Our Mercantile and Greenhouse are beautiful historic structures where you can purchase quality, affordable local and USA-made products. We also carry a limited line of fair trade items from India and Haiti. At Hillside Mercantile you can purchase hand-milled soaps, creams and candles, as well as a variety of scented oils and air sprays. We carry locally made one-of-a-kind jewelry, purses, wallets, scarves, hats, and wraps. For the home we carry a variety of local artwork including signs, photographs, paintings, vases, birdhouses, and more. We also have a Children’s section that carries books, clothing, blankets, traditional old-fashioned games, and Green Toys. Be sure to check out the assortment of chairs, tables, benches, coasters, and other items made right here in the farm’s woodshop.
Inside the Greenhouse you will find extraordinary beauty in the building’s physical structure. This rare Lord & Burnham greenhouse was constructed between 1820 and 1870 and fully restored in 2011. Shop the greenhouse for hanging baskets, potted flowers, and vegetables as well as garden tools and supplies, fountains, benches, and garden decor. Seasonal items include mums, pumpkins, holiday wreaths, and poinsettias.
The Potting Shed, located next to the Mercantile, holds our “Timeless Treasures” collection of furniture and unique accents. Whatever suits your taste – be it antique, art deco, contemporary, or modern – chances are you’ll find that “just right” item here in The Potting Shed. Merchandise changes often so whenever you stop by for milk, ice cream, or eggs be sure to peek in the shed before heading home.