• Bovina Farm Day

    Bovina Farm Day returns Sunday, September 1st, 2024!

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

    We encourage you to enter our Best Apple Pie and Apple Dessert Contests.

    Drop off information coming shortly!


    Enter our Scarecrow Contest

    We will provide the stake, cross-arms, and hay, while those who enter the contest will supply

    the creativity and sheer determination
    to outshine the other scarecrows on the field.

    Entering the contest costs $10.


  • Take a look at last year's schedule

     Stay tuned for 2024's line up of events!


    Farm Day Schedule 2023



    10 AM

    • Bovina Farm Day Begins!
    • Church Service at The Weber Farm Calf Barn 

    11 AM - 2 PM

    • Butter Making Demonstration, Pamela Cooley

    12 PM

    • Celebrating the Divine Swine: A Butchering Demo by Andersen Morse


    12 PM - 4PM

    • Tours of the One-Room Maynard Schoolhouse


    1 PM

    • Apple Pie Contest Entries must be submitted!


    1:30 PM

    • Maple Candy Making Demo by Karen LaFever, Maplewood Farm & Orchard


    2 PM

    • Best Apple Pie Contest Judging
    • Judges: Ed Weber, Gary Simmons, Dennis Deysenroth


    2 PM

    • Scarecrows completed for scarecrow making competition


    3 PM

    • Scarecrow contest Judging
    • Judge: Scott Hill


    3:30 PM

    • Multi-Basket Raffle Drawing


    4 PM

    • Farm Tour at Milking Time



    1:30 PM

    • CRAFTS
    • Farm-Themed Activities for All Ages


    3 PM

    • The Great Bovina Farm Day Tug-Of-War
    • Children versus Children
    • Adults versus Adults
    • Children versus Adults



    • Lawn Games
    • Farm Themed Treasure Hunt
    • Animals to Visit
    • Finch Farm Horse Drawn Hayrides
    • Mark Wilbur's Antique 2-Stroke Engine and Antique Wooden Shingle Maker Machine
    • Peter Buchanan-Smith & Nick Zdon: Knowing, Buying, Using, Hanging, Restoring & Adorning Axes


    • Jurgens Farm Family Antique Truck
    • Tony and Kyle Gabriel's Collection of Tractors
    • Dan Dysenroth's Antique Engines
    • David Mueller Antique Tractor
    • Lester Stewart Antique Tractor
    • Byron Trimbell Antique Tractors
    • Chip Sidorowicz Antique Garden Tractors and Hand Tools


    • Kru Coffee Collective
    • Russell's General Store
    • Ty's Taco-Ria
  • Our Farmers & Vendors

    This is a growing list of Farmers, Producers & Craftspeople for 2023.

    Check in for more information as the list continues to be updated.

    Bovina Historical Society

    Bright Little Farm

    Burnett Farms

    Byebrook Farm

    Catskill Botanicals

    Catskills Comfrey

    Crystal Brook Farm

    Echo Hill Farm

    Farmers Wife

    Hillside Honey & Farm Products

    Kortright Kritters 4H Club

    Muddy Nose Dog Biscuits

    Nancy Kulikowski

    Old Soul Botanicals

    Rock Royal Farm

    Second Chance Farm

    Tenfold 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 3). 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!

    Name *
    Email *
    Phone *
    Message *
  • Contests of the Day

    Learn a little bit more about two of our fun contests!

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    Best Apple Pie and Apple Dessert Contest

    The Winners

    Traditional Apple Pie Category:

    1st Place- Ray LaFever
    1st Place- - Sidney & Joshua Federman
    3rd Place - Betty Hilson

    Non-traditional Category

    1st Place-- Carol Smith
    1st Place- - Leah Josephson
    3rd Place Amanny Ahmad


    Thank you to all who entered.

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    Scarecrow Contest

    The Winners



    1st Place - Mercedes Gonzales "The Scarecrow of Parking Lots Past"


    2nd Place  Catherine Redd- "Bambi's Revenge"


    3rd Place -Sadie, daughter of Kasia Wallin - "Jenny the Pirate Princess"


    4th Place - Mike "Fright Attendant"


    Honorable Mention

    Gwen Deysenroth - "Dog Walker"


    We loved them all. Thank you to all who entered.


  • The Program

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    Bovina Farmday 2020 Cancelled

    We are saddened to announce that we are going to cancel the Farmday for 2020 due to the Pandemic and the safety concerns associated with gathering farmers and visitors. We are hoping to return as usual, Labor Day weekend 2021. We hope to see you then.


    Click here to see the program from 2019 to get a taste of everyone who joined and supported us.

  • Bovina Farmday

    Video courtesy of greatwesterncatskills.com.