Correction: Nine Midcoast Creameries participating in Open Farm Day

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Correction note – the list of participating Midcoast creameries was incorrectly shared in a pervious email. The published Open Farm Day list and the list below are correct. Thank you!

Midcoast Maine-- Cheese-lovers seeking a taste of place and handcrafted dairy products, are invited to tour Midcoast Maine creameries on Sunday, July 28, 2019 during the 30th Anniversary of Maine's Open Farm Day.

The participating farms offer tours of creameries, samples of handcrafted cheeses varieties made using cow, water buffalo, goat and sheep milks, all made in Maine. There will be a chance to shop for available products. Event details and information are available on the Midcoast Cheese Trail's website.

Maine has more than 60 licensed creameries across the state. Additional creameries, and information about their cheeses and events may be found at the Maine Cheese Guild website

Open Farm Day participants of the Midcoast Cheese Trail include:

Appleton Creamery
780 Gurneytown Road, Appleton
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Meet the goats, tour the farm, see where the cheese is made, sample cheese! Other vendors will be joining us, including bread, goats milk soap, ice cream, and pizza from the outdoor pizza oven!

ME Water Buffalo Co.
232 Old County Road, Appleton
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come see where the water buffalo roam in Appleton! Meet the buffalo, feed the pet goats, sheep & lambs & learn about our farm. Bring your own lunch to enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Visit our farm store for water buffalo cheeses, yogurt & gelato, buffalo tallow products, buffalo meat & whey fed pork.

Barred Owl Creamery @ Hamilton Farm
6 South Fowles Lane, Whitefield
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tour the farm, meet the animals, watch cheese being made, stop in to the farm store for some of our farmstead cheese, wool products (sheep skins, pillows, yarn & dryer balls), canned goods, fresh veggies & baked goods.

Copper Tail Farm
293 Genthner Road, Waldoboro
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Copper Tail Farm is an Animal Welfare- approved Goat Dairy that produces high-quality farmstead goat milk products, including cheese, yogurt, kefir, caramel sauce and soap. Visitors will be able to see the goats, tour the farm, and sample/purchase products.

East Forty Farm And Dairy
2361 Friendship Road, Waldoboro
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Home of Lakin’s Gorges Cheese and Foley’s Custom Sawmill. Farm, creamery and sawmill tours; ask Q and A with farmer, cheesemaker and sawyer. Cheese plates for sale. Picnic under grape arbor, and walk down to the Medomak River to admire the clam flats.

Pumpkin Vine Family Farm
217 Hewett Road, Somerville
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Goat dairy and farm education center. Tours of goat kids in the barn, and working goats in pasture. See where we milk goats, make and age cheese. Shop our Farmer’s Market (11-3) and enjoy our picnic area. Activities for children, and learn about our farm camp.

Fuzzy Udder Creamery
35 Townhouse Road, Whitefield
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visit our farm and meet the sheep and goats that produce the milk for our fine cheeses. Tour our creamery and milking parlor and learn about milking goats and sheep and making cheese. All our farm products available to taste and to buy.

Springdale Farm
165 Birches Road, Waldo
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
We will be hosting a pasture walk, have baby calves and cows to view and pet, tractors to view and cheese to sample and buy. We will also have a display of the history of our farm.

Toddy Pond Farm
174 Carver Road, Monroe
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visitors are welcome to tour and visit our cows, sheep, pigs, goats, chickens and honey bees. Maps of the farm area provided. Buy our yogurts, cheese, fermented vegetables, salami, honey, ice cream sandwiches, pork, beef and chicken at our onsite farmstand; we will have our grill going with food for sale. Visit us on Facebook for updates.


This event occurs alongside the 30th anniversary of Maine Open Farm Day, an annual summer tradition, growing agricultural awareness, and connecting Maine farm and the public.

Find a list of participating farms in all 16 counties of Maine:

Share you experiences with #MaineOpenFarmDay on social media.

Tour a farm, and complete the Open Farm Day visitor survey