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The Friends of Adams Farm is a group of area residents dedicated to the preservation of Adams Farm. The Adams Farm property includes approximately 365 acres of town-owned land, additional acreage held in adjacent land conservation trusts, and land owned by the New England Forestry Foundation and the Norfolk County Agricultural School, for a total of over 700 acres open to the public for low-impact recreation.

By maintaining the farm in its natural state, the Friends of Adams Farm hope to foster a greater appreciation of the outdoors among local residents and impress upon them the importance of protecting the open spaces we have left for future generations.

Adams Farm Event Calendar

For a complete list of events at the Farm, go to the “News and Events” page and click on the “Adams Farm Events” tab at the top of the page.  If you’re interested in holding an event at the Farm, click on the link to the Application for Use at the top of this page.  Click here for a schedule of usage fees for the Farm.  Click here for liquor license information if you want to serve alcohol at your event. 

Making a Gift of Stock to Preserve Adams Farm

The Friends of Adams Farm recently opened a brokerage account to accept gifts of stock.  If you’re interested in making a gift of stock to help maintain and enhance the Farm, please contact Yvette Morrill at

Full Moon Cross Country Skiing

This winter’s first Full Moon Cross Country Skiing will be held on Sunday, January 4, with an alternate date of Sunday, January 11.  The February outing will be held on Sunday, February 1, with an alternate date of Sunday, February 8.

We’ll meet at 7pm at the barn.  As always, we will go at a leisurely pace and the outing will last about two hours.  Snowshoers are welcome to join us and new questions for Full Moon Trivia have already been researched.  If there is no snow or if heavy rain is forecast on the first date, the outing will be rescheduled to the alternate date. 

If you have any questions about these outings, please contact Gary Riggott at or 508-451-0905.

All about Bees – Part 2

Last June, Community gardener and beekeeper Bill Kiggen gave a presentation at Adams Farm on honeybees, beekeeping and the role of bees in pollination.  To learn more about honeybees and how important they are to maintaining our food supply, go to “News and Events” for Part 2 of Bill’s presentation, “All about Bees”. 

Application for Use Form
Want to hold an event at the Farm?  Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events at the Farm

Sunday, Feb. 1
Afternoon Cross Country Skiing
4pm – 6pm
Meet at the barn for an afternoon ski adventure.

Sunday, Feb. 1

Community Garden
Registration Opens. Contact the Walpole Recreation Dept. at 508-660-6353 to reserve a plot for next summer.

Sunday, Feb. 1

Moonlight Cross Country Skiing
7pm – 9pm
Meet at the barn for a moonlight ski adventure.

Sunday, Feb. 8

Alternate Moonlight Skiing date
7pm – 9pm
Meet at the barn for a moonlight ski adventure.

Saturday, Feb. 28
Moonlight Cross Country Skiing
7pm – 9pm
Snow permitting, we’ll meet at the barn for a moonlight ski adventure.

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