Earthwise Farm & Forest

From the Earth, For the Mind, By the Hand, With the Heart

Products and Services
  • We believe that our customers want access to nutrient dense food; where the livestock are raised on well managed pasture, our vegetables are vibrant and wholesome, and the land is cared for using Organic, Biodynamic, and Regenerative practices.

  • We believe our customers want access to a wide range of learning opportunities so that they too can live sustainably and in relationship with the natural world.

  • By keeping our enterprise small, we are able to maintain an intimate connection to the land and animals in a way that nurtures the whole farm organism, providing a landscape that is vibrant, abundant & inviting for all to enjoy.

While you are here.........

  1. Read our Fall E-Newsletter and Find out what we have for sale Now.

  2. Visit our Online Store to see what we have for sale!

  3. Watch this lovely Documentary about our farm (Summer 2020), Beautiful Creatures: A conversation with Earthwise Farm & Forest

  4. Stef & Jeff  (Escape Velocity) visit EARTH WISE Farm & Forest in Bethel, Vermont and learn about Biodynamic soil, and building strong foundations for our kids (Oct 2020). Watch Video



Classes include: Dowsing & Agriculture, Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making, Holistic Grazing, Family Cow, Farm Tours and more.

Consulting Services include: Grazing Management, Whole Farm Planning, Ecological Forestry, Organic Livestock Health & Wellness, Draft Animal Power, Organic Farming.

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Using Holistic Grazing & Organic, Regenerative,

Soil Building Practices



About Us

Earthwise Farm and Forest is a certified organic, draft-animal powered homestead farm located in Bethel, Vermont, and is operated by Carl Russell and Lisa McCrory. We are certified by Vermont Organic Farmers and the Real Organic Project.


Our mission is to grow healthy, vibrant, food and forest products for our customers and ourselves by following the principles of Holistic Management and applying Regenerative, Biodynamic, and Organic practices.


Products for sale include certified organic Raw Milk, Poultry (Chicken, Duck and Heritage Turkey), Beef, Garlic, Vegetables, Flowers, and non-organic (though GMO-Free) eggs, Pastured Pork, Maple Syrup, Preserves, Holiday Wreaths, and Pottery. 


Educational Workshops & Services are offered throughout the calendar year covering topics that include: Homestead Farm Tours, Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making, Having a Family Cow, Management Intensive Grazing/Holistic Grazing, PYO Flowers, Labyrinth Walks, Spiritual Gardening, Dowsing for Spiritual Growth, Intermediate and Advanced Dowsing Classes, and Reiki & Shamanic Healing.


Contact us if you are interested in any of these workshops or services.


The Family Cow Class

I appreciated your openness to questions, the organization in material you were to cover and your nature and presence with the animals. Also, your willingness to receive questions and offer guidance via email or phone after the workshop.  


Management Intensive Grazing Class

Thank you for a great workshop yesterday! It was great to learn more about grazing and pasture management as well as see some of your set-ups. 


Thank you, Lisa! It was such a pleasure to meet you and see your farm. I am feeling inspired for my own ventures...however they unfold. I find myself walking around studying plants in the ground and thinking about them more.'


Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class

Thank you for a great class, I really enjoyed it and learned a lot. It boosted my confidence with using raw milk to feed my family and gave me the skill set I needed to continue on this journey. By the way, I made yogurt yesterday and served it this morning. YUMMY!! I also have the fromage blanc hanging in the kitchen as we speak. So far so good!!! Today we make butter!


341 MacIntosh Hill Rd
Randolph, Vermont 05060


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