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This years farm tours on Sunday, September 11, will give you a feel for the range of Concord farms—varying in size, land ownership, and farm practices. Tours will last between an hour and an hour and a half. Shoes (not sandals) are recommended.
3:30 P.M. Marshall Farm
11 Wheeler Road
Nine Acre Corner
Pick your own corn at 6:00 A.M.
Meet at our farm stand at—yes, 6:00 A.M.! Join Steve Verrill and crew for a hands-on corn-picking experience. Verrill Farm, a family-owned business since 1922, grows a variety of vegetables and flowers on land that has been under cultivation for more than 300 years and is now permanently protected farmland.
Farm stand open 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
754 Monument Street
Walking tour at 9:30 A.M.
Meet Assistant Farm Manager Dan Kamen at the farm stand. See what’s growing at a large commercial organic farm, under cultivation since 1775. This 50-plus acre farm is one of the oldest certified organic operations in Massachusetts. The tour will highlight growing and marketing practices and will feature Q&A with Dan about issues of interest.
Farm stand open 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
449 Barrett’s Mill Road
Tour of the fields and new greenhouse at 1:30 P.M. Meet farmer Melissa Maxwell just outside the farm stand.
Barrett’s Mill Farm is a diversified vegetable farm with a farm stand and CSA, in its third year of operation. The farmers follow organic practices and grow more than 50 types of vegetables and fruit on seven acres of town-owned land.
171 Harrington Avenue
Tour of the fields and visit with the chickens at 3:30 P.M. Meet the Marshalls at the farm stand.
Three generations of the Marshall family have farmed here, raising annual and perennial plants in the spring and vegetables and cut flowers in the summer and fall, along with their own eggs.
Farm stand open 9:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M.