Programs For Adults

Harvesting young cattail root in our spring Wild Edibles programHarvesting young cattail root in our spring Wild Edibles program The farm offers adult programs throughout the year, exploring topics in farming, natural resources, historic preservation and more. You'll find current listings below.

The PLACE Program, offered in partnership with UVM, is a year-long exploration of the history, culture, and ecology of your Vermont community. Details at link.

Pre-registration required for all programs.


 

  • May to Oct
    12 to 21

    Every Day at the Farm

    Saturday to Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Events and opportunities to explore the Farm are happening every day, including: Property Tours Farmyard  Trails...

  • Jul
    19

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    19

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Susan Staley

    Thursday, 4:00–5:30PMAdult Program

    Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet series returns to the Farm this summer! The farm landscapes are capable of so much more than the first meets the eye: they produce nourishing...

  • Jul
    20

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Jul
    22

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    24

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    26

    An Evening of Bats

    Thursday, 7:30–9:00PMAdult Program

    Barry Genzlinger of the Vermont Bat Center, also known as "Barry the Bat Guy," will discuss bat benefits, rabies, white nose...

  • Jul
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    27

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Jul
    28

    Wild Mushroom Foray

    Saturday, 9:30AM–12:00PMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging? Join Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager, to identify species fruiting in our region in late-summer and to learn strategy...

  • Jul
    31

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    1

    Afternoon Tea and Floral Arranging

    Wednesday, 2:30–4:30PMAdult Program

    Please join us for afternoon tea and flower arranging with Victoria Dilley, floral designer at the Inn.  You will choose one of two Simon Pearce hand blown glass vase designs to create your...

  • Aug
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    3

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Aug
    3

    Wildcrafting Gathering

    Friday, 6:00–7:30PMAdult Program

    Interested in learning how identify wild edibles?  Join Chef Richard Witting of Firefly...

  • Aug
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    9

    Forest Bathing

    Thursday, 6:00–8:00PMAdult Program

    Experience the warmth and green glow of summer by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause beneath the green canopy of trees, visit the plants of the understory and take in the splendid view of...

  • Aug
    9

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Emma Merritt

    Thursday, 4:00–5:30PMAdult Program

    Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk Series returns to the Farm this summer! Our farm landscapes are capable of so much more than the first meets the eye: they produce...

  • Aug
    10

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Aug
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    17

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Aug
    18

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Guido Masé

    Saturday, 10:00–11:30AMAdult Program

    Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk Series returns to the Farm this summer! Our farm landscapes are capable of so much more than the first meets the eye: they produce...

  • Aug
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    23

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    24

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Aug
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    30

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    31

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    1

    Wild Mushroom Foray

    Saturday, 9:30AM–12:00PMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging? Join Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager, to identify species fruiting in our region in late-summer and to learn strategy...

  • Sep
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    6

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    7

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    8

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Kenzie McDonald

    Saturday, 10:00–11:30AMAdult Program

    Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet series returns to the Farm! The farm landscapes are capable of so much more than the first meets the eye: they produce nourishing foods, but also...

  • Sep
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    13

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    14

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    20

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    21

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    22

    Forest Bathing

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMAdult Program

    Truly experience the energy of the fall by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the trees, plants and listen to the birds. Give yourself this time to unplug, slow down and de-stress....

  • Sep
    25

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    27

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    28

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    5

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    12

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    19

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...