• Bovina Farm Day

    Bovina Farm Day returns Sunday, September 4th

    ENTER OUR CONTESTS

    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

     

    Displays

    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

     

    12PM

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

     

    12:30 PM

    Tug-of-war

    - Children

    - Adults

    - Adults versus children

     

    1:30 PM

    CRAFTS

    (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

    CRAFTS

    (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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