Colchester Farm CSA Educational Programs
CFCSA's educational programs offer something for everyone-whether you're curious about sustainable agriculture methods or looking for a culinary learning experience, we invite you to participate and broaden your horizons. Our programs are open to anyone in our community-you don't have to be a CSA member! Click on the links below to find out more.
2017 Education Program Schedule
Please register for all events at least one week in advance.
To register or to ask questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org, pay via PayPal or by check made out to Colchester Farm CSA and sent to PO Box 191, Georgetown, MD 21930.
Learning Down on the Farm
31285 Georgetown Cemetery Road, Galena, MD 21635
Outdoor Movie - Friday, May 12, 7:30 pm
Bring the kids to watch a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks available.
Registration deadline: Friday, May 5th
July 10-14 -- Kids' Discovery WeekThis popular hands-on program is back for youngsters entering kindergarten through 6th grade. They'll enjoy nature-inspired arts and crafts, tend and taste the treasures grown in our fields, and play games with our animal friends on the farm. Morning, afternoon and full-day sessions available. Slots fill quickly!
Registration deadline: July 3
Wednesday, July 12, 7:00 am -- Farm Walk
See what's growing and learn about Colchester's sustainable practices. This is an exclusive opportunity to walk in the shoes of the apprentices learning from the master, farm manager Theresa Mycek.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 5th
Tuesday, July 18, 7:00 pm -- Farm Tour
Learn what it takes to get your weekly shares planted, cared for, and harvested. Early- evening tour led by our farm apprentices.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, July 11th
Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 pm -- Food Preservation Workshop
How can we make the tastes of summer linger all winter long? Learn tips and techniques about how to freeze, can, and pickle vegetables.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 2
Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 pm -- Soil Health Workshop
Learn about what makes soil "healthy," and how that can affect your growing from University of Maryland scientist and former Colchester board president Nevin Dawson.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 30
Learning in Town
"How does your garden grow?" -- Saturday, April 15, 10:00 am
Master Gardener Sabine Harvey leads a conversation about growing things! We'll meet at the Chestertown Library to discuss common practices, tips, sustainability and more, all for your backyard garden.
Location: Chestertown Library
Recipe Swap -- Saturday, August 5, 1 pm
Lunch in the park. Br
ing your favorite CFCSA veggie recipes to sample and share.
Location: Worton Park Pavilion
Registration deadline: Saturday, July 29
Basics of Fermentation* -- Saturday, November 4, 2-4pm
This demonstration class will walk participants through procedures for different types of fermentation. Class participants will take home samples of fermented veggies!
Location: to be determined
Registration deadline: Saturday, October 28
To register or ask questions, email email@example.com.
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Colchester Farm | P.O. Box 191 | Georgetown MD 21930 | (at 31285 Georgetown Cemetery Rd)
Updated April 14, 2017