Katie Baker brings the magic of Simcock Farm alive

Love Local—Take a Break From City Life at Simcock Farm

03/07/2023 | Love Local, Patient Resources

“Discover the wonders of nature at Simcock Farm and get lost in its beauty and fun.”

At our clinic, we’re all about hearing healthcare—it’s what makes us tick! We’re proud to serve our community and keep everyone’s ears in tip-top shape. Trust us to take care of your hearing needs with a smile, because when it comes to your well-being, we don’t mess around.

Fall River, Centerville, Dartmouth, and Falmouth have captured our hearts, but we’re not the only ones! Countless small business owners pour their passion and care into these wonderful communities each and every day.

We started this series to bring everyone together and highlight all the amazing businesses that make this area so great to live in. It is vital to “Shop Local” to continue the sense of community in a small town.

This month, we want to tell you about Simcock Farm. It’s a unique place that could only exist in this part of the country, and we are delighted they are here.

It’s an incredible place to spend the afternoon with your family, especially if you have little ones. While very entertaining, it’s also educational and a vital part of our history.

If you’ve never heard of Simcock Farm, we’re happy to introduce you to them. If you have heard, then read on for a few insider tips on how to get the most from your visits.

Simcock Farm—At a Glance

Dating back to the late 1800s, this fourth-generation farm is the epitome of a New England treasure, complete with adorable animals, mouthwatering ice cream, and a sunflower maze that will leave you breathless.

When autumn rolls around, this farm transforms into a Halloween haven! Get into the spooky spirit with pumpkin picking, hay rides, and their infamous Spooky Sundae—the perfect prescription for a healthy dose of fall fun!

Best Reasons to Visit Simcock Farm

If just being outdoors and experiencing a functioning farm isn’t enough, here are other reasons to enjoy this little slice of heaven.

Animals – This farm is an animal lover’s paradise! Get up close and personal with miniature cattle, horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats as you explore the grounds. And with their friendly personalities, these adorable creatures are sure to become your new BFFs in no time!

Food – Indulge in the sweet taste of summer! Savor every creamy, decadent scoop of Gifford’s world-class ice cream, featuring an array of delectable flavors that will make your taste buds sing with delight. With options ranging from classic favorites to bold new creations, you’re sure to find the perfect flavor to suit your fancy. So why settle for mediocre ice cream when you can treat yourself to the very best? Come on down and experience ice cream bliss like never before!

Mazes – Get lost in the wonder of not one, but two mazes! In late summer, immerse yourself in the vibrant hues of the sunflower maze, lovingly crafted by Jim in honor of his parents. And in the fall, prepare to be amazed by the corn stalk maze, a labyrinth of twists and turns that will test your skills and leave you breathless. Both mazes are a true feast for the senses, offering up stunning scenery and thrilling challenges that will keep you coming back for more. So get ready to embark on an adventure like no other – Simcock Farm’s mazes are not to be missed!

Best Reasons to Visit Simcock Farm

The Staff are Like No Other

At Simcock Farm, it’s the people that make all the difference! From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the warmth and pride that emanates from every staff member, all of whom are dedicated to making your visit unforgettable.

Whether you’re indulging in some mouthwatering ice cream or learning about the farm’s rich history, you can count on their knowledgeable and friendly team to go above and beyond to make your experience truly special. And with many staff members boasting decades of experience on the farm, you can rest assured that their passion and expertise are second to none. So come on down to Simcock Farm and experience the magic of a business that truly cares about its people!

How to Get the Most Out of Your Visit

Since it’s such a big piece of land, it’s understandable that it would be located slightly out of town. The best way to enjoy this fantastic place is to dedicate an afternoon and bring the whole family.

This is especially enjoyable for kids of all ages and offers an excellent opportunity to learn about what life was like before iPads and grocery stores.

You can find the farm just west of Somerset, along Marvel Street. Feel free to contact them anytime with your specific questions, and if you make it up there this summer, be sure to let us know. We love hearing about everyone’s experiences with our Love Local suggestions.

Until then, keep your hearing healthy and support local businesses!

Simcock Farm
293 Marvel St.
Swansea, MA

*Hours vary depending on the season

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Katie Baker

Katie Baker, Hearing Instrument Specialist Apprentice at Duncan Hearing Healthcare Katie grew up in Somerset and went to Somerset High School. She attended Bridgewater State University and completed her bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a minor in Public Relations in 2012. While Katie’s initial expertise was in the automotive industry, after finding out about an opportunity to work with Dr. Duncan, she was elated and jumped at the opportunity. With determination, a strong aspect of her character, Katie loved the idea of a new opportunity. She also loved working with people and helping them in any way that she can. As a current apprentice hearing instrument specialist, Katie loves getting to help patients hear again. The best part of her role is witnessing patients’ faces light up when they turn on their hearing aids for the first time.

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