This annual event happens the fourth Sunday in July. The date this year is
July 23, 2023 There is no fee to join promotions, but you must sign up via the Real Maine website using a Real Maine member account.
Below you will find instructions for updating your existing account or becoming creating an account and becoming a Real Maine member (you can also read the instructions online).
The sign up steps are different for farms that already have a Real Maine account and farms who are not yet Real Maine members.
After you sign up: use the event resources to guide your planning. You are welcome to read about promotions and see the growing list of farms
After login: Click “
profile update” link Click
edit my profile button A menu screen appears
Farm and Business Features Scroll to
EVENTS (use the image at the right for example) A blue box with a white check mark means you opt in to the event
Review the other menu areas (e.g., General Information, Online Listing
Social Media). Refresh (add, remove, edit) information if needed.
Save and submit! **
**Red asterisks displaying on screen denote missing or incomplete information, and will prevent you from saving and submitting until corrected.
Feel free to use the How – To materials or email Real Maine if you need help.
If you want to be included in Real Maine’s Open Farm Day promotions, you must opt in by May 1, 2023.
Reminder: it takes at least 24 hours for updates to appear on the Real Maine website. View the curent list of 2023 host farms Contact us for help Real Maine offers statewide promotions (print, radio, web and news stories) to encourage visitors to meet participating farms on Open Farm Day.
Real Maine’s summer print publication includes Open Farm Day host farms and the business name, town and contact info
View recent publications for reference You can submit a customized description and event hours to appear on the online
event calendar Most farms are open 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, but they have the option to customize their schedule. Use the “Submit an Event” feature in the
member portal Tip: submit any event requests at least 3-4 weeks – if not sooner – before an event date.