Come Out & Enjoy the Farm During Festivals Season
Festivals at Verrill Farm are often some of most well attended days at the farm. Festivals are a great way to to share the bounty of local fruit and produce grown on the farm with our loyal visitors. Check out our list of upcoming festivals for the year below and plan a day to come out and enjoy our farm!
Asparagus Luncheon & Tour - Saturday, May 16th - 11AM Tour, 12PM Lunch
Join us for a tour of the asparagus field and take a peek into the growing & harvesting of this first local crop of spring! If you prefer, come for lunch only & enjoy a buffet of the tasty spears prepared in many ways. Just let us know when you sign up that you will only be attending lunch. Tour begins at 11:00 AM Join Steve for a guided tour of the asparagus field. 12:00 pm - Lunch is served under tents beside the farm stand and includes a buffet inspired by the crop, prepared in the stand kitchen, includes dessert and beverage. Cost: $35.00 per person (plus tax). Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494 by Friday, May 15th at noon.
Pick-Your-Own strawberries in fields by the stand until the crop is picked out for the day. Food served a la carte. Strawberry Shortcake - Verrill Farm strawberries, made-from-scratch biscuits & fresh whipped cream Hot dogs, hamburgers & more, beverages. Live entertainment. Hayrides & Pony rides will be offered for a small fee. More info.
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast & Pie Eating Contest - Saturday, July 18th - 9AM - Noon
Pancakes stuffed with local berries served with Massachusetts made maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice & milk or coffee. No reservations necessary. Cost: $9 for adults. $5 for kids under 10. Hayrides will be offered for a small fee. Pie Eating Contest at 11AM - FREE entry! We're looking for serious pie eaters to dive in, compete & finish their pie! Prizes & boasting rights for winners! Come prepared for fun whether entering or cheering contestants on! 8" pie for adults, 5" pie for children & seniors. The first to finish - no hands allowed - wins! This event will also feature live music. Fresh, local blueberries and pies of course will be abundant in the farm stand.
Verrill Farm's signature farm event featuring farm grown corn and tomatoes! Come taste the many varieties of corn & tomatoes & then enjoy samples of dishes made in the farm stand kitchen using these popular crops. $12.00 for adults (plus tax). Free for kids under 5. Additional food & beverages served a la carte. Live music. Hay rides & pony rides will be offered for a small fee as well! More Details.
Join us for food served a la carte, farm tours, demonstrations, Lil Folk Farm petting zoo, 4-H farm animals, pick your own sunflowers and live music! Hayrides & pony rides will be available for a small fee. Apple Pie Dessert Contest 11 am - 1 pm: enter your favorite apple pie dessert to be judged against the rest of the field! Family favorite recipes from past generations are especially welcome! Please be sure to bring the recipe! Attach your name, plus cell number or email, to serving dish! 1:30 - judging & winner announced! No cost to attend!
Our most popular Fall event benefits the Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Unit! Join us as the fields surrounding the farm stand are transformed into an old-fashioned fairground. This fun event for all ages features activities & games, raffles, Lil Folk Farm petting zoo, pick your own pumpkins, food & live music! 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.