Join Us on a Farm Tour This Summer!

by Amy on June 24, 2018

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Farm Tour: Organic Farm/Hydroponic Greenhouse/Backyard Garden with Green Living Expert, Amy Todisco-2.5 to 3 hours, includes organic herbal tea and and mostly organic and hydroponic lunch.
Book your farm tour here.

Commercial Organic Farm in Vermont: Pluck a pea off the vine as you learn about organic agriculture and the history of Hartshorn Farm, where your tour guide, Amy, lives.

Making Vermont Maple Syrup: Amy’s organic farmer life partner, Dave, is also a fifth generation sugarmaker. Check out the maple sugarhouse. Find out how maple syrup was discovered.

“It was such an amazing experience…Amy is so knowledgeable and her location is so breathtaking in the Mad River Valley!”-Lisa Schermerhorn

Pop a sweet cherry tomato into your mouth. Pick some blueberries. Put your hands in the warm soil and plant something. Harvest some veggies for your lunch time salad in the farmstand. We will enjoy a home made mostly organic and hydroponic greens filled lunch. Other offerings may include farm made pesto with watercress and basil, fresh bread, soup, and more.

Hydroponic Growing in Vermont: Visit the cutting edge, Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponic greenhouse where sustainability meets delicious year round in Vermont. Their motto is “Going green growing greens.” Find out how they do this. Taste tender delicious basil, watercress and lettuce greens.

Backyard Gardening Inspiration for Homeowners: Looking to create your own beautiful and productive veggie, herb and flower garden? Check out Amy’s backyard circular garden for inspiration. See where the wild stinging nettle is growing nearby and why it’s such a superfood. Discover what might also be growing in your yard that you can use to heal. You’ll also have an opportunity to feed Amy’s horses, Koko and Amigo, some carrots and learn a little about horses.

Each tour is customized to meet the needs and interests of the group that shows up, which means each tour/workshop will be slightly different.

Can be a pre-scheduled tour already on our calendar, or a pop-up tour. Pop up tours usually happen when guests to the Mad River Valley arrive and just find out about our tours. As long as we aren’t already booked, we can create a new tour for your group. Minimum 2, maximum 15. 10AM-12PM. Book your tour here.

Vermont Food & Farm Tours with Green Living Expert, Amy Todisco
Waitsfield, Vermont,Mad River Valley, VT,-05673
Guided, memorable, behind the scenes, hands on food and farm tour/inspiring workshop experiences on authentic working farms around the Mad River Valley of Vermont for foodies and foodie wannabees. While spending time in nature on farms, you'll learn green living tips on healthy cooking, eating, and growing that will inspire you to change the way you look at food. Mainstream conventional food growing and eating isn't working. Vibrant healthy food truly can be our medicine. Find out how.

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