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INSIDE Farm Listings Where to Buy Farmers’ Markets Resources

CENTER for RURAL S TUDIES

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:: Your link to local products & local farms in Chittenden County::

INDEX: Town & Farm Name ........................................Page

BURLINGTON

Adam’s Berry Farm .......................................................... 3 Arethusa Collective Farm ............................................. 3 Bella Farm ............................................................................ 3 City Chicks .......................................................................... 3 Diggers’ Mirth Collective Farm .................................. 3 Fat Mitchell’s Pumpkin Patch ...................................... 3 Half Pint Farm .................................................................... 3 Open Heart Farm .............................................................. 3 Stray Cat Flower Farm .................................................... 4

CHARLOTTE

Bloomfield Farm ............................................................... 4 Champlain Valley Compost Co. ................................. 4 Nitty Gritty Grains of Vermont ................................... 4 Stony Loam Farm .............................................................. 4 Ten Stones Cooperative Garden ................................ 4

COLCHESTER

Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm & Vineyard........................... 4 Paul Mazza’s Fruit & Veg. Stand....................................4 Sam Mazza Farm Market ............................................... 4

ESSEX

Bixby Hill Sugarhouse .................................................... 4 Chapin Orchard ................................................................. 5

HINESBURG

Family Cow Farmstand .................................................. 5 Farmstand at the Cobble .............................................. 5 Full Moon Farm ................................................................. 5 Norris Berry Farm............................................................. 5 red Wagon Plants ............................................................. 5 Trillium Hill Farm ............................................................. 5 Wicked Good Farm ........................................................... 5

HUNTINGTON

Dragonfly Sugarworks ................................................... 5 Maple Wind Farm .............................................................. 5

JERICHO

Clay Brook Farm ............................................................... 6 Jericho Settlers Farm ...................................................... 6

MILTON

Cadreact Farm ................................................................... 6

RICHMOND

Andrews Farm ................................................................... 6 Barn at Gray Rocks .......................................................... 6 Monitor Barn CSA ............................................................. 6 Mountainview Mapleworks .......................................... 6

SHELBURNE

Guillemette Farm .............................................................. 6 Laplatte River Angus Farm .......................................... 6 New Village Farm ............................................................. 6 Palmer’s Sugar House .................................................... 6 Shelburne Farms............................................................... 6 Shelburne Vineyard ......................................................... 7

UNDERHILL

Burgess Sugarhouse ....................................................... 7 Chamberlin’s Garden & Farm Market ...................... 7 Covered Bridge Berry Patch ......................................... 7 David Rogers Farm .......................................................... 7 Valley Dream Farm .......................................................... 7 Adams Turkey Farm........................................................ 7

WESTFORD

Bread and Roses Farm ................................................... 7 Morse Hillside Farm ........................................................ 7 Smith’s Sugar Shack ........................................................ 7 Snow Hill Farm .................................................................. 7

WILLISTON

Adams Apple Orchard .................................................... 8 Boutin Family Farm ......................................................... 8 Scratch N’Earth Farm ...................................................... 8 Whitcomb’s Land of Pumpkins ................................... 8

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Each listing includes information about where to buy the farm’s products (farm stand, farmers’ market, store, etc.). Some farms also sell to schools, other institutions, and/or restaurants. For more information about farm and chef partnerships, visit the Vermont Fresh Network website at www.vermontfresh.net.

The 2010 CHITTENDEN COUNTY LOCAL GROWERS GUIDE is a joint project of the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies and Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District. All the listing information has been supplied by the farmers who agreed to participate. For more information or to be included in future printings of the Chittenden County Local Growers Guide, contact the UVM Center for Rural Studies at (802) 656-3021 or visit www.vermontgrowersguide.com/get-listed/ For expanded listings from Addison, Chittenden, Grand Isle, Franklin, Rutland, and Washington counties, visit www.vermontgrowersguide.com

Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District http://vacd.org/winooski The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District is a non-profit organization serving the Winooski River Watershed, Browns River, and portions of Lake Champlain’s subwatersheds, including the land and resources in Chittenden and Washington counties and three towns in Orange County. Founded in 1940, we are dedicated to providing on-the-ground conservation assistance as well as promoting public awareness and appreciation for the value of conserving our natural resources.

CENTER for RURAL S TUDIES

at the University of Vermont

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The Center for Rural Studies is a non-profit, research organization that addresses social, economic, and resource-based problems of rural people and communities. Based in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Vermont, the center supports the research and teaching missions of the university through its work in applied research, program evaluation, consulting, and outreach reach services. The center is also the U.S. Census Bureau’s Vermont State Data Center.

On the cover: Eric Seitz and Rob Rock of Pitchfork Farm and tiles from Intervale Community Farm. 2010 Local Growers Guide design by Molly Daley & Jessica Hyman. Special thanks to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Northern Vermont Resource Conservation & Development, Inc., New England Grassroots Environment Fund, Merchants Bank, the Oakland Foundation, 7th Pixel, and U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy for their support of this project. This publication contains materials based upon work supported in part by the State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Award No. 2008-34269-18994. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this guide are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the USDA.

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Intervale Center

::BURLINGTON Adam’s Berry Farm Adam Hausmann Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-578-9093 • adam@adamsberryfarm.com www.adamsberryfarm.com

Bella Farm

Fat Mitchell’s Pumpkin Patch

Rachel Schattman and Kelli Brooks Intervale Road, PO Box 5055, Burlington, VT 05402 bellapesto@gmail.com http://bellapesto.blogspot.com

David Mitchell Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-863-9101 • fatmitchellspumpkinpatch@live.com

Bella Farm is a small organic farm located in Burlington’s Intervale. We grow organic basil and garlic, which we process into our own dairy-free pesto. We also sell whole basil and garlic.

Adam’s Berry Farm is a community oriented farm at the Intervale. Pick-your-own is open Fresh Produce: Organic Garlic, Herbs weekdays 10am-6pm from June to midThe Other Products: Organic Dairy Free Pesto October, beginning with strawberries and independent Where to Buy: Burlington Winter Farmers’ ending with Fall bearing raspberries. farms of the Intervale Market, Burlington Summer Farmers’ Market Our 20 varieties of strawberries, operate on land leased (day vendors), City Market/Onion River Coop from the Intervale Center. 9 varieties of blueberries, and 4 Located along the Winooski varieties of raspberries can also River, just minutes from be found at local markets and downtown Burlington, these restaurants. We sell jams at the onCity Chicks farms provide fresh organic farm stand. vegetables, fruit, and Nicole Dehne Fresh Produce: Certified Organic meat through a variety Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 - Blueberries, Raspberries, of local markets. 802-864-3271 • nicdehne@hotmail.com Strawberries We offer broiler chickens raised on certified Other Products: Jams, Frozen Berries organic feed and raised free-range at the Intervale Extras: Pick Your Own, Tours, School Groups on fresh pasture. Chickens are available for Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Burlington Farmers’ purchase in mid-July and at the end of August. Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy There are two drop off dates at the Intervale. Order Living Market, Fresh Market/Cheese Outlet as many birds as you like for each drop off date. Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale Whole birds (3-5 lbs) are $20 each. We are willing to sell to restaurants.

Arethusa Farm

Thomas Case, Ben Dana Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05402 802-578-6429 • arethusacollective@yahoo.com www.arethusacollectivefarm.com Arethusa Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm established in 2002 at the Intervale. The majority of our produce is distributed within a ten mile radius of the farm. We offer a Farmers’ Market Share, where people pre-pay and get a 10% discount for their choice of vegetables from our farmers’ market stand each week. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Asian Greens, Beans, Beets, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac , Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Kale, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Pac choi (Bok choy), Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Rhubarb, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Other Products: Dried Beans, Dried Corn, Sauerkraut Extras: Farm Tours, School Groups Where to Buy: Burlington Farmers’ Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market, Natural Provisions Market, Shelburne Supermarket, Sweet Clover Market, Fresh Market/Cheese Outlet, Burlington Winter Farmers’ Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Meat: Organic - Chicken Where to Buy: Summer CSA

Diggers’ Mirth Collective Farm Dylan Zeitlyn, Elango Dev, S’ra De Santis, Hillary Martin, and Hayden Boska Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-324-5962

Fat Mitchell’s Pumpkin Patch is a community-oriented pick-your-own farm at the Intervale. PYO pumpkins, gourds, squash, and sunflowers 7 days a week 10am-6pm mid-September to October. We also host giant pumpkin contests, pumpkin catapulting, food festivals, music, and more. Farm tours and school groups are welcome any time, just call ahead. Fresh Produce: Organic – Corn, Garlic, Pumpkins, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers, Potted Plants, Gourds Extras: Pick Your Own, Farm Tours, School Groups Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Half Pint Farm Mara and Spencer Welton Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-316-6073 • info@halfpintfarm.com www.halfpintfarm.com Half Pint Farm is a 2-acre specialty vegetable farm in operation since 2003 in the Intervale. We grow gourmet and specialty vegetables for direct sale to farmers’ markets, restaurants, grocers and caterers. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Carrots, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fresh Sprouts, Garlic, Herbs, Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes), Kale, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Tomatoes, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Plants Extras: Farm Tours Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Healthy Living Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Open Heart Farm

We grow a wide variety of vegetables on 10 acres at the Intervale. We sell most of our produce in Burlington through farmers’ markets, stores, restaurants, and a new mobile farmstand in the Old North End. We offer a weekly work for food exchange. Call for details.

Josh May and Rachel Daley Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-881-8125 • openheartfarm@yahoo.com openheartfarm.blogspot.com

Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Melons, Onions, Peppers, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Old North End Farmers, Market Healthy Living Market Also Sells To: Restaurants

Fresh Produce: Organic – Asian Greens, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs (culinary and medicinal), Kale, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers, Nursery Crops Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Old North End Farmers’ Market, Shelburne Farmers’ Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

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Stray Cat Flower Farm

Nitty Gritty Grains of Vermont

Diana Doll Intervale Road, Burlington, VT 05401 802-865-0068 • straycat@burlingtontelecom.net www.straycatflowers.com

Jane Kirby 4458 Lake Road, P.O. Box 235, Charlotte, VT 05445 802-425-4544 • Jane@nittygrittygrains.com www.nittygrittygrains.com

On two acres at the Intervale, we grow cut flowers that we sell at the Burlington Farmers’ Market, local grocery stores, weddings, and special orders. You may shop out of our cooler by appointment.

Nitty Gritty Grain Company of Vermont raises and sells certified organic grains and manufactures baking mixes for the retail and food service markets. Most grains come from businesses that process them our grains come from our farm. School group tours available by appointment in the late Fall and Winter.

Shawn Lavigne 135 Poor Farm Road, Colchester, VT 05446 802-879-0102 182 River Road, Essex Junction, VT 05452 802-879-3760 paulmazzas@gmail.com • www.paulmazzas.com

Products: Certified Organic - Soy, Wheat, Corn, Baking Mixes Extras: School Groups Where to Buy: Shelburne Farmers’ Market Also Sells To: Wholesale

We offer a wide array of vegetables and berries to buy and pick. Everything is grown and picked fresh daily. Our farmstands in Colchester and Essex are open 8am-8pm. Pick-your-own strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries 7am-8pm.

Stony Loam Farm

Fresh Produce: Conventional - Beans, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Salad Greens, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stands, Summer CSA, Hannaford Supermarkets, Price Chopper Supermarkets Also Sells To: Wholesale

Flowers/Plants: Organic - Cut Flowers, Decorative Arrangements, Bulbs, Shrubs, Plants (annuals and perennials) Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Burlington Farmers’ Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market, Sweet Clover Market, Fresh Market/Cheese Outlet Also Sells To: Restaurants

::CHARLOTTE Bloomfield Farm Matthew Burke and Tanya Srolovitz 20 Common Way, Charlotte, VT 05445 802-425-2256 • tanya@bloomfieldfarm.net www.bloomfieldfarm.net Bloomfield Farm is an intensively-managed 1-acre farm offering fresh, seasonal vegetables, herbs, and flowers. We also sell eggs and lamb. CSA offered May-October, Thursdays 3:30-6pm. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Organic – Chicken, Lamb Dairy/Eggs: Organic - Eggs Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers Other Products: Wool Extras: School Groups, Education Programs for Children and Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Shelburne Farmers’ Market, The Old Brick Store Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Champlain Valley Compost Co. Steven Wisbaum 245 Ten Stone Circle, Charlotte, VT 05445 802-425-5556 • swisbaum@gmavt.net www.cvcompost.com Champlain Valley Compost Co. makes and sells manure-based compost and topsoil to gardeners, landscapers, and farmers in Chittenden and Northern Addison counties. Products: Organic - Compost

David and Emma Quickel 1510 Hinesburg Road, Charlotte, VT 05445 802-238-0255 • stonyloamfarm@hotmail.com www.stonyloamfarm.com Stony Loam Farm is a diversified organic vegetable and flower grower, available at our on-farm CSA or at a number of local restaurants and grocery stores. Our farm stand is lopen Fridays 3-7:30pm. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels, Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Winter CSA, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market, Shelburne Supermarket Also Sells To: Restaurants

Ten Stones Cooperative Garden Steven Wisbaum North Greenbush Road (Charlotte/Shelburne town line), Charlotte, VT 05445 802-425-5556 • swisbaum@gmavt.net The Ten Stones Cooperative Garden consists of about 20 member families gardening cooperatively on about 1/2 acre of land in NW Charlotte. Harvesting of a large variety of vegetables, berries, and fruit is “U-Pick”. Fresh Produce: Organic – Apples, Asian Greens, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cucumbers, Daikon Radishes, Garlic, Kale, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Pac choi (Bok choy), Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Winter CSA

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Can you eat only food grown within a 100 miles of your house for a meal? How about a day? What about a week? Sign up for the Eat Local Challenge to challenge yourself to explore flavors of our local farmers while supporting our local economy and reducing your food miles! The week also features many fun local-food focused workshops and events! Check out all the events, register for the challenge, and find localvore recipes at www.eatlocalvt.com.

Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm & Vineyard Jim Hillis 206 Sugarbush Farm Road, Colchester, VT 05446 802-893-2928 • hillisfarm@gmail.com Our 67-acre farm features a maple syrup operation, vineyard, hand-crafted wines, and lamb production. On-farm sugarhouse and winery open 11am-5pm. Farm tours by appointment. School group tours on weekends during sugaring. Meat: Conventional - Lamb Products: Organic - Maple Syrup, Maple Candy, WWW.VERMONTGROWERSGUIDE.COM

Maple Cream; Conventional - Wine Extras: Farm Tours, School Groups Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Wholesale

Paul Mazza’s Fruits & Vegetables

Sam Mazza Farm Market The Mazza Family 277 Lavigne Road, Colchester, VT 05446 802-655-3440 • smazzafarms@comcast.net www.sammazzafarms.com Working family farm featuring greenhouses, seasonal vegetables, berries, and flowers. Our farm store has Vermont specialty foods, gifts, full bakery, petting zoo, and children’s play area. Summer strawberry, blueberry and fall havest festivals. Farm store open daily, year round. Fresh Produce: Conventional - Beans, Beets, Blueberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Herbs, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Salad Greens, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Nursery Crops, Potted Plants Extras: Pick Your Own, Petting Zoo, School Groups, Bakery, Grocery, Corn Maze Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Healthy Living Market, Mac’s Convenience Stores, Hannaford Supermarkets, Shaw’s Supermarkets Also Sells To: Wholesale

::ESSEX Bixby Hill Sugarhouse Joseph Jordan 52 Bixby Hill Road, Essex Junction, VT 05452 802-343-0259 • jjordan263@aol.com Bixby Hill Sugarhouse is on 29 acres with 850 taps and a vacuum pipeline system. We boil the syrup with an oil-fired evaporator and a reverse osmosis machine. We have old sugaring equipment on display at the sugarhouse. We provide tours from March through May 1, and upon request year round. We sell products at the sugar house and by word of mouth. Product: Organic - Maple Syrup Extras: Farm Tours, Education Programs for Children and Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Adam’s Apple Orchard & Farm Market Also Sells To: Wholesale


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Chapin Orchard

Chapin Orchard

Full Moon Farm

Wicked Good Farm

James Bove 150 Chapin Road, PO Box 8524, Essex Junction, VT 05452 802-879-6210 • jbovevt@comcast.net www.chapinorchard.com

David Zuckerman 2083 Gillman Road, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-863-2199 • davidz@together.net www.fullmoonfarminc.com

Lee Findholt Gilman Road, Hinesburg, VT 05461 482-4229 • lfindholt@gmail.com www.wickedgoodfarm.com

Pick-your-own apples every day, 9:30am-5:30pm Sept. 1-Oct. 31. Apples are grown using Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Enjoy a hayride on weekend afternoons, weather permitting. Our petting zoo is open daily Sept. 1-Oct. 31. Visit our retail barn for apples, cider, pumpkins, apple pies, other Vermont products, and cider doughnuts on the weekends. We also offer guided and unguided tours by appointment.

We are a 150-acre organic certified vegetable farm with some poultry. We sell through communitysupported agriculture (CSA) shares as well as Burlington’s Saturday Farmers’ Market. CSA pickups are in downtown Burlington, South Burlington and Hinesburg. School group tours and/or activities available by appointment.

Wicked Good Farm is located in Hinesburg. The farm’s 2 llamas and 5 angora goats provide fiber for spinning into incredibly soft yarn. The farm also produce eggs from our free range chickens and soap with local herbs and goats milk.

Fresh Produce: Conventional - Apples, Pears, Pumpkins, Winter Squash Other Products: Apple Cider, Apple Pie, Cider Doughnuts, Honey/Bee Products, Jams/Jellies/ Preserves, Gourds Extras: Bakery, Pick Your Own, Petting Zoo, Hay/ Sleigh Rides, School Groups, Education Programs Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

::HINESBURG Family Cow Farmstand Evan Reiss and Lindsay Harris 2386 Shelburne Falls Road, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-482-4440 • familycows@gmail.com www.familycowfarmstand.com We are an all raw, grass-based, micro dairy. We milk six Jersey and Guernsey cows and sell our bottled milk out of our farmstand and by delivery to Burlington. Our farmstand is self-serve and always open. Stop by to buy some milk out of the fridge or sign up for a milk share. We also teach cheesemaking classes. See our website for more info. We love to show off our clean farm and healthy, happy cows, so we always welcome visitors! Dairy/Eggs: Organic – Eggs, Raw Milk Other Products: Conventional - Honey/Bee Products, Candles Extras: Farm Tours, School Groups, Education Programs for Children and Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Home Delivery

Farmstand at the Cobble Wendy Ordway 570 Charlotte Road P.O. Box 14, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-482-3848 Farmstand at the Cobble is a certified organic farm located along the Laplatte River in the heart of Hinesburg. Our garden produces small fruit, vegetables, herbs, and pumpkins as well as pickles, pesto, and jam. Our pastures produce hay and provide pasture boarding for dairy replacements or beef. Our compost is available on farm and we sell our produce at our farm stand, through CSA shares, and at the Hinesburg Farmers’ Market. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Beans, Beets, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic,Herbs, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Other Products: Hay/Straw, Jams/Jellies/Preserves, Pickles/Relish Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Hinesburg Farmers’ Market Money Saving Tip for Eating Local:

::Look for What’s in Season::

Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Certified Organic - Chicken Flowers/Plants: Conventional - Nursery Crops; Certified Organic - Cut Flowers, Potted Plants/Starts Extras: Bakery, School Groups Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Winter CSA, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Burlington Winter Farmers’ Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market

Norris Berry Farm Norma Norris 686 Davis Road, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-453-3793 • norrisberryfarm@gmavt.net We are a pick-your-own berry farm, and sell vegetables and greenhouse bedding plants. Our farm stand is open 8am-5pm May 10-Oct. 15. Fresh Produce: Conventional - Beans, Beets, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad, Greens, Raspberries, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers, Potted Plants/Starts Other Products: Honey/Bee Products Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Hinesburg Farmers’ Market, Shelburne Farmers’ Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Red Wagon Plants Julie Rubaud 2408 Shelburne Falls Road, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-482-4060 • julie@redwagonplants.com www.redwagonplants.com We grow organic plants for home gardeners. Our focus is on the kitchen garden and plants for beautifying the home. Farm stand is open 10am-6pm May and June. We also sell at garden centers and stores. Flowers/Plants: Certified Organic - Herbs, Nursery Crops, Potted Plants/Starts Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Trillium Hill Farm LLC James Donegan 10643 Route 116, Hinesburg, VT 05461 802-482-4139 • trilliumhills@gmail.com www.trilliumhillfarm.com Trillium Hill Farm is a small, diversified farm in the village of Hinesburg. Farm products include organic vegetables, raw goats milk, and eggs from pastureraised chickens. We sell at the Hinesburg Farmers’ Market and through our CSA. Fresh Produce: Organic – Assorted Vegetables Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Eggs; Organic – Goat Milk Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Hinesburg Farmers’ Market WWW.VERMONTGROWERSGUIDE.COM

Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Eggs Other Products: Wool, Soap Where to Buy: Hinesburg Farmers’ Market, Williston Farmers’ Market

::HUNTINGTON Dragonfly Sugarworks Paul Limberty 1617 Happy Hollow Road, Huntington, VT 05462 802-434-6502 • info@dragonflysugarworks.com www.dragonflysugarworks.com Dragonfly Sugarworks is a small, artisanal maple syrup operation located in the mountains of Huntington. We carefully craft the finest maple syrup from our 3,000 taps using a combination of old-time wisdom and modern equipment. Our wood-fired evaporator uses stainless steel pans and our syrup is stored in stainless steel before being packed exclusively in glass bottles in a number of sizes and styles. Products: Certified Organic - Maple Syrup Where to Buy: Burlington Farmers’ Market, Healthy Living Market, Home Delivery

Maple Wind Farm Beth Whiting 1340 Carse Road, Huntington, VT 05462 802-434-7732 • info@maplewindfarm.com www.maplewindfarm.com Maple Wind Farm is a diversified, grass-based livestock, vegetable, and maple syrup farm. Located on a hilltop green mountain location, we offer 100% grassfed beef and lamb, pastureraised pork, chicken, and turkey, organic eggs, and maple syrup. We have a 50 member CSA for 20 weeks during the growing season that includes both vegetables and meat. Off-farm farm stand and school group tours/activities are available by appointment. Overnight farm stays in a Mongolian-style yurt that sleeps 10 available for nightly rentals. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Sprouts, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Certified Organic - Chicken, Turkey; Organic – Beef, Lamb, Pork Dairy/Eggs: Certified Organic - Eggs Flowers/Plants: Organic - Cut Flowers Other Products: Conventional - Maple Syrup Extras: School Groups, Farm Stays Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Richmond Farmers’ Market, Shelburne Farmers’ Market, Healthy Living Market, Mountain Greens Market, Richmond Corner Market, VT Green Grocer, Beaudry’s Store, Middlebury Farmers’ Market Also Sells To: Wholesale Money Saving Tip for Eating Local:

::Buy Basic Ingredients & Cook::


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Family Cow Farmstand

::JERICHO Clay Brook Farm Bob Hill 91 Old Pump Road, Jericho, VT 05465 802-899-3743 • boblaury@aol.com Clay Brook Farm grows field and greenhouse tomatoes with an emphasis on heirloom varieties. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Tomatoes Where to Buy: City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market, Sweet Clover Market Also Sells To: Restaurants

Jericho Settlers Farm Christa Alexander 22 Barber Farm Road, Jericho Center, VT 05465 802-899-4000 • jsfarmvt@gmail.com www.jerichosettlersfarm.com We are a small, diversified family farm raising vegetables and pasture raised meats on 200 acres. Our beef and lamb are 100% grass fed. We offer summer and winter CSA farm stand sales of eggs, beef, lamb, pork, and chicken. The farm stand is open daily year round. Fresh Produce: Organic – Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Conventional - Chicken, Lamb, Pork, Bacon; Organic - Beef Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Eggs Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers, Potted Plants/Starts Other Products: Wool, Handmade Chairs Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Winter CSA, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Burlington Winter Farmers’ Market, City Market/Onion River Co-op, Healthy Living Market

Barn at Gray Rocks

Laplatte River Angus Farm

Harold Harvey 1147 East Main Street 1830 Mountain View Road, Richmond, VT 05477 802-878-4291 • hharvey171@aol.com

James Kleptz 8074 Spear Street, Shelburne, VT 05482 802-985-3295 • judykleptz@aol.com

The Barn at Gray Rocks produces fresh Vermontgrown turkeys. Meat: Conventional - Turkey Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Monitor Barn CSA Beth Whiting and Amanda Payne 1949 East Main Street, Richmond, VT 05477 802-434-7257 • info@maplewindfarm.com www.vycc.org • www.maplewindfarm.com The Monitor Barns CSA is a collaboration between Vermont Youth Conservation Corps and Maple Wind Farm. Together, the partners combine the conservation and education mission of the VYCC with the experience and high-quality food production of Maple Wind Farm. We grow mixed vegetables on 5 acres at the West Monitor Barn, along with a pick-your-own flowers and herbs and pasture raised poultry. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Pac Choi (Bok choy), Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Certified Organic - Turkey; Organic – Chicken, Beef, Lamb, Pork Dairy/Eggs: Organic - Eggs Other Products: Dried Beans, Gourds Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Burlington Farmers’ Market, Hinesburg Farmers’ Market, Richmond Farmers’ Market

We sell all-natural beef, primarily wholesale to restaurants and groceries. We operate a meat processing facility in Williston. Meat: Conventional - Beef Extras: Farm Tours, Education Programs for adults Where to Buy: City Market/Onion River Co-op, Shelburne Supermarket Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

New Village Farm Becca Pincus and Michaela Ryan 700 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482 202-316-9960 • rebeccapincus@gmail.com www.newvillagefarm.com We are a diversified biodynamic farm raising grass-fed beef, lamb, and goat, as well as pork and chicken on organic grain. We sell raw cow and goat milk, and eggs. We have a strong commitment to community education and offer classes for adults and children, summer camp, and field trips throughout the year. Our farmstand is open yearround and we offer CSAs year-round as well. Fresh Produce: Assorted Herbs, Vegetables, Flowers Meat: Organic – Chicken, Beef, Goat, Lamb, Pork, Bacon, Ham, Sausage Dairy/Eggs: Organic – Raw Milk Other Products: Conventional - Jams/Jellies/ Preserves Extras: School Groups, Education Programs for Children and Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Winter CSA, Shelburne Farmers’ Market Also Sells To: Restaurants

Mountainview Mapleworks

Palmer’s Sugar House

Jim Giroux 1324 Kenyon Road, Richmond, VT 05477 802-434-5198 • jim@vermontframes.com

David Palmer 332 Shelburne Hinesburg Road, Shelburne, VT 05482 802-985-5054 • davidpalmer@palmerinsurancevt.com We are a traditional sugar house that produces and sells maple products.

David Cadreact 249 Cadreact Road, Milton, VT 05468 893-6302 • kcadreact@gmail.com

Mountainview Mapleworks is a family-run maple sugaring operation, using our forest firewood to fuel the evaporator. Both pipeline and buckets are used to collect sap, with emphasis on quality syrup from tree to table. Visitors are welcome. We sell maple syrup from our home.

Our farm is certified organic. We sell organic hay, organically raised beef, and other crops.

Products: Conventional - Maple Syrup Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Shelburne Farms

Meat: Organic - Beef Other Products: Organic - Hay

::SHELBURNE

::RICHMOND

Guillemette Farm

::MILTON Cadreact Farm

Andrews Farm Jennifer Andrews Gilligan 1147 East Main Street, Richmond, VT 05477 802-434-2783 • jeng1147@yahoo.com Our family’s former dairy farm is now locally famous for Harold Harvey’s Thanksgiving turkeys. We also raise broiler chickens during the summer, and sell eggs year round. Maple Wind Farm of Huntington grazes beef and raises vegetables for their CSA on our farm. We are open Thanksgiving week for turkey pickups, and by appointment for chicken and eggs. Meat: Conventional - Chicken, Turkey Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Eggs Other Products: Organic - Christmas Trees, Lumber/Firewood Where to Buy: Call to order

Bernie Guillemette 6802 VT 116, Corner of Shelburne Pond and VT 116, Shelburne, VT 05482 862-0915 • sewbiz57@gmail.com Family-owned since 1948, the second and third generation operate the farm. In addition to our dairy business, we sell tomatoes and sweet corn seasonally from our farm and custom-cut grass-fed beef year-round. We offer farm tours upon request. Fresh Produce: Conventional - Corn, Tomatoes Meat: Conventional - Beef Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Milk Extras: Farm Tours Where to Buy: Farm Stand Money Saving Tip for Eating Local:

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Products: Conventional - Maple Syrup Extras: Farm Tours, Education Programs Where to Buy: Farm Stand

1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482 802-985-8686 • info@shelburnefarms.org www.shelburnefarms.org Shelburne Farms is a member-supported, nonprofit environmental education center and National Historic Landmark. We have a 125-cow grass-based dairy and produce an award-winning farmhouse cheddar. The Children’s Farmyard is open daily 10am-5pm May-October. Hay/sleigh rides are available December-March, weekends/holidays weather permitting. Our retail store is open daily 10am-5pm. See our website for school group and education program information. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Kale, Mushrooms, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Sprouts, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Meat: Conventional - Beef, Lamb Dairy/Eggs: Conventional - Cheese Extras: Petting Zoo, Hay/Sleigh Rides, School Groups, Education Programs for Children and Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand


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Shelburne Vineyard

David Rogers Farm

Ken Albert 6308 Shelburne Road-Route 7, Shelburne, VT 05482 802-985-8222 • kalbert@shelburnevineyard.com www.shelburnevineyard.com

David Rogers 133 River Road, Underhill, VT 05489 802-858-4848 • david.rogers.tec@gmail.com

Shelburne Vineyard has 10 acres of grapes, all used in our winery. We also purchase grapes from our region. Visitors are welcome seven days a week 11am-5pm for tastings, tours, picnics, and browsing. Our wines have won numerous awards in international competitions and we are co-winners of the UVM Sustainable Agriculture Award for 2009. We distribute our wine at retail stores and restaurants statewide.

Where to Buy: Barm self-serve

Products: Certified Organic - Wine Extras: Farm Tours, Education Programs for Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

::UNDERHILL Burgess Sugarhouse Bill LaPorte 251 Irish Settlement Road, Underhill, VT 05489 802-899-5228 • bill@burgesssugarhouse.com www.burgesssugarhouse.com Burgess Sugarhouse is a producer of pure, all natural Vermont Maple Syrup. We are a family-run operation that was started by our grandparents in 1980. Our evaporator is fueled solely from wood that we harvest from our sugarbush using sustainable forest practices. We add nothing to our raw sap that comes down from our thousands of maple trees and take away only water. We offer maple syrup, maple sugar, and other maple products. Products: Organic - Maple Syrup, Maple Cream, Granulated Maple Sugar Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Wholesale

Chamberlin’s Garden and Farm Market Paul Chamberlin 97 River Road, Underhill, VT 05489 802-899-3569 • P_Chamberlin@msn.com The primary products from our 20-acre farm are strawberries, sweet corn, and pumpkins. We also sell a variety of vegetables, seasonal berries, and hay for local animal owners. PYO strawberries and our farm market are open daily 8am-6pm June-October. Fresh Produce: Conventional – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers Other Products: Hay, Honey/Bee Products Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Covered Bridge Berry Patch John LaRue 128 River Road, Underhill, VT 05489 802-899-2818 • jllarue@together.net We offer pick-your-own ecologically-grown blueberries. PYO hours are 9am-6pm mid-July to mid-August. Call ahead and leave a message during picking time. We pre-pick some berries for sale. Fresh Produce: Organic - Blueberries Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stand

We sell pasture-raised chicken eggs from our farm

Valley Dream Farm Anne and Joe Tisbert 5901 Pleasant Valley Road, Cambridge, VT 05444 802-644-6598 • valleydream@wildblue.net www.valleydreamfarm.com Valley Dream Farm is a 300-acre certified organic agriculturally preserved farm located in the lap of Mount Mansfield, evenly divided in two towns of Cambridge and Underhill. We practice crop rotations, cover crops, use of beneficial insects and other sustainable methods to provide long term environmental goals for future generations. We work toward building a better community and have now donated over 50,000 lbs of produce to local food shelves, the Vermont Food Bank, and others in need. Fresh Produce: Certified Organic - Asian Greens, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celariac, Corn, Cucumbers, Daikon Radishes, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes), Kale, Melons, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Pac choi (Bok choy), Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Annuals, Cut Flowers, Decorative Arrangements, Hanging Baskets, Potted Plants/ Starts, Seeds Other Products: Dried Beans, Frozen Berries, Frozen Vegetables, Gourds, Hay/Straw, Jams/Jellies/ Preserves, Pickles/Relish, Salsa Extras: Pick Your Own, Farm Tours, School Groups, Children’s Education Programs Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Winter CSA, Healthy Living Market, Natural Provisions Market, Sweet Clover Market, Hunger Mountain Food Cooperative, Middlebury Natural Foods Coop, Upper Valley Food Co-op, Green Top Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Adams Turkey Farm Dave Adams 1192 Old Stage Road, Westford, VT 05494 802-878-4726 • vtmaple@adamsturkeyfarm.com www.adamsturkeyfarm.com We grow and process turkey and chickens. We sell pumpkins through wholesale and retail, compost on the farm, and produce maple syrup. Pick your own balsam fir Christmas trees on the farm 9am-5pm. Fresh Produce: Organic - Pumpkins Meat: Organic – Chicken, Turkey Other Products: Organic - Maple Syrup, Compost Extras: Cut Your Own, Forestry Where to Buy: Healthy Living Market, Sweet Clover Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Vermont Farms By the Numbers

6,984 21 1,233,313 $22,863,000

farms, up from 6,571 in 2002; biggest increase in farms <10 acres

percent of principal farm operators are women, up from 15% in 2002 acres in agriculture, 21% of state’s land

Source: 2007 USDA Census of Agriculture

total value of direct sales; up from $9,567,000 in 2002

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::WESTFORD Bread and Roses Farm Laura Williams 1254 Old Stage Road, Westford, VT 05494 922-6782 • breadandrosescsa@riseup.net We are a 75-member diversified, vegetable CSA. We operate on 5 acres which are certified “Naturally Grown.” Members pick up vegetable shares once a week, and can opt for add-ons such as bread, cheese and egg shares. Members can also pick their own flowers, herbs, beans/peas etc. School group and educational program tours and work projects by appointment. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Melons, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers, Potted Plants/Starts Extras: School Groups, Education Programs Where to Buy: Summer CSA, Farmers’ Market on the Westford Green, Sweet Clover Market

Morse Hillside Farm Reginald A Morse 681 Osgood Hill Road, Westford, VT 05494 802-878-3096 • ramorse@together.net morsehillsidefarm.com We are a family owned business in the beautiful rolling hills of Westford. Our main products are raspberries and maple syrup. We also sell jams and honey. We offer pick-your-own raspberries in the summer, and visitors are always welcome at our sugarhouse in the spring. Farm stand is open by appointment. Fresh Produce: Conventional - Raspberries Other Products: Honey/Bee Products, Maple Syrup, Jams/Jellies/Preserves Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Farmers’ Market on the Westford Green, Adam’s Apple Orchard & Farm Market, Chapin Orchard Store, Mac’s Convenience Stores Also Sells To: Wholesale

Smith’s Sugar Shack Fred Smith 1362 Old Stage Road, Westford, VT 05494 802-879-0760 • yank_clip@surfglobal.net Smith’s Sugar Shack produces maple syrup. Our farm stand is open any time we are home, but please call first. Products: Organic - Maple Syrup Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Snow Hill Farm Matt Wamsganz 34 Snow Hill Lane, Westford, VT 05494 802-878-3566 • snowhillfarm@myfairpoint.net We offer pure maple syrup from a small family operation with 800 taps. Maple syrup is sold from home by appointment and online via email. We give tours of our sugarhouse and woods to school groups. Products: Conventional - Maple Syrup Extras: School Groups Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale


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Food Works

:: Resources ::

Scratch N’ Earth Farm

::WILLISTON

Jon O’Connor and Becca Bergeron 3233 South Road, Williston, VT 05495 802-578-0191 scratchnearthfarm@hotmail.com

Adams Apple Orchard Scott Adams 986 Old Stage Road, Williston, VT 05495 802-879-5226 • vtapple@upickvermont.com www.upickvermont.com We are a diversified family-owned farm offering local produce, Vermont specialty foods, pickyour-own apples, greenhouses full of annuals and hanging baskets, bakery items, and more! Our farm stand is open from May 1-Dec. 24. PYO apples run from Labor Day to mid October, 10 am-5pm, with apple tours in September. We offer greenhouse workshops in late April. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Cherries, Onions, Peas, Lettuce; Conventional – Apples, Blueberries, Cucumbers, Peppers, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Flowers/Plants: Cut Flowers Other Products: Apple Cider, Hay/Straw Extras: Pick Your Own, School Groups, Education Programs for Adults Where to Buy: Farm Stand

Boutin Family Farm Lisa Boutin 2495 South Road 240 Christmas Lane, Williston, VT 05495 802-879-2896 • boutinfamilyfarm@aol.com

We raise a wide variety of ecologically grown vegetables. Our specialty is different colored potatoes: All Blue, All Red, Gold, and Red Skinned. We also grow super-sweet corn varieties with no spraying for corn borer. Instead, we use a special wasp as a biological control. Our farm stand is open 7 days a week from June to October on Oak Hill Road at Fieldstone Drive, 3.4 miles from the four corners in Williston Village. Call or email to receive our wholesale brochure and weekly produce availability sheet. Fresh Produce: Conventional – Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant,Herbs, Melons, Onions, Pac Choi (Bok choy) Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Salad Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Other Products: Maple Candy, Corn Stalks Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Williston Farmers’ Market, Natural Provisions Market, Fresh Market/Cheese Outlet, Adam’s Apple Orchard & Farm Market Also Sells To: Restaurants, Wholesale

Whitcomb’s Land of Pumpkins

We sell fresh, homegrown vegetables and berries direct from the farm, through our CSA, and at local farmers’ markets. We have pick-your-own raspberries and blueberries and a farm stand at open 7 days a week. Fresh Produce: Organic – Beans, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Melons, Napa Cabbage, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Salad Greens, Raspberries, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Other Products: Jams/Jellies/Preserves Extras: Pick Your Own Where to Buy: Farm Stand, Summer CSA, Richmond Farmers’ Market, Williston Farmers’ Market

Mary Whitcomb 347 Fay Lane, Williston, VT 05495 802-879-5239 • L4M4W@aol.com Whitcomb’s Land of Pumpkins is located on a 300-cow dairy farm and offers over 25 varieties of pumpkins. We are known for our unique pumpkin displays. We also sell gourds, squash, and cornstalks for all your decorating needs. Come visit our 2-acre corn maze and learn about growing and harvesting pumpkins. School group tours available during the month of October. Fresh Produce: Conventional - Pumpkins, Winter Squash Other Products: Corn Stalks, Gourds Extras: School Groups, Corn Maze Where to Buy: Farm Stand Also Sells To: Restaurants

Vermont has a wealth of organizations that increase agricultural and food system literacy, link consumers to local products, improve farm viability, and stimulate local markets. Here’s a sampling from Chittenden County and beyond: Intervale Center: A nonprofit organization with the mission of strengthening community food systems. www.intervale.org Northeast Organic Farmers Association-VT: A nonprofit association of farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote an economically viable and ecologically sound Vermont food system for the benefit of current and future generations. http://nofavt.org Rural Vermont: A statewide grassroots organization that activates, advocates, and educates for living soils, thriving farms, and healthy communities. www.ruralvermont.org Vermont Agency of Agriculture: Provides a comprehensive listing of localvore groups, other local food directories, and resources at www.vermontagriculture.com/buylocal/links/ local.html Vermont Food Education Every Day: A nonprofit organization that works with schools and communities to raise awareness about healthy food, the role of Vermont farms and farmers, and good nutrition. www.vtfeed.org Vermont Fresh Network: Encourages partnerships among farmers, food producers, and chefs, and educates the dining public about the value of Vermont grown foods and the economic impact of supporting local businesses. www.vermontfresh.net

:: Chittenden County Farmers’ Markets :: Burlington*

Saturdays 8:30am-2:30pm College Street and City Hall Park 802-310-5172 info@burlingtonfarmersmarket.org www.burlingtonfarmersmarket.org

Burlington Fletcher Allen Thursdays 2:30-5pm Fletcher Allen Halth Care McClure Lobby Level L 802-847-0797 tanya.mcdonald@vtmednet.org

Burlington Flynn Avenue

2nd and 4th Sundays 10am-3pm 180 Flynn Ave, right after railroad tracks 802-578-8304 • mary@vintageinspired.net

Burlington Old North End* Tuesdays 3-6:30pm H.O. Wheeler School 802-324-3073 • sra@riseup.net

Charlotte

Fridays 3-6pm Mount Philo State Park, lower lot 530-414-4797 • matt@workerscenter.org

Colchester

Jericho

Thursdays 3-6:30pm Mills Riverside Park, VT 15 (802) 899-5899 jessiealberts@gmail.com

Sundays 10:30am-2:30pm Creek Farm Plaza Field 802-864-4908 • olivesoil@live.com www.olivesoilvt.com

Milton

Essex

Richmond*

Fridays 3:30-7:30pm Railroad Avenue 802-879-6701 essexcommunityfarmersmarket@yahoo.com

Hinesburg

Thursdays 3:30-7:00pm United Church of Hinesburg VT 116 (Main Street) 802-482-3018 • jowhite@gmavt.net www.hinesburglionsfarmersmarket.org

Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm Milton Grange Hall, US 7 802-893-7734 • jamesbmilton@comcast.net Fridays 3-6pm • Volunteers Green 802-434-5273• cmader@surfglobal.net

Westford

Fridays 3:30-6:30pm Westford Common, VT 128 802-370-4077 info@westfordfarmersmarketvt.org www.westfordfarmersmarketvt.org

Williston*

Saturdays 10am-2pm Village Green, next to the library, US 2 802-735-3860 •cmmead0124@gmail.com www.willistonfarmersmarket.com

Winooski*

Saturdays 9am-1pm • Shelburne Center, US 7 802-985-2472 • tod.whitaker@gmail.com www.sbpavt.org

Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm Winooski Falls, in front of Champlain Mill 802-734-6175 wfm@winooskidowntown.com www.winooskidowntown.com

South Burlington*

* Accept EBT and debit cards

Shelburne

Every other Sunday 10am-2pm Healthy Living Market, 222 Dorset Street www.healthylivingmarket.com

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Source: www.nofavt.org

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