David Ferland, center with hat on, gives the Jordan family a tour of his father’s farm in Poland during Open Farm Sunday on Sunday afternoon. Ferland, a fourth-generation farmer, helps manage 550 acres and 270 cows for his father Dennis. The Ferland Farm was one of three Maine Farms that supply milk to Cabot Creamery cooperative in Vermont to open its doors to the public. The Jordans, from left, are Elijah Luciano, 10, of Lewiston, grandfather Mike Jordan of Auburn, Jack Jordan, 4, of Lewiston and grandmother Claudette Jordan of Auburn.

Evan Raymond, 7, of Lewiston and his mother, Jessica, arm showing, pet a 4-week-old calf at the Ferland Farm in Poland during Open Farm Sunday on Sunday afternoon. The Ferland Farm was one of three Maine Farms that supply milk to the Cabot Creamery cooperative in Vermont to open its doors to the public. Third-generation farm owner Dennis Ferland manages 550 acres and 270 cows.

Claudette Jordan of Auburn comforts her 4-year-old grandson, Jack, of Lewiston, after a young calf spooked Jack at the Ferland Farm in Poland during Open Farm Sunday on Sunday afternoon. Jack’s 10-year-old brother, Elijah, pets a 4-week-old calf at left.

Dennis Ferland is the third-generation owner of the Ferland Farm in Poland. His cows produce about 1,000 gallons of milk per day.

Third-generation farmer Dennis Ferland moves his tractor from his dairy barn in Poland on Sunday. Visitors were given an up-close look at how a dairy farm operates during Open Farm Sunday. Cabot Creamery sponsored the event.


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