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CORN and TOMATO FESTIVAL – Saturday, Aug. 16

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 7:04 am

If you are a lover of tomatoes and corn, then you want to plan to stop down to our farm stand on Saturday, August 16th, from 11 to 3 p.m. and enjoy our annual ‘Corn and Tomato Festival!’

This annual festival features Verrill Farm’s two most popular crops: corn and tomatoes.

From Mr. Stripey to the standby Brandywine, taste many varieties of tomatoes at our annual festival. In addition, savor the flavor of several varieties of corn and enjoy activities and live music at the festival on Saturday, August 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There will also be samples of dishes made in our farm stand kitchen.

Additional food & beverages available a la carte. Cost is $8.50 per person, $4.50 for children under 10

Join us Saturday for a hands-on corn picking experience

Friday, August 8, 2014, 2:47 pm

corn1-1Come on down to our farm stand tomorrow morning (Saturday, August 9) at 6 am (yes, 6 am) for a corn picking experience.

Join Steve Verrill and our farm crew for an early morning hands on experience! Meet at the farm stand, no reservations necessary.

Get your tickets for these Field to Fork dinners!

Saturday, August 2, 2014, 10:16 am

There are still tickets available for these ‘Field to Fork’-style dinners at our farm stand.

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CGNE’s 2nd annual Table in the Fields Dinner
Wednesday, August 13, 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

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From Field to Fork – A late Summer Crop Dinner
 Wednesday, August 20, 6 pm

  • 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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Stone Soup Dinner
Sunday, September 14, 4 pm

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From Field to Fork – An Autumn Harvest Dinner
 Thursday, October 16, 6 pm

  • More details to follow
  • $45.00 per person, cash bar
  • Reservations & prepayment required. Please call 978-369-4494

SAMPLE SATURDAY: Great Hill Blue Cheese

Saturday, August 2, 2014, 9:53 am

great_hill_blueCome on down today (Saturday) from 11 to 2 p.m. and sample some Great Hill Blue Cheese.

Our own tomatoes are here!

Friday, August 1, 2014, 2:13 pm

While it’s still a little early in this year’s tomato season, our farmers have been out picking and have returned with baskets of our hybrid and heirloom tomatoes!

Come on down and get some today.

SPOTLIGHT: Our own eight-ball squash

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 6:07 am

Eight ball squash are a hybrid zucchini variety, named because of their round shape resembling a billiard ball.

The eight ball squash is similar in color and taste to Italian zucchini. The squash have a shiny, speckled, green skin, and creamy, white flesh. They are firm and very mild-tasting and may be substituted for zucchini in most recipes.

The size and shape of this squash also make it ideal for stuffing; slice off the top stem end, scoop out some of the interior and fill with meats, cheeses or nuts and grains. Eight ball quash may also be steamed, baked, roasted or grilled as you would other summer squash. Dice and stir-fry or saute with garlic, onions, fresh herbs and spices.

Donate your old dinner plates

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 2:02 pm

Have any unused dinner plates lying around your kitchen or attic?

If so, you should consider donating them to Verrill Farm for use at our community events, such as Concord’s Stone Soup Dinner in September.

We’re looking for 9 or 10-inch dinner plates that are not chipped or cracked.

If you have any plates you would like to donate, please drop them off in the office of our farm stand, located at 11 Wheeler Road in Concord, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily.

Thank you!

Let the sunshine in!! Our own sunflowers are here!

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:48 am

sunflowers_half Our fresh-cut Verrill Farm sunflowers will brighten any day.

Bring a ray of sunshine into your home with these beauties, just in from our fields.

Available as a bouquet or by the stem!

 

OUR OWN: Check out this delicious list of our own-grown vegetables

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:49 am

eggplOur farmers have been busy harvesting lots of our own delicious produce.

Check out this awesome list of our own-grown, just harvested produce, with more arriving each week!

A list of what is currently being harvested for the stand is below.

  • Cut flower bouquets
  • Sunflowers
  • Romano Beans
  • Wax Beans
  • Green Beans
  • Kentucky Wonder Beans
  • Cubanelle Peppers
  • Tequila Peppers
  • Hungarian Hot Wax
  • Poblano Peppers
  • Red Norland Potatoes
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • Red Gold Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Pickling Cucumbers
  • Tasty Jade Cucumbers
  • Beet Greens
  • Scallions
  • Lettuce
  • Swiss Chard
  • Napa Cabbage
  • Arrowhead Cabbage
  • Red Cabernet Radishes
  • Easter Egg Radishes
  • French Breakfast Radishes
  • Ailsa Craig Onions
  • Sierra Blanca Onions
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • 8 Ball Squash
  • Cousa Squash
  • Italian Eggplant
  • Oriental Charm Egglpant
  • Snowy Eggplant
  • Rosita Eggplant
  • Beets
  • Sweet Corn
  • Kohlrabi
Please note that occasionally certain crops are not available due to weather or growing conditions.

SAMPLE SATURDAY: Deborah’s Spreadable Fruit

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:19 am

spreadCome on down today (Saturday) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and sample some Deborah’s Spreadable Fruit.

They’ll be in our farm stand giving out samples of their products we carry.


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