THE LAND + THE FARM
Kayleigh and Doug purchased the sixteen acres of land that would become home to Breadseed Farm, in September 2020. The site has two acres of prime agricultural soil, perfect for growing veggies. Breadseed is a 1/2 acre no-till, human powered farm with an emphasis on ecological growing. The farm incorporates herbs, native perennials and flowers to encourage pollinators and beneficial insects to create a more holistic farm system. All produce is be grown organically with an emphasis on regenerative soil health practices.
Breadseed Farm acknowledges that we do our work on Abenaki land. We recognize that these regenerative practices are rooted in traditional indigenous forms of agriculture. We commit to policies and practices of cultural equity to benefit current and future generations.
Kayleigh has worked in small scale organic agriculture for over a decade, managing and mentoring staff and volunteers. Over the past four years managing Gibbet Hill Farm, Kayleigh doubled farm sales while implementing no-till practices that relied only on a broadfork and a rake. She is an avid cook, and loves to craft and create with what is grown on the farm; wreaths, flower arrangements, natural dyes, preserves, and herbal medicine. The plan is to incorporate some of these projects into upcoming workshops and dinners on the farm. Kayleigh is excited to return to the Northeast Kingdom where she grew up, and to be a part of such a beautiful working landscape. Kayleigh is currently the Gleaning Coordinator for Salvation Farms in Morrisville, VT.
Doug holds a degree in Sustainable Agriculture with a focus on Community Food Systems from UMass Amherst. Over his past eight years working at Gaining Ground Farm in Concord, Massachusetts, Doug has proven himself a thought leader and visionary. As farm manager, he monumentally increased farm production, soil health, and created the orderly 'neat as a pin' aesthetic of the farm landscape. He is passionate about always staying on the forefront of farm innovation while staying true to the simplicity of a no-till system. Doug has traded in the Great Salt Marsh for the Green Mountains and is loving living rurally, driving the backroads and enjoying the views at every turn. This will be his fifteen year farming.
May through October we attend the Montpelier market every Saturday and the Stowe market every Sunday. Come and say hi!
Our shares will be full of the freshest, most nutrient dense vegetables, harvested on the morning of CSA distribution.
Full and half shares available for the 2023 season.
Each week's box will be unique, determined by what is the freshest and most delicious at the time of harvest.
CRAFTSBURY @ Breadseed Farm 1176 S Albany Rd. Pickup at the farm every Wednesday from 3-6pm.
GREENSBORO @ Millers Thumb Art Gallery
14 Breezy Ave, right across from Willey’s Store. Come grab your share and take a stroll by the lake, or pop in and see Anna and check out the local art scene. Pick up every Wednesday from 3-6pm.
2023 BREADSEED FARM SHARES AVAILABLE!
vegetables shares, microgreens, spring and summer flowers are all be available to purchase NOW! A shares makes a wonderful gift!
All CSA shares include a weekly newsletter with farm updates and a veg-centric recipe of the week.
Everything grown in a small-scale, no-till, regenerative farm system.
We will be providing affordable share options through NOFA-VT Farm Share program. Please reach out to email@example.com for more information.