Join us at Wakeman Town Farm for a fun and informative experience with maple sugaring enthusiasts Carl McNair and Julie Beitman. This experience includes tree identification, learning when to tap, and what equipment to use, plus tips on evaporation and bottling. Click here for more information
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
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
Have you been thinking of having your child spend more time outside this summer breathing the fresh air, learning about nature, sustainability, organic gardening, and animal care? Wakeman Town Farm is the place to be! Our summer programs offer children ages 3-17 the chance to have daily hands on interactions with our farm animals, learn about and help care for our organic garden beds, and even try their hand at simple recipes using our bountiful harvest.
Interested in learning more? We invite you to join us at our OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9 AM-12 NOON. Come on by, bring the kids, and see what we are all about!
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 will be the guest speaker and will share her love for regional Indian cuisine and demonstrate a favorite recipe. Click here for more details.
Join us for an hour of quality time each week with your child on the farm, while connecting with other children and caregivers in the community. You’ll enjoy fun and developmentally appropriate experiences with your little one in a weekly enrichment class designed to foster social skills and independence in Wakeman’s new farm facility. Trained instructors offer different themes and activities each week, including stories, music, crafts, play-based lessons, and a hands-on experience meeting our furry and feathered farm friends. For the last 20 minutes, we often spend time outdoors exploring the farm, visiting the animals, playing on the grounds, chatting with new friends, or simply following the kids’ interests! 8 weekly sessions offered for ages 0-3. 9-10 a.m.
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