Join this Annual Tradition Celebrating Maine Farms

REMINDER: May 1 Is The Deadline to Join All Upcoming Maine Open Farm Day Promotions

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Join this Annual Tradition Celebrating Maine Farms

Maine’s 35th Open Farm Day is Sunday, July 28, 2024. Host farms should sign up by May 1 to take advantage of all the promotional and planning opportunities Real Maine and the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry provide.

How to Sign up for Maine’s Open Farm Day

  • All host farm sites need a Real Maine member account to sign-up. 
  • Existing Real Maine member farms, please follow these steps 
  • If you are not yet a member, please sign up for Open Farm Day and create a Real Maine member account by following these steps

Instructions for Farms With A Real Maine Member Account

  1. Open the Current Member OFD Sign-Up Form
  2. Enter your email address (typically your farm email address) and password for your Real Maine membership account
  3. Follow the instructions on the Open Farm Day sign-up form
  4. Click submit
  5. Begin planning!

Helpful reminders about your account:

Become a Real Maine Member and Sign-Up for Open Farm Day 2024!

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  1. Avoid a duplication – Double check to see if you’re already listed on
  2.  ** Use this form to join Real Maine and sign up for Open Farm Day
  3. Add all the required information
  4. Click the submit button
  5. You will receive a membership confirmation and approval (typically within one to three business days)
  6. After your membership approval, you may log into the Member Portal to make additional updates, submit a calendar event, etc.**

**Feel free to use the How -To materials or email Real Maine if you need help. 

About Open Farm Day Promotions | View List of Farms

  • If you want to be included in Real Maine’s Open Farm Day promotions, you must opt in by May 1, 2024.
  • View the curent list of 2024 host farms. Reminder: Updates typically happen after a weeknight database refresh. It may take at least 24 hours to view the updates at the Real Maine website. 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 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, but they can customize their schedule to meet their planning and business needs.
  • 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. 

Helpful resources to plan Open Farm Day

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