Events

Experience the farm through special hands-on events dedicated to giving visitors a deeper sense of our mission to transform our relationship with farming and food for a healthier planet.

From community programs and seasonal festivals for young children to Farm to Table dinners highlighting our local restaurant partners and their commitment to local ingredients, there is something for everyone.

Members of Wolfe’s Neck Center receive advanced registration to all of our ticketed events

Take a look at our Community & Visitor Programs calendar, too!

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Past Events

Thursday-Sunday, September 17-20: Farm to Easel Art Auction

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Monday, August 3: Blueberries for Sal

9am & 10:30am
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Saturday, June 6: Spring Plant Sale

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Saturday, February 1: Understanding Integrated Pest Management

1-3pm
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Saturday, January 25: Winter Growing Workshop

12-3pm
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Saturday, January 11: Salve Making Herbal Workshop

1-2pm
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Thursday-Sunday, September 17-20: Farm to Easel Art Auction

Our Farm to Easel Invitational Art Auction will be hosted online, and will feature works from over 40 talented local artists. We’ve asked them to contemplate their own perspective on the climate crisis.  All proceeds from this event will support Wolfe’s Neck Center’s research initiatives, training for new farmers, and programming that highlights the connection between what we eat and the impact is has on the planet.

Bidding opens on Thursday, September 17 at noon and concludes on Sunday, September 20 at 5pmFree and open to the public.

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Monday, August 3: Blueberries for Sal

9am & 10:30am

Join us at Wolfes Neck Center for a program celebrating the classic Maine story, “Blueberries for Sal”.

We will meet at the Farm Store (184 Burnett Road) where we will read the story. Then we’ll load into the wagon for a ride to our gardens to pick some delicious high bush blueberries!

After, we’ll use our harvest to make a farm fresh treat with some Stonyfield Yogurt and some other tasty goodies.

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Saturday, June 6: Spring Plant Sale

Rain or shine, 9am – 1pm

A great selection of perennials, annuals, herbs and seedlings, from full shade to full sun, will be available. All plants are donated by volunteers, friends and neighbors. There will be plants for the beginning gardener and those with green thumbs. Whether you are a novice looking to start your first garden or a green thumb looking for something new, our plants run the gamut. The Annual Plant Sale is a wonderful way to recover from the long winter and support Wolfe’s Neck Center.

Anyone wishing to assist with this year’s sale or has plants to donate should contact Tim Lewis at striper295@comcast.net.

Event generously sponsored by Gnome Landscapes, Design, Masonry & Maintenance.

Saturday, February 1: Understanding Integrated Pest Management

1-3pm

Are the bugs and weeds in your garden getting you down? Come to the farm and dig into integrated pest management and integrated weed suppression management practices. We’ll focus on organic solutions to help you get out of the weeds. Best suited for adult learners.

Topics Covered:

Pest identification
Crop rotation & interplanting
Deep organic pest control
Timing crops according to pest life cycles

Saturday, January 25: Winter Growing Workshop

12-3pm

Come out to the farm and explore best practices for winter growing. Participants will tour our year-round growing infrastructure and then venture inside to talk about extension practices for the backyard grower (weather depending). There will also be a chance to purchase winter growing starters!

Note: The workshop includes a tour through our fields to the greenhouse. These are not plowed, and you should dress warmly for the outdoors. This workshop is best suited for adult learners.

Topics Covered:

What do plants need to grow all winter?
Understanding photoperiod
Microclimates
Greenhouse components explained. Why incorporate mobility?
Maintaining soil fertility in a closed environment
Designing your winter garden

Saturday, January 11: Salve Making Herbal Workshop

1-2pm

Make your own healing salve, the perfect remedy for dry winter skin and a great addition to your natural medicine cabinet. You can also use on burns, scrapes and bug bites. Take home your own tin of salve made from farm-grown calendula, comfrey and plantain mixed with beeswax and oil.

Ages 10 and up. $12/person.

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Farm-to-Table Dinner Series

Each of our Farm-to-Table dinner is unique, as we partner with a different chef to feature local foods at the peak of their season, harvested here and at other area farms. What they all have in common is that you can expect a beautiful farm setting, live music, great company, and delicious local food and beverages while benefiting our nonprofit.

Community Programs

Engage in moments of fun and learning with your family through one of our many farm and campground programs led by our educators.

Farm Education

Workshops

Our new Backyard Gardener Workshop Series is designed for the aspiring small-scale farmer, and is geared towards adults and children alike.  Each session offers an in-depth exploration of a specific topic through lectures and hands-on activities, granting you the skills needed to confidently and successfully cultivate your own garden space.

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