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* Our Next On-Farm Classes: Some dates are not firmed up yet; let us know what works for you!

1) Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class - Sunday, August 20th from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Learn how to make delicious soft cheeses, yogurt and butter in your own kitchen! Hands-on learning, food-tasting, fun & Laughter. Cost is $40 per person, $75 for 2 people. Limit 12 people per class. For more info go HERE

2) Management Intensive Grazing for the Small Diversified Farm - Aug/Sept Class, Date TBD

3) The Family Cow - Sept/Oct Class, Date TBD

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.

Read our August 2017 E-Newsletter HERE
Read our March 2017 E-Newsletter 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!We have expanded our sugaring operation and got our maple operation certified this year. Our syrup is available in 4.2 oz,12 oz, Pint, Quart, Half Gallon and Gallon containers. Willing to ship.

Cost: $4.00 (4.2 oz tin), $9 (12 oz glass container), $10 Pint (Glass container), $18 Quart (Tin container), $34 Half Gallon (Tin container), $59 Gallon (plastic container)


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

3) Pasture Raised Eggs  $5/dozen  Not Certified Organic - Heritage turkey & laying hens - fed organic grain, pasture, food scraps.

4) Cut Flowers and Flower Bouquets - Pre-order your bouquets for pick up at the farm, or bulk purchase flowers by the stem for your wedding or other event.

5) Organic Chicken 6.25/lb; discount on volume purchases. We raise Freedom Ranger birds; a hearty, grazing bird with amazing taste. Available NOW

6) Reserve your Organic Heritage Turkey for Thanksgiving - $9.10/lb if ordered by Sept 1st.Go to our Turkey Page to learn more about these birds!

7) Lisa's Joyful Pottery Selling plates, bowls, mugs, butter dishes. Will make items by request. Pictures on our Facebook Page!

8) Rhubarb Jam and Garlic Dilly Scapes! Available NOW in our farm store- sold in pint and half pint jars

9) Organic Kale, Broccoli, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Basil -
Pre-order and pick up your fresh produce any day! Call 802-234-5524 or email Earthwise@myfairpoint.net

10) Organic Garlic will be available by the end of July! Learn more by going to our Garlic Page

Upcoming On-Farm Workshops

Dowsing & Agriculture; Spiritual Gardening - Sunday, August 13th from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Butter,Yogurt & Cheese Making Class - Sunday, August 20th from 1:00 - 4:30 pm

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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