MEREDITH — Horse-drawn wagon rides, tractor displays and working steer demonstrations will be just part of the fun at Moulton Farm’s Old Farm Days on Saturday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.
Saturday’s fun includes free horse-drawn wagon rides with the beautiful wagon and team from Stone Boat Farm. Brandy Thomas will put Maverick and Goose, a pair of working steers, through their paces in demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Meredith Historical Society and the New Hampshire Humane Society will both be at the farm with displays and volunteers to answer questions. John Moulton, owner of Moulton Farm, will be including his father’s 1946 Ford 2N tractor in the farm’s tractor display.
The fun will continue on Sunday more free horse-drawn wagon rides and with music from Steve Kelley. Everett Bailey, a master maker of Shaker brooms, demonstrating how he makes Shaker-style brooms. Volunteers from the Meredith Historical Society will also be back at the farm with their display. The farm’s tractor display will also be available for people to see.
On both days other fun activities will include free tractor rides 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to and from the farm’s “pick your own” pumpkin patch, pumpkin-related games, food sampling, and the opportunity to get creative using the farm’s pumpkin decorating stand. The farm’s corn maze will also be open. Activities are free of charge, although there will be a charge for entry to the farm’s corn maze.
Moulton Farm is located at 18 Quarry Road off Route 25 in Meredith, and is open seven days a week. The farm practices sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to providing the highest quality fruits and vegetables while preserving its rich soil for future generations. In addition to growing its own produce, the farm offers fall decorating supplies including a full range of fall favorites such as pumpkins and gourds. The farm also offers baked goods, prepared foods, cider doughnuts from Cider Bellies, seafood from Sal’s Fresh Seafood, and a quality selection of meats, cheeses and other items from northern New England producers. More information can be found at www.moultonfarm.com or on Facebook at Facebook.com/MoultonFarm.