If you are interested in attending any of the following tours, please let us know so we can send you details. Please email katelyn@mfbf.net.

Sept. 25, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Register to join Massachusetts Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers’ & Ranchers’ social event on Sept. 25 from 6 pm to 9 pm at Hollis Hill Farm at 240 Marshall Rd, Fitchburg, MA 01420. There will be live music and a voucher for one free drink (or food up to $8 value). Register to attend here.

Oct. 2, 2021

Join us for a tour of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery and Longview Farm. Longview Farm has been in the Barstow family since 1806 and the sixth and seventh generations now in charge are doing everything they can to continue this long run far into the future. With diversified revenue streams, robotic milking machines and an anaerobic digester the produces enough power to supply electricity to 250 homes, the family is simultaneously building a sustainable farm and a sustainable business. From prize-winning pie recipes, to chili made with the farm’s own beef, to  their popular sweet corn stand, Barstow’s is a destination for good eats as well as tours of their operation. The farm draws everyone from local grade-schoolers to veterinary students and the Barstows really enjoy sharing their approach with all. To learn more, please visit: https://www.barstowslongviewfarm.com.

Oct. 15, 2021

Join us for a tour of Four Star Farm! Nestled along the banks of the Connecticut River you’ll find the family farm, a fertile piece of land (about 250 acres). The farm’s heritage is deeply rooted in agricultural tradition, built and passed down by 14 generations, and driven by a steadfast commitment to responsibly balance what is right for the environment with what is viable for the farmland and the family. Over the years, the farm has evolved and innovated to remain sustainable in changing markets and is now focused on hops. To learn more, please visit: https://fourstarfarms.com.

Nov. 10 & 11, 2021

The group will tour agriculture on Martha’s Vineyard. More details to follow!