August Events

Hilltop Hanover:  Pests & Disease in the Garden, July 26, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Healthy plants mean larger harvests with less effort. In this informative and practical workshop, taught by Hilltop Hanover farmer Wilson Chang, you’ll learn how to best prevent, identify, and treat the damage done by common pests and diseases. This class will focus on sustainable and earth-friendly methods to keep your garden healthy and blooming for years to come. Registration is required; $20 per person, $5 for children ages 8-12.

Hilltop Hanover:  Planning Your Fall Garden, August 2, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

With summer in full kick, it’s time to start planning for your fall garden! Come join our experienced farm staff for this informative workshop on how to quickly get your veggie garden ready for the fall. Bring in any questions you might have, and learn all the tips and tricks you’ll need to maximize your harvest. Registration is required; $20 per person, $5 for children ages 8-12.

Stone Barns:  Cooking at Home with Kids, August 3, 1:30pm – 3pm

Explore the joys of bringing farm-fresh ingredients into your kitchen, and learn tips for engaging your kids in cooking while enticing them to try nutritious foods. Explore an ingredient with a hands-on farm activity and follow it from field to plate. Learn how food is grown, gain confidence in the diet choices you make for your family and discover simple, inventive recipes to try at home.

Stone Barns:  Backyard Gardening: Crop Evaluation, Aug 9, 11am – 1pm

The diverse August harvest offers a lot to eat, but also a lot to learn from. Look, taste and touch your way through the field and greenhouse with Stone Barns Center’s Four Season

Farm Director Jack Algiere. Learn how to analyze the taste, aesthetic, yield and other factors that help growers decide what to plant. No matter what your growing experience, this program is a great way to learn about crops and begin planning your garden for next year.

Save the Date!

Feed Me Fresh: an Edible Evening Hosted by Mt. Kisco Childcare Center, September 20, 6pm – 10pm