Open Farm Day

Open Farm Day is the fourth Sunday in July! Mark your calendar for the Annual Open Farm Day, Sunday, July 26th, 2020 to experience Open Farm Day throughout the State of Maine!

Open Farm Day celebrates agricultural awareness, to connect the public with farmers, and support Maine agriculture year-round. Join us as we highlight farms who welcome your inquiries to connect directly. Some will offer virtual events for Open Farm Day 2020, or share some special ways to support them, and learn about their role in Maine agriculture.

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Read more about how to support Maine farms this summer

For Host Farms

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For Attendees

About Open Farm Day

Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure for the public learn about the business of agriculture. Open Farm Day gives families the chance to visit local farms throughout the state the fourth Sunday in July.

Farms around the state participate to commit to ensuring the sustainability of agriculture. Maine’s farming industry gives back to their communities by inviting guests to their farms and businesses.

Open Farm Day is a choose your own adventure with education for all ages. Visitors meet the people of Maine agriculture--Maine's farmers and the businesses who support them. Many farms have demonstrations, displays, farm-raised products for sale and animals and crops to experience. Activities include barn and field tours, milking, hay rides, nature trails, beautiful scenery, and samples for tasting and refreshments.

Attend Open Farm day to learn about the value of Maine agriculture and how to support it year-round!


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For Host Farms

Event Participant Applications

Registration for 2020 is now closed.

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Current & potential participant: Receive emails and updates about Open Farm Day

Important Dates - Annual Schedule and Deadlines

Month Items Due
February-March
  • Notification to participate sent via email newsletters
  • Registration Opens
May
  • Participant profile due to be included in print promotions
  • Registration Closes
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November Update your contact information with ARD

Interested farm participants should contact Anne Trenholm at ACFOpenFarmDay@maine.gov or 207-287-7620 with questions.