Visit Hytone Farm in Coventry on July 16th and Cushman Farms in Franklin on July 30th
June 28, 2016 (Lebanon, CT) – The farm families of The Farmer’s Cow are celebrating National Ice Cream Month with tours at two of its member farms in eastern Connecticut. Visitors are invited to tour the farms, meet the farmers, see the cows and sample a variety of The Farmer’s Cow fresh local products including The Farmer’s Cow premium Ice Cream and Summer Beverages.
Saturday July 16, Summer on the Farm at Hytone. The Peracchio family hosts a tour on their scenic hilltop farm in Coventry from 1 to 3pm. Visitors will enjoy learning about how cows are cared for, what cows eat, how they are milked, and viewing the calf greenhouse. Take in the view overlooking lush green fields that grow nearly 400 acres of crops used to feed the cows.
Saturday July 30, Annual Corn Roast & Farm Tour at Cushman Farms. The Cushman and Smith families are proud to host this popular annual event in Franklin from 1-3pm. Featuring fresh picked local sweet corn slow roasted in the husk over a charcoal fire. There will be plenty of butter on hand or you can ‘Shake & Make’ your own from The Farmer’s Cow Heavy Cream. Enjoy a wagon ride around the barns and fields, see the cows, and tour the milking facility with a rotary ‘merry-go-round’ that milks 30 cows at a time.
“The Farmer’s Cow farm tours are a great opportunity to learn about local agriculture and see where milk comes from,” says Robin Chesmer, managing member of The Farmer’s Cow. “We want people to visit our farms and experience what our commitment to being Naturally New England™ is all about.”
All events are free and no reservation is required. Please no dogs. Information about the events and directions to the farms is available on The Farmer’s Cow website at www.TheFarmersCow.com. For more information call 866‐355‐COWS or email farmers@TheFarmersCow.com.
Mary Ann Dostaler