The Hartland Diner:  A small town diner with BIG portions! Their ingredients are always fresh and everything is made from scratch.  Even the coffee is good! The diner has a fun environment and it's only a 6 minute drive from the farm.  Check out the extensive menu: THE HARTLAND DINER

Skunk Hollow Tavern:  Good food, fun atmosphere! The Skunk Hollow Tavern is a local favorite.  Upstairs has upscale dining while downstairs has a casual feel.  Less than a 5 minute from drive from the farm.  Reservations recommended. For more information about their local music scene: SKUNK HOLLOW TAVERN

Windsor (about a 15 minute drive)

Brownsville Butcher and Pantry: Located in West Windsor, only about 10 minutes from the farm. Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner and brunch on Sundays, this is an excellent eating option. They also serve beer on tap and wine by the glass. Order at the counter and relax in the laid back atmosphere until your food is ready. You won’t be disappointed with your flavorful meal. And DO NOT miss an opportunity to try their amazing baked goods. They also sell fresh meats, seafood, cheese and basic foods, and toiletries, as well as an extensive beer and wine selection. Check out their website for an up-to-date menu: BROWNSVILLE BUTCHER AND PANTRY

Windsor Station: Fresh delicious food, an extensive menu and a creative specials menu.  The Windsor Station also has a live local music scene on the weekends.  Reservations are recommended.  Website: WINDSOR STATION

Harpoon Brewery: Take a tour of the brewery, sample their large selection of beers and ciders on tap, or enjoy a meal. In the warmer months you can sit around the fire pit outside or play cornhole in their beer garden.  Thursday nights they also have live local music.  Harpoon is always putting on fun events:  HARPOON BREWERY

Quechee (about a 20 minute drive)

Simon Pearce:  Open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, reservations are always a must.  Enjoy views of the Ottauquechee River waterfall while enjoying your dinner.  While at Simon Pearce, you can also watch a glassblowing demonstration downstairs and browse their beautiful glass pieces in the retail store.  Website: SIMON PEARCE

Chef Brad's Crazy Side:  It's always a fun time going to Chef Brad's.  He started out as a food truck and you had the choice to eat outside or inside the bright colorful school bus.  Now Chef Brad has a cheery new location in Quechee.  Chef Brad is always posting new menu items on his Facebook page.  The food is really good, especially the fish tacos.  Everything is always fresh and made to order.  Check out Chef Brad's Facebook page:  CHEF BRAD

Parker House Bistro: Right next door to Simon Pearce, the Parker House Bistro is another great choice for a delicious dinner. The food is excellent, the staff is friendly and there is a nice quiet atmosphere.  Check out their unique menu: PARKER HOUSE

The Public House:  Casual dining and traditional pub fare.  Great place to watch a sports game, play trivia, or listen to Bluegrass.  Stay connected to what's going on at the Public House through their Facebook page:  THE PUBLIC HOUSE

Woodstock (about a 20 minute drive)

Mangalitsa: Brand new restaurant in Woodstock.  It is owned and operated by two young motivated entrepreneurs that want to provide you with the most enjoyable dining experience.  With only 22 seats, the atmosphere is very personal and feel free to eat, relax and socialize as long as you want as they only serve 22 people in a night and do not turnover tables.  The food is beyond excellent.  Our farm also provides them with a lot of their seasonal produce.  The menu is very creative using ingredients you wouldn't find in most restaurants.  Reservations are recommended: MANGALITSA

The Worthy Kitchen:  This is one of our favorite restaurants in the area.  This seems to be the consensus of many people judging by the crowds of people there on the weekends.  The lines are long but they move quickly and the food comes out just as quickly.  They also have a very "Worthy" selection of beers and ciders, as well.  Check out their Facebook page to keep up with their seasonal menus: WORTHY KITCHEN

The Woodstock Farmer's Market: An upscale supermarket, the Woodstock Farmer's Market is a great place to stop for fresh local fruit and produce, local cheese and craft beers, or pick up some prepared foods or a sandwich from their sandwich menu.  Don't miss out on their amazing baked goods.  Closed Mondays.  WOODSTOCK FARMER'S MARKET  

Mon Vert Cafe:  Great new location! Comfortable atmosphere, great salads, baked good and warm drinks! Located right in Woodstock Village.  Great place to stop in for a snack and a yummy beverage while your wandering around the shops in Woodstock.  MON VERT CAFE

The Richardson's Tavern: Located in the Woodstock Inn, the Richardson's Tavern has a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere, as well as delicious food.  Open for dinner every night.  Check out their website for their dinner and dessert menu: RICHARDSON'S TAVERN

White River Junction (about a 20 minute drive)

Trail Break Taps and Tacos:  Todd and I hoped and wished for a good taco place to appear in the area thinking it would never actually happen.  Then one day our wish came true! Trail Break has a fun atmosphere, delicious food (please try their guacamole, it's amazing!) and a local beer selection.  We are so grateful to them for choosing to plant roots so close to Hartland.  Check out their website and menu: TRAIL BREAK

Thyme: Creative menu with locally sourced ingredients.  Tip Top Cafe has a relaxing atmosphere and the food is always good.  Outdoor seating available.  Reservations are recommended:  THYME

Tuckerbox Cafe: Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner Tuckerbox is the place to go for Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. The portions are on the smaller side but the food is very flavorful. Website: TUCKERBOX CAFE

Piecemeal Pies: Unique to this area, Piecemeal Pies serves British meat-pies (with a vegetarian option, as well) and local hard ciders.  They also have a Saturday brunch.  Website: PIECEMEAL PIES

Taj-E-India: Authentic and delicious Northern Indian cuisine.  It's family-owned and they cook everything out of their own kitchen.  Take-out ONLY.  Website: TAJ-E-INDIA

Elixir: Located in downtown White River Junction, Elixir has an ever-changing menu and great hospitality.  Check out their current menu. Website: ELIXIR

Hanover (about a 25 minute drive)

Murphy's On The Green: One of the most popular restaurants in Hanover, Murphy's serves quality pub food.  It also has an extensive beer selection and friendly servers.  Website: MURPHY'S

Market Table:  Market Table is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are committed to using local, fresh ingredients to provide a true farm to table experience. Menu items are always changing based on the season. Website: MARKET TABLE

Pine: Located inside the Hanover Inn, if you feel like splurging on your vacation, this is the place to do it!  Everything served at Pine is absolutely delicious.  They also serve breakfast and lunch, as well as Sunday brunch.  Website: PINE

Morano Gelato: It feels just like you are in Italy when you enter Morano Gelato.  Their gelato is outstanding and the staff is very friendly.  Taste as many flavors as you want.  All of their flavors are made fresh daily.  Website: MORANO GELATO