CSA Open Farm Day

Early summer CSA share from Peace of Earth Farm
Spring CSA share from Peace of Earth Farm

Sunday, May 4, 1:00-4:00 pm

Join NOFA Vermont and your local farmers for an Open Farm Day! Get to know a local farm through farm tours and activities. [What's a CSA?]

Participating Farms by County

Click farm name for CSA share and contact information.

VOF logoFarms marked with the Vermont Organic Farmers logo are certified organic for some or all of their farm operation. We encourage you to ask the farmers if you have any questions about specific products or practices.

 

ADDISON

Elmer Farm, MiddleburyVOF logo
Come meet the Elmer Farm crew, see the greenhouses, and tour the farm.  Their CSA programs are full for the summer, but come learn more and consider joining for a different season!

Footprint Farm, Bristol VOF logo
Join Footprint Farm for a field tour, see the laying flock in their mobile coop, and the young pigs trotting about in the pasture. Tasty events include hunting for ramps, making ramp pesto, and eating fresh fire-baked bread.

Golden Russet Farm, ShorehamVOF logo
You may tour the retail greenhouses (open daily 9am-5pm.) and walk the fields at your leisure. Will and Judy will be available to talk about the CSA, growing practices at the farm, and to help you with your gardening questions.

The Last Resort, BristolVOF logo
The Last Resort Farm will be happy to welcome prospective members and any interested neighbors, customers, and friends to tour the farm, including the new aquaponics set-up, and hear about the Farm Share/CSA Program.

 

BENNINGTON

Clear Brook Farm, ShaftsburyVOF logo

Mighty Food Farm, PownalVOF logo
The open house will include a tour of the greenhouses and CSA room. This is a great way to get to know your farmer and food!
Participants are encouraged to ask questions about the farm and the organic agricultural practices.

Someday Farm, E. Dorset

True Love Farm, Shaftsbury
The hilltop will be open for picnicking and kite flying all afternoon. 2pm: farm tour. 4pm: the 4th annual Emergence, a brief dance performance, themed “Bluebird” this year. Anyone who wishes to dance should arrive by 3:00 and wear blue.

Wildstone Farm, PownalVOF logo
There will be a farm tour followed by lots of time to chat with the farmers.

 

CALEDONIA

Harvest Hill Farm, WaldenVOF logo
Learn about Harvest Hill's employee-based CSA, visit the greenhouses and early planted field crops, and talk with the farmer about the mission of Harvest Hill and their involvement with the youth and food in area schools.

Joe's Brook Farm, St. JohnsburyVOF logo
Check out the vegetable and flower plants for sale. Farm tour at 3pm at the barn. Sign up and pay for a CSA share on 5/4 and receive half a gallon of maple syrup and a $30 nursery gift certificate.

Mountain Foot Farm, Wheelock
See the home greenhouse full of plants, visit the trout barn and chat with the farmers.

 

CHITTENDEN

Arcana Gardens & Greenhouses, JerichoVOF logo

Full Moon Farm, Inc., HinesburgVOF logo
David and Rachel will give information and pointers for a self tour; visit the fields, processing and storage areas, and their dozens of piglets and chicks which will grow into some of the only organic pastured pork and chicken in northwestern Vermont.

Intervale Community Farm, BurlingtonVOF logo
Intervale Community Farm welcomes everyone to help us kick off our 25th year. Farmers Andy Jones and Becky Maden will provide tours of the fields and discuss the highlights of ICF’s CSA shares and operations.

Jericho Settlers' Farm, JerichoVOF logo
Farmers Mark and Christa welcome you to tour our diversified Year-Round CSA farm at 22 Barber Farm Road, featuring hoophouses full of spring vegetables, a biomass heated greenhouse, sheep lambing on pasture, and pastured chickens and egg washing system.

Maple Wind Farm, HuntingtonVOF logo
Farm tour will take place at Andrews Farm, 1149 E. Main Street (Rte 2) Richmond, 1 mile East of traffic light after S curve on right.

 

FRANKLIN

Health Hero Island Farm, South HeroVOF logo
Farm tours at 1:15 and 2:45. Come learn about "Clean Water Farming", meet the laying hens, tour the greenhouses, and experience the low-stress animal handling system. Farmers will be on site to answer questions about their multi-farm CSA. Free Samples!

 

GRAND ISLE

Blue Heron Farm, Grand Isle VOF logo
Visit a small, diversified family farm in the Champlain Islands.  Family friendly tours offered through the fields, greenhouses, to meet the lambs and baby chicks, and say Moo to the cows. There'll be opportunities to get your hands dirty too.

M.R. Harvest, LLC, Grand IsleVOF logo

 

LAMOILLE

Valley Dream Farm, CambridgeVOF logo
Come visit Valley Dream Farm from noon until 4pm, with tomato and cucumber greenhouse tours at 1 pm and 2pm. There will be light refreshments and answers to your organic gardening questions. Inquire about a CSA shares too!

 

ORANGE

Honey Locust Farm, Bradford
Visitors can tour the farm and see baby animals, the greenhouse, and fields. There will be farm raised snacks and the farmers will be available for questions. There is information and the opportunity to sign up for the summer CSA.

Winter Moon Farm, Corinth
Meet the farmers, enjoy some samples from the farm and get information about the Pastured Meat Farm Share. Winter Moon Farm is located off Center Road in Corinth.

[Please note that Your Farm in Fairlee is no longer participating.]

 

ORLEANS

Berry Creek Farm, WestfieldVOF logo
Guests may tour the retail greenhouse and farmstand at their leisure, meet the farmers and get a tour of the farm. CSA flyers and applications available as well as beverages and snacks!

Peace of Earth Farm, Albany
CSA information, sprouts and greens sampling, and farmers available for questions starting at 1pm. Farm tour starting at 2pm. Sheet mulching demonstration starting at 3pm, weather permitting.

The Garden of Eurbin, Barton
Come visit The Garden of Eurbin. Starting at 1pm you will be able to meet the farmers and at 2:30 take a farm tour. Weather permitting there will be a short planting demo so bring your mud boots!

Pete's Greens, CraftsburyVOF logo
Visit Pete’s Greens to learn all about their growing practices and CSA. There will be farm tours at 1:30 and 2:30, and light bites and drinks throughout the day. Come meet your farmers and see where your food comes from.

 

RUTLAND

Alchemy Gardens, Shrewsbury

Boardman Hill Farm, W RutlandVOF logo

Evening Song Farm, Cuttingsville
Come visit Evening Song Farm at the new location on Shunpike Road in Cuttingsville. Tour the new fields, high tunnels, and the seed starting greenhouse with plants for sale for your home garden. Learn about the flexible, free-choice CSA.

Good Earth Farm, BrandonVOF logo

Wood's Market Garden, BrandonVOF logo
Please start at the farm stand and visitors will be directed to bedding plant and vegetable greenhouses with a map for a self-guided tour. The farmers will be available for questions and weather permitting, a field tour at 2pm.

 

WASHINGTON

Gaylord Farm, WaitsfieldVOF logo
Starting at 1pm, meet, talk, and walk with the farmers around fields and greenhouses.  Come visit and gain information about your summer and winter CSA options; CSA sign-up still available!

Good Heart Farmstead, Worcester
Visit for a family fun day and get your hands dirty planting (weather pending).  Farm tours – meet the sheep and baby lambs, try your hand at spinning fleece, take a peak inside the greenhouse, and taste some fresh sunflower shoots.

Green Mountain Girls Farm, Northfield
Learn about free-choice omnivore farmshares, taste farm products, tour the Farm & meet goat kids from 1-4pm. The farmstand will be fully stocked. Experience a “latte on the hoof” between 2 & 3pm for $5, free for new CSA signups. Click here for more details!

Hartshorn Farm Market, WaitsfieldVOF logo
Join us for tours, question and answer sessions, and farm pizza from the farm flatbread oven.

Muddy Boots CSA at Kingsbury Market Garden, WarrenVOF logo
Learn about Muddy Boots CSA and the farmers who are behind it. Farmer Aaron Locker will come in from the fields between 2 and 3 to talk about plans for this year’s CSA. Soup, salad and bread samples!

Rogers Farmstead, Berlin
Located on Route 12, just 4 miles from Montpelier. Come meet the farmers and the cows, sample milk with homemade donuts and tour the farm. Learn more about the raw milk CSA and future farm stand options.

Seedfolks Farm, East Calais
Take a tour with the Seedfolks farmers to learn where, how and why they grow their tasty vegetables. Seedfolks Farm is new in the community and excited to bring people together around food. There's still time to join the CSA!

 

WINDHAM

Akaogi Farm, PutneyVOF logo
Farm tour starts at 1pm. The rest of the time farmers will be on hand with information about this year's CSA and to answer any questions.

Circle Mountain Farm, Guilford
Come tour the farm! Join the farmers in some planting or harvesting. The farmers will also be on hand to answer questions. Shares are still available for Summer and Fall (June-December).

Harlow Farm, WestminsterVOF logo

Hermit Thrush Homestead, Halifax
The farmer will be at the field on Hinesburg Rd to answer questions . and there will be a full farm tour with the farmer starting at 2pm. Cold hardy seedlings will be available for sale outside the greenhouse.

New Leaf CSA, Dummerston
The farmer and/or helpers will be at the farm to answer your questions. You may even meet new baby goat kids too!

Wild Carrot Farm, Brattleboro

 

WINDSOR

Cedar Mountain Farm, Hartland

Deep Meadow Farm, Windsor-AscutneyVOF logo

Killdeer Farm, NorwichVOF logo
Visit the Farm and Greenhouses at 55 Butternut Road. Meet the farmers and crew; learn about organic vegetable and berry production; tour the beautiful greenhouses; and sign up for Killdeer Farm's CSA!

Luna Bleu Farm, S RoyaltonVOF logo
Farm tours from 1-3:30pm including greenhouses, field crops, baby animals, and hands-on activities. The pizza oven will fire up at 2pm (bring some grated cheese). Meet the farmers and get information about summer and winter CSA options. CSA sign-up still available.

Sunrise Farm, White River Junction
Farm tours starting at 1 PM amd short hikes to Mt. Ascutney viewpoint. See the lambs, piglets, and baby chicks. Join in potato planting (weather permitting). CSA information available.

Sweetland Farm, Norwich
Join Sweetland Farm in the greenhouse to meet the farmers, ask about vegetable growing and pasture-raised animal practices, and sign up for a 22-week produce share. Tour the fields with the farmers or just stop by for a quick "hello!"