Visiting the Valley

Situated in one of the most picturesque and fertile agricultural areas in Vermont, The Mad River Valley is the perfect place to visit to learn about farm to plate butchery, or to base your business.

Come to learn, stay to play

No matter what time of year you visit us, there's always something to do in your downtime. The Mad River Valley is home to world class skiing, mountain biking, and hiking. For after class, the valley has a ton of excellent restaurants and bars that focus on locally sourced, quality ingredients - many produced right here at the food hub!

If you're looking for a place to locate your start up business, you'll love the work/life balance being in the Mad River Valley offers you.  Our area is home to many excellent food business and you'll find a great community waiting for you.

Farm to plate - up close and personal

With dozens of working farms located close by, coming the Mad River Valley for your business or butchery education is a great way to experience start to finish the process of bringing local and sustainable meat to the table.  All of the meat we work with in our classes comes from Vermont, and much of it is sourced from farms right here in the valley.

Inns and B&Bs

The Valley has a wide array of options for your stay.  B&Bs are always a good choice, as a long day of butchering class for a hearty breakfast.  We're always happy to point you toward some of the closer inns and B&Bs, just drop us an email for a recommendation