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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.

Click here to see some photos from our past events »

Please click here for information about our 2016 Cooking Classes for kids & adults »


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Saturday, August 13 · 6 am (lasts approx 1.5 hrs)
Corn Picking with Steve Verrill - FREE


Sweet sixteen and ready to pick! Did you know that an ear of sweet corn has 16 rows, approximately 800 kernels and is best when harvested in the early morning? Steve will answer these questions & talk about this year's flavor-packed selection of corn varieties including Providence, Montauk and Allure, before the hands-on picking experience. Everyone leaves with a dozen ears of PYO corn! Fun for all ages.
  • Meet at farm stand at 6:00 am. No reservations necessary.

Sunday, August 21, 11 am - 3 pm
Corn & Tomato Festival


Our signature summer event features samples of our farm grown tomatoes & corn!
  • Tastings & Samples: $9.00 for adults. $5.00 for kids under 10.
  • Taste 30+ varieties of tomatoes & 6+ varieties of corn
  • Sample dishes made in the farm stand kitchen using these two popular crops!
  • Additional food & beverages served a la carte
  • Live Music by Monadnock Blue Grass
  • Hay rides & Giddy Up Pony rides - there is a small fee for these

Wednesday, August 24, 6 pm
Field to Fork Late Summer Crop Dinner


Verrill Farm chefs feature just pick crops at an event which blends the fun of a private party and the inspiration of a 'Pop Up' dinner! The buffet takes place outside under tents as twilight settles on the surrounding fields.
  • 3 course dinner of appetizers, entrée & dessert includes Gazpacho shooters, Lobster & corn cakes with remoulade sauce, Grilled flank steak with Asian vegetable slaw, mixed Verrill Farm field greens & more plus Grilled rosemary pound cake with stone fruit compote. Menu depends on availability of crops. Vegetarian items included.
  • Cash bar serving wine & beer
  • Live Music by Guitarist Enrique
  • $48 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Sunday, September 11, 11 am - 3 pm
Farm Day, BBQ & Apple Pie Contest
  • Farm Tours
  • Traditional BBQ made in Verrill Farm's smoker, sides & desserts
  • Live Music by Boston road Bluegrass
  • Activities
    Hay rides - $1
Apple Pie Contest
11 am - 1 pm: enter your best/favorite Apple Pie & please bring the recipe
  • Attach your name, plus cell number or email, to serving dish!
  • 1:30 - judging & winner announced!


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Saturday, October 8, 11 am - 3 pm
Annual Harvest Festival & Benefit
for Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Care Unit

Fields surrounding the farm stand are transformed into an old-fashioned fair ground.

This fun for all ages benefit event includes:
  • Activities & games
  • Raffle
  • Food
Proceeds from activity, game & raffle tickets, as well as food purchases, go to Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Intervention Team to provide Coping Kits for children at the hospital.

The kits contain items & activities that are used to help children & caregivers cope successfully with the hospital experience.
Friday, October 21, 6 pm
Field to Fork
- A candlelight Harvest Dinner in our heated, decorated greenhouse.

Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by our own abundant Fall crops
  • Cash bar serving wine & beer
  • Live Music by Guitarist Enrique
  • $55 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, December 3, 3 - 5 pm
Visit with Santa


The heated greenhouse will be decorated with greens, poinsettias & lights - a perfect backdrop for Santa's annual visit!
  • Bring a list & take a picture with Santa
  • Complimentary refreshments

Gingerbread House Workshops

Saturday, December 3, 9:30 & 11:30 am
Sunday, December 4, 9:30 &11:30 am, 1:30 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 3:30 pm
Saturday, December 10, 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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