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Ease into Fall w/ Fairfield County Farm Workshops, Dinners, and Events

3 Sep

Farms are what keep us rooted to our humble beginnings, they keep us in touch with nature…farms are what keep us alive.  And, while most people probably only have surface level interactions with farms by purchasing their foods at stores or getting a bit closer to the source by visiting farmers’ markets, farms have lots going on behind the scenes.  The sowing, the planting, the watering, the manicuring, and the picking.  And, there are plant-y of other things going on at farms, depending on the season.

So, this is where we leave you:  some great events, workshops, and dinners at farms in September and October for you to dig.

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Wakeman Town Farm Hosting Family Fun Day w/ Games, Food Trucks, MYO Sundaes, a Pie Contest, and More!

23 Jun

Need somewhere to take the kiddos on Saturday, July 14?  Or, maybe you’re just a kid at heart and want to enjoy some local food trucks, check out a pie contest, or just want to pet some animals?  Either way, you’ll have to stop by at Wakeman Town Farm at 134 Cross Highway in Westport on 7/14 from 12-4 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, and just $5 for kids.  The food trucks are eat as you go, though, so bring some extra dinero.  If you’re planning on going, make sure that you register by writing The Wakeman Town Farm at wakemantownfarm@gmail.com.

Here’s a full list of all the great things going on:

• Local food trucks (Steaz Ice Teaz, J&J Kettle Korn, Christie’s Country Store, and an unidentified ice cream truck!)

• Games

• Farm Olympics

• Make your own sundaes

• Picnic (BYO blanket)

• Kid’s auction (you can win classes, workshops, and hoard-worthy items)

• Face painting

• Garden Tours

• Petting zoo

• Pony rides

• Pie contest (yes please)

• Fire truck (dalmatian not included)

• Not listed:  helping support local farmers!

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