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Many guests have asked about the orange ribbon tied to the signpost at the entrance to our driveway.  In fact, orange ribbons have become ubiquitous throughout Chatham.  A few months ago our neighbor Leah Wightman was unexpectedly diagnosed with leukemia, and required a bone marrow transplant.  To raise awareness and show support for Leah and her family, Chatham Flowers and …

Sometimes being picky pays off. I’ve been wanting to replace the red checked camel back sofa in the Great Room for some time now. Easier said than done. As much as I liked the look and color of it, years of good use were starting to take a toll. Although still a perfectly inviting spot …

Lifetime love affair with The Post – Impressionists? You’re in luck! This summer the Berkshire’s beloved Clark Art Institute will be featuring a new seasonal exhibit called Van Gogh and Nature; a brilliantly curated collection of forty paintings and nineteen drawings and prints by Vincent Van Gogh.  This brilliant collection of works will be exhibited through September 13, 2015, and …

This Spring is an exciting time for us as we have just completed our biggest improvement project yet. As many of you know, three of our guest rooms, The Cottage, The Sapling, and The Lower Lodge, are all on the back side of the Inn at Silver Maple Farm. Because this is the north facing …

We are excited to show off our new barnwood coffee and tea counter! Many of you know that ever since I first purchased the Inn at Silver Maple Farm, I longed to replace the square butcher block coffee table. It’s not that I do not like the butcher block – quite to the contrary, I absolutely love …

It is hard to imagine a winter stay in an upstate country bed and breakfast without a magnificent Christmas or Holiday Tree. Regardless of religious beliefs, decorated trees have come to be expected and appreciated as one of the visual treats of the season. The last couple of years, we have had real trees, which …