Merck Forest and Farm Center Farm Management Rupert Vermont
Teaching and demonstrating the benefits of innovative, sustainable management of forest and farmland


Wagon Rides

Saturdays only: May 16 - June 28, 2015
Saturdays and Tuesdays: July 4 - October 31, 2015
Times: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon

Cost: $150.00/ride

This summer come and see the farm and forest a different way, on a wagon ride. For more on pricing and scheduling, and general information, please see the Wagon Rides page.



You-Pick Berries

Starting in July, daily, times: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Cost: $3.50/pound

Bring your own containers or stop by the Visitor Center for a container.

The berry patches just keep expanding. This year, the farm will still have delicious raspberries and blueberries for you to pick, and we have added fall-bearing raspberries and blackberries as well. Bring up a pail, pick away, and pay at the Visitor Center before 4 p.m.  

Please note, the berries are located at the farm, a five to ten minute walk from the Visitor Center. The berry patches are only accessible by foot.



2015 Sheep Dog Trials and Farm Festival

Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19, 2015
Times:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets are sold at the gate: $5/adult, $3/children ages 4 - 12, under age 4 are free

Detailed information on the Sheep Dog Trials and Farm Festival can be found here: 


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We are not part of any government agency. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent
allowed by law and are greatly appreciated!

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