2020 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 38 – ATTRACTION Dakin Farm, Ferrisburgh Stop by for a real Vermont taste experience and learn how it’s made! Look into our USDAinspected smokehouse where you might see sausage coming out of the smoker or our Master Smoker, Bob, perform his craft of mapleglazing and spiralslicing hams. Step into our Sugarhouse, where you can see our King Style Maple Syrup Evaporator, tools used to collect sap dating back to the 1800’s, and a video on the history of sugaring. Make sure to grab a maple creemee made with lots of pure Vermont maple syrup before heading into our NEW airconditioned movie theater to view our Dakin Farm story! Explore our retail store and the huge selection of Vermont products, gifts, and the best quality pure Vermont maple syrup you’ll find in VT. Generous FREE samples of smoked meat, artisan cheese, pure maple syrup and so much more! Purchases can be shipped home or carried out. Dates of Operation: 8 am to 5 pm (6 pmsummer and fall) seven days aweek, yearround. Please call for holiday hours. Group Policy and Rates: Group Tours welcome, reservations appreciated. Free admission to our new theater and selfguided tours welcome through our sugarhouse. Restrooms and ample FREE samples available daily. Group Tour Rate Available on Maple Creemees! Contact: Eric LeBeau General Manager or Sam Cutting IV, President. Dakin Farm, 5707 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. Nationwide tollfree 80099DAKIN, Vermont • 8024253971 • Fax 8024252765 customerservice@dakinfarm.com • www.dakinfarm.com  ATTRACTION Danforth Pewter – Flagship Store & Workshop, Middlebury From our workshop inMiddlebury, Vermont, we make American pewter inspired by ancient craft and modernday design. We create beautiful objects — rooted in simplicity and functionality—designed to be used: Christmas ornaments passed down through generations, oil lamps to light cozy homes, jewelry to adorn the everyday. We honor the metal, we celebrate milestones, and we elevate the everyday with handcrafted pewter designed to stand the test of time. Visit our Flagship Store &Workshop to watch how it’s made in person. Our observation windows welcome you to watch our craftspeople create unique, handmade pieces, while our knowledgeable associates explain each step of the process. After the observation tour, you’re invited to take a moment to learn about the history of pewtermaking in America along our history wall, which includes a display of colonial era Danforth Pewter pieces from the family’s private collection. In addition to tours and history, our Flagship Store offers a fun shopping experience and a tasting room from the local Foley Brothers Brewery, for those 21 and over. Dates of Operation: Flagship Store: MondaySaturday 9:305:30, Sundays 114; Workshop Demonstrations: Monday­ Friday 9:303:00; Foley Brothers Brewery Tasting Room: Wed – Sat 115, Sundays 114 Group Policy and Rates: Free viewing and visual tour. Motor Coach and Bike Tours receive a special discount on product purchases. Tasting Room open to guests 21 & over. Ample parking, fully accessible, clean restrooms. A DVD about Danforth Pewter plays near the viewing windows and history wall. Contact: Danforth Pewter Flagship Store &Workshop – 52 Seymour St, Middlebury, VT 05754 8023880098 • info@danforthpewter.com • danforthpewter.com  CENTRAL VERMONT