On-Farm Slaughter Workshop with Itinerant Slaughterer Mary Lake Howling Wolf Farm | 209 Tilton Road | Randolph, VT 05060 Friday, October 18, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) This is an educational workshop on the processing of two pigs from the farm guided by Mary Lake. Mary Lake is a professional itinerant slaughterer, butcher and sheep… Read More


Wednesday, July 10th – Woodchip Barnyard Tour https://www.eventbrite.com/e/woodchip-barnyardpad-tour-and-lessons-learned-tickets-64385206887 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Snug Valley Farm, East Hardwick, VT 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Shire Beef, Vershire, VT Did your barnyard take a hit this spring? Looking for a cost-effective solution to keep your animals dry and cozy? Beef or Dairy cattle –… Read More


Join us for a morning stroll through the pastures of Health Hero Farm in South Hero, VT on Sat. August 4th at 10:00 a.m. Walk with Farmer Bob while he shares his experience with grazing beef cattle within view of Lake Champlain. He will discuss pasture management and the benefits of grazing animals. We will… Read More


Do you have questions about certifications? Would you like to share lunch with fellow farmers and talk about grazing? Are you interested in what VGFA has planned for 2018? Join us for the Annual Meeting of the VGFA Members on Tuesday, April 10th from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Andrews Farm (Maple Wind… Read More


January 19 – 20th The 2018 conference features keynote speaker Diana Rodgers, RD. In addition to her keynote presentation, “Kale vs. Cow” on Saturday, she will be a featured presenter in our Friday workshop intensive focused on marketing, communication with customers, meat quality, and fresh vs. frozen cooking. Friday Workshop Intensive – Communication, Markets and Multi-Species… Read More