Open Farm Day
Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to learn about the business of agriculture. Open Farm Day gives families the chance to visit local farms throughout the state.
Farms around the state participate to commit to ensuring the sustainability of agriculture. Maine’s farming industry has given back to their communities by providing a forum for education and learning in a fun atmosphere. Many farms will have demonstrations, displays, farm-raised products for sale and animals and crops to experience. Activities include barn and field tours, milking, hay rides, petting zoos, nature trails, beautiful scenery, samples for tasting and refreshments.
Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 27th, 2014 to experience Open Farm Day throughout the State of Maine!
Look for future listings of Open Farm Day locations. Interested farm participants should contact Jessica Nixon at Jessica.L.Nixon@maine.gov or at 207-287-3494.