Grandparent Days – All 3 Days (Jul 29-31, 2020)


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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – Farm Fresh: Get ready to eat! On this day we will prepare recipes from food grown right on our farm. We will spend time in the garden, weeding and harvesting and talking about the joy of good work. Together we will prepare salsa from the garden and learn the basics of bread baking and butter making.

Wednesday Schedule:

  • 9:00a – Coffee and Farmyard Scavenger Hunt
  • 9:30 – Introductions and Farm Lesson
  • 10:00 – Gardening and Salsa-making rotation
  • 10:45 – Bread basics and butter making rotation
  • 11:30 – Life Application: Pulling weeds when they are small
  • 12:00p – Bring your own picnic (optional)

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – Shepherding & Fiber Arts: On this day we will learn about sheep and shepherding. We will have a special demonstration to learn how wool is carded, spun, dyed and made into beautiful things.

Thursday Schedule:

  • 9:00a – Coffee and Photo Booth
  • 9:30 – Introductions and Farm Lesson
  • 10:00 – Fiber Arts Demonstration from Fleece to Yarn
  • 11:00 – Time with the sheep learning about shepherding
  • 11:30 – Orchard care and apple snacks
  • 12:00p – Bring your own picnic (optional)

Friday, July 31, 2020 – Farm Animals: Our farm has sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens and honeybees. This day will focus on all the barnyard animals. There will also be a lesson on beekeeping (you do not need to get near the bees!) and milking the goats.

Friday Schedule:

  • 9:00a – Milking the Goats
  • 9:30 – Coffee, Introductions and Farm Lesson
  • 10:00 – Personal stories and lessons we have learned from each animal (petting and feeding)
  • 10:30 – animal byproducts and growing food for each animal
  • 11:00 – Honeybee demonstration (you do not need to get near the bees!)
  • 11:30 – Pollinator Game
  • 12:00 – Bring your own picnic (optional)