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FARM WORKSHOPS

 

Millstone Farm is proud to offer an array of farm-focused workshops led by our wonderfully knowledgable farmers and special guest instructors.

 

SELECTED LIST OF OFFERINGS
 

 

BACKYARD GARDENING

  • The Basics of Backyard Gardens
  • Composting
  • Nutrient Dense Soil for Nutrient Dense Crops
  • Seed Saving
  • Building a Community Garden
  • Growing Grain in the Northeast
  • Beekeeping
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Green Walls and Roofs

PRESERVING THE HARVEST

  • Fermentation and Pickling

  • Honey Extracting and Canning

  • Maple Syrup Production

  • Preserving your Garden: Canning, Freezing, Drying
  • Cider pressing & Canning

LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT

  • Pig Carving
  • Grazing Workshop & Pasture Management
  • Sheep Shearing for Beginners
  • Raising Backyard Chickens for Meat and Eggs
     

IN THE WILD

  • Hawk Walk & other Wild Birds
  • Foraging Edibles: Wild Things to Forage and Feast

 

 

LANSCAPE & HISTORY

  • English Gardens
  • Stone Walls with master stone wall builder Andrew Pighills
  • History of New England’s Stone Fences with “Sermons in Stone” author Susan Allport