Tim Van de Weert bringing the 2017 crop of barley to be malted. The malted barley will be smoked on the farm and become the second ingredient in our Thornhill Farm rye whiskey. Peterson’s Quality Malt will send most of the barley to the breweries in Vermont. in the background, 24 acres seeded to legumes/green manure, resting from rye after two seasons of rye. Thornhill Farm rye, barley and cropland for grain is certified organic by Vermont Organic Farmers.