Organic Farm/Hydroponic Greenhouse/Backyard Garden- 2.5 to 3 hours, includes organic herbal tea and and organic and hydroponic lunch.
Pluck a pea off the vine as you learn about organic agriculture and the history of Hartshorn Farm, where your tour guide, Amy, lives.
Amy's organic farmer life partner, Dave, is also a fifth generation sugarmaker. Check out the maple sugarhouse. Find out how maple syrup was discovered.
Pop a sweet cherry tomato into your mouth. Pick some blueberries. Put your hands in the warm soil and plant something. Harvest some veggies for your lunch time salad in the farmstand. We will enjoy a home made organic and hydroponic greens filled lunch. Other offerings may include farm made pesto with watercress and basil, fresh bread, soup, and more.
Visit the cutting edge, Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponic greenhouse where sustainability meets delicious year round in Vermont. Their motto is "Going green growing greens." Find out how they do this. Taste tender delicious basil, watercress and lettuce greens.
Looking to create your own beautiful and productive veggie, herb and flower garden? Check out Amy's backyard circular garden for inspiration. See where the wild stinging nettle is growing nearby and why it's such a superfood. Discover what might also be growing in your yard that you can use to heal. You'll also have an opportunity to feed Amy's horses, Koko and Amigo, some carrots and learn a little about horses.
Each tour is customized to meet the needs and interests of the group that shows up, which means each tour/workshop will be slightly different.
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