Classes and Programs

IMG_0621Our classes and programs focus on the local ecology and environment and on topics related to using and preserving the crops we grow.

See the list of our 2019 programs below, co-sponsored with Sudbury Valley Trustees, and follow the links to register. Space for these programs is limited, and they fill up quickly. Stearns Farm and SVT members are eligible for free or discounted rates.

June 22

The Sounds of Outdoors: Learn how to record birdsong and other outdoor sounds from Stearns Farm Sharer and Sounds of Stearns Farm podcaster Debbie Blicher. (This program is full. Register to be added to the waiting list.)

https://www.svtweb.org/node/7496/register

August 21 [Cancelled due to weather]

Walk the conservation land donated by Margaret Pearmain Welch, which inspired land conservation in northwest Framingham. Starting at Stearns Farm, Dan Stimson, SVT Assistant Director of Stewardship, will highlight the conservation land in the area, and its important role as both farmland and wildlife habitat. No dogs, please. 

https://www.svtweb.org/calendar/evening-nature-walk

September 3

[rescheduled from August 28] Foraging expert Rachel Goclawski returns for a foraging walk to collect wild plants and learn about how to identify, prepare and preserve them. Learn foraging safety, sustainable foraging, nutritional and medicinal value, and cooking and preservation tips. We emphasize sustainable foraging- collecting highly invasive and renewable plants. You will touch, smell, taste, and collect wild plants. 

https://www.svtweb.org/calendar/foraging-stearns-farm-1

Check this page throughout the summer for updates.

Updated August 28, 2019