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MRV Strawberry Festival on June 18 and 19th, 11-4

  • Hartshorn Certified Organic Farm 54 Quarry Road Waitsfield, VT, 05673 United States (map)

Certified organic strawberry picking begins at 11 and lasts until 4pm both Saturday and Sunday or until the ripe berries are all picked. We are asking that each picker limits themselves to one quart so that there will be enough for more people. There will be more picking this week.

Festival is from 11-4 both days.
Check out what WCAX TV had to say about the Strawberry Festival HERE. And, the Stowe Reporter Newspaper HERE.

What's happening at the farm?

Strawberry picking
Strawberry milkshakes and creamees
Strawberries dipped in  maple cream
Strawberry maple switchel beverage

Strawberry shortcake
Maple cotton candy
Flatbread pizza (American Flatbread & Pizza Soul)
Children's activities with Jill from Peanut & Mouse Store
Oxen cart rides
Live music
On site massage with Sally Kendall

Bake off contest is being judged at 1pm on Sunday at the farm

Around the Valley:

The strawberry dessert bake off will take place at 1 pm on Sunday, June 19th at Hartshorn's Farm stand. To participate, please submit your entry form to Three Mountain Cafe by June 17 and prepare a dessert to bring to Hartshorn’s Farm stand at 1 pm on Sunday, June 19. This dessert must be made from scratch and strawberries need to be the featured ingredient. All entries will
be judged by local chefs and restaurant owners. The winner will have their recipe published in the Valley Reporter.

The poetry and story contest winning entries will be read at the Waitsfield Farmer’s Market on Saturday June 18 th . Entries should be no more than 200 words, based on a strawberry theme and delivered to Three Mountain Café no later than Friday, June 17 th .

The berry bonnet and costume contest will take place at the Waitsfield Farmer’s Market at 11:30 am on Saturday, June 18. Dress for success in the categories of best berry bonnet, sweetest pet, most delicious baby or crowd favorite. Participants in their creative costumes will parade around the farmer’s market in front of the judges.

The window decorating contest will be judged on Thursday June 16 th and winners will be announced at Hartshorn’s Farm stand on Sunday June 19 th . To register your business, submit an entry form to Three Mountain Café ( by Saturday, June 11. Festival goers will receive a map of all of each of the entries so that they may be able to see each design. Prizes will be awarded for best use of a theme and crowd favorite.

This is a great weekend for people to invite their out of town guests and for our second home owners to plan an extra trip.