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Mar012013

Spring Workshops at Millstone Farm in Wilton

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 with Chef Tim LaBant

Saturday, March 23:  12pm – 3pm 

Cost: $50, RSVP to f2f@schoolhouseatcannondale.co 

Back by popular demand! Join us for a hearty lunch and an up close and personal workshop on how to carve a whole pig, lead by Chef Tim LaBant of The Schoolhouse at Cannondale. Read more...

Raising Backyard Chickens

Saturday, April 6:  1pm – 4pm 

Millstone’s Farmer, Annie Farrell, covers the steps and skills required to raise happy, healthy chickens in your own backyard. Read more...

Backyard Vegetable Gardening

Saturday, April 27:  1pm – 4pm

Join the nation’s increasing population of backyard farmers and kick-start your growing season with an informative and interactive workshop on the basics of creating a productive veggie plot. Read more...

Foraging & Cooking with Wild Edibles 

Sunday, May 19:  1pm – 4pm 

Join wild edible and medicinal plant expert, Leda Meredith, on a foraging tour of Millstone’s 75 acres. Learn how to identify the area’s most common wild edibles, as well as tips for foraging safely and with minimal impact to the natural environment. Read more...

Introduction to Beekeeping 

Saturday, June 1:  1pm – 4pm

*Rain date Sunday, June 2

Master Beekeeper Leslie Huston will showcase the honey bee and its many amazing qualities. We will cover a bit of beekeeping history, examine the equipment and methods commonly used in keeping bees, sample some products of the hive, and discuss the challenges facing bees today. Read more...

General Workshop Information 

Workshops are $30 per person. Payment required to hold your spot.

Space is limited! RSVP to katie@millstonefarm.org 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

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