WE'RE OPEN! Come visit our new Farm Shop in Chelsea!
Featuring a curated selection of locally & regionally grown produce, staples, and value-added products, including meats, dairy, fruit, vegetables, grains, legumes, ferments, condiments, snacks, and more! We also have all of our herbs and herbal products for sale, as well as coffee and tea to go! We look forward to welcoming you! Visit our website to learn more!
HOURS: Fridays noon-6pm & Saturdays 9am-3pm
WHERE: 3 North Common in Chelsea, just up the street from the Town Hall, next to Mary's Shoppe.
Browse our online Apothecary Shop
Adaptive: Energy & Stress
Great for new parents and anyone in need of some busy-season support. We recommend taking this tincture consistently for at least 2 weeks in order to feel its effects.
Ingredients: Organic alcohol, Astragalus, Eleuthero, Hawthorn, Oat, Scullcap, Lemon Balm, Tulsi, Wood Betony.
A tasty tisane to support your respiratory system.* This blend of lung-supportive herbs is blended for flavor as well as lung support. Give your lungs some love!
Ingredients: Mullein, Plantain, Elder, Coltsfoot, Lobelia, Marshmallow, Nettle, Peppermint.
A fortifying blend to nourish and support the male body and spirit.
We've been "brewing" this blend in our minds for many moons and are so happy to have finally brought it to fruition. Great for male folks of all ages and stages.
Ingredients: Lemon Balm, Linden, Skullcap, Oat, Wood Betony, Hawthorn, Nettle, Spearmint.
This deep, earthy tisane is a blend of vibrant blossoms and bright green springtime herbs. It's the perfect brew to draw you out of hibernation and into the warm promises of spring.
An energizing brew, this popular blend is also extremely nutritious. It's a great daily brew that will help you clear out the stagnancy of winter. The tastiest way to detoxify!
Ingredients: Nettle, Dandelion, Marshmallow, Mint, Oatstraw, Red Clover, Sage, Chickweed, Plantain.
Take It Easy Tea
A floral & earthy blend, this tisane is nourishing & soothing for the mind & body. We love to drink it before bed or at any point in the day to provide ourselves a little space to unwind.
Ingredients: Scullcap, Wood Betony, Red Clover, Calendula, Chamomile, Catnip, Milky Oats, Lemon Balm, Red Raspberry Leaf.
Our Immune tincture is a best-seller, and a great way to engage herbal allies to aid in warding off illness.
Is everyone in your household under the weather? Are you worried about an upcoming busy season or seeking to support yourself during cold and flu season? Try this remedy to support your immune system during times of stress.*
We never leave home without this remedy, as it comes in especially handy during travel. Best if taken preventatively, though this remedy is also a great ally to help shorten the duration of any ailment.
Ingredients: Organic alcohol, Echinacea, Elderberry, Astragalus, Burdock, Lemon Balm, Licorice.
A spicy, warming, and invigorating blend. Perfect for chilly nights or after a heavy meal.
This ginger-based herbal infusion, boosted with echinacea and astragalus, is reminiscent of an herbal chai. Its complex flavor is emboldened with warming herbs such as ginger root, cinnamon bark, fennel seed, and aniseed, rounded out with nutritive herbs such as dandelion & burdock root.
You’ll find this herbal blend supportive of your digestive and immune systems and perfect for as a post-meal tisane, to warm up on a chilly day.
3 oz tin or bag.
Ingredients: Echinacea, Ginger, Astragalus, Cinnamon, Fennel Seed, Marshmallow Root, Burdock, Dandelion Root, Aniseed, Fenugreek, Licorice.
"Oxymel" – from the Latin "oxymeli" meaning “acid and honey,” has been made and used in many ways throughout the ages.
This delightfully uplifting remedy contains organic apple cider vinegar, local raw honey, and a huge amount of this year's abundant, fragrant, and swoon-inducing tulsi (also known as holy basil).
This remedy is lovely in some bubbly water, on top of freshly-made pancakes, on a bed of fresh greens from your garden, by itself, or with some warm water to help keep your spirits and throat happy during stressful times.
Ingredients; Organic apple cider vinegar, tulsi, raw Vermont honey.
Health is Wealth
A wholesome and invigorating tonic to support your immune system and overall well-being.
This blend is both immune-supportive as well as tasty! A great ally during winter months when colds and the flu seem to be all around us.
Ingredients: Echinacea, Lemon Balm, Tulsi, Dandelion, Nettle, Milky Oat Tops, Peppermint.
This deluxe cream, made using herbs grown on our farm, will remind you that excellent body care does not require synthetic ingredients.
Ingredients: Calendula, Chamomile, Comfrey, Elderflower, Plantain, St. John's Wort, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Beeswax, Essential Oils, Rosemary Extract.
Herbes de Vermont
We love to use it in baking (savory bread!), in marinades (for meat and veggies), sauces, dressings, and so much more! We also love rolling a log of plain goat cheese in it to spice things up.
Ingredients: Basil, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, Savory.
We enjoy using this herbal balm for dry, chapped skin such as hands, heels, and elbows. We infuse organic olive and sunflower oils with freshly dried herbs from our farm to create a balm that feels great and is extremely nourishing for your skin.* The deep green color of this balm lets you know it's loaded up with herbs!
Not to be used on puncture wounds. If applying to a wound or cut, be sure to clean the area thoroughly before applying.
Ingredients: Olive or Sunflower Oil extract of Calendula, Chamomile, Comfrey, Dandelion, Mullein, Plantain, St. John's Wort; Beeswax; Vitamin E; Rosemary Extract.
Sage Finishing Salt
To bring another dimension to your favorite dishes, try a sprinkle of this finishing salt on:
Fresh Green Salads
Grilled or roasted meats
Ingredients: Sage, Sea Salt.
Freshly dried aerials (leaf & flower) from our farm.
Also available in bulk.
Meat Maestro is the perfect herbal marinade blend for all of your favorite meat dishes. Whether you're roasting a chicken or leg of lamb or grilling a steak or kabob, this blend will add a delicious depth of flavor that will wow your taste buds.
"This mix is phenomenal! Fresh and such a great combo of spices. I am not a great cook but I am really picky about quality ingredients...so I can keep it simple. My family now thinks I went to cooking school because steak and chicken and any meat I cook tastes gourmet. All I did was add Meat Maestro to my salt and pepper regimen. I just rub it on. Or I use it with meat in the instant pot. I give it as gifts, too!"
Ingredients: Basil, Rosemary, Savory, Sage.
Culinary Blend Trio
• Herbes de Vermont is great in breads, sauces, marinades, or rolled with fresh chèvre!
• Dress It Up is perfect for vinaigrettes for green salads, slaws, potato salad, and more! It also is delicious when used in fish or chicken dishes.
• Meat Maestro is just what you need for a mouthwatering meat marinade!
This spicy, viscous balm smells great and can be used regularly: we recommend using it 2-4 times daily. A great product to have on hand for those times when your muscles needs a little extra love.
Ingredients: Comfrey, Arnica, Calendula, Chickweed, Mugwort, Nettle, Yarrow, St. John’s Wort, Castor Oil, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Beeswax, Essential Oils, Rosemary Extract.
Scented with peppermint, this luscious treatment soothes chapped lips with an herbal twist. A Free Verse Farm best-seller!
Ingredients: Calendula, Chamomile, Comfrey, St. John's Wort, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Olive Oil, Vitamin E, Essential Oils, Rosemary Extract.
Explore our selection of Bulk Herbs
CSA = Community Supported Apothecary
Choose between quarterly Tea Share or Apothecary Share subscriptions!
Sign up by September 23rd to begin your membership with an Autumn CSA Share!
Shares are delivered four times per year. You may sign up at any time! They make great gifts too! Unless otherwise requested on the sign-up form, you (or your giftee) will receive the first share at the nearest upcoming season. Exact dates for pick-up and delivery will be communicated to shareholders 1-2 weeks ahead of time via email. Share pick-ups are available at our farm or at the Upper Valley Food Coop. If you live far away, fear not: all of our shares are very shippable to anywhere in the USA!
Come camp at our farm with Hipcamp!
Experience breathtaking views and rural tranquility at our Vermont hill farm surrounded by abundant wildlife as well as our colorful fields of herbs and grazing livestock.
We have amenities to make your stay super comfortable like a hot shower, composting toilet, campfires and fresh produce from the farm. For full details, view our campsites listed on Hipcamp. We look forward to welcoming you to our farm!
Unlike most companies selling herbal products, we grow our ingredients ourselves, which means when you enjoy our products, you're enjoying the unique herbal offerings of our farm in central Vermont.
Our small herb farm & apothecary farm is located in Chelsea, Vermont, nestled high in the hills that overlook the village.
We specialize in Vermont-grown tisanes (herbal teas), culinary herbs, herbal remedies, and herbal body care products. Our herbs and remedies are available through pick-up at our farm, at local farmers markets, stores, online, and through our Community Supported Apothecary subscriptions.
Read more about us.
All of our products are handcrafted in small batches in our apothecary. The majority of our herbal ingredients are sourced directly from our farm.
Take a peek at our online apothecary shop for the fullest selection of teas, culinaries, bulk herbs, and handcrafted herbal remedies & body care products. We also have a host of great gift ideas and unique accessories. We also offer Community Supported Apothecary subscriptions!
Our herbs are harvested by hand and dried right on our farm. We dry herbs in traditional hanging bunches, as well as in our farm-made herb dryer, taking the utmost care to preserve the essential constituents that give each herb its flavor and potency.
At Free Verse Farm, we consider the health & vitality of our community to be issues of great importance.
From our Community Supported Apothecary subscriptions, to workshops & events, to selling at local farmers markets & stores, we are always seeking ways to support & engage with our community through herbs.
You can connect with us daily on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Tumblr, where we frequently post photographs and updates from our farm.
Sign up for our newsletter to get seasonal updates from our farm. Contact us if you'd like to visit the farm or host an event here. We love collaboration!