Welcome to Earthwise Farm & Forest's Website!

Upcoming Workshops for 2018:

1) Spiritual Gardening:Dowsing & Agriculture, Sunday, March 11th and Sunday April 22nd from 1:00 - 4:30 pm. Go HERE for more info.

2) Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class, Sunday, March 25th from 1-4:30 pm. Go HERE for more info.

3) Management Intensive Grazing for the Diversified Farm, Saturday, May 12th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Go HERE for more info.

4) Having a Family Cow (and Calf), Sunday May 20th from 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Go HERE for more info.

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Earthwise Farm and Forest is a certified organicdraft-animal powered family farm located in Bethel, Vermont, and operated by Carl Russell and Lisa McCrory. We produce and sell certified organic Raw Milk, poultry (Chicken and Heritage Turkey),BeefGarlic, vegetables, Flowers, and non-organic (though non-GMO) eggs & Pastured Pork, Pottery, and lumber. 

The emphasis of our farming enterprise is to function as a self-sufficient 'whole farm organism', applying ecological principles of Holistic ManagementBiodynamicsDowsing, motive (animal) power, and renewable energy to create healthy vibrant food and forest products for our family and our local community. 

We offer Educational Workshops throughout the calendar year covering topics that include: Raw Dairy Processing (Cheese, Butter & Yogurt Making), Dowsing & AgricultureCaring for Your Family Cow & CalfHorse Logging & Forestry, and Management Intensive Grazing. Classes are offered to private groups OR whenever there is interest to pull together 6-12 people. Contact us if you are interested in one of these classes. Click on the workshop titles above to navigate to the workshop pages for more information.

To learn more about us, go HERE. To read some of our past E-Newsletters (sign up and stay in touch!), go HERE.

Products Available:

A summary of our products currently for sale are listed below. Contact Us by phone or email for more information. (Phone: 802-234-5524, Email:lmccrory560@gmail.com

1) Organic Maple Syrup! - Our syrup is available in 4.2 oz,12 oz, Pint, Quart, Half Gallon and Gallon containers. Willing to ship.

2017 Season Sale Prices $15.00 Quart (Tin container) - remaining inventory


2) Organic Raw Milk $8/gallon Tier 1 farm; pre-order milk; pick up at farm.

3) Organic Chicken Taking orders now for 2018 birds. Reserve your birds and receive a discount for 5 or more. Go HERE for more info.

4) Reserve your  2018 Organic Heritage Turkey  - available for Thanksgiving and beyond. Go HERE for more info. 

5) Lisa's Joyful Pottery Plates, bowls, mugs, butter dishes & more. Will make items by request. Visit our webpage & FB Page!
                                  You can also find some of Lisa's Joyful Pottery at Chef's Market in Randolph, VT

On-Farm Education & Consulting Services

Farm Tours and Educational Learning: Bring a group to the farm for a Farm Tour or an educational activity; from harvesting or planting vegetables to visiting our farm animals, to making products out of farm fresh milk. We are willing to custom-fit your visit to meet the interests of your group. Email Us for more info.

We offer a number of On-Farm Workshops throughout the year, and are available to speak at conferences or workshops covering topics that include: Management Intensive Grazing, Draft Animal Power, Animal-Powered Timber Harvest, Ecological Forestry, Holistic Management, Dowsing & Agriculture, and Small Scale Homestead Farming.

Consulting services Include Grazing Management Strategies, Multi-Species Grazing SystemsWhole Farm Planning, and Horse Logging.

  • Our Farm and Farm Products are Certified Organic by VOF (Vermont Organic Farmers), www.nofavt.org  

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