OPEN FARM DAY – July 28
July 28 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
RABBIT HILL FARM IN STONINGTON is a diversified, certified organic farm, cider orchard and rabbitry. The rabbits, raised for meat and fiber, are an important component of the farm’s unique soil-building technique. Farm crops such as cucumbers, asparagus, beans and apples were the inspiration for the specialty food company Cheryl Wixson’s Kitchen. Home of the Deer Isle Cider Company, Rabbit Hill offers wine tastings and farm to table suppers.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Farm tours, rabbit feeding, soil building techniques, chowder lunches from the kitchen
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Shore walks, learn to dig clams from Ken Willette, trips to Rabbit Island, explore the Crockett Cove woods preserve
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Wine tasting by Deer Isle Cider Company
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Potluck sunset supper. Bring something to share, a musical instrument and your dancing shoes!