We hold special volunteer days generally the 4th Saturday of each month. Examples are Potato Planting Day, Weed n’Feed Day, and Garlic Planting Day. Go to the volunteer section for more details.
Open House and Seed to Soil Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 21 & 22
- Sales and Discounts on Seedlings, Plants, Garden Supplies, and Gardening Books
- Workshops and Tours
- Door Prizes, Entertainment, and Taste Testings
Kale Fest, 3rd Saturday in June
Stop by the Localvore Luncheon and try out recipes featuring our ’7 Types of Kale’! Free Recipes, tour of the kale gardens, and information on growing your own.
‘Art at the Farm‘, July
We’re planning a festival of artwork at the farm. Please contact us to help organize what could be an outstanding event!
AA Days – Apprentice Alumni Days, Thursday and Friday, September
Come one, come all of you folks that have worked for us at the farm. On your way to
the Common Ground Fair, stop at Rippling Waters to reacquaint yourself, hug, and joke with past staff and apprentices. Check out our changes, get your hands dirty, or do some physical work during the days. We’ll have a potluck supper on Thursday evening, and then you can party and sleep over at the farm. We have some beautiful evenings down at the river!!
1st Annual Local Farm Farm, 1st Saturday in December
Try a different kind of ‘Christmas Fair’, one with all the products are produced by the local farms and backyard gardeners in the Standish area.
In 2011 we had a great time with local farms and 4-H’ers as venders. The most popular products were fresh baked goods, canned goods, and holiday decorations. We sold a few rosemary and sage plants, too.