Feb. 16-March 2—WOODSTOCK— Billings Farm & Museum, offering programs and activities for all ages, is open for the upcoming vacation weeks, Feb. 16-March 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.
Visit the farm & museum and discover Vermont dairying and learn about the development of the Billings Farm, still one of the best Jersey farms in America. The horse barn, milk room, calf nursery, cow barn, and small animal barn are stops along the self-guided tour. Up-close programs with the livestock will be offered, including the afternoon Milking of the Herd beginning at 3:15 p.m. each day. The restored and furnished 1890 Farm Manager’s House will be open for touring, featuring the farm office, family living quarters, creamery, and ice house.
Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues a nearly 150-year tradition of agricultural excellence and offers farm programs and historical exhibits exploring Vermont’s rural heritage. Admission varies by age – free for age 2 and under up to $16 for adults. The Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. For more information, call 802-457-2355 or visit billingsfarm.org.
Photo courtesy BFM Staff
Get up close and personal with the livestock in the barns at Billings Farm & Museum.