Fall 2015 Adult Programs

 

Community Events

 

harvest dinner & silent auction
Feast on local and organic foods provided by the Natick Community Organic Farm and specially prepared for you by the Welleseley College Club Executive chef.
When: Friday, September 25

Time: 5-9 p.m.
Where: Wellesley College Club, 727 Washington Street, Wellesley
Fee:

$120 per person; $100 for current NCOF members before September 22

$140/$120 after September 22 & at the door

 

Book Discussion Series
Come and discuss titles related to sustainable living in a mutually supportive and encouraging atmosphere. Join us for all three thought-provoking sessions, or select a discussion or two of particular interest. Book titles and dates to be announced! Please check back at the end of August.

When: to come
Time: 7:30-9 pm

 

 



growing and eating great garlic (ages 14+)
Growing your own garlic is easy and rewarding. Learn how to start and tend your own garlic patch, which varieties thrive in our climate, and how to get the best yields. We'll be sampling different varieties of raw and cooked garlic in different forms during class, so bring your appetite and be prepared to leave with garlic breath.

Instructor: Trish Wesley Umbrell, Farm Administrator & Garlic Grower

When: Wednesday, October 7

Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $15 members/ $18 non-members

 

soapmaking 101 (ages 14+)
Come and discover how soap is made. Learn about different carrier oils, essential oils, and other soap ingredients, along with the safety guidelines for working with lye. Join in in making a fresh batch of soap, as a class, using the traditional cold-process method. Explore the value of using natural ingredients, in contrast to the chemical additives found in commerial soap products. Develop the confidence to try soap making on your home at home! All materials and equipment provided. Each participant will take home close to a pound of all-natural, home-made soap, justing in time for holiday gift-giving!

Instruction, Melissa Probst, Soapmaker, Sweet Suds

When: Saturday, November 14

Time: 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Fee: $65 members

No registration through NCOF.
To register, please email or call Melissa Probst at sweetsuds@zoho.com, 508-904-9246.


                                                                       


                                                                       

To check on your membership status please send an e-mail to marcy@natickfarm.org

If you would like to become a member or would like to renew your membership you can do so at the same time you sign up for a program.