'The Farm Between' is an iconic local organic farm nestled in the Lamoille River valley just north of Mount Mansfield and Smugglers Notch Ski Area. John and Nancy Hayden have stewarded the farm and business for the past 28 years and are ready to retire. Conveniently located on VT Route 15, between the two beautiful villages of Cambridge and Jeffersonville, the farm has excellent exposure to potential customers. The variable soils and topography create a variety of niches for perennial crops, vegetables, grazing, hedgerows and a pollinator sanctuary.
John and Nancy have focused on building healthy soil for the past 28 years and it shows! The farm consists of several small orchards, hundreds of berry bushes, a wildflower meadow, grazing areas, 5 hoop houses, and a nursery. Some of the fruits grown include apples, aronia, black currants, elderberries, blueberries, raspberries, gooseberries, grapes, honeyberries, hazelberts, pears, seaberries, plums, and cherries. There are also plantings of perennial vegetables such as rhubarb, asparagus, sunchokes and sea kale. This is a turn-key opportunity to own an historic home on a fully functional perennial fruit farm and nursery. There is room for expansion as well as other potential enterprises. The farm is the focus of the recently published book, “Farming on the Wild Side: The Evolution of a Regenerative Organic Farm and Nursery,” available through Chelsea Green Publishing and on Amazon. The farm website is www.thefarmbetween.com. For more information about the farm contact John at [email protected].