Farms invite public to visit for Open Farm Day July 22

Jul 13, 2018
Source: File photo A palaver of poultry from a previous Open Farm Day. This year's event is July 22, with many local farms particpating.

Tthe Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry presents the 29th annual Open Farm Day July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Close to 100 farms across the state will participate, offering tours, tastings, activities for children and more. For complete information on the day's events, visit https://www.maine.gov/dacf/ard/market_promotion/open_farm_day.shtml

Among the participating farms will be the following farms in Knox County and Waldoboro.. Call for details on activities at each farm. Visitors are requested to leave pets at home.

Appleton Creamery, 780 Gurneytown Road, Appleton

Owners: Caitlin and Brad Hunter

Farm type: Goat dairy and cheese

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Phone: 785-4431

Brae Maple Farm, 233 North Union Road, Union

Owners: Andrea and Allen Smith

Farm type: Vegetables

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 785-4978

Crystal Lake Farm & Nursery, 246 Young's Hill Road, Washington

Owner: Sharon Turner

Farm type: Berries, flowers, fruits, herbs, vegetables, woodlot, wood products

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 845-2140

Herbal Revolution Farm & Apothecary, 410 North Union Road, Union

Owner: Katheryn Langelier

Farm type: Herbs and herbal products

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 713-0856

Highcroft Farm, 959 Union Road, Appleton

Owner: Sarah Akin

Farm type: Fruit, vegetables, animal products

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 785-6969

Seacolors Yarnery at Meadowcroft Farm, 45 Hopkins Road, Washington

Owner: Nanne Kennedy

Farm type: Fiber

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 542-2587

Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery, 347 Carroll Road, Union

Owners: Keith and Constance Bodine

Farm type: Winery, distillery, specialty foods, poultry, sheep

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Phone: 785-3024

Beau Chemin Preservation Farm, 1749 Finntown Road, Waldoboro

Owners: Wayne and Jo Ann Myers

Farm type: Diversified organic, pick-your-own berries, and livestock

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 596-1161

Copper Tail Farm, 293 Genthner Road, Waldoboro

Owners: Jon and Christelle McKee

Farm type: Dairy products; specialty foods

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: (541) 729-5769

East Forty Farm and Dairy, 2361 Friendship Road, Waldoboro

Owners: Alison Lakin and Neal Foley

Farm type: Pork, cheese, farm store/stand

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Phone: 230-4318

Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route One, Waldoboro

Owners: John and Sarah McNeil

Farm type: Brewery, fruit

Hours: Noon to 6 p.m.; Phone: 790-8406

TLC Fiber Farm, 40 Horscents Lane, Waldoboro

Owner: Kevin Banfield

Farm type: Alpacas

Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Phone: 790-8086

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