POCANTICO HILLS–Check out these exciting upcoming events and programs at Stone Barns Center. (above: Sumac)
Farm and Wellness: Getting to know: Sumac
Saturday, September 8, 11 AM – 11:45 AM
Learn the basics about Sumac – a powerful little berry, used traditionally in medicine and in Middle Eastern cuisine.
The Farm & Wellness: Herbal Health for Fall
Saturday, September 8, 12 PM – 2 PM
Join local herbalist Clare Pierson for a demonstration class focused on cooking up immune-boosting infusions and supplements using herbs and other natural ingredients like astragalus and Stone Barns Center honey and garlic.
Grow Your Own: Bitters
Saturday, September 8, 1 PM – 3 PM
Bitters are being reinvented, and in this fabulous class you will make (and be able to take home) your very own batch.
Kids in the Kitchen
Sunday, September 9, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking class for kids ages 5-10. Harvest ingredients on the farm and then use them to make delicious and healthy dishes that are easy to replicate at home.
Grow Your Own: Tonics, Elixers & Juices with Body & Eden
Saturday, September 15, 11 AM – 12:30 PM
Join Body & Eden, a superfood tonic and herbal elixir line based out of New York and Los Angeles, in this demo-style class to learn how to create simple herbal remedies to help transition from the fiery summer months to a more contemplative fall season.
Farm and Wellness: Natural Skin Care for Babies, Youngsters and Oldsters
Saturday, September 15, 1 PM – 2:30 PM
Join Patricia Butter, founder of Buttercup & Jake Natural Skin Care for Kids, for a workshop on natural remedies for skin problems in people of all ages.
Backyard: Fruits for Small Gardens
Saturday, September 22, 1 PM – 3 PM
Gardens are smaller these days, but a small garden is no impediment to fruit growing. Join Lee Reich, PhD and avid “farmdener” (more than a gardener, less than a farmer) whose glorious garden has been featured in such publications as the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living, to learn the growing techniques needed to grow fruit in small gardens.
Wild Food and Ecology Tour with “Wildman” Steve Brill
Sunday, September 23, 1 PM – 3 PM
Join Naturalist/Author “Wildman” Steve Brill for one of his world-famous Wild Food and Ecology Tours of Stone Barns!
Farm and Wellness Getting to Know: Holy Basil/Tulsi
Saturday, September 29, 11 AM – 11:45 AM
Learn the basics about holy basil, otherwise known as tulsi. Native to India, this herb plays an important role in Ayurvedic medicine.
9th Annual HARVEST FEST
Saturday, October 6
10 AM – 3 PM
Join in this community celebration of the farm at its most fruitful. Festivities for the whole family include live music, a farmer’s market with delicious seasonal fare, hayrides, farm demonstrations and amazing adult and family workshops with farmers and food experts. Click here to buy tickets.