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Our events are very popular with old and new customers. Before coming to an event, please check the web site or call us at 978.369.4494 for any changes in the schedule.

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School Vacation Cooking Classes

Tuesday, April 21, Baking with the Pros! for Grades 4 - 6
Thursday, April 23, Cooking with Kevin for Grades 1 - 3

Instruction, participation and menus are geared for specific ages to make each class suitable and fun for the chefs-in-training! Kids leave with cooking skills and the food they have prepared.
  • Classes take place from 3 - 4:30pm in the farm stand kitchen.
  • $25.00 per student. Registration & prepayment are required.
  • These popular classes fill up quickly. Please call 978.369.4494 to sign up.


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Sunday, May 11, 10 am - 1 pm
Mother's Day Brunch
  • Mother's Day Brunch Buffet served outside under tents beside the farm stand
  • Omelette station, pancakes, ham, hash browns, muffins, fruit, cookies & more!
  • $35.00 for adults. $12 for kids under 10. Prices include tax.
  • Cash bar featuring Mimosas and wine.
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494 by May 8.
Saturday, May 23, 11 am
Asparagus Field Trip & Lunch

This annual event features the first local crop of the season & includes
  • a tour of the asparagus field with Steve Verrill
  • an asparagus themed lunch prepared by our chefs & served outside under tents beside the stand
  • tips on cooking asparagus & a demo by Chef Kevin Carey
  • $26.95 per person includes tax
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494 by May 22.


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Saturday, June 20, 11 am - 3 pm
Strawberry Festival & Dessert Contest
  • Pick-your-own strawberries
  • Strawberry Shortcake made in the farm stand kitchen
  • Hot dogs, hamburgs & other food served a la carte.
  • Entertainment
  • Hay rides
Dessert Contest - Free entry
Judges are looking for signature strawberry desserts including cakes, pies, cobblers, crisps, tortes, etc.
  • Enter your best in
    2 categories: Baked & Non Baked
    2 groups: Adults & Kids
  • Please check back for more details


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Saturday, July 18, 9 am - noon
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast & Pie Eating Contest
  • Pancakes made using local berries served with Massachusetts pure maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice & milk or coffee.
  • No reservations necessary.
  • $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for kids under 10. Prices include tax.
  • Hay rides - $1 per person
11 am: Pie Eating contest - FREE
  • Enter our annual pie eating contest
  • 8" pie for adults, 5" pie for kids
  • the first to finish - no hands allowed - wins!
Wednesday, July 29, 6 pm
outside under the tents

From Field to Fork - A mid-Summer Crop Dinner
  • Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by just-picked crops
  • 3 course dinner includes appetizers, a main course with entree (vegetarian option available) & side dishes made using our own crops, bread & dessert.
  • $48.00 per person tax included
  • Cash bar featuring wine & beer
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, August 8, 6 am
Corn Picking - FREE
  • Join Steve Verrill & the farm crew for an early morning, hands-on experience
  • No reservation necessary.
  • Meet at the farm stand. Event lasts approx. 1 - 1.5 hours.
Saturday, August 15, 11 am - 3 pm
Corn & Tomato Festival
  • Tastings & Samples: $9.00 for adults. $5.00 for kids under 10. Prices include tax.
    - Taste 30+ varieties of tomatoes & 6+ varieties of corn grown at Verrill Farm
    - Sample dishes made in the stand kitchen using tomatoes & corn
  • Additional food & beverages served a la carte
  • Entertainment & activities
Wednesday, August 19, 6 pm
From Field to Fork - A late Summer Crop Dinner
  • Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by just-picked crops
  • 3 course dinner Includes appetizers, a main course with entree (vegetarian option available) & side dishes made using our own crops, bread & dessert.
  • $48.00 per person tax included
  • Cash bar featuring wine & beer
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Sunday, September 13, 11 am - 3 pm
Farm Day, BBQ & Apple Pie Contest

Stop by for our annual post Labor Day party!
  • Traditional BBQ from the farm stand smoker + sides, desserts & beverages
  • Entertainment
  • Activities Including the popular Corn Husking Contest!
  • Hayrides
4th Annual Apple Pie Contest - FREE ENTRY
Winner will take home a prize & bragging rites!
  • 11 am - 1 pm: enter your best Apple Pie (name & phone # attached)
  • 1:30 pm: Judging & winner announced


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Saturday, October 3, 11 am - 3pm
9th Annual Harvest Festival & Benefit for Emerson Hospital

Fields surrounding the farm stand are transformed into an old-fashioned fair ground for this annual benefit.
  • Activities & Games
  • Entertainment
  • Food
Proceeds go to Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Intervention Unit to create & distribute age appropriate Coping Kits to all children entering the hospital.

Thursday, October 15, 6 pm
From Field to Fork - A Candlelight Harvest Dinner in our decorated greenhouse.
  • Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by just-picked crops
  • $48.00 per person tax included
  • Cash bar featuring wine & beer
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, December 5, 3 - 5 pm
Visit with Santa - FREE
  • Santa returns for his annual visit in our heated, decorated greenhouse
  • Bring a list & take a picture with Santa
  • Complimentary cider & Cookies
Gingerbread House Workshops
December 5, 9:30 & 11:30 am
December 6 & 12, 9:30 & 11:30 am & 1:30 pm

These popular workshops are fun for all ages Farm stand bakers are on hand with decorating tips or just let your imagination take over! $35.00 fee includes:
  • assembled, undecorated gingerbread house on a 12" cardboard
  • frosting (gingerbread and frosting made in the farm stand kitchen)
  • candy for trim
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult comes at no additional charge. Please, only one adult per child.
  • Reservations required. These classes fill up quickly so we recommend calling early!
To sign up, call 978.369.4494.


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