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The Sanctuary

The Barn at New Spring Farm

Constructed in 2017, Our Barn was created with multiple functions in mind. As the backbone of our sustainable farm, our barn provides housing for some of our animals, as well as a certified kitchen to process and prepare the food that we grow. It’s strategically located on our farm to maximize the use of the surrounding land while increasing efficiencies. The barn is also home to some of our sacred spaces, including our Studio, which supports our wellness offerings.


We worked with Sustainable Designs of Vermont to design and construct the most energy efficient and environmentally conscious barn possible. By repurposing wood from one of the oldest known houses in Peru, VT and installing a mineral wool insulation on the exterior, we were able to maximize our resources, while using materials that increase efficiency while reducing waste. We also combined the use of a high-efficiency Geo Thermal heating and cooling system with South facing passive and active Solar Systems to maximize energy efficiencies.

Energy Efficient

Eco-friendly and Highly Efficient Materials create an energy efficient, sustainable design.

Repurposed Wood

Reclaimed wood from a salvaged house on our Farm create finishes, accents, and floors.

Active And Passive Solar

South facing design with added Solar Panels maximize the sun’s thermal energy.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Utilizing heat from 200 feet below, our heating and cooling are efficient, renewable, and sustainable.

Upcoming Events

Explore our upcoming workshops, classes & retreats.

January 24

Shubalananda Kirtan

Sing the gospel music of India with Shubal and Friends Friday, January 24th, 7:30pm. Suggested Donation $20 For more information, or to preregister, please contact Edna Meyer at 802-681-3336 or email Edna at [email protected]  
January 28

Safe, Serene and Uplifting Beginners Yoga Class

Join Edna Meyer for this uplifting, safe and serene yoga class every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Suitable for beginners and advanced yoga students alike, this yoga class is the perfect way to start your day! Mats and Props available. Drop-ins welcome. $12 at the door or buy a package of 6 for $60. Contact […]
March 21

Deepening Ayurvedic Knowledge & Practices

Learn how to recognize your unique dosha and pursue practical ways to correct imbalances. During this weekend workshop we will focus on the principles of Ayurveda, guiding you through self-care techniques, ways to address digestion and nutrition thru food preparation & lifestyle practices! Sign up for personal consultations as well as bodywork. Housing is Available. […]