Goshen Open Farm Tour 2024

 Goshen Open Farm Tour 2024

 August 3rd & 4th 

10-4 pm

12 Farms - 2 Days - 1 Town

"Experience the Bounty of The County"

A FREE TOUR

 Visit one farm or all the farms at your own pace.

This annual tour highlights the unique and diverse farms that call Goshen home. Come learn, explore and experience this special agriculture community.
Tour is presented by "The Friends of Goshen Agriculture, LLC to benefit The Goshen Agriculture Council.
Their mission is to Preserve, Protect and Promote the deep heritage and the future of agriculture in Goshen. And, to share the importance of preserving and protecting the remaining food producing land in this beautiful town of Goshen - known as the Land of Milk and Honey.
For full details and contact information,
PLEASE VISIT THE GOSHEN AGRICULTURE COUNCIL'S WEBSITE AT:

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Meet The Farms:

Thorncrest Farm & Milk House Chocolates - Our mission is to provide a sustainable friendly environment for our family of long lived cows, so that we can have our pure wholesome cream line milk to create our signature chocolates for you and your family to enjoy.
Our Educational Demonstrations are: 
Saturday, August 5th:
 
 1:30 -  Milking demonstration with Garret & Clint -
join us for an informative talk and demonstration on our cow milking husbandry.
 2:00 -  Butter making demonstration -
In the hayloft, Kimberly will show you how to make sweet cream butter 
Sunday, August 6th: 
 2:00 - Wood Milling demonstration with Lyndon -
At the sawmill, watch as Lyndon creates precision cuts to form lumber from green logs
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Andrusia Farms - We are Family owned and operated since 2020, producing garlic and raw honey. Visit us during the Goshen Open Farm Tour or call to schedule a pick up time. We are located behind the Goshen Fairgrounds on Lyman Lane. 

95 Lyman Lane, Goshen, Connecticut
860-214-7313
andrusiafarms@yahoo.com
Visit us at www.facebook.com/andrusiafarms/

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Crosswicks Farm Crosswicks Farm is a new and growing market garden at the corner of West Street & Lyman Lane. We offer a variety of fresh seasonal produce and pastured eggs at the Goshen Farmers Market and at our roadside stand. We are focused on regenerative agriculture and incorporate sustainable practices (like no-till, composting, interplanting, cover-cropping, and more) to keep our land healthy and our gardens thriving.  

92 West Street, Goshen CT. 
727-804-0869
crosswicks.farm@gmail.com

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Goshen Farmers Market- The Goshen Farmers Market has provided the northwest CT area with local fresh produce and crafts for over 15 years. You can find us at Scoville Park in the heart of Goshen, right next to the town hall, Saturdays from July till late October. We bring together local, sustainably-minded vendors to offer the best to the Goshen community.

Scoville Park Town Hall Parking Lot
42 North Street, Goshen CT. 
860-248-1082
goshenfarmersmarket.com
goshenfarmersmarket.ct@gmail.com

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Ivy Mountain Goat Farm - Dairy goats. Herd shares available for milk and cheese. Children always welcome. Walk out into the fields with the goats. Learn about their nutritious milk. 

203 Ivy Mountain Road, Goshen CT 06756
914-525-9590
marytracy7@gmail.com

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Four Winds Farm - A new generation is growing at Four Winds Farm. Swing by our farm stand to meet our family and pick up some fresh produce. Located at the intersection of Old Middle Street and Four Winds Road, 1 mile South of the fair grounds.

Fourwindsfarmct@gmail.com

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 Northern Farm and Flowers  - Northern Farm & Flowers is a year-round provisions market, garden nursery center, and you-pick flower farm. We offer locally sourced beef, pork, chicken and quail eggs, dairy items, ice cream, cheese, coffee, jams & jellies, sauces, baked goods,  maple syrup, honey, local, seasonal produce and so much more. It's like your weekly farmer's market, yet open 7 days a week. Northern Farm offers are own microgreens including a weekly subscription. Inside the barn, you'll also find succulents and house plants, candles, soaps, plus seeds and other gardening supplies. We offer a variety of perennials, shrubs, fruit-bearing shrubs and trees, and seasonal annuals. Our seasonal you-pick cutting garden is a wonderful haven for the bees and butterflies and we offer sip-and-snip events throughout the growing season. Fresh bouquets are also available during the summer season.

Free Cabot Cheese tasting and Twin Pines Farm pickle sampling

59 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT. 06756
860-307-0965
northnernfarm.com
info@northernctfarm.com

 

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Old Barn Farm  - Voted Best Blueberry Farm in Connecticut by Yankee Magazine!

300 Bartholomew Hill Road, Goshen, CT. 06756
860-491-0017
oldbarnfarmct.com

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Sunset Meadow Vineyard  - Voted a top 101 Winery in America! The largest vineyard in Connecticut winning hundreds of National and International Awards with over 25 estate grown wines.

Opening at 11:00 am each day

599 Old Middle Street (Rte. 63), Goshen, CT. 06756
860-201-4654
sunsetmeadowvineyards.com
sunsetmeadowvineyards@yahoo.com

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Goshen Community Green Garden - This 100% organic community garden includes the "Garden of Feedin" which has provided local organizations between 750-1,000 lbs of vegetables annually to be distributed to those in need. It also includes 100 & 200 sq. ft. plots to individuals and families in the community. Two pathways providing nutrition and habitat for our pollinating insects and birds. Sustainable Goshen will have a table here as well.

Location: Old Middle Road (Route 63) Across from the Goshen Fair Grounds on the south end.

860-491-2793
goshenchurch.com
lbfulkerson@optimum.net

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90th Annual Litchfield County 4-H Fair -Year-end 3 day event starting on Friday where over 300 UConn 4-H members highlight their 4-H projects for evaluation in over 15 different categories of projects. Visitors can pick up a schedule of events at the gazebo at the Goshen Fair Grounds.

Goshen Fairgrounds
116 Old Middle Road, Goshen, CT
860-626-6240
William.davenport@uconn.edu

 THANK YOU AND WE HOPE YOU ENJOY THE TOUR!