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About Tangled Roots Farm

A forest shiitake mushroom farmer in Shrewsbury, Vermont.

Spring Update

It’s finally looking like Springtime here at Tangled Roots Farm.  The goats spend their days hard at work improving our brushy pasture.  They still come up to their house each night, though, because we often hear packs of hungry coyotes … Continue reading

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The Persistence of Winter…

This morning we woke up to the pinging of ice against the window and a white blanket of snow covering the ground… and our new kale transplants!  It doesn’t look like there were any casualties and we’re looking forward to … Continue reading

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Shiitake!

We fruited an experimental log this week and just tried our first home-grown shiitake:

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Orchard Planting

We planted elderberries, blueberries, and cranberries in the orchard yesterday.  It’s quite wet down there right now, but we found some dry ground to start our new berry bushes.  The soil has a very low pH and not much for … Continue reading

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Our First Buck

A buck has joined our little goat herd here at TRF:  introducing Tuck Buckminster!             Tuck (as in Friar Tuck) is a purebred Oberhasli.  He has been adopted (and named and supported) by Nick Haggerty, … Continue reading

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2011 Products

Check out the new “Products” page on the black menu bar at the top of this page… we will keep this updated through the season with the products that we have, or will have, available fresh from the farm!

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Kidding 2011

Minny went into labor at about 10:30 pm last night after looking like she was about to for two days.  She only had one kid in there, so he was pretty big for a first-time mother.  Minny pushed and pushed … Continue reading

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