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Full Moon Paddle - New Date!

August 5, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:

Lake Whitehall, Hopkinton

Leader:

Simon Vos , SVT Volunteer

Price:

$10 (free for SVT members)

Whitehall Reservoir in Hopkinton is a very clean and serene lake, shallow and easy to maneuver. Paddle around and explore some of the many small islands found in the lake by the light of the full moon. The area teems with wildlife! Since this is a night-time paddle, experienced paddlers only. BYOB (Bring your own boat) PFDs required.

Cut Flower Basics

August 19, 2017 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:

Stearns Farm, Framingham

Leader:

Melanie Hardy, Stearns Farmer

Price:

$15 ($5 for SVT members)

Flower and vegetable farmer Melanie Hardy will lead a tour through the Stearns Farm pick-your-own flower field, and share her favorite annual cut flower varieties. Learn the basics of flower cutting and proper harvesting methods. Participants will also make a large “farm style” bouquet to take home. Dress in "gardening" clothes and bring clippers and a large jar or vase for transporting flowers.

Space is limited; registration required. Discounted fee of $5 for Stearns Farm sharers and SVT members. Stearns Farm sharers, choose "YES" for "I am an SVT Member" and include "Stearns Farm" in the comments to receive member rate.

Co-sponsored by Stearns Farm CSA. 

Stearns Farm CSA is a sustainable all natural farm providing locally grown food in Framingham. Offering both summer and winter shares. Stearns Farm is located on conservation land donated to Sudbury Valley Trustees in 1975. 

Tie Dying with Vegetables

September 23, 2017 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location:

Stearns Farm, Framingham

Leader:

Katy Riley, Tree House Farms, Millis

Price:

$15 ($5 for SVT members)

Have you ever opened your CSA bag and admired the beautiful colors of all your veggies? Now you can capture some of those colors and wear them around town. Come learn how to use plants grown on the farm to tie dye using natural dyes!

Bring a clean white shirt made from natural fibers (cotton, silk, wool, linen) and we will work together to create unique designs and transform your white fabric into wearable art. Dying materials and equipment will be provided. Please come dressed in clothes that can get stained!

Space is limited; registration required. Discounted fee of $5 for Stearns Farm sharers and SVT members. Stearns Farm sharers, choose "YES" for "I am an SVT Member" and include "Stearns Farm" in the comments to receive member rate.

Instructor Katy Riley of Tree House Farms in Millis MA frequently teaches fiber art and natural craft workshops on her farm and abroad. 

Co-sponsored by Stearns Farm CSA.

Stearns Farm CSA is a sustainable all natural farm providing locally grown food in Framingham. Offering both summer and winter shares. Stearns Farm is located on conservation land donated to Sudbury Valley Trustees in 1975.