Farm camp is a one day, fun-filled experience for elementary school children. There will be yoga, tending to the chickens, and garden-related activities. Lunch is provided by A Simpler Place. The afternoon will feature an artistic experience from our resident artist, Painted Leaf Studio.
This intimate class is designed for people who are serious about beekeeping. This class is ideal for people who are about to purchase their own hives for the first time.
You will be encouraged with the simplicity of growing pineapple. You will hear about different growing methods, propagating, and how to get many years of produce from one plant. Wanda will answer your pineapple growing questions and everyone will go home with a pineapple plant to patiently watch grow.
Georgea Snyder is the heart and soul behind the Sustainable Living Project. The Sustainable Living Project (SLP), believes that the current food, energy and education systems are failing to equip communities with the skills, knowledge and resources they need to have a healthy relationship with the environment. To cultivate communities dedicated to sustainability, their project offers hands-on experiences and education that encourage sustainable living.
1st Sunday of every month! Let's celebrate fresh, healthy, seasonal food together. Bring a dish to share that incorporates a locally grown ingredient, and then post the recipe here in the event. We'll save the links in a shared document, so that we have some inspiration for the month. Come by A Simpler Place farm store to grab some ingredients.
With polar vortexes in the north, horrific fires in the west, and extreme hurricanes here at home, understanding the existential threat of climate change continues to get harder and more important. However, there are little things that each of us can do to create small changes and demand bigger ones.
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.