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Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938

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Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States

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May 2017

Beekeeping Basics with the Essex County Beekeepers Association

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Join beekeepers Grace and Geoff Neale and Eric Josephson for a 3-hour beekeeping workshop on May 6th at Appleton Farms. The rewards of beekeeping are many! Honey for health and cooking, a supply of gifts for friends and family, and your native and non-native garden plants will be pollinated by your very own bees. In this workshop, you’ll learn all the basics of starting and keeping a hive including wooden ware and hive components; bee biology; acquiring bees; and how…

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Mother’s Day Alpen Festival

May 14 @ 1:00 am - 1:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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A fresh idea for Mother’s Day! Spend the morning at Appleton Farms ushering in the season of spring, the fresh flavors of the farm, and the dairy herd’s return to pasture. A tradition originating in the Alps, this day will include traditional Swiss treats and homemade breakfast goodies from our farm kitchen. A fondue bar, live music, and more. Let the Moms relax and enjoy the festivities while the kids help us open the barnyard, meet the baby animals, and…

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June 2017

Pasture to Plate Cheese Making Tour

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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This in-depth look at our dairy operation will take you from the pastures to the cheese kitchen viewing area – and everywhere in between – to learn about how we make our delicious farm fresh cheese. We’ll talk about our rotational grazing, see the milking in action, and get a glimpse of the cheese caves. Finish up with a sampling of some of our products. This program meets at our Dairy Store and there is no need to pre-register. Become…

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Sweet and Savory Strawberry Workshop

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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These sweet, juicy red berries are back in season and what better way to celebrate this favorite than in the farm kitchen? We’ll create a fantastic menu of sweet & savory recipes featuring sun-kissed field strawberries as the star ingredient. Strawberry, Basil, & Goat Cheese Flatbread, Grilled Pork & Field Berry Salad with Hazelnuts, and delicious country-style Summer Strawberry Cake are just some of the dishes that will appear on this very special strawberry crop menu! This hands-on workshop includes…

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Appleton’s Father’s Day Bluegrass BBQ

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Bring a picnic blanket and load up the kids for a summer evening on the farm to celebrate the special fathers in your life. You’ll find local BBQ, your favorite breweries and vintners, and live music to keep the whole family happy. Your family ticket pays for parking, lawn games, a visit with the farm animals, and live music from 5pm-7pm. Dinner from the food trucks and beer and wine, sold on site, are on you. The summer sunset over…

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Appleton’s Friday Farm Dinners with Chive Events

June 23 @ 5:30 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Each Friday Appleton Farms and Chive Events invites you to join us for dinner. Relax under the setting sun and enjoy a truly unique farm to table experience. From fresh vegetables and fruits, to local pasture raised meats and sustainable seafood, Chive Events will prepare each meal using the best ingredients available from our own and other local farms. Menus may include slow roasted pork with rhubarb jam, seasonal fresh salads and homemade strawberry short cakes. Watch the season change…

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Butterfly Count with the North American Butterfly Association

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Join The Trustees and the North American Butterfly Association for an annual summer butterfly count at Appleton Farms. Appleton’s wet meadows and farm fields provide important habitat for many common and uncommon butterfly species. Trustees Ecology Program Director, Russ Hopping and Massachusetts Butterfly Club President, Howard Hoople, will orient the group with an Introduction to Butterflies before setting out for the count. Participants should wear long pants, sunscreen and proper clothing to be walking through fields of tall grass. Pre-registration…

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Appleton’s Friday Farm Dinners with Chive Events

June 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Each Friday Appleton Farms and Chive Events invites you to join us for dinner. Relax under the setting sun and enjoy a truly unique farm to table experience. From fresh vegetables and fruits, to local pasture raised meats and sustainable seafood, Chive Events will prepare each meal using the best ingredients available from our own and other local farms. Menus may include slow roasted pork with rhubarb jam, seasonal fresh salads and homemade strawberry short cakes. Watch the season change…

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July 2017

Appleton’s Friday Farm Dinners with Chive Events

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Each Friday Appleton Farm and Chive Events invites you to join us for dinner. Relax under the setting sun and enjoy a truly unique farm to table experience. From fresh vegetables and fruits, to local pasture raised meats and sustainable seafood, Chive Events will prepare each meal using the best ingredients available from our own and other local farms. Menus may include slow roasted pork with rhubarb jam, seasonal fresh salads and homemade strawberry short cakes. Watch the season change…

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Appleton’s Friday Farm Dinners with Chive Events

July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, Salem Road
Woburn, MA 01801 United States
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Each Friday Appleton Farm and Chive Events invites you to join us for dinner. Relax under the setting sun and enjoy a truly unique farm to table experience. From fresh vegetables and fruits, to local pasture raised meats and sustainable seafood, Chive Events will prepare each meal using the best ingredients available from our own and other local farms. Menus may include slow roasted pork with rhubarb jam, seasonal fresh salads and homemade strawberry short cakes. Watch the season change…

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