Garden Tours, Tastings & Events

at Kelly Way Gardens

Ben and Chef at Kelly Way Gardens
Aerial of Gardens
Tomato Tastings
Gardener
Flowers from the Garden
Kelly Way Gardens

Open Seasonally
Garden Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 8am - 4pm

Can You Dig It? Agricultural Pun Tours of Kelly Way Gardens
Thursdays, June 6 - September 26
3:00 - 3:30pm

Complimentary for Inn Guests, $5 for visitors, no reservations needed.
Feel the beet of summer, and get the scoop on organic gardening as you bee our guest while touring our 3 acre garden. Pun participation encouraged.  

Family Tasting Tours
Tuesdays, July 2 - August 27
3:00 - 3:30pm

Complimentary for Inn Guests, $5 for visitors, no reservations needed.
Join our Gardeners as we nibble our way through the garden while visiting our families of Gourd and Bean fairies. 

Wellness Whiff Walks
Wednesdays, July 3 - September 25
3:00 - 3:30pm

Complimentary for Inn Guests, $5 for visitors, no reservations needed.
Join us as we take an aromatherapy tour through the organic scents of Kelly Way Gardens.

Full Moon Firesides
Full Buck Moon: Tuesday, July 16th, Moonrise 8:34pm
Full Sturgeon Moon: Thursday, August 15th, Moonrise 8:22pm
7:30pm - 9:30pm+ 
Complimentary for Inn Guests, 
$5 for visitors, no reservations needed.
Location: Kelly Way Gardens Lawn

Pop popcorn over the fire and top it with fresh garden herb butter, grab a cup of Kelly Way chamomile and honey tea, and take in the moonlight in Vermont. 

Heirloom Tomato Tasting Cart in the Lobby
Wednesdays, August 7 - September 11
4:00 - 5:00pm
$5 per person, 
no reservations needed.

Location: Inn Lobby
Enjoy summer in its most delicious form with an Heirloom Tomato Tasting Plate curated by our artisan gardeners.

6th Annual Great Tomato Tasting
Saturday, August 31
12:00 – 1:00pm
$25 per person; 
Please call concierge 802-457-6609 to make a reservation.
Taste the buttery smooth flavor of Great White, the exceptionally sweet and completely unique profile of Esterina, the delicate fuzziness of Wapsipinicon Peach and the outstanding heirloom ‘tomato-ness’ of one of my favorites, Aunt Ruby’s German Green.  We have 55 varieties of tomatoes growing this year!  We’ll start off with a set tasting plate of several of our favorites as we walk you through the amazing world of heirloom tomatoes and then let your palate loose on all our available varieties for you to vote on your favorites. 

Summer Garden Tour Series 
Saturdays, May 18 - September 21
9:30 – 10:30am

Complimentary for Inn Guests, $10 for visitors, no reservations needed.
Let our gardeners lead you down the path to enjoying and experiencing the best of living in tune with the land.  These garden appetizer classes will tour you through the seasonal sensations grown on our 3 acre organic market garden, Kelly Way Gardens. Each week focuses on a different feature in the garden, see the whole schedule here

Red Barn Dinner Series
Sundays, June 16 - October 6
See more about these famous dinner events here

Explore the gardens

Under the Gourdwalk at Kelly Way Gardens