Schedule of Events 2014

 

Farm Tours, 9am-4pm

Times vary, please see below.

 

(1) Campo di Fiori

212 Fisher Rd

9am-4pm.  Come explore Andrew’s naturalistic gardens, an experimental hybrid hazelnut orchard and new nursery.

 

(2) Apple Creek Farm

448 Millay Rd

9:30am-12pm. Come enjoy pasture walks and meeting the livestock.  Products will be available for sale including: beef, lamb, goat, chicken, eggs, sheep & goat skins as well as pre-orders for geese and turkeys.

 

(3) Gruff Acres Farm

919 Post Rd

9am-3pm. Come see the beautiful gardens, meet the goats, alpacas & hens,  and try goat meat and homemade cheese samples.

 

(4) Life Force Farm

71 Carlson Cross Road

1-4pm.  Come meet farmer Ben and tour his organic vegetable farm located in the heart of Bowdoinham.

 

(5) Blue Bell Farm

767 Carding Machine Rd

12-4pm. Join us in welcoming David &Meredith to Bowdoinham!  Come tour the hoop-houses, feed the chickens, and a take a stroll through the fields.

 

(6) Stonecipher Farm

1186 River Rd

12-3pm. Come visit Ian and his 65-acre Forever Farm, dig up some carrots and cool off in the giant sprinkler.

 

(7) Fairwinds Farm

554 Browns Point Rd

9am-12pm. Come tour Pete & Cathy’s Bowdoinham fields and enjoy some samples of fruit shortcake.

 

(8) Fishbowl Farm

497 Browns Point Rd

9am-12pm.  Come experience one of Maine Farmland Trust’s Forever Farms on beautiful Merrymeeting Bay. Please park along Browns Point Road and walk to fields as signage directs.

 

(9) Six River Farm

513 Browns Point Rd

9am-12pm. Come discover a diverse array of vegetables, berries, herbs, and cut flowers along Merrymeeting Bay.  Please park by the greenhouses.

 

Barbecue, 3-6pm

 

(10) Mailly Waterfront Park

1 Main St

3-6pm.  Join us for a Barbecue featuring fresh foods from Bowdoinham Farms and live music by Steamboat Gypsy, a dynamic folk trio featuring crisp songwriting, driving fiddle tunes, traditional songs, and subtle vocal harmony. 

The Barbecue will be catered by A’muse Catering. Chef Bryan Leary’s love of cooking began as a teenager.  Now, having worked formally in the hospitality industry for 18 years, Bryan is still passionate for the art of cooking and the wonderful way good food can bring people together.  So come join us for some great local food!

Menu

(Items subject to change)

Lemon Honey Parsley Chicken

Teriyake Tempeh with Asian Slaw

Kid’s Hamburger

Garden Salad with heirloom tomatoes radishes and cucumbers

Goat cheese & Beet Salad

Vegetable Crudites with Yogurt

Honey Dipping Sauce  

Strawberry Raspberry Shortcake

 

Cost

$10 for adults

$8 for kids/seniors (smaller serving)

$7 for kids hamburger meal

 

Fresh, Local Ingredients provided by:

Apple Creek Farm- chicken & hamburger

Fairwinds Farm- strawberries & raspberries

Fishbowl Farm- salad greens & herbs

Gruff Acres Farm- lamb & goat cheese

Left Field Farm- squash, zucchini & parsley

Life Force Farm- broccoli, cauliflower & peas 

Six River Farm- tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers & scallions 

Stonecipher Farm- beets, carrots, celery, radishes, cabbage & goat yogurt

 

Pre-registration for the Barbecue is appreciated, please contact Nicole at nbriand@bowdoinham.com or 666-5531.  Or you can buy your tickets in advance at the Bowdoinham Town Office.