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Registration is now open for Spoutwood's newest educational program!

 

Nighttime Education at Spoutwood Farm

Discover the sights and sounds of nature at night!  

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Perfect for Scouts, Schools, and Private Groups

 

Delight in the natural world after the sun has set!  Explore the gardens and woods of Spoutwood Farm as you adventure on a guided night hike.  Experience the wonders above as you stargaze with an astronomer at the Spoutwood Observatory.  Enjoy a crackling campfire as you spend the night under the stars on Camping Hill.   

7:00pm - 8:00am

$20/person (Kids under 6 free)

$200 minimum

 

Want to stay for breakfast?  Include the CHEFS Breakfast Boot Camp to extend your experience at Spoutwood Farm.  Our Culinary Health Educators from Spoutwood will teach you how to cook up a healthy and delicious whole-foods breakfast to enjoy with your group.  Return home with a few new culinary skills and recipes to share!

8:00am - 10:00am

$10/person

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For questions and registration, please contact:

Meg Hamilton, Program Director

meg.spoutwood@gmail.com

717-235-9272

 
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Seasonal Cooking 365

Workshop Series at Spoutwood Farm

For adults, teens, preteens, and families learning together!

 
Register a la carte or for the whole series here.


 

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Seasonal Cooking 365 will explore seasonal, healthy, whole-foods cooking that is family, kid, and budget-friendly!  Participants will learn new culinary skills as they prepare two seasonal dishes using ingredients found easily at local markets and farms.  Tips and strategies for preparing healthy meals that the whole family will love will be discussed, with a focus on budget-friendly options.  During each session participants will have the opportunity to create and share their own seasonal recipes.  All three sessions of Seasonal Cooking 365 are on-your-feet-active with a healthy dose of fun!

 

Part I: Essential Knife Skills

NEW DATE TBD $30

Learn how to quickly cut, slice, julienne, chop, dice, and mince a variety of foods while preparing two seasonal dishes using local ingredients.

 

Part II: Summer’s Bounty

August 16th 10:00am - 2:00pm $60

Summer offers an abundance of fresh, local produce.  Learn how to creatively use these foods in dishes that are sure to please adults and kids alike!

 

Part III: Autumn’s Harvest

October 11th 10:00am - 2:00pm $60

Autumn offers a unique harvest, and with it an opportunity for new, fresh recipes!  Discover the many ways to use local fall vegetables that the whole family will love!

 

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For questions or inquiries, please contact
Meg Hamilton, Program Director
meg.spoutwood@gmail.com

 
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Meet the Honeybees
an Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop Series
Have you ever met a honeybee or wondered how they live?  Do you want to know where honey comes from, even taste it warm, right from the honeycomb? If you would like learn about our honeybees, join us as we visit their hive home and get to know them better!

This spring Spoutwood's Beekeeper in Residence, Roger Williams, will host an Introduction to Beekeeping workshop series for kids and adults ages 9 and up.  Each session will include instruction on the life and work of honeybees, the practice of beekeeping, and next steps for becoming a beekeeper.  Class will conclude with open-hive time, during which you can experience our honeybees firsthand.  No experience or gear required, only curiosity and enthusiasm!  Participants will be asked to wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed-toe shoes; a bee veil will be provided. 

Schedule
Classes will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and will be followed by open hive time from 10:15 to 11:30.

Classes will be offered on the following Saturdays:
May 10th
May 24th
June 7th

Fees
$15/individual
$20/family (2 or more)

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  

 

 
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