Jericho Settlers Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in Jericho, VT started in 2002 by Mark Fasching and Christa Alexander. Their organic vegetables, flowers and herbs are sold through year-round CSA programs, their on-site farmstand and to wholesale customers. They also procure locally-raised beef, chicken, pork, and lamb as well as local cheeses and breads for their CSA members. Six solar trackers supply the farm’s electricity and the farm name was chosen to honor its location on two of the earliest settled farmsteads in Jericho, Vermont.
Lewis Creek Farm in Starksboro, VT is owned and operated by Hank Bissell. The farm dates back to the late 1700s and Hank bought the farm in 1981. They sell directly at the farm, at farmer’s markets, through their CSA program, and wholesale. Hank is a leader in sustainable agriculture, producing ecologically-grown vegetables with about 40% of the farm’s energy supplied by ten kW of solar panels. While not certified organic, their practices are ecologically-driven and sustainable.
Slopeside Syrup was started in 2010 by 4 cousins of the famed Cochran’s ski racing family in Richmond, VT. Their 20,000+ taps on over 400 acres surround the small non-profit community ski area started by their grandparents that has churned out two generations of Olympic skiers. Slopeside’s sugarhouse is located at the base of the ski hill, rising from the banks of the Winooski River on a ridge overlooked by Camel’s Hump and Mount Mansfield. Their syrup is sold around the country and also packaged in one ounce energy packets for use by athletes.
Vermont Bean Crafters, located in Warren, VT was started by Joe Bossen and a group of supportive friends in 2009. They're committed to local and organic fare that is preservative free and filled with nutrients and source as locally as possible. Black bean burgers are their staple product available at quality restaurants, large-food service kitchens, co-ops, and everywhere in between within their distribution area. They also produce falafel, cookie and muffin batters, and an assortment of dried beans.
Burnt Rock Farm is owned by Justin Rich and Lindsay Lyman-Clarke. It has 12 acres of vegetable production and 6 acres of intensively managed cover crops on their glacially terraced soils along and above the banks of the Huntington River, stretching from Hanksville north to the Lower Village. They are certified organic and they strive to grow the highest quality produce while also stewarding their prime agricultural soils to keep them as biologically healthy as possible.
Cabot Creamery has to be one of Vermont's most famous food producers. It's a B Corp certified, dairy co-op owned by over 800 farm families throughout New England and New York and makes everything dairy: cheese, butter, yogurt, dips, cream cheese, sour cream, etc. Out of their 4 plants, 2 are located in Vermont and their products can be found basically everywhere.
Stewart's Bakery When California native Stewart Ruth opened Stewart’s Bakery in 1987, his idea for baking bread like he had known growing up in Europe was ahead of the curve. Today, his Williston, VT company is an institution and is under the ownership of Jake and Stuart Warshaw. We love their challah, sub, and sandwich rolls for our sandwich kits!
Maplebrook Farm, located in North Bennington, VT, makes award-winning feta, mozzarellas, ricottas, and more, but the foundation of their business is their hand-stretched, old world fresh mozzarella. All of their cheeses are rBGH & rBST-free and the milk comes exclusively from Vermont farms.
Champlain Orchards is a 220-acre family-owned orchard found in Shoreham, VT. It's one of the oldest continuously operating orchards in the state, which owner Bill Suhr took over in 1998, where they grow 100+ varieties of apples as well as berries and stone fruits, all of which are either ecologically grown or certified organic. Their PYO season is not to be missed!
Pete's Greens is a four season, certified organic vegetable farm in Craftsbury, VT, owned and run by Pete Johnson. Started in 1995, they now grow over 200 varieties of vegetables on over 300 acres of land and have one of the most robust CSA memberships in Vermont. You can also find their products at their farmstands, grocery stores, and farmer's market (seasonally).
All Souls Tortilleria makes artisanal hominy, masa, tortillas, and tortilla chips, as well as arepas in partnership with Moon & Starts Arepas, in the heart of Burlington, VT. Their products are available online for pickup or delivery as well as in restaurants, grocery stores, co-ops, and farmstands.
King Arthur Baking Company, like Cabot Creamery, is one of Vermont's best-known brands. The company has existed since 1790 and has a café/bakery/store/baking school in Norwich, VT that is every baker's (and eater's) dream. Their products can be ordered online and include everything from baking utensils to specialty ingredients to their go-to all-purpose flour and their website includes a treasure trove of recipes. Plus, if you ever run into trouble with your own baking, you can chat with experts on their Baker's Hotline!
Vermont Smoke & Cure crafts many delicious meat products, all free from antibiotics and added hormones, and have been doing so since 1962. They are a certified Vermont Benefit Corporation located in South Barre, VT where they use ground corn cobs and and maple wood shavings to smoke their meat sticks.
Stonewood Farm, found in Orwell, VT, is a family owned and operated turkey farm that has been operating for over 30 years. They raise their turkeys on all-vegetable, whole grain feed without added hormones, antibiotics or animal by-products and the turkeys are processed in the farm's on-site USDA processing plant.
Robie Farm produces milk, cheese, beef, pork, chicken, and turkey that you can find throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Located in Piermont, NH, this six-generation farm encompasses 150 acres on the Connecticut River and the Robie family is dedicated to learning and using new farming advancements to keep them successful while also staying committed to conservation and ecological sustainability.