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About Tangled Roots Farm

A forest shiitake mushroom farmer in Shrewsbury, Vermont.

Chicken For Sale!

BEYOND ORGANIC All of our broilers were processed on Monday – an exhausting and rewarding day.  We still have about 15 whole chickens left this year and I wanted to talk a little bit about how we raise animals here … Continue reading

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July Happenings

It’s been a busy and productive month here at Tangled Roots.  Our animals have continued to thrive and grow while improving the fertility of our soil in the pasture and orchard.  The chickens seem to be right on track for … Continue reading

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Summer is here!

It’s officially summer and the plants and animals here at Tangled Roots Farm are basking in sunshine and growing very quickly.  The broilers went out to pasture at the end of last week, and they are doing a great job … Continue reading

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Three Goslings and Counting…

After exactly 30 days of sitting on her eggs, three of Mother Goose’s babies have emerged!  The whole family will be moving down to the orchard as soon as the chicks are out and about.

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Piglets and Apple Blossoms

Sorry for the delay on this overdue update!  The orchard is in full bloom right now: full of beautiful white flowers, a sweet, subtle scent, and the constant hum of bees busy pollinating. The water Luke is using is part … Continue reading

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Shiitake Log Inoculation

We have finished inoculating shiitake logs for the season!  We inoculated 310 logs over the past month.  Although these won’t be fruiting until next year, we will now begin to fruit the 80 or so logs that we inoculated Spring … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press!

Tangled Roots Farm Brochure This is a link to the brochure we just finished.  It was a lot of fun to make and I hope it is an informative and visually appealing introduction to Tangled Roots Farm.  We’ll be distributing … Continue reading

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