Agriculture

POUGHKEEPSIE – FREE Nature in Our City @ The Barn at The Environmental Cooperative

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)!

 

TUESDAY, February 19, 2019

 

5:30 – 7:30 pm

 

 

 

WAPPINGERS FALLS – Mozzarella Cheese making @ Stony Kill Farm

Mozzarella Cheese making with Stacey Lynch Adnams

 

SUNDAY, February 3, 2019

 

11 am – 12 pm

 

For ages 7 – 12

 

FREE admission

 

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!

 

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POCANTICO HILLS – Winter Farm Tour (Ages 14+) @ Stone Barns Center

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.

 

*Members receive a 10% discount on tickets. At checkout, use the discount code that was emailed to you. If you did not receive a code, please email membership@stonebarnscenter.org. To become a member and take advantage of this and many other benefits, click here.

 

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BRONX – FREE Family Art Project: The Wonder of the Wardian Case @ Wave Hill

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

Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm

The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm

 

*Admission

$8 Adults

$4 Students and Seniors 65+

$2 Children 6+

Free to Members and children under 6

 

For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events

Parking

Onsite: $8 per vehicle

Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!

 

DIRECTIONS

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

 

ABOUT WAVE HILL

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

The Café

 

(718) 549-3200

 

information@wavehill.org

 

Independence Ave & W 249th St

Bronx, NY 10471

https://www.wavehill.org/events/

 

Harlem Valley Farm and Food Alliance Fall Farm Day

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!

With our raw milk dairy Brookby Farm Store and Dairy, our newest stop Harlem Valley Homestead, our goat dairy Hoofprint Cheese Company, our pasture-raised cattle farm J.S.K Cattle Company, LLC, our grass-fed cattle and produce farm Locust Hill Market and our maple farm Soukup Farms, there will be a ton of activities for all!

For more information, visit: www.harlemvalleyfarmandfoodalliance.com/farm-day/

or visit the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HarlemValleyFarmandFoodAlliance/

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845-220-7072

Held in multiple locations in the Harlem Valley Area:

Brookby Farm Store and Dairy, 62 Dover Furnace Rd., Dover Plains, New York 12522

Harlem Valley Homestead, 147 Old Forge Road,  Wingdale. NY 12594

Hoofprint Cheese Company, 3684 Route 82, Millbrook, New York 12545

J.S.K Cattle Company,150 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Millbrook, New York 12545

Locust Hill Market 3691 Route 82, Millbrook, New York 12545

Soukup Farms 271 Halls Corners Rd., Dover Plains, New York 12522

https://www.harlemvalleyfarmandfoodalliance.com/farm-day/

 

Harlem Valley Farm & Food Alliance