Fall is a wonderful time to visit a farm. Check out these upcoming events and activities at local farms throughout New England where you can taste, feel, and experience agriculture at its source.
On October weekends at Fletcher Farm in Southampton, you’ll find pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, local food trucks, an amazing variety of fall décor, and more. Follow the farm on Facebook or Instagram to get the latest updates of their offerings this month.
Appleton Farms in Ipswich hosts events throughout the year, they are one of the nation’s oldest continuously operational farms. Check out some of the fall events they have planned: Hayrides, Farmhouse Wood Fired Pizza, full moon hike, just to name a few.
The Trustees also cares for nearly 25,000 acres – all around Massachusetts. Search here for more of their events throughout the state.
Taste, experience, and learn about local milk at The Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel Farm Market grounds on Saturday, October 15th. Our Mobile Dairy Bar will be on site with free milk samples and you’ll also be able to chat with a local dairy farmer and meet “celebrity” cow Linguini! The event is free so bring the whole family to this unique and educational experience.
Fort Hill Farms in Thompson also has their seven-acre corn maze open through October 31st. This year’s design is “Tree of Life”.
Our Mobile Dairy Bar will be at the Farm Fresh RI Framer’s Market in Providence on Saturday, October 22nd. The Providence Market is open year-round on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Find several vendors and artisans with handcrafted items, goods, and food. Enjoy apple crisp, ice cream, and more during this day of family fun.
Escobar Farm in Portsmouth also has their eight-acre corn maze open through November 6th. This year’s maze celebrates “Field of Dreams”.
Our Mobile Dairy Bar will be at Alyson’s Orchard on Sunday, October 16th from 10am to 4pm for their Harvest Festival. The ticketed event features art, food, drinks, animals, and games.
Stonewall Farm in Keene has their historic walking tour coming up on Saturday, October 15th. In November, enjoy shopping local and finding items from area farms and specialty food producers at Farm Fare taking place Friday, November 18th from 3pm to 7pm and Saturday, November 19th from 9am to 3pm.
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm is the only country doctor museum in New England and one of only three in the United States. They provide year-round opportunities to engage with rural New England history.
Billings Farm & Museum is a fully operational dairy farm and a museum of Vermont’s rural heritage located in Woodstock. They are open to the public daily and have some special fall events coming up like “A Family Halloween” and their Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration November 26th through the 28th.