Blog Post: Country Inns Along the Trail

Vermont is known for its abundance of outdoor activities: hiking, cycling, swimming, and canoeing are just a few of the activities available. And there isn’t just one spot to do each of these activities. We are surrounded by a variety … Continue reading

Local Purveyors’ Blog Post Series: Elmer Farm

Here at the Swift House Inn we love to buy local so that we can use the freshest ingredients possible for both breakfast for our lodging guests as well as dinner at our on-site restaurant, Jessica’s. Elmer Farm in East … Continue reading

Shop Local at the Farmers Market in Middlebury, VT

There is nothing like buying a bunch of fresh produce that you know was just picked and harvested and going home to prepare a feast fit for a king. There are so many dedicated crafters, farmers, growers, cooks and bakers … Continue reading

Vermont Cheese Makers Festival in Shelburne, VT

It all started hundreds of years ago when many farmers in Vermont had their own cows and made their own butter and cheese. Factories eventually came on the scene to commercially distribute products, which was originally only cheddar cheese. Many … Continue reading