This just in from The Fairfield Green Food Guide: Millstone Farm's spring workshops series has been announced. These events range from Pig Carving 101 with Chef Tim LaBant of The Schoolhouse to Raising Backyard Chickens with Millstone’s Master Farmer, Annie Farrell. You'll want to check these out.
Pig Carving 101
Saturday, March 17: 12pm – 2pm
Tim LaBant, Chef and owner of The Schoolhouse at Cannondale Restaurant provides a comprehensive how-to on carving a full pig. We’ll also discuss benefits of the different cuts of meat, and how best to prep and cook them.
Soft drinks and rustic and seasonal farm to fork lunch will be available throughout the event. Feel free to BYOB to share and swap to keep things interesting!
*$45.00 per person, due with reservation. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org before March 12.
Raising Backyard Chickens
Saturday, March 24: 1pm – 4pm
Millstone’s Master Farmer, Annie Farrell, covers the steps and skills required to raise happy, healthy chickens in your own backyard. From incubating to egg collecting, you’ll be well prepared to care for your brood. The workshop includes a look at our state of the art mobile chicken coops and a tour of the farm.
Backyard Vegetable Gardening
Saturday, April 14: 1pm – 4pm
Become a backyard farmer and kick-start your growing season with an informative and interactive workshop on the basics of creating a productive veggie plot. Learn tricks of the trade, like growing in raised beds, companion planting, pest control, and more from Annie Farrell, then head out to our garden for hands on instruction in seed starting, direct seeding, and transplanting.
Summer Workshop Preview
May 5: Composting with Alexis Wilcox of Duck Truck Composting
June 9: Foraging & Cooking with Wild Edibles with Leda Meredith
General Workshop Information
Workshops are $30 per person. Payment required to hold your spot.
Space is limited! RSVP to email@example.com or call 203.834.2605
*Please note exceptions to fee and RSVP info for Pig Carving 101.
Millstone Farm's beautiful coup-de-villes house their hens when they're not free ranging on pasture.
About Millstone Farm
Heritage pigs at Millstone Farm, Wilton, CT
Millstone Farm is a 75-acre working farm in Wilton, CT helping rebuild the food community through small scale agriculture, educational activities, and events. Millstone raises pastured heirloom breed sheep, pigs, and poultry, and grows vegetables for a small CSA, local chefs, and family-owned markets.
Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road, Wilton, CT 06897