11th Annual Thanksgiving Harvest Festival
Saturday - November 23rd and
Sunday - November 24th 10AM - 4PM
Come share and taste New England’s bounty. Bring Thanksgiving to your home from the North Quabbin Region.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
North Quabbin Farms Offer Fresh Local Products and Support Local Food Pantries
Fall 2013 - Support local food pantries and local farmers at The 11th Annual Thanksgiving Harvest Festival with fresh food for your holiday table and great music throughout the weekend. The event, hosted by the Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, will be held on November 23rd and 24th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. In the spirit of the holiday, you can get 1/2 off the $2 admission by bringing a non-perishable food donation, which will be used to support local food pantries. For every 5 non-perishable food donations, receive a chance to win great prizes such as a Wachusett Mountain ski package.
Over 40 North Quabbin farmers and crafters will offer everything for your holiday table: farm raised turkeys, cranberries, vegetables, breads, herbs, honey, cheeses, pies, apples, and more.
The Harvest X-Games will feature: Poll Toss Competition, Archery Turkey Shoot; Hay bale tossing competition; the Field, Forest and Orchard 5k Run/Walk; and the New England Home Brew and Hard Cider Competition!
Music will fill the air with an impressive list of musicians including Fern and Rita, The Andover Celi Band, Luis Gonzalez, Francis Doughty, Nate Smith and more.
Families can enjoy hay rides, farm animals, and guided nature walks with North Quabbin Woods. Press your own fresh apple cider on an old-fashioned cider press. Experts will demonstrate pie making, blacksmithing, wreath and bow making, and spinning. Warm alpaca and wool products will also be for sale.
Hungry visitors can gobble up smoked turkey drumsticks, southern fried chicken, hot apple dumplings, fresh fudge, and more.
Al Rose, owner of the Red Apple Farm, describes the event, "It’s all about community. We’re local farmers committed to providing fresh foods and helping others less fortunate. We’re offering something for everyone."
For more information call the Red Apple Farm at 1-800-628-4851 or visit www.RedAppleFarm.com.
Questions? Call us! 800-628-4851
Now taking orders for Farm-Fresh Turkeys, Pies (7 varieties) and Gift Baskets
Directions: Take Exit 19, Phillipston, off Rt. 2, follow signs to Red Apple Farm