
Cornwall

Ice Cream Sundays at Bread Loaf View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Bread Loaf View Farm will swing the sugarhouse doors open once again to welcome guests. Visit during Vermont Open Farm Week for Ice Cream Sundays (August 8th & 15th) and get the complete sugarhouse experience!

Bread Loaf View has a new...
Community Celebration with the White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
Tunbridge

Community Celebration with the White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021

Celebrate community and learn about Flying Dog Farm and the new White River Land Collaborative at this special Open Farm Week event! This celebration for all ages will include live music, local food and beverages for sale, guided farm...
Textile Flax to Linen: Part 2 at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
Danby

Textile Flax to Linen: Part 2 at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

In Part 2 of the Textile Flax to Linen series, join Andrea Myklebust of Mountain Heart School of Craft in Danby, VT in harvesting textile flax for linen production. Following a field harvest, participants will learn how to source and use...
Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class at Earthwise Farm & Forest | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
Bethel

Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class at Earthwise Farm & Forest | Open Farm Week 2021

Learn how to make delicious butter, yogurt, ricotta cheese, and Fromage Blanc cheese from organic, grass-fed raw milk! The class is set up in the farmer's very own humble kitchen for hands-on learning, food tasting and discussions that can...
Q&A Session: "Our Move & Our Farm" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
West Wardsboro

Q&A Session: "Our Move & Our Farm" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021

From Wundorwoven:

Enjoy some informal time with our family and ask us questions about our lifestyle, the farm, the chickens, the eggs, the dogs - anything!

These sessions will be held during Vermont Open Farm Week on Sunday, August 8th...
Q&A Session: How to Hatch Chicks at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 8, 2021
West Wardsboro

Q&A Session: How to Hatch Chicks at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021

Have you ever thought of hatching chicks? Or maybe it never crossed your mind?! Join Wundorwoven for a presentation and informal Q&A session during Vermont Open Farm Week about how hatching works and their educational programs!

These...
Morning Birding Walk at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Cambridge

Morning Birding Walk at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021

Join The Farm Between from 7:30am - 9:00am for a morning birding walk around the farm. The group will gather at the parking area and then explore the farm's trail system across 18 acres of fields, fruit trees, and berry plants with...
All About Gotland Sheep with Kim Goodling of Vermont Grand View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Washington

All About Gotland Sheep with Kim Goodling of Vermont Grand View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Do you find Gotland sheep intriguing? Are you drawn to their curly gray wool and just want to learn as much as you can about them? Join Kim Goodling for a morning of hands on learning about this wonderful breed of sheep from Gotland...
Fruit, Berry & Wild Plant Tour at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Cambridge

Fruit, Berry & Wild Plant Tour at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021

At 10:00am, meet The Farm Between's fruit plants and wild flora on a tour led by Sterling College interns Tilly Ewens, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems student, and M Robideau, Ecology and Education student. Stroll along the...
Talk & Taste at Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 9 — 13, 2021
Windsor

Talk & Taste at Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021

Blake Hill Preserves is known for fine preserve making incorporating locally grown and harvested produce. Stop by the shop to enjoy a special daily talk, tasting, and promo. Details with timing below. Free admission for all...
Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Charlotte

Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join the Golden Apple Family Farm at your leisure to walk the farm and perennial gardens! Illustrated maps will be provided to help you on your self-guided tour. 

While you walk down the aisles of the orchard, you will see hives of...
Feeding Pigs at Von Trapp Farmstead | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Fayston

Feeding Pigs at Von Trapp Farmstead | Open Farm Week 2021

This is a great event for all ages! Come meet and interact with Von Trapp Farmstead's herd of 50 pasture raised pigs. Participants will be able to enter the enclosure and get up close and personal with the pigs! You'll get to feed them...
Introduction to No-Till Farming at Breadseed Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Mon, Aug. 9, 2021
Craftsbury

Introduction to No-Till Farming at Breadseed Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Experience a small scale no-till production farm first hand. Breadseed Farm's market garden focuses on regenerative practices and soil health. They'll be giving farm tours, offering tastes of crops in the field, and demoing their favorite...
Community Farm Tour & Work Day at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Danby

Community Farm Tour & Work Day at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Farmer Ben in exploring the Community Farm fields and practices. In this interactive farm tour, Ben will cover approaches used for pest management, soil amending based off of tests, tools used, and how and why Smokey House is growing...
Picnic by the Pasture at Greenfield Highland Beef | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Plainfield

Picnic by the Pasture at Greenfield Highland Beef | Open Farm Week 2021

Bring a blanket and a lunch and enjoy a picnic adjacent to the pasture of the oldest registered fold of Highland Cattle in the United States. Gaze out at the Worcester Range and beyond to the Adirondacks, enjoying one of the most...
Guided Tour at the Farm at VYCC | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Richmond

Guided Tour at the Farm at VYCC | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit the Farm at VYCC (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps) for a guided farm tour including a look inside the historic West Monitor Barn and a walk along a mowed pathway featuring views of the production fields and the beautiful landscape...
Hike & Learn at White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Tunbridge

Hike & Learn at White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021

Come enjoy a short hike through meadow to the edge of the forest for views of the First Branch Valley, and learn about the new White River Land Collaborative, the history of the property, regenerative grazing, agrovoltaics, and more! The...
Food Preservation Workshop at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Danby

Food Preservation Workshop at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Preserving the summer harvest is one of the best ways to enjoy and ensure a stocked larder through the winter! Join local food preservation enthusiast Kat Zemmel for a hands-on workshop sharing tools, tips, tricks, and safety measures in...
Chicken Cutting Workshop - Grill Ready Parts at Maple Wind Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
Richmond

Chicken Cutting Workshop - Grill Ready Parts at Maple Wind Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Master Meat Crafter and Director of Meat Processing at Maple Wind Farm, Tyler Cook, for an informative, hands-on 2 hour class to get the skills and confidence to prepare a whole chicken in cuts ready for the grill for Labor Day...
No-Till Farm Tours at Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Tue, Aug. 10, 2021
East Thetford

No-Till Farm Tours at Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center for a tour focused on their no-till fields! Tour guides will share about regenerative agriculture practices and the farm's transition to no-till. They will answer your questions about what the...
Pop-Up Art on the Farm: Painted Rocks at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Brattleboro

Pop-Up Art on the Farm: Painted Rocks at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Put your imagination and creativity to work as you transform rocks into our smallest woodland creatures during Vermont Open Farm Week!

Free. All supplies provided. Donations welcome & appreciated.

Note: Please use 350 Linden Street when...
 Small Tool Sharpening Demo at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Danby

Small Tool Sharpening Demo at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Stanton Sears will demonstrate how to sharpen knives, chisels, and other hand tools from 10:00am - 11:30am on Wednesday during Open Farm Week, using a range of sharpening tools and processes. If you have a knife or chisel you would like to...
Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Charlotte

Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join the Golden Apple Family Farm at your leisure to walk the farm and perennial gardens! Illustrated maps will be provided to help you on your self-guided tour. 

While you walk down the aisles of the orchard, you will see hives of...
Insect Walk & Jam Social at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Cambridge

Insect Walk & Jam Social at The Farm Between - Sterling College | Open Farm Week 2021

Swarm together starting at 10:00am for an insect scavenger hunt at The Farm Between, followed by bug-themed arts and crafts activities at 11:00am! Limited supplies of insect nets, magnifying glasses, and art supplies will be available for...
Homestead Farm Tour at Earthwise Farm & Forest | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Bethel

Homestead Farm Tour at Earthwise Farm & Forest | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Earthwise Farm & Forest for a tour!

Learn about their regenerative and organic farming practices, and why they chose to stay small in scale
See how they care for and manage their livestock (milk cows, draft horses, oxen, turkeys...
Garlic Braiding Workshop at Last Resort Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Monkton

Garlic Braiding Workshop at Last Resort Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Garlic braiding blends beauty, spice, and wellness! Join Farmer Eugenie Doyle for an on-farm garlic braiding workshop! $30/person includes instruction and enough garlic and flowers to make a 16-bulb braid. If you have your own materials...
Guided Berry & Nut Growing Tour at Elmore Roots Nursery | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Elmore

Guided Berry & Nut Growing Tour at Elmore Roots Nursery | Open Farm Week 2021

Elmore Roots' farmers will take you on a free guided tour of their farm for Vermont Open Farm Week! You'll see many different and unusual kinds of berries and nuts that are grown on the hillside farm and answer any growing questions you...
Introduction to No-Till Farming at Breadseed Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Craftsbury

Introduction to No-Till Farming at Breadseed Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Experience a small scale no-till production farm first hand. Breadseed Farm's market garden focuses on regenerative practices and soil health. They'll be giving farm tours, offering tastes of crops in the field, and demoing their favorite...
Farm Tour at Common Roots Farm - South Village | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
South Burlington

Farm Tour at Common Roots Farm - South Village | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Common Roots Farm at South Village for a guided tour for Vermont Open Farm Week! It will include farm fresh tastings prepared by the Common Roots chef, an Abenaki story at the Seven Sisters Garden, a discussion on pollinators with the...
Herb & Honey Tasting Tour at Farm Craft VT | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Shelburne

Herb & Honey Tasting Tour at Farm Craft VT | Open Farm Week 2021

You're invited to take a tour of the Farm Craft VT herb garden and apiary, where the owner of Rebecca Lindenmeyr will describe each herb grown and its uses, and the process of harvesting, drying, and distilling herbs for their essential...
Wellness Wednesday at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Wolcott

Wellness Wednesday at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Head to Sandiwood Farm for Wellness Wednesday!

~Donation based health and consciousness connection classes for all ages and abilities~

Suggested donation: $5-$20/person, with all donations supporting the Clarina Howard Nichols Foundation...
#ReGenR8! Kid Tour - Next Generation Regenerators at Green Mountain Girls Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Northfield

#ReGenR8! Kid Tour - Next Generation Regenerators at Green Mountain Girls Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Vermont farms are perfectly positioned to be a solution to the climate crisis, help bees and other pollinators thrive, hold rain in our hills to reduce floods, and use sunshine to produce food and jobs. Green Mountain Girls Farm is...
#ReGenR8! Regenerative Farm Tour at Green Mountain Girls Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Northfield

#ReGenR8! Regenerative Farm Tour at Green Mountain Girls Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Ever wonder what to call yourself if you want to eat in a way that is regenerative instead of degenerative? In a way that improves soil, community, and planetary health? What icon will future chefs use for menu items grown in farm systems...
Hiking with Goats at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Putney

Hiking with Goats at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Take a guided walk through Morse Brook's fields and enjoy the trails and views with their enthusiastic hiking goats. Please leave your canine companions at home, the goats will appreciate it!

This activity is weather dependent; and there...
Pre-Harvest Farm Tour at Champlain Valley Hops | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Starksboro

Pre-Harvest Farm Tour at Champlain Valley Hops | Open Farm Week 2021

Hop harvest is kind of like launching a rocket; there is a lot of careful planning, it goes by really fast, and you only have one chance to get it right. Visit Champlain Valley Hops pre-launch to see 1/4 mile-long hop rows, the trellis...
Herding Demonstration at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Wed, Aug. 11, 2021
Putney

Herding Demonstration at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

See the border collies of Morse Brook Farm move the sheep during Vermont Open Farm Week! Learn about the history of herding and how the dogs help their shepherds with daily tasks.

Register...
Hike & Learn at White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Tunbridge

Hike & Learn at White River Land Collaborative | Open Farm Week 2021

Come enjoy a short hike through meadow to the edge of the forest for views of the First Branch Valley, and learn about the new White River Land Collaborative, the history of the property, regenerative grazing, agrovoltaics, and more! The...
Preparing For Your First Flock of Sheep with Kim Goodling of Vermont Grand View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Washington

Preparing For Your First Flock of Sheep with Kim Goodling of Vermont Grand View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Workshop & Farm Tour For New ShepherdsKim Goodling, shepherd and educator, invites you to her Gotland sheep farm to gain the confidence and knowledge you need to bring home your first flock of sheep. In this workshop, you will learn the...
Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Northfield Falls

Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Lightfoot Farm for a FREE tour of the fruit, berry, and nut orchard, herby drying greenhouse, flower drying barn, and herb and flower beds. There will also be time for those who are interested to check out the maple barn and two-acre...
Guided Animal Tour: Piggery at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 12 — 15, 2021
Brattleboro

Guided Animal Tour: Piggery at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Get up close and personal with Retreat Farm's beloved animals! This special guided tour of the Piggery gives you the chance to feed Carlos the Ox a sweet treat, visit animals on pasture, and experience a special meet and greet with the kid...
Flower Crown Making with Unity Farm & Sweet Roots Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Charlotte

Flower Crown Making with Unity Farm & Sweet Roots Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Celebrate Vermont Open Farm Week with flower crown making for kids at Sweet Roots Farm, in partnership with Unity Farm! RSVP required. Send an email to [email protected] with the number of people attending.

Sweet Roots Farm is a...
Farm Tours at Philo Ridge Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 12 — 14, 2021
Charlotte

Farm Tours at Philo Ridge Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Philo Ridge Farm for a tour of the barns and gardens! Walk along the vegetable and perennial gardens while learning about the history of the farm and how they practice regenerative agriculture. 

Tour date/time options:

Thursday...
Open Farm Walk & Picnic at Frog Hollow Farms | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 12 — 14, 2021
Hubbardton

Open Farm Walk & Picnic at Frog Hollow Farms | Open Farm Week 2021

Come take in the beauty of the Taconic Mountains, and this historic 210 year old farm built around 1810. Built by one of the Hubbard family members, it is one of the original homesteads in what is now known as Hubbardton. The walk will...
Northeast Kingdom Multi-Farm Dairy Tour with Kingdom Corn Maze | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 12 — 13, 2021
Sutton

Northeast Kingdom Multi-Farm Dairy Tour with Kingdom Corn Maze | Open Farm Week 2021

Take a multi-farm dairy tour and enjoy Kingdom Corn Maze during Vermont Open Farm Week!

First, check in at Kingdom Corn Maze and then you'll be off to meet your farm tour guide at Don-Sim Farm (founded by Don Simpson, and still owned by...
Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Northfield Falls

Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Lightfoot Farm for a FREE tour of the fruit, berry, and nut orchard, herby drying greenhouse, flower drying barn, and herb and flower beds. There will also be time for those who are interested to check out the maple barn and two-acre...
Guided Animal Tour: Meadows at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 12 — 15, 2021
Brattleboro

Guided Animal Tour: Meadows at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Retreat Farm for a guided tour and walk through their new orchard and the historic Cow Tunnel to South Meadows as you find tasty treats to feed to the chickens and goats.

Register ahead of time here. Free; donations are welcome and...
Community Farm Tour & Work Day at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Danby

Community Farm Tour & Work Day at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Farmer Ben in exploring the Community Farm fields and practices. In this interactive farm tour, Ben will cover approaches used for pest management, soil amending based off of tests, tools used, and how and why Smokey House is growing...
Fruit Tree Tour at Elmore Roots Nursery | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Elmore

Fruit Tree Tour at Elmore Roots Nursery | Open Farm Week 2021

Elmore Roots' farmers will take you a stroll through their lovely fruit groves and show you at least seven kinds of fruit growing. They'll talk about their methods and answer any questions you may have about successful growing...
Farm Tour, Picnic & Cookout at Butterworks Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Westfield

Farm Tour, Picnic & Cookout at Butterworks Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Butterworks Farm during Vermont Open Farm Week to sample products and then join the farmers to walk the pastures, meet the cows, and discover the farm. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs and enjoy homegrown grass-fed hamburgers and...
Renewable Energy Systems Tour at Knoll Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Fayston

Renewable Energy Systems Tour at Knoll Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Peter Forbes, one of the current stewards of Knoll Farm, will explain how the 160-acre farm made the transition 15 years ago to operate  almost entirely on sun and wood, with minimal use of fossil fuels, and with a return of rebuilding...
NOFA-VT Celebrate Your Farmer Social at Tamarlane Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Lyndonville

NOFA-VT Celebrate Your Farmer Social at Tamarlane Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join us for farm-fresh pizza, joyful connection, and a celebration of Tamarlane Farm in Lyndonville! Owned and oprerated by Eric and Cathy Paris, Tamarlane Farm produces certified organic grass-fed beef, certified organic vegetables as...
Wild Edibles & Tree Walk at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Danby

Wild Edibles & Tree Walk at Smokey House Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Bruce Ketcham and Scott Lehmer for a wild edible walk around the main campus and shaded hedgerow of Smokey House Center. Wild edible plants and beginner level plant identification will be discussed through basic botany, as well as...
Forest Bathing at Shelburne Farms | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
Shelburne

Forest Bathing at Shelburne Farms | Open Farm Week 2021

Experience the warmth and green glow of summer with Forest Bathing. Slowly walk and pause beneath the green canopy of trees, visit the plants of the understory and take in the splendid view of the land from atop of Lone Tree Hill. Give...
No-Till Farm Tours at Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center | Open Farm Week 2021
Thu, Aug. 12, 2021
East Thetford

No-Till Farm Tours at Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center for a tour focused on their no-till fields! Tour guides will share about regenerative agriculture practices and the farm's transition to no-till. They will answer your questions about what the...
Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Charlotte

Self-Guided Farm Tours at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join the Golden Apple Family Farm at your leisure to walk the farm and perennial gardens! Illustrated maps will be provided to help you on your self-guided tour. 

While you walk down the aisles of the orchard, you will see hives of...
Farm Tours at Philo Ridge Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 13 — 14, 2021
Charlotte

Farm Tours at Philo Ridge Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Philo Ridge Farm for a tour of the barns and gardens! Walk along the vegetable and perennial gardens while learning about the history of the farm and how they practice regenerative agriculture. 

Tour date/time options:

Thursday...
Open Sugarhouse Day at Silloway Maple | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Randolph Center

Open Sugarhouse Day at Silloway Maple | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Silloway Maple on Friday during Vermont Open Farm Week and explore Vermont maple! Enjoy a sugarhouse tour, taste free samples of the four maple syrup grades, take a self-guided hike through the sugarwoods, and have a maple creemee...
Community Farm & Food Celebration with the Center for an Agricultural Economy | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Hardwick

Community Farm & Food Celebration with the Center for an Agricultural Economy | Open Farm Week 2021

Head to Atkins Field from 3:00pm - 6:00pm on Friday, August 13th for an afternoon of summer fun to celebrate Open Farm Week and our agricultural community. 

Enjoy great food, live music, and activities for kids and adults. See baby goats...
Cocktails in the Garden at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Brattleboro

Cocktails in the Garden at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Open up a new realm of flavor possibilities by integrating basil, lavender, rosemary, and other herbs and spices into your summer drinks. Join Retreat Farm for an immersive garden experience to learn how to make unique alcoholic and...
Best Pie Contest at the Arlington Village Farmers Market | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Arlington

Best Pie Contest at the Arlington Village Farmers Market | Open Farm Week 2021

In celebration of Vermont Open Farm Week, the Arlington Village Farmers Market is holding a pie contest. The entry forms are available at the Welcome Table and the cost to enter is $5. Bakers of all ages are warmly invited to participate...
Fried Chicken Dinner at Maple Wind Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Richmond

Fried Chicken Dinner at Maple Wind Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Feast on delicious fried chicken* served with organic side salads and maple cornbread at the farm! There will be live music, lawn games, trivia, and mural painting to round out this fun, family-friendly evening during Vermont Open Farm...
Farm Dinner with Misery Loves Co., Backdoor Bread, and Sweet Roots Farm at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Charlotte

Farm Dinner with Misery Loves Co., Backdoor Bread, and Sweet Roots Farm at Golden Apple Family Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join in the fun for dinner on the farm! Golden Apple Family Farm is proud to be celebrating their first Vermont Open Farm Week with a collaboration between a few of their favorites from the local food community: Misery Loves Company, Sweet...
Empow-HER-ment Retreat at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 13 — 15, 2021
Wolcott

Empow-HER-ment Retreat at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Empow-HER-Ment Retreat - Presented by Michelle Rauch, Life Coach & Gianna Rose, Holistic Health Coach

~Reconnecting women with their inner wisdom, grace, and strength~

This weekend retreat is an opportunity to reconnect with your soul...
Box Dinner & Live Entertainment at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Fri, Aug. 13, 2021
Wolcott

Box Dinner & Live Entertainment at Sandiwood Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

You're invited to Sandiwood Farm on Friday, August 13th for an Open Farm Week boxed picnic dinner & live music event from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Meet the growers, Bob and Sara Schlosser, see some of the crops, and experience an amazing sunset...
Farm Tour & Tasting at Ellison Estate Vineyard | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Grand Isle

Farm Tour & Tasting at Ellison Estate Vineyard | Open Farm Week 2021

You're invited to Ellison Estate Vineyard during Vermont Open Farm Week to meet the farmers and winemakers and explore the stunning 50-acre farm on Lake Champlain with a self-guided tour - maps will be provided. Afterwards, join for a wine...
Wagon Rides at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Putney

Wagon Rides at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Take a hay wagon ride to the top of the hill at Morse Brook Farm and take in the amazing view. Bring your binoculars! There may even be a co-pilot goat to entertain you on the way up the hill.

Hint - stick around for sugar on...
Goat Yoga at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Brattleboro

Goat Yoga at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Join the talented teachers from Inner Heat Yoga on the Farm for a 1-hour session of Goat Yoga featuring Retreat Farm's herd of playful and curious baby goats, followed by a 30-min meet and greet. Kid goats are naturally curious and playful...
Pop-Up Art on the Farm: Nature's Crown at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Brattleboro

Pop-Up Art on the Farm: Nature's Crown at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Transform yourself into royalty by using petals, herbs, and leafy greens to create your very own nature crown using elements found at the Farm!

Free. All supplies provided. Donations welcome & appreciated.

Note: Please use 350 Linden...
Northeast Kingdom Multi-Farm Dairy Tour with Kingdom Corn Maze | Open Farm Week 2021
Aug. 14 — 15, 2021
Sutton

Northeast Kingdom Multi-Farm Dairy Tour with Kingdom Corn Maze | Open Farm Week 2021

Take a multi-farm dairy tour and enjoy Kingdom Corn Maze during Vermont Open Farm Week!

First, check in at Kingdom Corn Maze and then you'll be off to meet your farm tour guide at Don-Sim Farm (founded by Don Simpson, and still owned by...
Family Farm Field Trip with Vermont Grand View Farm & Buck Family Maple Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Washington

Family Farm Field Trip with Vermont Grand View Farm & Buck Family Maple Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

VT Grand View Farm & Buck Family Maple Farm invite you to join them for a fabulous day of fun, learning, and adventure during Vermont Open Farm Week!

These two farms sit back to back in South Washington where John Buck tends to his sugar...
Q&A Session: "Our Move & Our Farm" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
West Wardsboro

Q&A Session: "Our Move & Our Farm" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021

From Wundorwoven:

Enjoy some informal time with our family and ask us questions about our lifestyle, the farm, the chickens, the eggs, the dogs - anything!

These sessions will be held during Vermont Open Farm Week on Sunday, August 8th...
Farm & Forage Party at Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Windsor

Farm & Forage Party at Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021

Celebrate the Vermont growing season with the bounty of Blake Hill Preserves! Stop by the Specialty Preserves Shop for a taste of jam via sampling stations that feature locally grown and harvested ingredients. Pair these preserves with...
Pre-Harvest Farm Tour at Champlain Valley Hops | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Starksboro

Pre-Harvest Farm Tour at Champlain Valley Hops | Open Farm Week 2021

Hop harvest is kind of like launching a rocket; there is a lot of careful planning, it goes by really fast, and you only have one chance to get it right. Visit Champlain Valley Hops pre-launch to see 1/4 mile-long hop rows, the trellis...
Sugar on Snow in August at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Putney

Sugar on Snow in August at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Have you ever experienced sugar on snow?! Don't miss this Vermont tradition! Taste Morse Brook Farm's delicious syrup and enjoy a cool treat on a hot day in honor of Vermont Open Farm Week!

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Open Learning Session on Farming Ethics & Consumer Labels "Misconceptions" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
West Wardsboro

Open Learning Session on Farming Ethics & Consumer Labels "Misconceptions" at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021

Join wundorwoven for an informal, open minded exploration of general aspects related to large-scale farming issues and ethics, including the very confusing and misleading world of farm/animal products labeling terminology. Wander the...
Music Under the Stars: Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Brattleboro

Music Under the Stars: Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy at Retreat Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Presented by Retreat Farm and the Brattleboro Music Center, this outdoor concert series has been rated as one of Vermont’s Top 10 Summer Events. Join in the fun under Vermont skies, amid the historic beauty of Retreat Farm, as you enjoy...
Farm to Table Dinner & Bonfire at Frog Hollow Farms | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Hubbardton

Farm to Table Dinner & Bonfire at Frog Hollow Farms | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Frog Hollow Farms for a Farm to Table Dinner, prepared by owner and Executive Chef Janis Reinke in partnership with Appalachian Gap Distillery. Begin the evening with a grazing table filled with local cheeses, charcuterie, and...
Kat Wright Benefit Concert for Knoll Farm & Better Selves Fellowships | Open Farm Week 2021
Sat, Aug. 14, 2021
Fayston

Kat Wright Benefit Concert for Knoll Farm & Better Selves Fellowships | Open Farm Week 2021

Knoll Farm is thrilled to present the soulful singer songwriter Kat Wright for their annual benefit concert for the Better Selves Fellowships. This fundraiser celebrates the mission of Knoll Farm and raises money for their Better Selves...
Herding Demonstration at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Putney

Herding Demonstration at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

See the border collies of Morse Brook Farm move the sheep during Vermont Open Farm Week! Learn about the history of herding and how the dogs help their shepherds with daily tasks.

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Hiking with Goats at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Putney

Hiking with Goats at Morse Brook Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Take a guided walk through Morse Brook's fields and enjoy the trails and views with their enthusiastic hiking goats. Please leave your canine companions at home, the goats will appreciate it!

This activity is weather dependent; and there...
Ice Cream Sundays at Bread Loaf View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Cornwall

Ice Cream Sundays at Bread Loaf View Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Bread Loaf View Farm will swing the sugarhouse doors open once again to welcome guests. Visit during Vermont Open Farm Week for Ice Cream Sundays (August 8th & 15th) and get the complete sugarhouse experience!

Bread Loaf View has a new...
Harpoon Brunch Featuring Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Windsor

Harpoon Brunch Featuring Blake Hill Preserves | Open Farm Week 2021

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday morning at the Harpoon Taproom and Beer Garden while also appreciating the fruits of the season’s harvest! Featuring Blake Hill in every bite of Harpoon Brewery’s menu, you’ll have the opportunity to taste your way...
In the Field with Abenaki Land Link and Chief Don Stevens | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Jeffersonville

In the Field with Abenaki Land Link and Chief Don Stevens | Open Farm Week 2021

Join Chief Don Stevens and the Healthy Roots Collaborative in the field at West Farm to explore the Abenaki Land Link Crops. Chief Stevens will talk about the food sovereignty work of the Nulhegan along with the historical significance of...
Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Northfield Falls

Farm Tour & Open House at Lightfoot Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Visit Lightfoot Farm for a FREE tour of the fruit, berry, and nut orchard, herby drying greenhouse, flower drying barn, and herb and flower beds. There will also be time for those who are interested to check out the maple barn and two-acre...
Smoothie Stand and Farm Tours at Butterworks Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Westfield

Smoothie Stand and Farm Tours at Butterworks Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Stop in to Butterworks Farm to meet the farmers and cows, tour the farm, sample products, and indulge in one of their fresh and famous Butterworks smoothies!

Smoothies: $6/each. Free tours & samples.

Since 1976 Butterworks Farm has been...
Q&A Session: How to Hatch Chicks at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
West Wardsboro

Q&A Session: How to Hatch Chicks at Wundorwoven | Open Farm Week 2021

Have you ever thought of hatching chicks? Or maybe it never crossed your mind?! Join Wundorwoven for a presentation and informal Q&A session during Vermont Open Farm Week about how hatching works and their educational programs!

These...
Raw Milk & Cookies: Tour a Micro-Dairy at Sunday Bell Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Danville

Raw Milk & Cookies: Tour a Micro-Dairy at Sunday Bell Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Have you ever toured a micro dairy? Meet the cows and see how Sunday Bell's milk is produced. Sample their fresh raw milk with a warm cookie and experience one of Vermont's quintessential foods for yourself.

Sunday Bell Farm is a...
Herb & Honey Tasting Tour at Farm Craft VT | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Shelburne

Herb & Honey Tasting Tour at Farm Craft VT | Open Farm Week 2021

You're invited to take a tour of the Farm Craft VT herb garden and apiary, where the owner of Rebecca Lindenmeyr will describe each herb grown and its uses, and the process of harvesting, drying, and distilling herbs for their essential...
Farm Stand Grand Opening at Flatlander Farm | Open Farm Week 2021
Sun, Aug. 15, 2021
Starksboro

Farm Stand Grand Opening at Flatlander Farm | Open Farm Week 2021

Come to the grand opening of the Farm Stand at Flatlander Farm! Participants will have an opportunity to tour the farm and learn about slow-growing chickens, ducks, and geese, and how the goats are an integral part of the farm. There will...
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