*For scheduled tours*:
Come learn how your food is grown on our farm! Groups are welcome to arrange a private walking tour of our organic farm, followed by questions & answer period. You'll learn about:
Permaculture, organic growing, the holistic care of bees, pasturing animals in an animal rotation system for optimal soil, plant and farm health, and more.
Heirloom and other varieties of vegetables, and wild plants which are beneficial to insects
Farming methods which are ecologically sensitive to neighboring wildlife
Pricing for 1-hour farm tour, with optional 30 min Q&A:
$5/senior or student discount
$150 minimum per tour.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a tour.
NOTE: We give a number of free public tours on the farm throughout the season. Please sign up for our newsletter to get announcements about those!
EVENTS ON THE FARM:
For the 2019, we will continue to have special events here at the farm. This season we are planning more farm dinners (delicious concoctions crafted by our amazing chef friends using our produce from the farm, served in the barn for a magical night), educational potlucks on the farm, and more! We are also planning our opening weekend celebration (first Saturday in May) where we will be giving a free tour, and free talks and demos on permaculture! Be sure to either check facebook or get on our farm newsletter list for updates!
Alison Parker has an educational background in permaculture, medicinal herbalism and deep nutrition. She teaches classes and workshops on organic growing, food preservation, herbalism, traditional food nutrition and healthy cooking. Contact her to arrange a class for your group, or join us on the farm.
*CLASSES FOR THE 2019 SEASON*
July 27th, 1 pm to 2 pm: Using Essential Oils for Natural Cleaning Products
August 17th, 1pm to 2:30 pm: Backyard Permaculture
September 28th, 1pm to 2:30 pm: Vegetable Fermentation
Fermentation Workshop at Radical Root Farm
Learn to ferment vegetables into tasty and probiotic pickles and krauts. Lacto-fermented foods provide numerous health benefits using lactobacillius bacteria to preserve food instead of vinegar. Mason jars and farm-fresh vegetables will be provided in this hands-on workshop to take your healthy fermented creation with you! $40, Saturday, October 7th, Radical Root Farm, 1 to 3:30 pm
Kitchen Herbalism for the Home Cook
Do you want to build up your immune system and overall health, all while living your own delicious, farm-to-table life? Learn about the medicinal properties of foods, herbs, and wild plants, and how to use them in your cooking and kitchen apothecary! Go on a short plant walk to learn about common backyard plants for you to forage or grow at home. Make a jar of fire cider, an herbal remedy, for you to bring home as well! $40, Saturday, June 10, Radical Root Farm, 1 to 3:30 pm