Morris Dancers will visit our farm stand on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10am

Friday, September 19, 2014, 3:29 pm

Morris Dancers during a visit to Verrill Farm.

The Muddy River Morris dancers will be performing at our farm stand tomorrow (Saturday, Sept, 20th) at 10 a.m. They will be joined by the Newtowne Morris and the Ha’-Penny Morris dancers.

The dancers take part in English Morris dancing, a form of English folk dance.

You won’t want to miss them! Come on down and watch their amazing dances.

Harvest Festival and Benefit for Emerson, Sept. 27th

Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:59 pm

harvestfest2010-10You won’t want to miss our annual Harvest Festival & Benefit for Emerson Hospital’s Pediatric Unit, being held on Saturday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fields surrounding the farm stand are transformed into an old-fashioned fair ground for this family friendly benefit event.

Activities & Games – purchase tickets to play

  • Hay Rides, Pony Rides, Water Balloon Toss, Baseball Speed Pitch, Corn Hole Game, Angry Birds
  • Pick-your-own Pumpkins
  • Violet the Clown – Face Painting& Balloon Animals
  • And more!


Raffle – purchase tickets to enter

  • A raffle of items for family entertainment & dining, gift baskets & certificates. All items are generously donated by local businesses.


Food available a la carte
Live Music by: Boston Road Bluegrass

Activity, game & raffle tickets are 5 for $10 & 12 for $20

Proceeds from ticket sales and food purchases go to Emerson Hospital’s Pediatric Care Unit.

Mass. Cheese Guild Event this Thursday, Sept. 18th

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1:23 pm

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Join the Massachusetts Cheese Guild this Thursday from 4 to 7pm, for an al fresco evening of cheese tasting with Massachusetts cheesemakers at our farm stand.

Get the chance to talk to your local cheesemakers, sample their delicious cheeses and learn about what makes their cheeses unique – the types of cows and goats and what they eat, the cheesemaking and aging processes, the terroir and much more. Other local Massachusetts purveyors on-hand to let you sample their goods include: Bantam Cider, Brazo Fuerto Brewing Company, Far From the Tree CIderBonnie’s Jams and Effie’s Homemade.

This is a free Cheese Guild member event but EVERYONE is welcome to join the Massachusetts Cheese Guild, and it’s just $25 for Enthusiast Members. If you’re not already a Member, you can join when you sign up for this event.

Click here to join the Guild!

BBQ and Farm Day, Saturday, Sept. 6th!!!

Friday, September 5, 2014, 1:34 pm

vf_bbq24_2011Join us on Saturday, September 6 for our annual Farm Day, Barbecue & Apple Pie Contest, being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Traditional BBQ made in Verrill Farm’s Smoker, sides and desserts
  • Visit with 4H members and their animals
  • Lil Folk Farm Petting Zoo
  • Live music by The Sky Blue Boys
  • Pony rides – Giddy Up Ponies
  • Activities including the popular Corn Husking Contest!
  • Hay rides
  • On site knife sharpening by Patti Small of On the Edge Knife Sharpening

1 – 2 pm: Visit with Terry Golson and her hens. For a daily glimpse of Terry’s chickens go to www.hencam.com. Terry’s books, Tillie Lays an Egg and The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook are available for sale at the farm stand.

APPLE PIE CONTEST – Free Entry!
The 3rd Annual Apple Pie Contest winner will take home a prize and bragging rites! It’s free to enter and the rules are simple.

11am – 1 pm: Bring your best Apple Pie & join the fun at this farm day tradition! Please attach name & phone number to entry.

1:30 – Judging & winners announced.

SAMPLE SATURDAY: Giovanna Gelato e Sorbet!

Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:39 pm

Come on down Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and visit with Eduardo from Giovanna Gelato e Sorbet.

He’ll be here sampling his amazing frozen desserts.

Farm Day being held on Sept. 6 from 11 to 3pm

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:33 pm

vf_bbq11_2011Join us on Saturday, September 6 for our annual Farm Day, Barbecue & Apple Pie Contest, being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Traditional BBQ made in Verrill Farm’s Smoker, sides and desserts
  • Visit with 4H members and their animals
  • Lil Folk Farm Petting Zoo
  • Live music by The Sky Blue Boys
  • Pony rides – Giddy Up Ponies
  • Activities including the popular Corn Husking Contest!
  • Hay rides
  • On site knife sharpening by Patti Small of On the Edge Knife Sharpening

1 – 2 pm: Visit with Terry Golson and her hens. For a daily glimpse of Terry’s chickens go to www.hencam.com. Terry’s books, Tillie Lays an Egg and The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook are available for sale at the farm stand.

APPLE PIE CONTEST – Free Entry!
The 3rd Annual Apple Pie Contest winner will take home a prize and bragging rites! It’s free to enter and the rules are simple.

11am – 1 pm: Bring your best Apple Pie & join the fun at this farm day tradition! Please attach name & phone number to entry.

1:30 – Judging & winners announced.

Field to Fork Dinner, Sept. 3

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 4:11 pm

2014crop-11CGNE’s 2nd annual Field to Fork Dinner
Wednesday, September 3, 6 – 8 pm

This dinner is hosted by The Culinary Guild of New England and prepared by Guild chefs, in the stand kitchen, using just-picked Verrill Farm crops. The public is welcome to attend this dinner.

  • $45.00 per person, cash bar.
  • Reservations required

Check out the amazing menu here

 

SAMPLE SATURDAY: Westfield Farm!

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:07 am

Come on down to our farm stand on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy samples of goat cheese from Westfield Farm in Hubbardston.

OUR OWN: Peter Piper has nothing on us!

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 4:25 pm

peppers

We’ve got a wide variety of our own peppers, just in from our fields!

  • Sweet Bell
  • Red, yellow and orange
  • Bullhorn
  • Tequila
  • Jalapenos
  • Hungarian Hot Wax
  • Cubanelle
  • Poblano
 

Join us this Wednesday for our Field to Fork dinner! Aug. 20th, 6pm

Sunday, August 17, 2014, 6:02 pm

2014crop-38From Field to Fork – A late Summer Crop Dinner
Join us on Wednesday, August 20, at 6 pm for our latest ‘Field to Fork’ dinner under our tents.

  • Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by just-picked Verrill Farm crops
  • Live guitar music by Enrique
  • $45.00 per person, cash bar
  • Reservations & prepayment required. Please call 978-369-4494

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