VABEC FOUNDER, JOE FAMOLARE took special interest in helping small businesses and non-profit ventures, particularly in the core areas of agriculture, education and the environment.  A number of endeavors have passed through VABEC over the years contributing to the center's very special energy and general attainment of mandate, "We Cultivate Endeavor".  



FEEL THE BARN

VERMONT AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS EDUCATION CENTER

VABEC  

The Gateway to vermont


 




Vermont Agricultural Business Education Center is located on 47+ acres in beautiful Southern Vermont. Offices, classrooms, and meeting rooms are housed in an array of restored barn and farm buildings, lending a rustic air to the fully modern activities of those who work here. Our mission is to attract future organizations to this one of a kind renovated historic farm who will join us to cultivate endeavor.


FACILITIES
1883 historic farm 

26,000 sq ft of renovated interior spaces

4 individual buildings on 10-acre campus

          Farm House

          Creamery

          Pole Barn

          Main Barn

​Free Parking 

30+ acres of organic farmland  

Convenient location: Exit 1 off RT 91

Located less than a mile from Fort Dummer State Park

Centrally Located: by car

        3.5 hours to New York City, New York 

        2.5 hours to Burlington, Vermont

        2 hours Boston, Massachusetts 

        1.75 hour to Albany, New York

        1.5 hour to Hartford, Connecticut

AMTRAK (Brattleboro Station) five minutes by car/bus


BUSINESS CENTER

Administration Quarters

Office Space 

Conference Facilities


EDUCATION CENTER

Classrooms

Outdoor Education Fields

Agricultural Fields

Community Solar Field


INDOOR & OUTDOOR ATHLETIC CENTER

Athletic field 

Cross Country Ski Trails


SPECIAL EVENTS

Festivals

Farmer's Markets


Experience the Barn.  


For further information please contact:

feelthebarn@gmail.com

802.257.4755