Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Chris Morris Globe Staff August 07, 2018 HARTLAND, Vt. — Fat Sheep Farm & Cabins is a magical place. Here’s how I know: Our 10-year-old was excited to get up early to do chores. That’s right, I said chores. She wasn’t the only one. The other kids staying in one of the farm’s five stunning cabins that July weekend were equally as excited, and they were already pros, having checked in a day or two before. They were up and at ’em by 7:30, helping farmer/mother/baker and host extraordinaire Suzy Kaplan collect eggs, milk the sheep, lead the goats to pasture, and catch those few disobedient chickens that kept jumping the fence.Of course, guests aren’t required to take part in morning and afternoon farm chores, but they’re invited to if they’re interested. And who wouldn’t be interested in working alongside Kaplan? She’s got great stories to tell from her years in the Peace Corps in Nicaragua, teaching English in Japan, working at an animal refuge in Arkansas, zookeeping at Franklin Park Zoo, and teaching elementary school in Malden. The story that started… Read full this story
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