East Lyme hosts Open Farm Day Sunday

East Lyme — Tours of four farms will be offered from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday during Open Farm Day, sponsored by the town’s Economic Development Committee.

Visitors will be welcomed at 5C Farm, 32 Walnut Hill Road, to tour the barn, meet the farm’s German shepherds and their puppies and see the pinto palomino foals, mares and stallions offered for sale. At the Christensen Farm, 66 Grassy Hill Road, visitors can see horses, chickens, sheep, goats and rabbits and children can ride Blackie the pony. At Cranberry Meadow Farm, 80 Grassy Hill Road, visitors can learn about raising beef and pork, see farm equipment, hand feed oxen and take a hay ride. Lemonade and cookies will be served. The fourth farm in the event will be White Gate Farm, 83 Upper Pattagansett Road, where organic produce, eggs, poultry, fruit and flowers are raised. Visitors will be able to see the animals and the farm stand.


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