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Saturday, June 22nd, 2013.
Rain or Shine!
Afternoon Strawberry Tasting at the Farm - Free!
2-5 pm in the fields at 184 Meadow Road, Montague
Join us at the farm in Montague for a celebration of the strawberry during the peak of picking season! We grow at least nine varieties of strawberries, each with their own flavor.
Come in the afternoon to try a tasting of the many strawberry varieties, enjoy some live music from Rusty Belle, take the Grand Opening Walking Tour, have fun at the Fairy House Building workshop, and pick your own organic berries (new this year - we'll open the patch to the public for just this day!).
Strawberry shortcake for sale! Seasonal produce stand with our vegetables for sale. Also, quarts of our strawberries and local cream to take home!
Schedule for the Day
Open to the Public
10 AM-5 PM One-Day-Only Public Pick Your Own for Organic Strawberries
10 AM-6 PM Farmer's Market Booth with seasonal produce and local cream
2-5 PM Strawberry Varietal Tasting, Home-made Strawberry Shortcake for Sale.
2-3 PM Grand Opening Walking Tour of the farm's new Interpretive Trail (by Mount Grace)
2-4:30 PM Rusty Belle plays live.
3-4 PM Morris Dancers - Stick 'n the Mist
4-5:30 PM Fairy House Building
5:30-6 PM Cheese and Strawberry Opening Course (included with dinner)
6-8 PM Strawberry Feast in the Field
5:30-8 PM Live music from Masala Jazz.
Strawberry Feast in the Fields
Later in the afternoon, join us for a lovely meal in the strawberry fields. Mosey on over to the field starting around 5:30, dinner at about 6pm. Created by guest Chef Warren Leigh of Hydrangea Catering with staffing from the Holyoke Community College Culinary Arts Program and our Red Fire Chef. Featuring seasonal organic produce from our farm and local products from other area farms!
Menu for 2013
Field Greens with Oven-Roasted Strawberries and Strawberry Vinaigrette
a light Strawberry Bisque
Wheat Berries with Braised Spring Vegetables
Spinach Tomato Lasagna
Savory Peas and Radishes (or other seasonal medley)
Strawberry Shortcake with Creme Chantilly and Yogurt
A Regional Wine, or Hard Cider
Vegan options will be available! Live music during dinner!
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