• Bovina Farm Day

    Bovina Farm Day returns Sunday, September 4th


    Enter your best traditional apple pie, or your best non-traditional apple dessert.

    Pies must be received at Bovina Farm Day by 1pm.

    Winners will be announced at 2pm.


    Enter our Scarecrow Contest

    Build a scarecrow during Bovina Farm Day. We will provide the stake, cross-arms and hay.

    Use our clothing or accessories or bring your own. $10 to enter.

    Scarecrows must be completed by 2pm.

    Winners will be announced at 3pm.

  • Bovina Farm Day Schedule

    Scheduled Events


    Maple Candy Making Demonstration by Karen LaFever, Maplewood Farm & Orchard - 1PM

    Celebrating the Divine Swine: A Butchering 101 Demo by Andersen Morse, Butcher - 1:30PM


    Best Apple Pie Contest Entries by 1PM

    Best Apple Pie Contest Judging - 2:00PM

    Judges: Ed Weber, Gary Simmons, Derek Curl


    Scarecrows completed by 2PM

    Scarecrow Contest Judging - 3:00PM

    Judge: Brooke Alderson, Scott Hill, Peter Schjeldahl, Judge Emeritus


    Multi-Basket Raffle Drawing - 3:30PM

    Farm Tour at Milking Time - 4PM



    Jergen Farm Family Antique Truck


    River Valley New Holland Farm Equipment


    Tony and Kyle Gabriel's Collection of Tractors


    Dan Dysenroth's Antique Engines



    Ongoing Events

    Pamela Cooley - Butter Making Demonstration - 11AM - 2PM


    Peter Buchanan-Smith & Nick Zdon: Knowing, Buying, Using, Hanging, Restoring & Adorning Axes


    Tours of the One-Room Maynard Schoolhouse - 10:30AM - 12:30PM & 2:00PM - 5PM


    Food & Crafts to Buy


    Animals to Visit


    Mark Wilbur's Antique 2-Stroke Engine and Antique Wooden Shingle Maker Machine

    For the Kids


    11:00 AM

    Lawn games: egg toss, sack races, wheelbarrow races, three-legged race, farm charades, poison frog



    Ed McGee of the Andes School and Mark Kline of Delaware Academy: How to build a vermicompost bin


    12:30 PM


    - Children

    - Adults

    - Adults versus children


    1:30 PM


    (1) Corn husk doll making

    (2) Popsicle stick tractors


    2:00 PM

    Lawn games: egg toss, sack races, wheelbarrow races, farm charades, tug of war


    3:00 PM


    (1) Corn husk doll making

    (2) Popsicle stick tractors


    Corn Maze


    Farm Themed Treasure Hunt


    Food Concessions:


    Kru Coffee Collective


    Ty's Taco-Ria


    Cross Roads


    A-maize-ing: Bovina's Best Sweet Corn


    Wandering Wagon


  • Our Farmers & Vendors

    Bovina Historian

    Bovina Historical Society

    Bramley Mountain Beef 

    Burnett Farms

    Bye Brook Farm

    Catharina Kessler

    Catskill Botanicals

    Catskills Comfrey

    Crystal Brook Farm

    Deanne Stewart

    Echo Hill Farm

    Farmer's Wife

    Farming Bovina

    Fleurs du Bien

    Hoods Baked Goods

    Kortright Kritters 4H Club

    Livestock Foundation 

    Maplewood Farm & Orchard

    My Magical Farm

    Nancy Kulikowski Designs

    Old Soul Botanicals

    Rock Royal Farm

    Second Chance Farm

    Shepherds Meadow Farm

    Tenfold Family Farm

    The Wood Butcher

    Webcrest Farm

  • Bovina Farm Day Volunteers

    We're looking for volunteers to join the committee planning Bovina Farm Day, as well as to set up the event and work at the festival (September 4). Volunteering includes helping to hang signs, throw hay bales, sell tickets, coordinate kids' games, cut corn stalks, park cars, staff a booth, etc.,

    If interested, please use the form below, email farmingbovina@gmail.com or call Peter Pockriss at
    914-450-4754. It's a great way to meet your neighbors!

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