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Vermont Certified Organic Farm

Farm Stand, CSA, & Pastured Pork in Middlebury, Vermont

Next Chapter Farm is a diversified, no-till, certified organic vegetable market farm in Middlebury, Vermont. Along with our farm stand and small CSA we also raise chickens and heritage hogs on pasture, offering fresh eggs and whole/half hog shares.

Where to Find Us

South of Downtown Middlebury on Route 7

Locals may remember this idyllic little farm as the Field Farm. A Middlebury welcome wagon of sorts for travelers heading north on Route 7 from Rutland and beyond, and surrounded by hay fields and mountain vistas looking East. The Vermont certified organic farm has a great indoor farm stand and commercial kitchen, harkening from a number of farmers over the years growing, cooking, and purveying their wares amid sprawling tidy market gardens and quaint, ancient small barns. As your hosts, we look forward to welcoming you and being your neighborhood farm stand.

COVID-19 safety at the farm

Farm staff are all fully vaccinated. Abiding by CDC safety protocols and protection for everyone who visits, we ask that anyone entering the farm stand who is not fully vaccinated please wear a mask. No more than 2 customers or one party at a time in the farm stand, and please keep 6 feet from one another, and please utilize the onsite hand sanitizer as you enter. Let’s keep the healthy good vibes going, Vermont!


2571 Route 7 S., Middlebury, Vermont

Farm Stand Hours

CLOSED for 2021
Reopening Spring 2022

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What’s In the Farm Stand

We grow a variety of veggies, pumpkins, herbs, and flowers for the farm stand as well as our CSA. The farm stand is also stocked with choice varieties of veg, fruit, and pantry goods from other local farms and purveyors. We post the latest availability on our Instagram, @nextchapterfarm. Unless otherwise indicated, all produce is certified organic. We also have colorful eggs produced by our pastured laying hens, and we sell spring piglets and pastured whole and half hogs by reservation.

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Who We Are

Next Chapter Farm LLC is owned and operated by Lara Dickson, the voice of this website. I started raising pigs in 2015 in Berlin, Vermont, and in 2019 finally settled on the outskirts of Middlebury at the former Field Farm. My sister and niece arrived in 2019 to round out the venture, and are excited to embark on the “next chapter” of their own lives amid piglets, baby chicks, and seedlings. As your farmer, I look forward to meeting you…and feeding you!

Lara Dickson

Next Chapter Farm Middlebury Vermont
Next Chapter Farm stand and pastured pork, Middlebury Vermont
Next Chapter Farm stand and pastured pork, Middlebury Vermont
Next Chapter Farm: Hemingway the barn cat

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    Location & Mailing Address

    Next Chapter Farm
    2571 Route 7 S. (map)
    Middlebury, VT 05753

    (802) 382-8704

    Farm Stand Hours

    CLOSED for 2021
    Reopening Spring 2022

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