Farms, Farmers’ Markets, and Festivals


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Neighboring farmstands and farmers’ markets provide locally grown apples, corn, and tomatoes as well as countless other fruits and vegetables, locally made cheeses, chickens, and more! Some of our favorites:


Hunters Acres Farmstand and Putnam Farm Corn (located just down the road to the south of North Star House) and
Deep Meadow Farm for certified organic produce and herbs (Ascutney, Vermont–15)
The Song Garden for pick-your-own, pay-what-you-want flowers (Cornish–15)
Black Watch Farm for grass-fed beef and free-range eggs (Springfield, Vermont–15)
Riverview Farm for pick-your-own apples, blueberries, and raspberries (Plainfield–20)
McNamara Dairy for glass-bottled milk and cream store (Plainfield–20)
Taylor Brothers Farm for artisan cheeses, maple syrup and maple candy treats (Meriden–20)
Noda’s Blueberry Farm for beautiful acres of pick-your-own blueberries (Meriden–20)
Edgewater Farm for its farmstand, pick-your-own berries, and greenhouses (Plainfield–20)
Garfield’s Smokehouse for smoked cheeses and meats (Meriden–20)

Farmers’ Markets

In season, weekly farmers’ markets (check individual websites for days) are located near North Star House in Claremont, Lebanon, Norwich, and Windsor:

Claremont Farmers’ Market (10 minutes)
Lebanon Farmers’ Market (25 minutes)
Norwich Farmers’ Market  (30 minutes)
Windsor Farmers’ Market  (10 minutes)


There are plenty of local festivals, concerts, performances, and other events in the area. Here are a few to get you started!