Pick and Prep
Jul
7
10:00 am10:00

Pick and Prep

  • Carnation Farms

Cooking outside the (CSA) box.  Have you ever wondered what to do with that celeriac or kohlrabi in your CSA box? In this workshop, we explore and learn various ways to prepare easy dishes using vegetables straight out of our certified organic garden, that everyone in your family will enjoy. Perfect for anyone who receives a CSA box or people who love to cook with fresh seasonal produce.

Garden Cocktails
Aug
8
6:00 pm18:00

Garden Cocktails

  • Carnation Farms

Master fresh garden cocktail-making using the freshest herbs and ingredients straight out of the Carnation Farms garden, in this hands-on workshop with Belinda of Happy Camper Cocktail Co. 

Garden Talk & Tour
Aug
20
10:00 am10:00

Garden Talk & Tour

  • Carnation Farms

Visit, tour and taste your way through the five acre certified organic food and programming garden at Carnation Farms.   Learn about what we do to preserve and build soil, ecological and pollinator health. The garden showcases many sensory plants and heirloom vegetable varieties.  Pick your own bouquet of fresh flowers (included in admission price)

Outdoor Survival (Night)
Aug
25
4:00 pm16:00

Outdoor Survival (Night)

  • Carnation Farms

Start the afternoon by setting up camp with shelter, fire-building, and becoming familiar with our surroundings. As dusk settles in we’ll begin our exploration of local nocturnal animals, testing our senses, and learning about the stars. Be prepared for wet and muddy trails. Short hikes <2 miles will be part of the fun!

Fridge Pickles
Aug
31
10:00 am10:00

Fridge Pickles

  • Carnation Farms

This workshop will teach you the basics of how to make fridge pickles with veggies harvested right out of our own certified organic garden!  Whether you like them spicy, sweet, or with dill, there are so many options! (includes takeaway of 2 quarts of pickles)

Family Retreat
Sep
15
Sep 17

Family Retreat

  • Carnation Farms

Enjoy a relaxing weekend on the farm with family and friends. This 3-day program provides many opportunities to get outside and explore while learning where our food comes from and how families can enjoy healthy living choices.  

Family Retreat
Sep
29
Oct 1

Family Retreat

  • Carnation Farms

Enjoy a relaxing weekend on the Farm with family and friends. This 3-day program provides many opportunities to get outside and explore while learning where our food comes from and how families can enjoy healthy living choices. 

Harvest Festival
Oct
14
Oct 15

Harvest Festival

  • Carnation Farms

Along with family-friendly activities like hay rides and finding the perfect pumpkin in our organic pumpkin patch, guests will enjoy  a sample of our farm-based programs, cuddle close at the petting zoo, and create one-of-a-kind crafts.

Harvest Festival
Oct
21
Oct 22

Harvest Festival

  • Carnation Farms

Along with family-friendly activities like hay rides and finding the perfect pumpkin in our organic pumpkin patch, guests will enjoy  a sample of our farm-based programs, cuddle close at the petting zoo, and create one-of-a-kind crafts.

Garden Gifts
Nov
18
1:00 pm13:00

Garden Gifts

  • Carnation Farms

What could be better than a handmade gift? Join our crafty staff for an afternoon of creative gift-making with supplies straight from the farm. Learn how to create handmade gifts for bath & body, and the kitchen! No experience necessary – whether you’re an expert “maker,” or a total beginner, you’ll have fun experiencing gift-making on the Farm


Cancelled: Chicken 101
Jun
10
9:00 am09:00

Cancelled: Chicken 101

  • Carnation Farms

Are you interested in keeping chickens and having fresh eggs from your backyard?Learn about raising chicks, choosing breeds, feed and care, safety and maintenance of a backyard flock and different coop plans. 

CANCELLED Birding
May
27
9:00 am09:00

CANCELLED Birding

  • Carnation Farms

Home to bald eagles, osprey, red-tailed hawks, woodpeckers, ducks, geese, swans, swallows, chickadees, and more! Come out to Carnation Farms and explore birds on the pond, lake, river, and up in our trails. Hone your photography and bird identification skills, explore bird language, discover habits and habitats. This workshop is sure to be a favorite among bird enthusiasts. Plenty of easily foot accessible options including some rough single track trails. Route options vary in length from 0-3 miles.

Intro to Beekeeping
May
6
10:00 am10:00

Intro to Beekeeping

  • Carnation Farms

This workshop will cover basics for beginning beekeepers.  The workshop includes a hands-on hive inspection and also includes: choosing hive style and using basic equipment, when, what, how’s of hive inspection, how and when to spot the queen, common hive problems and solutions, swarms, when to add honey supers.

Spring Social
Apr
15
11:00 am11:00

Spring Social

  • Carnation Farms

This family-friendly event will include an egg scavenger hunt, farm crafts, a farm to fork brunch, live music and more. Hosted at our historic Hippodrome, guests will learn more about upcoming activities and meet our staff while exploring the farm.