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Greenfield Recorder–A Serene Visit to Quonquont Farm

Last September, I got to visit Quonquont Farm in Whately with other members of the Greenfield Garden Club. I had no idea what to expect. The apple orchard and blueberry fields were unexpected delights, but I learned there was a lot more to Quonquont than apples and blueberries.

Quonquont Farm has been in business, one way or another since 1759 when a roadside tavern was built. Later, a tannery was set up there and by 1860 it was a farm we would recognize today with milk cows, beef cattle and tobacco. Of course, dairy and tobacco farms have changed a lot since then.

 

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