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The Farmers Cow Annual Ice Cream, Blueberry and Bluegrass Bash at Fort Hill Farms

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Jul 21, 2013
1:00 pm until 4:00 pm

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The Farmers Cow Annual Ice Cream, Blueberry  and  Bluegrass Bash at Fort Hill Farms

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with The Farmer’s Cow with a farm tour at historic Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, CT.

The Orr family will host the annual “Blueberry, Ice Cream & Bluegrass Bash” and invites the public to this family fun, free event. It is a toe-tapping, foot-stomping party to celebrate the blueberry harvest and National Ice Cream Day. Visitors will enjoy complimentary sundaes featuring The Farmer’s Cow fresh Connecticut ice cream topped with fresh blueberries from Fort Hill Farm and The Farmer’s Cow fresh whipped cream.

Blackstone Valley Bluegrass will perform live music with powerful three and four part harmonies. Visitors are also invited to tour the award-winning Quintessential Gardens, enjoy a wagon ride around the fields and meet the calves that will grow up to join the herd as the next generation of The Farmer’s Cow milking cows.

In April, Fort Hill Farms celebrated the 70th year of the family shipping milk from this historic farm.the public to visit it’s six family-owned farms in all seasons – winter, spring, summer and fall harvest. All walking tours are free and fun for the entire family.

Cost Free
Location

Fort Hill Farms
260 Quaddick Road
Thompson, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorThe Farmer's Cow
Phone860-642-4600
Contact nameKathy Smith
Contact emailemailus@thefarmerscow.com
Websitehttp://www.thefarmerscow.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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