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“Bag of Fun” Crafts and Activities-to-Go, Virtual Tours: Meet the Animals & Behind the Scenes at the Farm & Museum

Beginning on Thursday, March 19, Billings Farm & Museum will offer options for local families with kids at home, and for folks farther away who want to explore our farm and museum. The Billings Farm & Museum’s crafts and activities to-go program starts on Thursday, 3/19! We will set up a “drive-through” outside our Visitor […]

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What’s on Tap? Machine of the Month

By Emily Koetsier, Collections Manager Welcome to the third installment in our year-long series, “Machine of the Month.” As winter is slowly starting to give way to spring, and Vermont is known as one of the largest producers of a certain product, we are focusing on a small piece of technology used for Maple Sugaring. […]

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The Winter Crop: Harvesting Ice

By Emily Koetsier, Collections Manager Welcome to the second installment in our year-long series, Machine of the Month. As January and February are Vermont’s two bitterest and coldest months, we are focused on the technology and tools of ice cutting.  Winter has settled in and still has weeks before it lets go to warmer weather.  […]

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July Story Activity Time for Preschoolers

Story Activity Time for Preschoolers will be offered Wednesday mornings in July, from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.  Each program will feature a story, special visit to the farm, hands-on activity, and a snack.  The cost is $3.00 per person for Billings Farm & Museum members, and $5.00 per person for non-members (includes admission to the […]

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We are a Blue Star Museum

Billings Farm & Museum announces its participation in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Armed Forces Day (May 18) through Labor Day (September […]

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Junior Farmer Camp

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a farmer? Junior Farmer Camp, is designed to help kids discover for themselves by stepping into a farmer’s shoes for a week. Campers will have the opportunity to be up close and personal with the farm’s cows, horses, pigs, chickens, and sheep while learning the work that [...] Read More