Dinner on the Farm 2018 – Farm-to-Table Fundraiser
Sunday, September 2, Massaro Community Farm, 41 Ford Road, Woodbridge, CT, 4:30 – 9:00pm
Join us for the annual Dinner on the Farm event, a celebration featuring an all-inclusive meal, open bar, dessert, coffee, and silent auction. The family style meal (including vegetarian options) is exquisitely prepared by award-winning chef and owner of Zinc, Denise Appel. Guests dine amid the fields and flowers of the farm. Admittance includes a farm tour, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and games. Proceeds support the farm’s commitment to farm-based education and the thousands of pounds of produce we donate each season to those in need. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased online (meal value $75).
Beekeeping Workshop – Winter Hive Preparation
Saturday, September 15, Massaro Community Farm, 9:00am and 11:30am
Hosted by the farm and conducted by Ted Jones (Jones Apiary, Farmington) and the Connecticut Beekeeper’s Association. Advanced registration is not required for these hands-on sessions in the farm’s apiary. Beekeeping workshops generally run 75-90 minutes. Suggested donation $10/pp. Only steady rain cancels.
Thursday, September 20, Massaro Community Farm, 7:00pm
Learn how to make cocktails and mixers from your garden! Local bartender and herbalist, Krissi Listorti, goes through the process of what it takes to make bitters, simple syrups, and mixed drinks from herbs that you can find in your garden or perhaps even growing wild. Must be 21+ for this event. For reservations, sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bartenders-garden-tickets-48216417603. Suggested donation $12/pp.
Charlotte’s Web performed by Valley Shakespeare Festival
Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7, Massaro Community Farm, Saturday 10/6 11am-12:00pm and 2-3:00pm; Sunday 10/7 2-3:00pm
The classic story of friendship, based on the book by E.B. White, will be performed at Massaro Community Farm by Valley Shakespeare Festival with additional fall activities included in ticket price. The 60-minute adaptation of the novel will warm hearts of all ages. Please note the event is outdoors, so dress appropriately. Performances are rain or shine. In the event of severe weather conditions, the performance will be relocated to an indoor location. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charlottes-web-tickets-48969377727.