Hurricane Flats is a 37 acre certified organic farm on the banks of the White River in South Royalton Vermont. The name is borrowed from town history and stems from persistent spring winds that whip through the valley. We are in our eleveth year of growing over 50 different types of vegetables on the rich river bottom land. In addition to the produce operation - our canteloupes are our pride and joy - we also raise some beef and sell hay.
We (Tom "Geo" Honigford and Sharon O'Connor) run the farm with huge assistance from our daughters Emma and Cora. Using crop rotation, compost, and cover crops we have brought life back into the previously sterile soil. We constantly marvel at the extent of the soil rejuvenation brought about by using organic farming practices. We
(This listing was last updated on Mar 19, 2011)
975 South Windsor St.
South Royalton, VT 05068
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Schedule and Location:
Norwich Farmer's Market (Norwich, VT)
Every Saturday from first Sat in May through last Sat in October
Market Hours: 9am - 1pm
Directions to Market: From I-91 North & South, take Exit 13. Follow signs and turn on to US Route 5 South. The Farmers Market is about a mile up on the left hand side of US Route 5 South, just before Fogg's Hardware.
Lebanon Farmer's Market (Colburn Park, Lebanon, NH)
Every Thursday from first Thurs in June through last Thurs in September
Market Hours: 4pm - 7pm
Directions to Market: From I-89 North & South, take exit 18. From the North, go right off the exit ramp; from the South, go left. Follow the signs to Route 120 South and Lebanon. Continue into downtown Lebanon (about 1 mile), following signs for Route 120 South. Colburn Park is just past the Fire Station on the left.
Schedule and Location:
Hurricane Flats Farm, South Royalton, VT -
Near the old milk house in our barn you'll find just the right amount of produce to meet your needs. If you have any questions or you need help, feel free to grab one of us from the field, the barn or the house. Our stand works on the honor system.
2011 Farmstand Dates: 4th of July (ish) through Halloween.
Farmstand Hours: Dawn to dusk, 7 days a week
Directions to the farm:
South Royalton is located between exits 2 and 3 on I-89.
From the South, on I-89 North, take exit 2. At the end of the ramp, turn left. Turn right on Route 14 (north). Take the first left across the bridge which turns right onto River Road. In about four miles, Hurricane Flats Farm will be on the right. You'll see our fields along the road and turn in at the first driveway, on the lower side of our big red barn, to visit the farm stand.
From the North, on I-89 South, take exit 3. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Route 107. Turn right on Route 14 (south). In about four miles you'll see signs for South Royalton and Vermont Law School. Take a right on the Chelsea Street bridge. Turn left on South Windsor Street, bordering the Town Green. Hurricane Flats Farm is up one mile on the left side of the street. Turn into the second driveway, on the lower side of our big red barn, to visit the farm stand.
Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA)
A diversified organic produce farm located on 37 beautiful acres nestled along the banks of the White River in South Royalton, Vermont.