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Open Farm Day at Rabbit Hill Farm
July 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
RABBIT HILL FARM
CHERYL WIXSON’S KITCHEN
148 Barbour Farm Road
Rabbit Hill Farm 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 like cucumbers, asparagus, beans and apples were the inspiration for the specialty food company Cheryl Wixson’s Kitchen.
9 AM Rabbit feeding. Children are encouraged to assist Chef Cheryl harvest pasture & feed rabbits of varying ages.
11 AM – 3 PM Farm tours, soil building techniques, Samples from the kitchen
4 PM – 6 PM Shore walks, clamming demonstration, trips to Rabbit Island
6 PM – 9 PM Potluck Sunset Supper! Bring something to share, a musical instrument and your dancing shoes!
Directions to Rabbit Hill Farm: Take Route 15 onto the island of Deer Isle and proceed to Deer Isle village. As you pass the red house and go down the hill, turn right off Route15 onto Main Street. The Deer Isle Post office and the Pilgrim’s Inn will be on your left. Follow this road for 4.2 miles. Turn right onto Barbour Farm Road, a dirt road. Follow this road to the end, keeping left and up the hill, for 1 mile. Parking is available on the hill to handicap parking only.
Please note: This is a private road and parking is limited. Plan to park and walk. Please drive slowly.