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Forest and Farmland Center VT

Get Back to Nature
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On a mission to foster stewardship of  the natural landscape and provide place-based educational programs.

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Activities and events are scheduled year-round.

A scenic drive from anywhere. Only minutes away from the amenities in beautiful Dorset & Manchester, VT

Members support our programs and advance our mission.

Over thirty miles of trails to enjoy. Deep serene woods, upland meadows, spectacular scenic views.

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Activities and events are scheduled year-round.

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A scenic drive from anywhere. Only minutes away from the amenities in beautiful Dorset & Manchester.

Take a Hike

Over thirty miles of trails to enjoy. Deep serene woods, upland meadows, spectacular scenic views.

Become A Member

Members support our programs and advance our mission.

Farm and forest — it’s all here for you to enjoy. And admission is free to all.

Educational workshops, school programs, guided hikes, and demonstrations for all ages.

Check our cabin and shelter availability, or request an overnight camping permit.

“I have been coming here since I was a kid. As an adult, I have just as much fun here now as I did then!” – Courtney M.

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Our Mission

We’re a nonprofit on a mission to teach and to demonstrate the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland.