The Connors have cultivated the 600 acres of Morgan Hill Farm since 1968, when they purchased the property from Jerry’s parents, Leo and Barbara, just five years after the family relocated to Vermont from their home farm in Rhode Island. The historic property is named after its founder David Hill, who is most famous for owning the iconic Morgan horse Black Hawk, which he purchased in 1844. Today the farm is home to 200 cattle, including 130 milk cows, of three different breeds: Holsteins, Jerseys, and the uncommon Lineback. In addition to their successful dairy operation, which recently became fully organic in May 2012, the Connors decided to open their historic home – The Mountain View Inn – to visitors as a relaxing Bed & Breakfast. Guests can choose to spend their days on the porch enjoying views of the Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains, or they can join Cheryl and Jerry as they milk the cows and feed the calves and chickens. Each morning, Cheryl serves a home-cooked organic breakfast that would outshine what is served at most gourmet restaurants. This includes her famous frittatas; made with farm fresh eggs and seasonal vegetables and herbs; as well as homemade butter; and her jellies and jams, which regularly win the blue ribbon at the annual Addison County Fair.
Mountain View Inn & Morgan Hill Farm
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