Open Farm Day 2013

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Join our Bowdoinham farms in celebrating Open Farm Day on Sunday, July 21st.

 

9:00-11:00am - Left Field Farm

496 Browns Point Road, please park along Browns Point Road and walk to fields as signage directs.

Come see Left Field Farm in its first full year of production. Farmer Sean Hagan grows organic produce and cut flowers on 7-acres on one of Maine Farmland Trust’s Forever Farms on beautiful Merrymeeting Bay.

 

10:00am-12:00pm- Apple Creek Farm

446 Millay Road

Apple Creek Farm has been operating in Bowdoinham & Bowdoin since 1985. The Galles primarily focus is on pasture-based and grass-fed sheep and beef cows. Additionally, they have free-range chickens, organic broilers, organic geese and cashmere goats, and sell hay and firewood. Come and meet the cows, sheep and chickens.

 

10:00am-3:00pm - Gruff Acres Farm

919 Post Road

Meet the chickens & goats and sample some goat meat & homemade cheeses. Diana and Dale Mosher started Gruff Acres Farm as a hobby when they entered retirement. 

11:00am-1:00pm- Fishbowl Farm

496 Browns Point Road, please park along Browns Point Road and walk to fields as signage directs.

Tour one of Maine Farmland Trust’s Forever Farms on Merrymeeting Bay. Chris Cavendish and Gallit Sammon grow organic vegetables on 18 acres. They are committeed to producing healthful, nutritious and safe food of the highest quality while protecting the integrity of our environment.

 

1:00-3:00pm - Six River Farm

513 Browns Point Road, please park by the greenhouses as signage directs.

Showcasing a diverse array of vegetables, berries, herbs, and cut flowers on one of Maine Farmland Trust’s Forever Farms. Nate Drummond and Gabrielle Gosselin grow on 11-acres, along the shores of Merrymeeting Bay.

 

2:00–4:00pm- Stonecipher Farm

1186 River Road (Route 24)

Stonecipher Farm is an organic farm located on 55-acre property that has been preserved as a Forever Farm. Ian Jerolmack grows vegetables and herbs, raises chickens and recently added 10 goats. Come see the farm, dig some carrots and cool off in the giant sprinkler.

 

Please visit the Town’s website to download the event brochure or stop by the Bowdoinham Farmers’ Market to pick one up.