vermont open farm week

Mark your calendar for Vermont Open Farm Week: August 13-19, 2018 taking place at farms across the state! During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products to your plate brought to you by Dig In Vermont.

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Events at Philo Ridge Farm 


Philo Ridge Farm is excited to be a part of Vermont Open Farm Week and, to celebrate, we have activities for the whole family! Stop by Philo Ridge Farm and take a guided tour, meet our famous Belted Galloway cattle, play some classic yard games, and enjoy music from Mister Chris at the week’s end. Our Market will be open daily from 8am to 3pm for meals, snacks, and refreshments.

Guided Farm Tours

Each tour is 30 minutes, free, and open to the public. Meet outside the Market at the scheduled time and look for a person holding a sunflower. See below for time slots. No need to RSVP.

  • Monday, August 13th (Tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm)
  • Wednesday, August 15th (Tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm)
  • Friday, August 17th (Tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm)
  • Saturday, August 18th (Tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm)
  • Sunday August 19th (Tours at 9:30am and 12:30pm) 


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Music and ExploratioN

Music with Mister Chris and Friends at Philo Ridge Farm for Little Farmers

100% of the proceeds from this concert will be donated to NOFA-VT.

Bring your little farmers to the Commons Barn at Philo Ridge Farm for a fun morning of music and exploration, featuring music from Mister Chris and Friends!  Mister Chris and Friends emphasizes children's experience and expression, and invites young children to play, explore, and learn through music.

Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Music in Two Sets: 10-10:45am; 11:30-12:15pm
An all ages event, with special activities for little ones. $5 for adults, free for kids under 12 years old.

After the music, all are welcome to explore our farm, visit with our animals, and talk with our amazing staff about life on our farm. Rain or shine, there are a limited number of tickets so advanced tickets are encouraged!