Sunflower Shanty beer back garden opens at Houlden Farm in North Grafton

By Barbara M. Houle

The Sunflower Shanty at Houlden Farm in North Grafton officially opened this month, spotlighting an outdoor beer garden and pizza notion, as well as so significantly additional.

It’s all about spouse and children, pals and the enjoyment of nearby food and drinks al fresco in this business enterprise venture with owners of the farm, brothers Tyler and Trevor Houlden and the group from Flatbread Organization, a Boston pizza restaurant. Thomas Keane of Boston heads Flatbread Organization. He’s also a companion with Churchill James LLC, the developer that procured the former Blessed Dog New music Hall in Worcester.

The dish on Sunflower Shanty:

The 6-faucet beer back garden, hand-developed from a storage container, sits within the sunflower fields at Houlden Farm, 139 Outdated Westboro Street. The sunflowers are anticipated to bloom someday in July, according to Chloe King, the Sunflower Shanty’s common supervisor, who with manager Cindy Swanson helps run the beer garden. “The sunflowers’ vibrant hues will be an wonderful sight,” reported King.