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When:
August 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Red Fire Farm
7 Carver St
Granby, MA 01033
USA
Contact:
Red Fire Farm
(413) 467-7645

Every year, we have an unbelievable selection of amazing and often award-winning tomatoes for you to taste. It’s a great day at the farm, with everything from cooking demonstrations to live music to pick your own and a smorgasbord of local fare from area producers. Come and visit!

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SATURDAY 8/25 (12-4PM)

FARM STORE
9AM-8PM – Open all day with the peak season produce and tomatoes by variety!

GUEST CHEFS & WORKSHOPS
12:15 PM -Auntie Cathie’s Tomato Demo, with Cathie Cappa herself.
1:30 PM – Local Pollinators, How to ID and Help Them – with US Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife biologist Becky Longenecker, Ph. D. In the barn, find out how to ID local pollinators and then walk out to the Sunflower Spiral Garden and see the pollinators in action!
2:45 PM – Home Cheesemaking with Valerie Wisniewski.

WILD EDIBLES WALKS
Traverse the fields and hedgerows with John Root, naturalist and wild edibles specialist. He will walk and teach you his knowledge of how to identify and use the wild edibles that grow in our area this time of year. Learn a skill for a lifetime!
12 PM, departing from the back of the barn
2:30 PM, departing from the back of the barn

Gather before these times at the back of the big barn, and then head out on the walk!

The FAMOUS TOMATO TASTING
12-4PM – The Tomato Tasting Tents will be open 12-4PM to savor all kinds of our organic tomatoes! Taste a colorful rainbow of heirloom tomatoes and vote for your favorites!

WATERMELON TASTING
12-4PM – At the barn.

LIVE MUSIC
Enjoy outdoor tunes with Larry Dulong and Random Sightings – a seasoned old-school band, like a cross between Bruce Springsteen and the Prairie Home Companion Band.

FOOD VENDORS & SUCH
Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen – cupcakes (vegan and gluten free options!), tomato-themed salads, sandwiches and more 🙂
Holyoke Hummus – Mediterranean fare from our local food truck.
Revival Homestead Supply
Bart’s Ice Cream and Grilled Sweet Corn

OUTDOOR FUN ON THE FARM

PICK YOUR OWN
– Open to the Public for the weekend – Organic
Cherry tomatoes, fresh flowers, basil and other herbs for drying, husk cherries, hot peppers, and more.

SUNFLOWER SPIRAL GARDEN
Visit and walk the beautiful spirals of sunflower varieties. Open daily.

FESTIVAL ADMISSION
$5 per person, kids under 8 free!

FREE PARKING
Free Parking in the Brown Ellison Park next door, up Carver street in our neighbor’s yard, and at a farm field on Brooke Street by the Town Line sign. Self-serve.