2019 Events at the ‘Dell

Please check our Facebook page for the most up to date information on the events below. All of our events are weather – dependent.

 

Easter Family Photo Shoot on the Farm – April 20th – 10:00 a.m. 

Come with family and friends and take a photo shoot on the farm! We will have a photo booth set up in the barn with farm animals, straw, burlap and more.

Each family or group will be able to enter the set up in our barn privately for 8 minutes at a time.

This is the perfect event for those that need a hug from a farm animal and updated family candids.

$5.00/per group

Farm Stand is open! Jordan Brothers Seafood & Muddy Water Coffee Roasters are here with us.

Opening Day – Our 88th Season – May 1st – 9:00 a.m.

We will have a soft-opening in April, weather-depending. You can always catch us on Saturdays no matter what… but our opening day for 2019 is MAY 1st! And we will be well-stocked, ready for the arrival of Asparagus season and open 7 days a week!
We are looking forward to our 88th season on the family farm!

 

Annual Spring Hike – May 4th – 10:00 a.m. 

Spend a couple of hours exploring the freshly turned soil, greenhouses, livestock, newly-claimed farmland and forest that makes up this historic little piece of ground.

Grab the family, a few friends, even your furkid is welcome! And if you decide to pack a picnic-lunch; the backyard, or the pond out back make the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy it!

There is a map to pick up at the Farm Stand as you check-in that gives the locations of many historic sites on the property; including the old silo foundations, the old black-smith shop, the original farmhouse foundation, and the North School House.

Be sure to grab the Scavenger Hunt sheet for you and your team —completed forms dropped off on your way out enter you into a drawing to win a Grill Package for the family and/or friends.

Participated in this annual event in the past? There have been a lot of changes since the spring of 2018. Come check them out, meet the newest baby farm animals and get some fresh, farm air!

$5/pp – Children under 12 FREE

Questions: jamie@springdellfarms.com or 978.486.3865

 

Annual Field Day & Sheep Shearing Festival – May 25th – 10:00 a.m. 

The most popular farm event in all of Littleton! It is fun for the whole family!

Sheep Shearing with Kevin Ford! Learn how farmers gather wool! See baby lambs access the summer pasture for the first time and learn more about animal welfare.

Old Fashioned Games | Activities | Local Vendors | Sit-On-A-Tractor | The Goss Farm Cow Train | Book Readings | Photo Booth | Baby Farm Animals & more.,..

Ice Cream | Root Beer | Pudding | Coffee | Food Trucks

Check back in for a list of all of our friends who will have their local business and farm set up here too!
…and more…

Gate Fee: $5 pp – children under 12 are FREE!

 

Children’s Story Time – May 29th – 3:45 p.m. 

Join Mandy Clark, Independent Consultant for Usborne Books under the beautiful willow tree that overlooks the farm for a book reading related to agriculture under the big willow tree up on the hill! Grow a love of learning on your favorite farm.

Join parents and kids for fun on the farm! After the reading, kids will enjoy farm-fresh snacks, project related to agriculture and an opportunity to meet baby farm animals.

(this event will feature different books and a different activities from the events hosted earlier in the season)

In the event of rain, this event will be cancelled.

 

Feeding Hour – June 6th – 5:00 p.m.

Join Farmers Paula & Cameron at 5:00 (sharp) for a fun and interactive hour while they feed all the animals that live at SpringDell. This is a great opportunity to get children onto the farm to learn about animal agriculture. Help farmers carry grain buckets, fill water and toss hay. See where the farm animals live, what they eat for a well-balanced diet and how much their farmers care for their well-being.

Closed-Toe shoes are a must for all attending. Those that are not wearing appropriate footwear will be asked to turn back.

“Feeding Hour” events take place the first and last Thursday of every month! Guests are welcome to come to one or as many as they please!

Attendance is free! We hope you can patronage our Farm Stand before heading home.

 

Yoga on the Farm – June 8th – 8:00 a.m. 

Come join Evelynn Sablone on Saturday morning. We will begin with some movement, including some sun salutes and end with a lot of stetching on our mats. This slow and gentle flow is good for all levels, including beginners. Bring a mat and some water. Wear comfortable clothes that will not restrict your movement.

$15/person and payments can be made at the farm, prior to the class.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.

Check out: www.evandflowyoga.com

Participants will access a discount after the class when shopping at the farm stand for groceries.

Our Instructor:
Evelynn Sablone 200CYT & NOLS Wilderness Medicine Certified

 

A Closer Look Into the Cattle Farm – June 9th – 10:00 a.m. 

Join us at our sister-farm in the beautiful town of Groton, Massachusetts!

Join our farm family for a fun few hours on our cattle farm. This small gathering gives you a closer connection to the land, the opportunity to chat directly with the farmers, ask questions and get real answers.

Meet the spring babies, tour the pastures and learn more about livestock and animal agriculture. This is a great opportunity to get some fresh air & some education on your local food supply.

Pack a picnic-lunch and enjoy it on the hillside, overlooking the town of Groton!

Tour departs for the pasture at 10:15AM, sharp from our “feed yard” located on 196 Martins Pond Road, Groton.

Event is $5/pp | Kids under 12 are FREE | Meat Subscription members FREE

PLEASE NO DOGS. Our momma cows are very protective of their babies and dogs remind them of coyotes.

RSVP to cameron@springdellfarms.com BY JUNE 1st

 

Strawberry Social – A Conversation About Local Food – June 20th – 6:00 p.m. 

There is a lot that is impacting local farms. There always has been. The huge interest in local food and open landscapes takes community, consumers and farmers working together to keep land open and farms viable.

Join us for a Thursday evening on the hillside as we sit down to discuss local food and local agriculture. From the tale of where we have been to the mountains that lie ahead. This event will bring my family and crew together with you as well as fellow industry men and women that you can chat with and gain a better understanding of agriculture and farming that is taking place right in your back yard.

Learn more about how farmers advocate for their industry. The pressures they are facing as the industry changes. From conversations about production practices to favorite seed companies. Livestock production to local regulations impacting the family farms in your neighborhood.

*Check back for expanded details on speakers

Strawberries & Light Refreshments
Event is Free

 

Yoga on the Farm – June 22nd – 8:00 a.m. 

Come join Evelynn Sablone on Saturday morning. We will begin with some movement, including some sun salutes and end with a lot of stetching on our mats. This slow and gentle flow is good for all levels, including beginners. Bring a mat and some water. Wear comfortable clothes that will not restrict your movement.

$15/person and payments can be made at the farm, prior to the class.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.

Check out: www.evandflowyoga.com

Participants will access a discount after the class when shopping at the farm stand for groceries.

Our Instructor:
Evelynn Sablone 200CYT & NOLS Wilderness Medicine Certified

Children’s Story Time Part II – June 26th – 3:45 p.m. 

Join Mandy Clark, Independent Consultant for Usborne Books under the beautiful willow tree that overlooks the farm for a book reading related to agriculture under the big willow tree up on the hill! Grow a love of learning on your favorite farm.

Join parents and kids for fun on the farm! After the reading, kids will enjoy farm-fresh snacks, project related to agriculture and an opportunity to meet baby farm animals.

(this event will feature different books and a different activities from the events hosted earlier in the season)

In the event of rain, this event will be cancelled.

 

 

Past Dell Events

 

 

8th Annual Halloween Bash in the ‘Dell – October 20th – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

Pony Rides | Pumpkin Carving | Pumpkin Painting | Ranger’s BBQ Food | Arts and Crafts | Bonfire | Contests | Petting Zoo | and a whole lot more!

Costumes Suggested!

Come for the activities, the laughter and fun! Or come for a walk and some fresh, farm air!

$5 entry fee* children under 5 are free
some booths may have additional fees

 

 

 

 

Past 2018 events 

Annual Spring Hike – May 5th – 10:00 a.m.

Spend a couple of hours exploring the freshly turned soil, greenhouses, livestock, newly-claimed farmland and forest that makes up this historic little piece of ground.

Grab the family, a few friends, even your furkid is welcome! And if you decide to pack a picnic-lunch; the backyard, or the pond out back make the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy it!

There is a map to pick up at the Farm Stand as you check-in that gives the locations of many historic sites on the property; including the old silo foundations, the old black-smith shop, the original farmhouse foundation, and the North School House.

Be sure to grab the Scavenger Hunt sheet for you and your team —completed forms dropped off on your way out enter you into a drawing to win a Grill Package for the family and/or friends.

Participated in this annual event in the past? There have been a lot of changes since the spring of 2017. Come check them out, meet the newest baby farm animals and get some fresh, farm air!

$5/pp – Children under 12 FREE

Questions: jamie@springdellfarms.com or 978.486.3865

 

Children’s Story Time in the Dell – May 16th – 3:45 p.m.

Join Mandy Clark, Independent Consultant for Usborne Books under the beautiful willow tree that overlooks the farm for a book reading related to agriculture! Grow a love of learning on your favorite farm. Join parents and kids for fun on the farm! After the reading, kids will enjoy farm-fresh snacks, project related to agriculture and an opportunity to meet baby farm animals.

 

Annual Field Day & Sheep Shearing Festival – May 26th – 10:00 a.m.

Fun for the whole family!

Sheep Shearing with Kevin Ford! Learn about sheep handling, animal welfate, wol science and shearing!

From old-fashioned games for the kids (or kids a heart), there is activities for our youngest community members! Climb in the cab of construction equipment or your favorite John Deere tractor! Interact with baby farm animals and grab some snacks from our local vendors!

Raffles | Face Painting | Planting Workshops | and of course a whole lot more!

OUR FRIENDS WILL BE HERE TOO! Stay tuned for a list of local artists, vendors and more.

…more to be announced!

$5/pp – Children under 12 FREE

 

Beef Cattle Tour – June 2nd – 10:00 a.m.

Join us at our sister-farm in the beautiful town of Groton, Massachusetts!

Join our farm family for a fun few hours on our cattle farm. Meet the spring babies, tour the pastures and learn more about livestock and animal agriculture. This is a great opportunity to get some fresh air & some education on your local food supply.

Pack a picnic-lunch and enjoy it on the hillside, overlooking the town of Groton!

Tour departs for the pasture at 10:15AM, sharp from our “feed yard” located on 196 Martins Pond Road, Groton.

Event is $5/pp | Kids under 12 are FREE | Meat Subscription members FREE

RSVP to paula@springdellfarms.com BY JUNE 1st. Our cattle farm is located at 196 Martins Pond Rd, Groton, MA 01450

 

Children’s Story Time in the Dell – June 27th – 10:00 a.m.

Join Mandy Clark, Independent Consultant for Usborne Books under the beautiful willow tree that overlooks the farm for a book reading related to agriculture! Grow a love of learning on your favorite farm. Join parents and kids for fun on the farm! After the reading, kids will enjoy farm-fresh snacks, project related to agriculture and an opportunity to meet baby farm animals.

(this June event will feature different books and a different activity from the event hosted in May)

 

Harvest Workshop for Children – August 8th – 1:00 p.m. 

Join our Farmer on August 8th for a fun afternoon in the fields. This fun event is geared toward children ages 5 to 10, accompanied by a parent or guardian. It will introduce children to harvesting produce. Children will have the opportunity to visit the fields to collect ingredients to cook a recipe that the farmer has created. They will learn about the different fruit and vegetable plants and how to properly harvest. They will leave with a box of produce that they hand-picked for dinner.

Space is limited in this event. Please RVSP to Jamie@springdellfarms.com by August 1st. $25 per child

 

Yoga on the Farm – October 6th – 8:00 a.m. 

Come join Evelynn Sablone on Sunday morning. We will begin with some movement, including some sun salutes and end with a lot of stetching on our mats. This slow and gentle flow is good for all levels, including beginners. Bring a mat and some water. Wear comfortable clothes that will not restrict your movement.

$15/person and payments can be made at the farm, prior to the class.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.

Check out: www.evandflowyoga.com

Participants will access a discount after the class when shopping at the farm stand for groceries.

Our Instructor:
Evelynn Sablone 200CYT & NOLS Wilderness Medicine Certified

 

 

 

Yoga on the Farm – October 13th – 8:00 a.m. 

Come join Evelynn Sablone on Sunday morning. We will begin with some movement, including some sun salutes and end with a lot of stetching on our mats. This slow and gentle flow is good for all levels, including beginners. Bring a mat and some water. Wear comfortable clothes that will not restrict your movement.

$15/person and payments can be made at the farm, prior to the class.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.

Check out: www.evandflowyoga.com

Participants will access a discount after the class when shopping at the farm stand for groceries.

Our Instructor:
Evelynn Sablone 200CYT & NOLS Wilderness Medicine Certified

 

OTF Inspired Workout on the Farm – October 14th – 9:00 a.m. 

Come out to SpringDell Farms on Sunday, October 14th at 9:00am for an OTF Inspired workout with Coach Nick! This workout will include mini bands and body weight exercises. You will get a bit of cardio, strength, core and toning!

 

 

 

2017 EVENTS AT THE ‘DELL

7TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH – OCTOBER 28TH – 3 PM – 8 PM

Pony Rides | Pumpkin Carving | Pumpkin Painting | Scarecrow Building | Flashlight Tag | Bonfire | Contests | Petting Zoo | and a whole lot more!

Costumes Suggested

$5 entry fee

“Canning Swap” will begin at 3:00 for those of you interested!

*in the event of rain, this event will be postponed until 2018

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Past events in 2017

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April 22nd – 10:00 a.m. – Annual Spring Hike

Spend a couple of hours exploring the freshly turned soil, greenhouses, livestock and forest that makes up this historic little piece of ground. Grab the family, a few friends, even your furkid is welcome! And if you decide to pack a picnic-lunch; the backyard or the pond out back make the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy it!

There is a map to pick up at the Farm Stand as you check-in that gives the locations of many historic sites on the property; including the old silo foundations, the old black-smith shop, the original farmhouse and the North School House. Be sure to grab the Scavenger Hunt sheet—completed forms dropped off on your way out enter you into a drawing to win a Grill Package for the family!

$8/pp – Children under 12 FREE

May 27th – 10:00 a.m. – Annual Field Day & Sheep Shearing Festival

Fun for the whole family!

♦Sheep Shearing with Kevin Ford ♦ Pony Rides ♦ Face Painting ♦ Games ♦ Planting Workshop for Kids ♦ Visit Baby Animals ♦ Tour Greenhouses ♦ Local Vendors with Local Food Samples

$5/pp – Children under 12 FREE

August 19th & 20th – Annual Customer Appreciation Weekend

Make a trip to the Farm Stand in the Dell to pick up your local groceries from the family farm located in your back yard. Our family salutes YOU August 19th & 20th as we THANK YOU for supporting our family farm for 86 years!!!

SPECIALS | SALES | DISCOUNTS | DEALS

September 23rd – 6:00 p.m. – Family Night at Scratch FlatCANCELED 

Join us for an evening on Scratch Flat! Enjoy one of the oldest continuously farmed pieces of farm land in Littleton with fellow community members…bring dinner, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the crisp September air as the sun sets on the farm. It is one of the most peaceful places to be and we open the doors for you to enjoy the back yard as much as we do!