Check out these local organizations and businesses that support local food and have affiliations with Dutchess Farm:
Rutland Area Food Co-op:
"We’re a community owned and operated business in Rutland, Vermont, bringing you the best whole, local, organic and natural foods."
During the growing season, you can regularly find our produce for purchase here.
Root's Restaurant is committed to serving local food. It is located on Wale street in Downtown Rutland.
Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL):
"Since 2004, the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link has been working to expand availability and access to locally produced foods, bolster the greater Rutland region’s agricultural economy, and increase community appreciation and understanding of the positive impact of farms and farmers on the Rutland region. In collaboration with statewide partners, RAFFL is helping to conserve Vermont’s working landscapes for future generations."
RAFFL coordinates weekly gleaning on our farm--click here for more details.
Check out this new bar in Poultney, featuring great food and drinks, as well as Dutchess Farm produce!
Stone Valley Community Market
The local food Coop serving Poultney and the Green Mountain College Community.
We're huge fans of Whitney's crackers, and we're proud to have her as a shareholder, neighbor, and friend. Look for Castleton Crackers for sale in our barn on Tuesday afternoons!
Gilmore's Home Center:
Gilmore's recently did us a huge favor by volunteering to help us transport and unload a large amount of potting soil while our tractor was buried under snow at our field--our thanks to their staff!
The Abbey Group:
The Abbey Group runs lunch programs at both Castleton Elementary School and Castleton Village School, and they use lots of our produce in their meals!
More to come! Stay tuned!