Christmas Cookie Dough Party
Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

Christmas Cookie Dough Party

What’s better than a Christmas cookie? Four different kids of Christmas cookies.

Our resident baker will set up 4 different cooking stations, which you’ll rotate through during the class. At the end, you’ll have 4 different cookie doughs to take home with you, which will yield several dozen cookies. Elevate your cookie game with these delicious gingerbread, chocolate ginger, and your classic sugar cookies.

Cookies, holiday beverages, and lots of cheer will be provided. Kid-friendly.

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Dec
19
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Girl Gone Green Coffee Talk
Jan
12
11:00 AM11:00

Girl Gone Green Coffee Talk

Manuela Baron has a passion for Sustainability and the Environment. She chooses to live her values by living a zero waste, minimal, plant-based life with intention. She believes in being happy and doing more of the things you truly love. She is the Girl Gone Green, and believes together we can all make little steps towards a better world. Check out her youtube channel for inspiration on how to live more sustainably and consciously.

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Design your Dream Kitchen Garden
Jan
19
2:00 PM14:00

Design your Dream Kitchen Garden

Marjorie Sweeney, owner of Botanical Dreaming, will guide you through creating your own dream kitchen garden. Attendees will learn techniques for successful seed starting, and will bring home an assortment of seed starter pots with seasonally appropriate plants to grow in their own gardens. We'll discuss the best things to grow for the season, as well as the benefits of having a kitchen garden any time of the year. We will look at individual garden design, with attendees sketching out their own gardens. There will be plenty of time for discussion, and you’ll find inspiration in Marjorie’s designs and expertise.

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Fruit Tree Planting in Florida
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Fruit Tree Planting in Florida

The fruit tree planting workshop will introduce community members to some of the fruit trees that work well in our environment, how to plant those trees, the importance of mulch and the effective utilization of pollinator plants, nitrogen fixers and dynamic accumulators. Raleigh will provide a simple hand out over his discussion and students will get to actually plant a fruit tree.

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Dec
12
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Dec
5
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Nov
28
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Guided Farm Tour
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Guided Farm Tour

Free 30 minute Guided Farm Tour 10am, 12pm, 2pm. Meet in the farm store.

It’s our opening week! The farm has been resting this summer, but now we’re turning everything back on. Wear your walking shoes and we’ll show you around our chickens, bees, compost, and garden beds.

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Little Sprouts Music Time
Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Little Sprouts Music Time

Experience the joy of making music with your little tot under the oak trees. For ages 0-3. Some music groups sing songs about the farm, we live it! These weekly 30 minute classes will create beautiful moments of bonding with the caregiver and child through rhythm, movement, singing, and stories. Wednesdays @ 10am. $12/class, 5 pack $10/class

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Final Farmers' Market
May
11
4:00 PM16:00

Final Farmers' Market

At the market, you'll be able to sample and shop locally made products, find produce from local farmers (including our farmette), and enjoy dinner on the farm under the twinkling lights (waffles & grilled veggie sandwiches). There will be adorable photo spots and farm tours at 4:30 pm & 6:30 pm led by Farmer Renee!

Some of the local small businesses attending include: Stanford's JerkyTampa's Best Dog Treats and Chews, Personalized Dog Bandannas, Mammoth FoodsSimply Sweet by DianeRuth's Friendship BreadSoap Handmade by Jeannie, In Stitches, A Gift To AfricaClemenlola GiftsFlow Fitness BoutiqueNativa Accessories, & more TBA

INSIDE THE FARM STORE: There will be local honey, vegetables, gmo-free proteins, herbs, sourdough bread and desserts. Also, check out the menu for a meal from the A Simpler Place Cafe. 

SHOP THE MARKET: You'll find artisan crafted soaps, locally made pet treats, jewelry, beef jerky, baked goods, hummus, and more.

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Farmers' Market + Plant Swap
Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

Farmers' Market + Plant Swap

Join us on the farm for the monthly farmers' and artisan market at A Simpler Place Farm & Market. 🌱 To celebrate Spring, we will be hosting a "Plant Swap" at the market. Bring a small plant or seedling to the market and swap it for a small plant from our "swap table". ☘️ You can also bring seeds to add our to our free Little Seed Library. Meet other local gardening enthusiasts, support your local farmers and shop local on a Friday Night.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Dec
17
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Dec
10
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Dec
3
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Wild Sourdough Bread Baking
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

Wild Sourdough Bread Baking

Would you like to bake a loaf that looks and tastes great?
Fit baking effortlessly into your lifestyle?
Amaze your family and friends?
Take more care of your health & save money on good bread?
Fill your home with the most wonderful smell in the world?
Now you can!

Beautiful hand-baked loaves.

By the end of our course you will be able to:

Mix and knead a beautiful, elastic dough
Judge when the dough is perfectly risen
Know when to put it in the oven
And when to take it out!
You will go home with a starter, a loaf of your own hand-baked bread and buttermilk biscuits ready to bake at home.

Space is limited to 8 students, so be sure to register right away to secure your spot!

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Nov
19
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Nov
12
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Nov
5
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Fall Farmette Open House & Pig Roast
Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

Fall Farmette Open House & Pig Roast

We are welcoming our community to come and kick off our Fall growing season with us; your Neighborhood Suburban Farmette.  We'll have apple bobbing and scarecrow decorating for the kids.  Pumpkins, mums, and produce from our farmette along with local produce, meat, and dairy from our farm partners  available for purchase in our small onsite farm store.  Farm tours will be given twice during the Open House.  All of the above is open to everyone!

We'll have a limited number of tickets available for our pig roast that will take place during the open house.  Tickets for the pig roast can be purchased through the below link.



*We are a small suburban farmette where we believe by the phrase "Grow, Feed Gather".  You will not find a large farm but rather an example of suburban farming illustrating small scale sustainable agriculture, conveniently accessible to our community.*

 

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Oct
29
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Wild Sourdough Bread Baking
Oct
22
2:00 PM14:00

Wild Sourdough Bread Baking

Would you like to bake a loaf that looks and tastes great?
Fit baking effortlessly into your lifestyle?
Amaze your family and friends?
Take more care of your health & save money on good bread?
Fill your home with the most wonderful smell in the world?
Now you can!

Beautiful hand-baked loaves.

By the end of our course you will be able to:

Mix and knead a beautiful, elastic dough
Judge when the dough is perfectly risen
Know when to put it in the oven
And when to take it out!
You will go home with a starter, a loaf of your own hand-baked bread and buttermilk biscuits ready to bake at home.

Space is limited to 8 students, so be sure to register right away to secure your spot!

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Oct
22
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette
Oct
15
9:00 AM09:00

Simpler Sunday Brunch on the Farmette

Enjoy the beautiful seasons of Fall - Spring on the Farmette with Sunday Brunch. We'll be offering a buffet style brunch with a menu that is ever changing based on what we are harvesting from our own gardens and sourcing locally from our farm partners. You can expect from scratch homemade buttermilk biscuts with honey butter straight from hives on our farmette. Quiche made with eggs from our ladies, locally sourced country sausage, organic yogourt parfait bar with house made granola. Savory, from scratch, scones and a sweet breakfast dessert like apple turnovers in Fall. The menu is priced a la carte.  
Very informal, rustic, setting where orders will be placed, plates and utensils provided for self service. You may enjoy in the tables and chairs scattered about the farmette or bring your own blanket and chairs for a picnic brunch. We ask that you pick up after yourself and dispose of dishes and waste in designated areas.

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Wild Sourdough Bread Baking
Aug
20
2:00 PM14:00

Wild Sourdough Bread Baking

Would you like to bake a loaf that looks and tastes great?
Fit baking effortlessly into your lifestyle?
Amaze your family and friends?
Take more care of your health & save money on good bread?
Fill your home with the most wonderful smell in the world?
Now you can!

Beautiful hand-baked loaves.

By the end of our course you will be able to:

Mix and knead a beautiful, elastic dough
Judge when the dough is perfectly risen
Know when to put it in the oven
And when to take it out!
You will go home with a starter, a loaf of your own hand-baked bread and buttermilk biscuits ready to bake at home.

Space is limited to 8 students, so be sure to register right away to secure your spot!

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Riverview Farm Festival
Jul
28
3:00 PM15:00

Riverview Farm Festival

LIVE MUSIC (2 Shades of Grey Duo) 🎤🎸• LOCAL FARMERS & SMALL BUSINESSES 🍅🍆


Tour the farm and farm store. Inside the farm store you'll find certified organic produce, food grown right at the farm and food grown locally by farmers who couldn't make it to the event. Meet local farmers and artisans outside. You'll find and sample local products like handmade soaps, hummus, jewelry, clothing, lemonade, beef jerky, bread, honey, salsas, gourmet cupcakes, hot food (Vamos Gourmet Food Truck, Everything is Better Fried), & more.

Four Stacks Brewing Company is a sponsor of the Riverview Farm Festival. Stop by their brewery in Apollo Beach for a locally brewed craft beer!

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