If the thought of throwing a holiday party makes you wince, take some of the stress out of your next get-together by learning a few novel appetizers. Join us for a good time and an array of tasty new cocktail bites. Click here for more info and to register
We're prepping two great Thanksgiving recipes, including Sweet & Spicy Fruit chutney and Apple Pie filling with Bourbon. This class includes all the instructions for canning the produce and recipes of Fall safely and deliciously. Click here for more info or to register
*The Bourbon is non-alcoholic when cooked
There's no need to sacrifice favorite desserts just because you, or someone in your family, may have eliminated ingredients, like gluten or dairy from your diets. In this workshop, tradition meets creativity as we prepare two healthier versions of traditional holiday favorites! Click here for more info
Protect the Monarch Butterflies and make Seed Bombs! This earth-friendly, family friendly activity helps our threatened Monarch butterflies by helping spread milkweed plants 11:00am-12:00pm, Sat. Nov. 10
This event is FREE, but please register here
All ages welcome!
WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows ushow each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.
Movie Screening Tickets are available for $5 (students and seniors) and $7 (general admission) for tickets and more info click here
In this informative hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to small-batch, hot-water canning. This is a hands-on class, with each participant taking home freshly made jars of seasonal goodness, plus recipes. Click here for registration and more info
Hypertufa pots are perfect for cactus, alpine rock gardens, plant trays and bird baths. Attendees will learn to mix the hypertufa and then pack it into molds made from every day objects. Click here for more info and to register
In this class, learn how to suite, plant, prune and care for herbaceous, intersectional and tree peonies. This will be followed by a demonstration of how to divide and plant an herbaceous peony. We will also demonstrate how to graft a tree peony branch to an herbaceous peony root, the most common form of tree peony propagation. Adults only please. Register here
Get your passports ready! The second session of Cooking Around the Globe is about to take-off!
This ever popular kids’ cooking class with our wonderful house chef, Lisa Finn, opens doors to a world filled with culinary delights and ends with a Chopped-style chef’s competition, featuring a guest panel of judges, where students will compete to prepare their best dish. Let the food journey begin! Click here for more info or to register
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Grades 3-5 Mondays, 3:45-5:45 p.m.
October 29 – Halloween-Themed Class
Little Trick-or-Treater’s will learn some tricks while making fun Halloween treats! Join us at the farm to make Pumpkin Fudge and Witch Hat Cookies Limited to 12 students. First-come, first served. $50 per class. Instructor: Kathy Oberman Tracy. Reserve your space at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us at the farm for an intimate, seasonal four-course menu with wine pairings created by Adam Roytman, the owner at Norwalk's popular Bar Sugo restaurant.
Served with wine pairings, natch!
Shaved Kohlrabi Salad w/Apples, Basil, Parmesan &
Cauliflower Soup w/Black Truffles &
Quail w/Venison Sausage Stuffing,
Riesling-Poached Grapes, Frisée & Hazelnuts
Roasted Spaghetti Squash w/ Raisins, Capers & Pine Nuts
Short Rib Bourguignon w/Porcini Mushrooms
Almond Cake w/Calvados Cream & Roasted Pears
For more info click here
Join Chef Michelle from Mishy's Food Company as you learn how to make the lightest melt-in-the-mouth pasta, which we will then transform into delicious stuffed ravioli. Click here for more info and to register
This is a combo cooking class/dinner event, part of Tim's Kitchen's Chef Series.
Play, Watch, Eat & Drink in Wakeman Town Farm's gorgeous new chef's kitchen with Matt Storch, winner of Chopped and Chef/Owner of Match, Match Burger Lobster & Nom-eez. Click here for more info and registration
Wakeman's youth education programs start up again in September. We offer everything from a "Mommy & Me" program called Little Farmer Hour to a range of outdoor farm programs to hands-on culinary classes.Click here for more info
At the farm, today’s trash is tomorrow’s treasure! Learn to compost, right at home, and keep what belongs back in the ground, out of the landfills. Come to our FREE workshop to learn the simple way to compost at Wakeman Town Farm, October 8 from 7 to 8 pm. It’s free, it’s easy, and it’s good for the earth. For more info, click here
From 9:30-10:30 on Saturdays, kids will love watching Farmer Corey feed or halter train our our adorable little Shetland sheep, our alpaca, AJ, and our feisty goats, Marshall and Chase. Check out the nesting boxes of our chickens to see if they’ve laid any multi-colored eggs, or visit with a floppy-eared rabbit.
Feel free to stroll the gardens. You can chat with a knowledgeable master gardener between 11 and 1:00, or bring your coffee and hang out at our picnic tables for breakfast. When it’s time to leave, be sure to stop by our wonderful organic farm stand, open every Saturday from 10-2, and pick up all the organic produce you need for a backyard BBQ!*
Wakeman Town Farm is a special place for families. It’s YOUR town farm, so come out and visit!