The Farm at SummitWynds is located in Holden on 32 private hilltop acres with stunning panoramic views of Wachusett Mountain, rows of 4,000 lavender plants, several acres of flowers and sunflowers, and fields of horses. Breeding and raising horses since the mid-60s, The Farm at Summit Wynds grows lavender for culinary, beauty products, and crafting. We also grow flowers such as sunflowers, zinnias and lots more. We raise Lavender Orpington Chickens (ask about our chicks for sale), hogs (fresh pasture raised), and our own honey.
NEW FOR 2021 - An array of cut flowers grown on The Farm- Watch For THE BLOOM TRUCK - Travelling around the Wachusett and Worcester regions
We are a private farm and only open to the public during events.
For the safety and health of your dogs/pets and our farm animals, we do not allow dogs and pets at the farm.
UPCOMING 2021 DATES:
June 25, 26, 27 & July 2, 3, 4 - Lavender Farm Experiences (U Pick available)
July 5 - Lavender U Pick Day (just picking, no other activities)
August 27, 28, 29 & September 3, 4, 5 - Sunflower Farm Experiences (U Pick available)
September 6 - Sunflower U Pick Day (just picking, no other activities)
December 4 - Holiday Farm Experience
ABOUT THE FARM:
FARM ANIMALS - Our farm is home to 30+ horses, 5 Dwarf Nigerian Goats, 14 pigs, 20+ Lavender Orpington Chickens, and hundreds of thousands of honey bees. NEW FOR 2020: In August our first sheep arrived for our World's Cutest Sheep Breed Up Program.
FARM SHOP - Our farm shop will be open with items made with our lavender. Artisan Soaps, Cooking Mixes, Spice Mixes, Sachets, Essential Oil/Diffusers, Hand & Body Butter, Lip Balm, Candles & More - Made with Lavender. Eggs from our chickens and honey from our bees is often available. Now taking orders for 1/2 and whole hogs (custom cut for you) for fall delivery. Our shop has expanded but we allow 2 people in at a time. Shop hours vary. 12/12/20 (10am-2pm)- and 1/30/21 (10am-2pm)
LAVENDER FIELDS - We have over 4,000 lavender plants of 25 varieties blooming late June through mid-July. Walk through the rows of purple and enjoy the beauty and aroma. U Pick lavender bundles are available during our Farm Experiences and during our U Pick Days.
SUNFLOWER FIELD & "ROOMS" - New for 2021 - Sunflower Rooms! These rooms are planted with different varieties of sunflowers (some tall, some small) and will be off of our Sunflower Stroll. Our sunflowers will be blooming late August/early September.
CUT FLOWERS & THE BLOOM TRUCK - New for Summer 2021 -- Zinnias, Dahlias, Peonies and a variety of beautiful flowers. We are deciding which Farmers Market to do for 2021. We'll also set up The Bloom Truck (our '59 Chevy Pickup) at Pop Up locations.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY OPPORTUNITIES - Rent our farm for your photo shoots. Our farm is super popular with photographers and can be rented in 2 hour or 5 hour increments. Our flower fields are the perfect backdrop for photos beginning mid June through early July for lavender, late July through mid September for our flower fields, and late August through mid September for our sunflower stroll and rooms. November is the perfect month for Holiday shoots, in our old Ski Lodge turned barn with its 12' fireplace. Fully decorated inside with 2 sleighs, a Christmas tree & more, as well as our old '59 pick up decorated outside the barn. We can also arrange Santa to visit. Other dates are available, contact us.
HORSEBACK RIDING - Offering horseback riding lessons for all ages and levels. Contact Abby at (978) 857-3201 to set up an appointment. Trail rides also available.
UNICORNS - Our farm is home to 2 unicorns, Jazzy and Cupid. Watch for our Unicorn Farm Experiences and Unicorn Photo shoots.
STUNNING SCENERY - The fields behind our historic ski lodge turned stone barn over look our lavender and beautiful Mount Wachusett.
NATURE WALK - We have 2 trails that can be walked as one, with additional paths back to the farm to make the walks shorter. These trails are one way to allow for social distancing. The terrain is rough so good hiking/walking shoes are highly recommended. Open during Farm Experiences Only.