May Events

A sampling of what’s happening this May in our local food community.  Please contact these organizations directly for more information, purchasing, or with questions about timing of events.  Obviously, all of the below events are subject to change without notice.

May 1

You can purchase your CSA at Hilltop Hanover Farm, but time is running out!

Your CSA share you not only get 20 weeks of local, fresh, sustainably grown vegetables,  your early commitment allows us prepare for the season and supports the Farm’s educational mission!  Download the application or call (914)962-2368 for more information. (Thursday pick-up only, Tuesday sold-out!)

May 4

Monthly Spin & Knit at Hilltop Hanover Farm, 11 AM – 1 PM: 1st Class free, $5 thereafter.

Calling all spinners and knitters, beginning or experienced! Gather in an informal atmosphere and be part of a monthly spinning and knitting group.  Click here for more information.  

May 8

Taste of Pound Ridge.  Enjoy local culinary creations in a festive atmosphere at Albano Appliance, Scotts Corners.  Proceeds to benefit the Pound Ridge Library Foundation.  6:00 PM – 9:00PM

May 10

Mother’s Day Herb Planters for Sale, at Hilltop Hanover Farm.

Planters are filled with wonderful aromatic herbs that will produce throughout the summer and fall.    Each eco root planter is made from reclaimed plastic bottles and filled with fragrant organic herbs. The herbs will continue to produce throughout the summer and into the fall.  Click here for more information and to place an order. Open from 10am – 4pm, $30.

Opening Day Celebration, at Daisy Hill Farm

Join Daisy Hill Farm in Bedford for their market opening with family, friends, great vendors, and lots of fun.

Family Farm Tours, at Stone Barns

On this family-friendly tour, explore the farm and some of our favorite seasonal highlights.  Join us for a walk around the farm to take a closer look at the animals that we’re raising and the vegetables that we’re growing!

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

May 11

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

Farm Market, at Stone Barns

Every Sunday, from 10am – 4pm

May 13

Cooking Class, Mount Kisco Child Care Center

Join Chef Intaba Liff-Anderson and Food Educator Susan Rubin for “Microgreens: How to grow sprouts and shoots along with great recipes and ideas for their use.”

May 16 

Couples Cooking, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Join a Chef Krista Espinal for an evening of culinary education and enjoyment! Learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. Bring a bottle of wine and savor the satisfaction of a home-made meal.  7 PM – 10 PM, $95/couple

May 17

Purchase Veggie Kits, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Geared towards all growers, these carefully crafted vegetable kits containing Hilltop seedlings, and Hudson Valley Seed Library seeds plus a one hour lecture on gardening techniques, will provide you with everything you’ll need to start growing on your own.  Click here for more information, and to reserve your kit/workshop.  $45, 10:00 AM – 4:00PM

Monthly Spin & Knit, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Calling all spinners and knitters, beginning or experienced! Gather in an informal atmosphere and be part of a monthly spinning and knitting group.  Click here for more information.  11 AM – 1 PM: 1st Class free, $5 thereafter.

Weed Walk with Bonnie Rogers, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Learn to identify useful weeds and herbs that grow in the fields and woodlands around the farm and your home. These plants live all around us are plentiful and are there for the using.  Click here for more information and to register. 11:00AM – 12:30PM, $20/adult, $5/child (8-12yrs)

22nd Annual Plant Sale, Lasdon Park Arboretum

The sale will feature native perennials, trees and shrubs, dwarf trees, nut trees, berry plants, mushrooms, ginseng, herbs and flowers. Visit Lasdon Park for more information. 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

May 18

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

Farm Market, at Stone Barns

Every Sunday, from 10am – 4pm

May 24

Better Late Than Never: Get Your Garden in Order, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

It’s not too late to get your garden in order! Come join our experienced farm staff for this informative workshop on how to quickly get your veggie garden ready in time for the summer season.    Click here for more information and to register. $20/adult, $5/child (8-12yrs), 10 AM – 12 PM

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

May 25

First Annual Farm Fest 2014: Memorial Day at the Farm, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Open house, farm tours, farm stand, plants, kids games, craft and food vendors.  Visit the Memorial Day Parade in Yorktown then come up the hill for a visit, celebrate farming in the region, and learn about other farms to visit in Westchester. 10 AM – 4 PM (Interested vendors contact Helen at info@hilltophanoverfarm.org.)

Farm Market, at Stone Barns

Every Sunday, from 10am – 4pm

Egg Collecting, at Stone Barns

Every Saturday and Sunday, learn about the pasture-raised life of a hen at the farm while helping to collect eggs. Registration and a small fee are required.

May 27

Cooking Class, Mount Kisco Child Care Center

Join Chef Intaba Liff-Anderson and Food Educator Susan Rubin for “Clean eating in the real world: incorporating principles of cleanses and detox into simple family cooking.”

May 31

Beekeeping for Beginners, at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Join Regina Blakeslee for a fact-filled workshop on how to maintain an active beehive in your own backyard. Topics: bee communication and behavior, swarm management, bee-friendly plants.  Click here for more information and to register.  10 AM – Noon, $20/adult, $5/child (8-12yrs)