Howell Living History Farm will hold its annual Dairy Day on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors to the 130-acre working farm can meet milking goats, and help farmers make cheese, butter and ice cream. Activities will take place according to the following schedule: cheese making at 11 a.m., ice cream making at 1:30 p.m. and butter making throughout the day. Goat-milking demonstrations and bottle feeding baby goats will also take place throughout the day.

A craft program for children, “Cheese Box,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts take 20 minutes to complete and cost $3 each.

Howell Farm, a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission, is located on Valley Road in Hopewell Township, just off Route 29, two miles south of Lambertville. The GPS destination for the visitor center and barn is 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ 08530. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Parking and admission are free.

For more information, call the farm office at 609-737-3299 or visit or

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.


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