17th Annual Concord Ag Day!

17TH ANNUAL CONCORD AG DAY: September 10th, 2022

10am – 2pm right on Main Street in downtown Concord

Concord Ag Day is a once a year farmers’ market celebrating local agriculture organized by the Concord Agriculture Committee to showcase Concord farms and local produce. This unique market showcases the bounty of Concord’s many farm businesses at the height of the growing season.

Ag Day 2022 will feature your favorite Concord Farmers selling their bounty, as well as the return of the famous Veggie Race Track this year sponsored by Vanderhoof Hardware! In addition, several Concord nonprofits will be there with information on a variety of environmental and ‘ag’ related topics. Come experience what Concord’s land can produce!

2022 Ag Day farm participants include:

To Celebrate Ag Day the Concord Free Public Library in partnership with Concord Conservatory of Music is holding a free outdoor concert on the library lawn on also on September 10th from 11am-1pm: Tader Shipley & Maxfield Anderson ‘s sound is rooted in classic country and western, welcoming elements of bluegrass, traditional string band music, musical theater, and modern folk.

Additionally the Concord Library will have a table at the Ag Day market to donate books, and to purchase used books to support the Friends of the Library.

Please come enjoy Concord’s wonderful downtown!


The Concord Ag Committee with Minuteman Media Network has been working on a series of videos highlighting Concord farmers’ work throughout the season – please enjoy the three already finished on youtube!

February 2022: Verrill Farm

March 2022: Hutchins Farm

May 2022: Barrett’s Mill Farm

Coming Soon!
April: Saltbox Farm
June: The Farm at Walden Woods
August: Marshall Farm


Check out Guide to Concord Farms

Read more about AG Day

Must see: Concord Scarecrow Festival on Concord Main Library Lawn

Where can you spot a variety of fun & creative scarecrows made by local organizations and businesses?

Come to a Scarecrow Festival!

On display on the Concord Main Library’s Lawn every day

Sat Oct 17 – Fri Oct 30, 2020

Open Table’s scarecrows are a cheerful welcome to side entrance to Library…


The Louisa May Alcott Orchard House’s Scarecrow looks almost life-like…



Saltbox Farm / Saltbox Kitchen farmer scarecrow reminds us of all the fabulous Farms in Concord and the delicious farm to table options offered at Saltbox Kitchen.



Thanksgiving is right around the corner and no scarecrow festival is complete without a pilgrim



Visit the cute SCAREBEAR that the new Concord Toy Box @ Revolutionary Concord / Albright Art has created. And visit their shop!



Feeling musical? Visit the Concord Conservatory of Music scarecrow (and their website to learn about offerings)



Concord Recreation’s Scarecrow is more smiley than scarey…



And leave it to the Beede Center to come up with clever way to use pool noodles for their scarecrow…



The Barn Cooperative Nursery School has these adorable scarecrow children



The Visitor’s Office has a cute reminder to mask up when visiting town.  




The Wild Things Scarecrow on display at the front of the lawn reminds us that “We’ll Kick This”



Bonus: While there, you’ll see an abundance of gorgeous fall foliage….



and also some info about many of the Concord Library’s offerings.



Grab hot cocoa or sandwiches in town and sit in the cafe tables on library lawn while you enjoy the view.



Visit some local farms to get some hay bales and visit this website so you can start making your own scarecrows for your lawn.


Share your photos with us!




Apple Picking Season is here!

Within just 30 minutes from Concord you can find a variety of orchards and all sorts of options for apple picking, cider donuts, farm stands and pumpkin patches.



Many offer hayrides, mazes, farm animals, pumpkin patches and stores stocked with variety of seasonal merchandise and delicious fresh cider donuts, pies, fruit and cider.


Make a day of it – pack a picnic or pick up lunch at some of these spots.

We compiled a list of some PYO spots within a short drive from Concord:

Autumn Hills Orchard, 495 Chicopee Row, Groton

PYO and online shop. There are picnic tables up on the high ridge where you can sit, relax and enjoy the view. Trails and paths circle the farm. Walk, pick fruit, enjoy the view!



Berlin Orchards, 310 Sawyer Hill Road, Berlin

PYO, farm store & wagon rides Monday-Friday. Gorgeous views, perfect picnic spot. Bonus – you may see farm animals.


Carlson Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Road, Harvard

If you visit on a weekend, you’ll have an option to pick up a bite to eat from one of the visiting food trucks.



Carver Hill Orchard 101 Brookside Road, Stow

A family run orchard  – visit the farm store for apples, cider donuts, mum plants, pumpkins, ice cream, cider & more!


Derby Ridge, 438 Great Rd., Stow

Pick your own, farmstore and donuts Friday-Sunday



Doe Orchard, 327 Ayer Rd., Westford



Hill Orchard, 4 Hunt Rd. Westford

Open Saturday & Sunday



Honeypot Hill Orchard, 138 Sudbury Rd, Stow

Mazes, Hayrides, Pick our Own, Farm Animals


Nagog Hill Farm, 74 Nagog Hill Rd., Littleton, 978-486-3835



Schartner Farm, 279 W. Berlin Rd., Bolton

Open weekends, pyo apples and corn maze, Lion Club makes fresh cider donuts


Shelburne Farm, 106 West Acton Road

Warm Cider Donuts made fresh all day every day!
Visit the farm animals, tractor playground, and story walk, PYO apples & pumpkins.


Westward Orchards, 178 Mass Ave, Harvard

Pick your own apples & pumpkins. Farmstore – porch & curbside pick-up only now.

Gather up your family & friends, you’ll need some extra hands to carry all those delicious apples you’ll pick!

And start planning the apple pie, apple crumble, apple sauce, caramel apples… you plan to make.

Happy Apple Picking!