Learn about the natural spaces that make Poughkeepsie the City we love! The Environmental Cooperative presents results from Poughkeepsie’s Natural Resources Inventory and the Fall Kill AquaBlitz. Maps and photos will be on display, with presentations and time for community conversation (and snacks)!
Learn about the process of making mozzarella cheese from start to finish. Students will learn how to milk our visiting cow Shirley and how the grass she eats becomes the milk we drink. Bring your appetite, we’ll be tasting our homemade cheese!
Come experience winter on the farm though our Winter Farm Tour! We will share with you our favorite places on the property while discussing the ways in which we farm and our diverse work to build a healthy and sustainable food system.
WEEKENDS, Janary – March 2019
3 – 4 pm
Adult (Ages 14+): $15*
This is an adult walking tour, it is not recommended for those under 14 years of age.
Come dressed for the farm and the weather–and wear closed-toed shoes. All programming at the Center is rain or shine except during thunder and lighting, or blizzards. If you want to know if a program is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call 914-366-6200. We have a 48-hour cancellation policy for all tickets. For a refund, please contact us within 48 hours of your visit at 914-366-6200 x131.
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FREE Family Art Project: The Wonder of the Wardian Case @ Wave Hill (Wave Hill House)
Explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations each Saturday and Sunday morning, from 10 am to 1 pm, in the Sally & Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center.
Artist-led, hands-on workshops incorporating a range of techniques and natural materials introduce families to traditional and contemporary art-making around the world.
The Wonder of the Wardian Case
FREE, and admission to the grounds is free until noon*
Join visiting artist Jan Mun to create a Wardian case, a simple terrarium historically used to transport living plants from the far corners of the globe to enhance the collections of botanical societies, and bring medicinal and agricultural plants to communities around the world. Learn the history of these beautiful structures while you use repurposed materials to make your own, transporting a little bit of nature to your home.
Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm
Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm
Harlem Valley Farm and Food Alliance Fall Farm Day
The Harlem Valley Farm and Food Alliance Fall Farm Day with the Harlem Valley Farm and Food Alliance
SATURDAY, October 6th, 2018
10 am – 5 pm
Mark your calendars for our Second Annual Fall Harlem Valley Farm and Food Alliance Farm Day! On October 6th from 10-5 plan to spend your day on some of the Harlem Valley’s finest farms! Awarded the Dutchess Tourism, Inc. Family Fun Award of Distinction, our farms will be set up for farm tours, hay rides, milking demonstrations, local area vendors and more!