From Farm to Table Weekend

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With the oxenCome help us celebrate the harvest and the beautiful New England autumn.

Learn how food makes its way from the farm to the dining room table.

Meet our oxen and see multiple teams demonstrate plowing and preparing the fields.

Learn more about heritage breed animals and talk with breeders.

Help with the harvest, talk with costumed interpreters about the harvest, and learn about methods of food preservation.

The Cider Mill will be operating this weekend (and most weekends in October), with apples ground by ox-power on Saturday and the pulp pressed for its juice on Sunday.  You can even get in on the act with a hand-powered "cider mill".

Join our costumed interpreters as they:

    Harvest corn, root vegetables, and potates.
    Taste heirloom apples and tour our orchards
    Put the Herb Garden "to bed" for the season
    Conduct garden and root cellar tours and discuss food prepartion
    Thresh and winnow grain
    Shell corn and beans
    Churn butter