Value-Added Products

Earthmuffins Island Herbals

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Laurie Orton Johnson
3711 Lakeview Dr. North Hero, Vt. 05474
802-378-5058
earthmuffinsislandherbals.com
laurie.earthmuffins@gmail.com

Where to find Products: Champlain Island Farmers Market on Saturdays, & you can shop for products on our online webstore.

Offerings: Handcrafted Herbal Soaps, Island Time Teas, Aromatherapy & Island Lights soy candles. We use whole herbs fresh grown for our teas & tinctures, and we source local honey, sunflower oil & raspberries & maple syrup from Island farms including Darby Farm, Canamak Farm, Blue Heron Farm, and Thistle Meadow Farm.

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Allenholm Farm

Ray & Pam Allen
110-111 South Street, South Hero
802-372-5566
www.allenholm.com
apples@together.net

Retail Outlet: Open daily, late May-Dec 24, 9am-5pm

Where Else to Find Products: Grand Isle Lake House, Shore Acres, Wally’s Place

Offerings: Vermont’s oldest commercial apple orchard, Allenholm Farm, is a diversified farm offering wholesale, retail, and pick-your-own apples. Shipping available. Also offering homemade pies, small fruits (raspberries, tart cherries, pears, blueberries), farm store, farm- yard, petting paddock, tours, and bike rentals. Enjoy their famous Maple Creemees all summer! 

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Arbor Farmstead

Alisha Utter & Kyle Bowley
3 Faywood Road, Grand Isle
arborfarmstead@gmail.com
www.arborfarmstead.com

Where to find products: Champlain Islands Farmers' Market, email for special orders. 

Farm-based products and woodcrafts are available on our online store: www.arborfarmstead.com/store

Offerings: Arbor Farmstead is a diversified farm specializing in fruit production (e.g., aronia, cherries, currants, elderberries, gooseberries, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries). The land is agroecologically managed using regenerative practices and is in the process of gaining Organic certification. The Farmstead is co-owned and operated by Alisha Utter and Kyle Bowley and home to their businesses, Sweetbranch Syrups and K. Bowley Woodcraft, respectfully. Sweetbranch Syrups are made using Vermont-grown fruits and organic sweeteners; snow cones, sodas, and teas are available seasonally at the Champlain Islands Farmers' Market and Burlington Farmers' Market. K. Bowley Woodcraft's workshop is based on the Farmstead. Kyle uses a mix of modern and historic methods and specializes in shaker-style furniture, homewares (i.e. serving boards, utensils, bowls, and shelves) and native pollinator/bat houses. One-of-a-kind pieces are available at local farmers' markets or by special order. We look forward to being your local fruit farmer and craftsman!

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Blue Heron Farm

Christine Bourque & Adam Farris
Quaker Road, Grand Isle
802-372-3420
www.blueheronfarmvt.com
harmonyvt@yahoo.com

Retail Outlet: Open daily, May-December, dawn-dusk. Jan - April please call 

Where Else to Find Products: Champlain Islands Farmers’ Market, local natural food stores and restaurants

Offerings: We are a small, diversified, certified organic, conserved farm that produces vegetables, flowers, herbs, hay, eggs, chicken, lamb, wool, yarn, pastured pork, grassfed beef, and raw milk for our family & community. CSA shares available. Farm tours and school groups welcome. 

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Eggs and sweet salad turnips from Blue Heron Farm

Eggs and sweet salad turnips from Blue Heron Farm

Farmer Christine Bourque shows offerings to a customer at the Champlain Islands Farmers' Market

Farmer Christine Bourque shows offerings to a customer at the Champlain Islands Farmers' Market

Capsand Creamery

Christine McMillian
5 Sandbar Heights Drive, South Hero
(508) 208-3473
http://capsandcreamery.blogspot.com/
capsandcreamery@gmail.com

Retail Outlet: Open April-January by appointment

Where Else to Find Products: Champlain Islands Farmers’ Market, Grand Isle Artworks, Snow Farm Vineyard, Keelers Bay Variety, Wally's Place Bagel and Deli.

Offerings: Adorable purebred Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats are lovingly raised for their luxurious milk, which we convert into sea salt caramels, fudge, and traditional cold-process soap.

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Goats Milk Soap at the Champlain Islands Farmers Market

Goats Milk Soap at the Champlain Islands Farmers Market

Baby goats at the farm!

Baby goats at the farm!

Darby Farm

Darby Farm

Heather Darby & Ron Hermann
518 N. Main Street, Alburg
802-796-3105
www.darbyfarm.com
darbyfarm@fairpoint.net

Retail Outlet: Open daily, May-Oct, 10am-7pm

Where Else to Find Products: Champlain Islands Farmers’ Market

Offerings: For over 200 years, the Darby Farm has provided farm fresh products to the Islands. Heather & Ron are continuing this family tradition by offering the community a wide range of organic vegetables and berries produced in harmony with the land. Please visit our family farm and support Vermont’s farm families. 

Sunflower oil produced from the sunflowers grown at Darby Farm

Sunflower oil produced from the sunflowers grown at Darby Farm

Strawberries in the field at Darby Farm

Strawberries in the field at Darby Farm

Hackett’s Orchard

Celia & Ron Hackett
86 South Street, South Hero
802-372-4848
www.hackettsorchard.com
hackettsorchard@myfairpoint.net

Retail Outlet: Open daily, April-December, 8am-6pm

Where Else to Find Products: Keeler’s Bay Variety, Dick Mazza’s General Store (Colchester). Shipping available.

Offerings: Hackett’s Orchard is a fruit & vegetable farm and bakery, owned & operated by the Hackett family since 1967. The land has been farmed as an orchard since 1900. The farm has 50 acres. We grow apples, other tree fruits, small fruits, vegetables, and hay. We have pick-your-own in season, and a picnic & play area. We make fresh cider doughnuts and apple crisp daily in season. We also sell maple syrup harvested from Milton that we can ourselves.

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Spring bloom in the orchard

Spring bloom in the orchard

Fall apple harvest at Hackett's Orchard

Fall apple harvest at Hackett's Orchard

Hall’s Orchard

Allen Hall
4461 Main Street, Isle la Motte   
802-928-3226

Retail Outlet: open daily, May-February, 8am-5pm

Where Else to Find Products: Hall Home Place, Apple Farm Market, On-the-Run Market, Harborside Harvest Market, Hero’s Welcome, Hudack’s Farm Stand (St. Albans), Green Mountain Farm Market. Orders by Phone: Shipping available.

Offerings: Family run apple and pear orchard. We make our own sweet cider and cider doughnuts, and have a cold storage facility and fruit stand on site. Retail, wholesale, and Pick-Your-Own operation. We also have pumpkins, squash, local honey, and maple syrup. 

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Morgan Hill Farm

Sherry & Roger Siebenaler
108 Morgan Hill Road, North Hero
802-372-3080
http://www.stallionstation.com/scmorgans/
scmorgan@surfglobal.net

Where to Find Products: At the farm & website

Offerings: We raise Morgan horses, rare Tennessee Fainting goats (kids available), and Labrador Retrievers. We offer grass hay, USDA & AWA approved goat meat (limited supply), handmade goat milk soap, and have a mobile semen freezing and storage unit for equines and canines.

Pop Hero Popcorn

Allen Wilder
South Hero.
802-734-7308
facebook.com/popheropopcorn
popherovt@gmail.com

Where to Find Products: Champlain Islands Farmers’ Market, Milton Farmers’ Market

Offerings: Pop Hero Popcorn is committed to growing the highest quality popcorn in a responsible manner. We use non-GMO seed and do not apply commercial pesticides. Our popcorn is processed in the old fashioned way and is dried much slower than conventional popcorn. Call or email for orders and availability.

 

Savage Gardens, LLC

Hugo & Amanda Gervais
303 Savage Point Road, North Hero
802-372-9789
http://savagegardensvt.com/
savagegardens@me.com

Retail Outlet: Open daily, year-round, dawn-dusk

Where Else to Find Products: A&B Beverage, Champlain Islands Farmers’ Market, Hero’s Welcome, North Hero House, Shore Acres, Wally’s Place, City Market (Burlington), UVM Medical Center Farmers’ Market, Hannaford Supermarkets (Burlington, Essex, Milton, S. Burlington, Swanton & Williston), Healthy Living (S. Burlington), Misery Loves Company (Winooski).

Offerings: Local market garden providing fresh organic vegetables, free-range eggs, chicken, cut flower bouquets, wedding flower arrangements, and value-added products including pickles, dilly beans, salsa & dressings. Pre-buy CSA shares available online. Farm tours by appointment. Flatbread Fridays are scheduled for several Fridays this summer at the Historic Barn at Savage Gardens. Follow us on Facebook for dates and times!

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Two Black Sheep Farm

Kurt & Deborah Sherman
142 Ferry Road, South Hero
(802) 372-5670
ksherman53@gmail.com

Retail Outlet: Farmstand open daily June-September, dawn to dusk, CSA shares available

Where Else to Find Products: Champlain Islands Farmers' Market

Offerings: Fresh organically grown produce, cut flowers, herbs and value-added products. 18 week CSA shares available (full & half) with flower and egg options available. Bread, pumpkins, and value added items. Weekly pick-ups at farm or Milton park-and-ride. Farmstand on site. Holiday wreaths in November and December. 

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