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Vermont Fresh Network Farms Participate in Vermont Open Farm Week

August 3, 2015

This August marks the first ever Vermont Open Farm Week, and almost 100 farms across the state are opening their doors to visitors for farm tours, classes, activities and a chance to get an in-depth look at where our food comes from. Many of the farms, orchards and wineries participating in this event are members of the Vermont Fresh Network! Be sure to check out the great activities these members have planned:

 

Monday, August 3:

Boston Post Dairy : 9am to 5pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Golden Well Farm & Apiaries: 9am to 4pm. Learn about the farm, PYO berries and flowers and enjoy other fun activities.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

 

Tuesday, August 4:

Boston Post Dairy : 9am to 5pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Golden Well Farm & Apiaries: 9am to 4pm. Learn about the farm, PYO berries and flowers and enjoy other fun activities.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

Sandiwood Farm: 6pm to 8:30pm. Attend a Farm to Fork Sunset Dinner and see how the farm operates.

Shelburne Farms: Gates at 5pm; show starts at 6:15. Farm to Ballet Project tells the story of a Vermont farm.

 

Wednesday, August 5:

Boston Post Dairy : 9am to 5pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Cedar Mountain Farm at Cobb Hill Co-Housing : 3pm to 6pm. Farm tours, draft horse demonstrations, and a potluck supper.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Golden Well Farm & Apiaries: 9am to 4pm. Learn about the farm, PYO berries and flowers and enjoy other fun activities.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

Maple Wind Farm : 10pm to 3pm. Come meet the farmers and taste some great food!

Shelburne Farms: Gates at 5:30pm, show at 6:30pm. Brett Hughes Band performs at the Farm Barn. Bring a picnic, or there will be farm grown food to purchase.

Windstone Farm : 9:00am to 6:00pm. Come check out the farm!

 

Thursday, August 6:

Boston Post Dairy : 9am to 5pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Golden Well Farm & Apiaries: 9am to 4pm. Learn about the farm, PYO berries and flowers and enjoy other fun activities.

Green Mountain Girls Farm: 4pm to 6:30pm. Come meet the goats and learn how to make goats milk products.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Flywheel Farm: 4pm to 6pm. Explore the greenhouse, packhouse and fields.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

 

Friday, August 7:

Boston Post Dairy : 9am to 5pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Flywheel Farm: 4pm to 6pm. Explore the greenhouse, packhouse and fields.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

Smokeshire Hilltop Farm: 10 am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and meet the sheep and lambs.

Sugarsnap Farm : 10am to 4pm. Come learn about our unique produce and enjoy a picnic in the sun.

 

Saturday, August 8:

Boston Post Dairy : 10am to 4pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Champlain Orchards: 9am to 5pm. Picnic, PYO, cider tastings and farm stand.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Flywheel Farm: 4pm to 6pm. Explore the greenhouse, packhouse and fields.

Green Mountain Girls Farm: 10am to 12:30pm. Come meet the goats and learn how to make goats milk products.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

Shelburne Farms : 9am to 3pm. Meet the Cheesemonger- Learn the process of cheesemaking for Shelburne Farms' cheesemakers!

Smokeshire Hilltop Farm: 10 am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and meet the sheep and lambs.

Sugarsnap Farm : 10am to 4pm. Come learn about our unique produce and enjoy a picnic in the sun.

 

Sunday, August 9:

Boston Post Dairy : 10am to 4pm. Taste farmstead cheese, maple, and other products, visit the animals, and take a hike on the Missisquoi Valley Trail.

Boyden Valley Winery: 10am to 6pm. Tour the winemaking facility, taste wine, cider and gourmet cheeses, and enjoy the vineyards.

Burelli Farm: 9am to 5pm. Tour the farm, meet the animals and purchase food from the farm store.

Caledonia Spirits: 12pm to 5pm. Tour the facility and taste award winning spirits.

Champlain Orchards: 9am to 5pm. Picnic, PYO, cider tastings and farm stand.

Fat Toad Farm: 10am to 4pm. Learn all about goats and taste some goat’s milk caramel.

Golden Well Farm & Apiaries: 9am to 5pm. Learn about the farm, PYO berries and flowers and enjoy other fun activities.

Green Mountain Orchards: 8am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and lots of fun activities at the orchard!

Kimball Brook Farm: 1pm to 5pm. Enjoy Sunday Dinner at the Farm and get in touch with where your food comes from.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery : 11am to 5pm. Enjoy wine and cheese, tour the vineyards, and feel free to bring the kids!

Shelburne Farms : 4pm. Wild Mushroom Foraged Dinner- Learn how to identify and sustainably harvest mushrooms, and eat a dinner cooked from your harvest.

Smokeshire Hilltop Farm: 10 am to 6pm. PYO blueberries and meet the sheep and lambs.

Sugarsnap Farm : 10am to 4pm. Come learn about our unique produce and enjoy a picnic in the sun.

 

 

To see a full list of events during Open Farm Week, visit DigIn Vermont. Hope to see you during Open Farm Week!

 

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