Come Celebrate Spring on the Farm!
Set on 626 Breathtaking Oceanfront Acres
Animals • Activities • Music • Food • Face Painting • Hayrides • Demonstrations
Saturday, June 3rd | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
184 Burnett Road, Freeport, Maine
Admission: $8 per person (ages 3 and under are free)
50% discount for members of Wolfe’s Neck Farm – be sure to renew your annual membership!
Free admission for active and retired teachers
Free admission for past Summer Camp attendees who wear their tie-dye camp shirt!
Proceeds benefit Wolfe’s Neck Farm educational programming
Here’s a look at last year’s event details, but be sure to check back for 2017 updates as the event date nears!
This year’s Spring Festival will continue the tradition of great fun and learning for the whole family right here at the Farm. Music, games, demonstrations and learning activities make the Spring Festival unique with its country setting. There will be opportunities to explore the trails and gardens, interact with the animals, learn about seeds and plants, and try your hand at making wool rag rugs.
Come meet our barnyard animals – and help us name our new calves! For younger children, there will be craft activities, face painting, a hay pile and tractors to climb, as well as fairy house building and live music.
Food will be available for purchase from food trucks Cafe Crepe, Fishin’ Ships, and more!
Primitive Skills – Composting with Garbage to Garden – Pasture-Raised Sheep – Hive Observations with the Honey Exchange – Make Homemade Butter with the Dairy Promotion Board – Making Jam with University of Maine Cooperative Extension – Stonyfield Yogurt Samples – Cow Milking
Haywagon Rides – Haybale Climb – Face Painting – Hammond Tractor Climbing – Newspaper Seed Pots – Name the Calf Contest – Sawdust Scramble – Visit the Barn Animals – Gardening & Planting – Pasta Jewelry – Kiddie Art – Felted Acorns – Fairy House Building – Wool Rugs & Bracelets – Seed Press
Opportunities to meet-and-greet our: Cows & Calves – Chickens – Sheep & Lambs – Ducks – Rabbits – Goats
All food vendors will be using compostable ware, with composting provided by Garbage to Garden!
Wicked Good Food Truck: The “wicked” half of the menu offers treats like chicken and waffles, frito pie, Philly cheesesteaks and breakfast sandwiches. The “good” half of the menu includes vegan dishes.
Wolfe’s Neck Farm Snack Shack: Serving up chicken tenders, barn burgers, and hot dogs. Get a taste of the Snack Shack – opening for the season on June 10th!
Cameron Clan Kettle Corn: “All-Natural, Gluten-free and Non-GMO” kettle corn
Fishin’ Ships: Portland, Maine based food truck that serves up inspired takes on fish and chips using only the freshest local fish
Cafe Crepe: Sweet and savory crepes…perfect for a snack or a treat
Rolling Fatties: Specializing in locally sourced food in the form of a big fat burrito.
Love Kupcakes: Love Kupcakes takes everyone’s favorite, old school dessert and serves it with a distinct twist. Offering Gluten free, vegan and classic options.
Green Bee Soda: Handcraft beverages that harness the power of local bees to offer a healthier alternative to mass produced beverages.
Martin Swinger (10 AM-12 PM): “Martin Swinger sings smart, story-infused songs people understand, enjoy and remember.”
Matt Loosigian (12-1:30 PM): “Matt Loosigian’s performances seamlessly weave messages of environmental stewardship, peace and compassion with humor and silliness.”
Steamboat Gypsy (1:30-3 PM): “Steamboat Gypsy is a band that meets at the crossroads of folk, bluegrass, old-time and country.”
Volunteering: Many hands are needed to create this wonderful event, and we are offering a free family admission in exchange for two-hour volunteer shifts. If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at the Farm!
Here are some photos from last year’s Farm-to-Table Events: