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Sow and Grow Farm Festival & Plant Sale 2019

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

 

Enjoy the outdoors at Hale Farm & Village’s  Sow & Grow Farm Festival & Plant Sale! 

Experience the past and present farming lifestyle on June 8 & 9, 2019- 10am-5pm daily – including Draft horse demonstrations, Oxen talks, wheel plowing a garden, beekeeping and exploring the gardens on property maintained by the Great Lakes Brewing Company and the Bath Gamma Garden Club. The festival also features chicken keeping talks, sheep shearing, fiber dyeing and much more!

This year during the festival the Citizen’s of Hale auxiliary group will be holding a Plant Sale. Special historic and heirloom annuals, perennials and herbs will be offered.

The 19th century village is open to explore buildings and experience a working farm complete with sheep,

oxen and chickens.  Hale’s historic craft and trades are demonstrated throughout the day including glassblowing, blacksmithing, and spinning and weaving.

Enjoy lunch in the Hale Café featuring farm fresh selections. The Marketplace will be open for shopping during the festival, featuring blown glass items and pottery, handmade by the artisans at Hale Farm, and many other local items and souvenirs.

June 9 and 10, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission for all activities is $10 for adults, $5 for children 3 – 12 years of age, and free for members

Sow and Grow Farm Festival & Plant Sale –  Event Schedule for Saturday and Sunday

  • Plant Sale | 10am-5pm daily
  • Beekeeping for Beginners | 10:30am
  • Oxen Driving | 10:30-11:30am & 4:00pm
  • Hand Blade Sheep Shearing  | 1:00pm
  • Backyard Chicken Keeping Presentations | 2:30pm
  • Pint Size Garden Talk (by Christine DeJesus, Great Lakes Brewing Company) | 3:30pm
  • Draft Horse Field Work Demonstrations (by Trail Light Farms) | Ongoing
  • Hearth Cooking | 11:00am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Canning and Preserving | 11:00am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • Growing and Using Fresh Herbs | Ongoing

Interactive and Youth Activities

  • Stuffing a Straw Mattress | 1:00-3:00pm
  • The House that Jonathan Built story | 1:00 – 3:00pm
  • Farm Chores Hands-on | 4:00pm
  • Ongoing activities include; wool carding, garden cultivating, garden loom, games, spinning wheel & loom, flower loom and more.

 

Details

Start:
June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End:
June 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Rd.
Bath, 44210 United States
Phone:
330-666-3711
Website:
www.halefarm.org

Organizer

Hale Farm & Village
Phone:
330-666-3711