Anxiety is all too common in children these days. In this community-outreach project sponsored by Epidemic Answers, you can learn more about what you can do to help your child without medication.
Michele Didner, Certified Holistic Health Coach, and yogi explains what essential oils are, and how they can be used with seasonal spring foods to support cleansing and a healthy lifestyle. Click here for more information and to register
Join Culinary Nutritionist Heather Carey for a delicious, seasonal eating class that emphasizes some of the season's best vegetables and flavor profiles Learn tricks to save time in the kitchen and key secrets to making simpler food taste great! Click here for more info and to register
We all scream for ice cream in this four-class series! Kids will learn to make ice cream from scratch with Chef Mia. We will be making it in an ice cream maker and will also learn to make homemade sorbet, tuille cookies, and sauces. Click here for more information and to register
We’ve got more than organic veggies growing in our gardens. Join us on the farm for our first-ever Beer Garden event on Sat. June 9, featuring live music, corn hole and lawn games, artisan vendors, plus low and slow BBQ from Bobby Q’s, frosty beer on tap by New Belgium Brewery and tasty treats from Saugatuck Sweets. 12-8pm
Wakeman Town Farm is a pick up location for Stone Gardens Farm's bountiful CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program! Picture a whole season full of local veggies delivered to Wakeman Town Farm for you to pick up! Wakeman Town Farm offers the CSA as a community service, as our small demonstration farm does not produce enough vegetables to offer own CSA program. However, we do offer a wonderful student-run farm stand in season! Stop by and see what's growing at YOUR TOWN FARM.
2018 CSA INFORMATION
Pick-up Day and Times at WTF
Tuesdays at Wakeman Town Farm, 134 Cross Hwy, Westport - 12:00-7:00 p.m.
Summer Season: May 29th-October 9th, 20 weeks
Full or half shares are available, May 12th deadline to register, Prices are $680 for the full share and and $380 for the half share
Fall Season: October 16th-Nov 6th $120 for 4 weeks
Rules for CSA Pick-up
Please pick up during daylight hours on Tuesdays between 12:00 and 7:00 p.m.. Shares left at the farm and not picked up on Tuesday will be donated to a local food pantry
Where to Find your CSA Box
CSA shares will be held in the red barn. Please park on Wakeman Farm Drive and enter through the red pillars. The red barn will be on your left. Enter through the first door on your left where you see the CSA sign.
Whom to Contact with Questions
For concerns about your share, pricing, or share contents, please contact Stone Garden Farms at (203) 929-2003
For directions to the farm or questions about where to pick up your share, please contact Corey Thomas at (860) 391-1464
Middle school students will participate in a variety of daily farm activities, which include planning, planting and harvesting the garden along with taking care of the various farm animals (rabbits, chickens, ducks, goats, alpacas, sheep). A great program for students who like to ‘get their hands dirty’ while learning about the environment and having fun at the same time. Click Here for registrations and more info
Elementary school children in our Homesteaders’ club are thrilled to experience real farming and gardening activities, including planting and harvesting along with farm animal care. Click Here for more info and registration
Using farm-fresh ingredients, this series will take our young chefs around the world, starting in our local gardens! In the farm’s new commercial kitchen, Chef Lisa Finn will cover basic knife skills and cooking techniques, like mise en place (putting everything in its place), while exploring creative ways of making delicious, farm-fresh, simple and nutritious recipes with some ingredients plucked straight out of our own organic gardens! click here for more information
MEET EXPERTS AND HEAR ABOUT BUSINESS SUCCESSES THAT CAN HELP OPEN DOORS FOR YOU TO OPEN A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT OR GET YOUR PRODUCT INTO THE MARKETPLACE. SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN'S BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER CLICK HERE.
Join us with Fairfield Cheese Co., Raaka Chocolates & Harry's Wines, our partners for a very special event at the Farm! Learn about the chocolate making process while experiencing for yourself just how good cheese and chocolate goes together. Click Here for registration and more info
Join us at Wakeman Town Farm to celebrate Mother Earth and sustainable farming.
Learn from local fiber artisans how to spin and weave. Wondering where the wool comes from? Watch our friends from Alpacaboose Farm shear our sheep, Cookies and Cream. Local Master Bee Keeper, Jeff Schwartz, will share their wisdom on saving the honey bees, and how kids can help. Learn about how to return nutrients to the soil through composting, either creating your own compost bin with advice from a UConn Master Composter, or channeling your food waste into commercial compost, via the experts at Curbside Compost. Hear from C-Tec Solar how solar energy can help you be more sustainable every day. And, of course, we'll all take part in the traditional Maypole dance with local caller Bill Fischer at 2 p.m. We'll also have a fab local food truck serving lunch!
Join us out in the gardens for our kick-off to the season. We will be discussing all of the exciting things happening this year around the farm and how you can get involved. We will serve some light snacks and refreshments. Interested in sticking around and volunteering for a part of the day? Bring some old shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty, we’ll provide the rest!
Join the Cookbook Club! Love cooking or just reading about cooking? The Westport Library is kicking off of a new tradition at Wakeman Town Farm's Tim's Kitchen. First up was author Katie Brown in December at Wakeman Town Farm's new Tim's Kitchen. In February, local food blogger Yamani Lal was the guest speaker and shared her love for regional Indian cuisine Our Speaker in April will be NYC-based gluten-free chef and author Phoebe Lapine who will demonstrate recipes from her bestselling memoir, The Wellness Project,. Click here for more details.
Join the crew at Wakeman Town Farm in celebrating the rites of spring by helping get the farm into tip-top shape! Below is our first annual Wakeman Town Farm Top 10 Wishlist of essential springtime gifts to make our working farm a model of productivity and sustainability. Help a little or a lot — Whatever suits your budget!
● Mobile Chicken Coop: $500
● Compost Bin: $1000
● Rabbit Hutch: $600
● Livestock Housing: $1,000
● Raised Vegetable Beds: $500
● Greenhouse Update: $,1000
● Aquaponics Growing System: $1,000
● AV System for Events & Programs: $5,000
● Tractor with Front End Loader: $17,000
Click here to donate
Kids will learn how to cook what is growing in the gardens at the Farm, as well as a variety of seasonal favorites. Jr. Chefs will make tasty treats, learn proper knife skills, and experience how a kitchen class works in Wakeman’s brand-new commercial kitchen. Click here for more information
Join us at the Farm for our new family-centric event. We'll have an Egg Hunt, an Egg-Toss, a farm-y craft, hot chocolate, and coffee! $20 per family, cash or check at the gate. E vent will cancel for rain. Click here for more info
Join us for a Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating Class with Aarti of Le Rouge Chocolates at Wakeman Town Farm. All you need is enthusiasm and you will walk away with handmade and handpainted eggs, just in time for Easter! You will paint 6 mini eggs and 1 medium egg. Other items available to purchase separately. Click Here to register
Expand your dinner offerings with Curries with Aditi of Calcutta Kitchens. Enjoy learning to make simple everyday Indian dinners to cook and feed your family. Includes: A quick Sunday chicken curry that you can enjoy through the week, a vegetable curry to go with it, and some delicious rice pilafs! And of course, will we enjoy eating our creations after making them! Click here for more information