Allandale Farm Events
Visit us often to learn about upcoming events and workshops both on and around the farm.
2013 Past Events
Saturday May 18th: 10am-10:30am
Greenhouse Chat with Farmer Ethan
Get your veggies off to a good start. Join Ethan for a chat on tomato, eggplant and pepper plants. He will be discussing planting and care techniques, an overview of the varieties we have grown, as well as his favorites. Bring your questions. Free and open to the public.
Saturday May 11th: 10am-Noon
Pruning Demonstration with Dave Anderson
Join arborist Dave Anderson of Hartney Greymont as he shares expert advice on pruning trees and shrubs in your home landscape. Dave will lead an in depth discussion and demonstration with plenty of opportunity for questions and answers. Free and open to all.
Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12: 9am-Noon
Mother's Day Potting Station
Pot-up a beautiful gift for your favorite Mom! Plant a 6" terracotta pot with the herb or flower of your choice. Everything you need is included and we will be on hand to help. Cost $10.
Saturday May 11th: 10:30-2:30pm
Bedford Blueberry Goat Farm
Bedford Blueberry Goat Farm will be here for a goat milk tasting...with special guest Sophie the goat on the scene!
Also in in time for Motherís Day and making their debut - Runner and Swedish ducklings! Visit their new home in the barn next to Curtis and Willard, our beloved Scotch Highland steer.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Patti Moreno Book Signing
11am-2pm on the farm
Patti will be on the farm signing and discussing her new book, Gardening by Cuisine: An Organic-Food Lover's Guide to Sustainable Living. Come by and chat with The Garden Girl herself!
Sunday April 21, 2013
Medicinal Herb Walk
10am-Noon on the farm
Join us for a guided stroll around the farm with Herbalist Jessyloo Rodrigues to discover the wild plant medicine all around us. Learn to identify and use what's growing in the early spring.
The agenda includes a 90 min walk concluding with a sneak-peak greenhouse tour of our own up-and-coming medicinal herbs. Sponsored by Urban Moonshine.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
CANCELED::Backyard Orchard Talk with John Bunker::CANCELED
8:30am-9:45am on the farm
We are thrilled to welcome our good friend John Bunker of Super Chilly Farm and Fedco for a talk on all-things-tree-fruit. Author of Not far from the Tree, John is a veritable Johnny Appleseed when it comes to heritage apples. He will discuss pruning, planting, variety choices and more. Bring your questions about apples and beyond. Meet around back by the pond. $10 fee is payable the morning of the talk.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Seed in the City
10am-3pm at Allandale Farm
Join us Saturday, March 23 for our second annual Seed in the City event. We will be open for this pre-season event from 10am-3pm in honor of the humble seed. Hundreds of varieties of vegetable and flower seeds as well as seed starting supplies will be available. Compost, mulch, potting soil and other bagged amendments will also be for sale for those of you getting started outside. We'll have plenty of our knowledgeable staff on hand for Q&A, so come say an early hello.
The schedule of events is as follows:
10a-3p: Open for business
Seeds, supplies, compost, mulch and more
10:00a-11:30a: Seeding Workshop (THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL)
We'll help you get started; limited space, $10 material fee. Sign-up by emailing us at email@example.com.
11:30a-12:00p: Greenhouse tour
See what's growing; free and open to the public