ARUNDEL — Frinklepod Farm will celebrate the autumn harvest with its first-ever Fall Frolic on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a variety of activities for all ages on the farm, most of which are free.  

The frolic is open to the public, and will take place rain or shine.

Activities include volunteering with Frinklepod’s Harvest for Hunger farm plot, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., which this season, donated about 700 pounds of fresh produce to Bon Appetit, a soup kitchen in Biddeford. Food will be available from Farm Concessions, a Keene, New Hampshire-based food truck that specializes in local, vegetarian snacks, meals and drinks from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Children can compete in a 1K Fun Run and farm obstacle course, open to all ages, from 2-3 p.m.; and they can press organic apple cider using an old-fashioned cider press, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

One of the farmers, Noah, will lead a one-hour workshop on “Planning Next Year’s Garden” from 11 a.m. to noon. There will also be live music from roving troubadours all day, tours of the farm and information about growing organic food.

Frinklepod Farm is located at 244 Log Cabin Road in Arundel.

For more information or to pre-register for the “Planning Next Year’s Garden” workshop, contact Flora at 289-5805 or [email protected]