Sport Hill Farm Announces Summer Farm Events

Lima bean, butternut and patty pan squash soup from last year's "meet me at the farm" luncheon
Lima bean, butternut and patty pan squash soup from last year's "meet me at the farm" luncheon

Who doesn’t love al fresco dining? It’s even more fun when the setting is a beautiful, family-owned farm. Sport Hill Farm in Easton has an irresistible array of  farm events scheduled for this spring and summer, including several farm-to-table  events with local chefs and cooking instructors. Book early because these events sell out quickly. Last summer I attended a “meet me at the farm” luncheon and am looking forward to returning this year.

From Patti Popp, owner of Sport Hill Farm:

The tentative spring 2010 grand re-opening for Sport Hill Farm will be the weekend of May 22 & 23rd. Will let you know the details as we get closer to the date & see how construction of our new barn is progressing!!

Cocoa Cowgals on Friday, June 11, 2010

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but chocolate runs a close second! Join Amie Hall, Holistic Health Counselor & cooking coach, to see how very easy it is to make healthy & delicious raw chocolate for your sweet tooth and learn about the health benefits chocolate has to offer.  This is a mix & mingle event with chocolate demos, beverages, tastings & recipes. Please RSVP to reserve a seat. Seating is limited to 20 – ADULTS only please.  Event is from 7:00p.m- 8:30 p.m. $20 per person. Thanks!!

Family Fun- “Farm to Pizza” on Sunday June 13, 2010

Come on out to the country for a little family time and enjoy some of Chef Jeff’s delicious wood-fired pizzas. Sport Hill Farm is the perfect backdrop to enjoy (hopefully) some sunshine, children’s games and a buffet that includes freshly made pizza, salad, dessert and beverages. Click here to read a previous post about Chef Jeff and his portable, wood-fired brick oven catering company featuring locally grown produce and meats.

This event is limited to 15 families per session. Session 1 for lunch will be from 12:00p.m.-1:30p.m..  We will also offer a second seating for dinner if you prefer from 4:30-6:00 p.m. on this day.This is a unique and special opportunity to see first hand how your pizza is made and cooked using a portable, wood-fired brick oven. Cost is $20 per person. A family of 4 -$75 and a family of 5 -$90-. Pre-payment & pre-registration is required. Please e-mail me at FARMGAL596@YAHOO.COM to reserve your place now. In case of inclement weather, the event may be postponed.

“Meet Me At The Farm”

TUESDAY JUNE 15, 2010 –Come join Amie Guyette Hall, holistic health counselor and cooking coach, here at the farm to learn how easy it can be to prepare and cook seasonal produce. The event is held promptly at  11:30 and ends at 1:00 pm. You’ll enjoy a cooking demo and seasonal lunch with recipes to take home. Future dates: May 18, 2010 – not sure of location yet because we are in the midst of rebuilding our treasured barn to a more open and practical facility to serve everyone better . The other luncheon dates are June 15 ; September 21 & October 19.  You can sign-up for one class or all four.  Please RSVP to farmgal596@yahoo.com or amieghall@aol.com. Limit 20 people per class, 24 hour cancelation notice required. Cost is $40 per person, per session. Thanks.

“JUNIOR FARMER”

April 6, 2010

So you want to be a farmer when you grow-up (well maybe). Throughout the 2010 season Sport Hill Farm will be holding junior farmer events tailored to children ages 10-14. Come and learn side by side with farmgal Patti on what it takes to work, manage and run a small family farm. You need to dress appropriately, work cloths are the best. Mud and dirt is par for the course. Monthly sessions will be held beginning Saturday June 12, 2010. Only five children will be taken per session, so sign-up early. Held from 1:00-3:00 at our farm. Please feel free to share with someone who may be interested. Fee $25 per session. They are going to be held on the dates below:

Sat. June 12th 1:00-3:00P.M.

Tues. July 20th 1:00- 3:00P.M.

Tues. August 24 1:00-3:00

Please e-mail me farmgal596@yahoo.com to reserve your child’s spot and if you have any additional questions.

And don’t miss their Summer Farm Camp, held in partnerships with The Unquowa School, for a chance for pre-k through 6th graders to work the farm and cook with local, organic food.

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