Open Farm Day

Open Farm Day is the fourth Sunday in July! Mark your calendar for the 30th Annual Open Farm Day, Sunday, July 28th, 2019 to experience Open Farm Day throughout the State of Maine!

Future dates:
2020 Date: Sunday, July 26, 2020 
2021 Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021

For Attendees

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Find a Farm!
Open Farm Day Passport, interactive map, event info
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About Open Farm Day
Learn more about this annual event!
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Press & Promotions
News and updates about Open Farm Day!

For Host Farms

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Event Participant Applications
Maine farms submit information to promote your farm in this event
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Host Farm Resources
FAQs, Planning, Agritourism Tips
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Important Dates
Deadlines for participants

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!

Find a Farm

Zoom on the map below to find a local Open Farm Day host or browse the Open Farm Day Passport—Guide to participating farms (PDF, prints on 8.5x11).

Open Farm Day Visitor Survey - Did you visit a farm? Please, tell us about it!

Map was created with information submitted to DACF by OFD participants. Map intended for general orientation and situational awareness use.


Press & Promotions


For Host Farms

Event Participant Applications - Registration is closed.

Host Farm Resources

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
April
  • Participant toolkit available for download
May
  • Participant profile due
  • Registration Closes
July 28 Open Farm Day!
November Update your contact information with ARD

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