Sunset on the Farm Photography Excursions

Join us for a private sunset walk on The Farmers' Museum grounds as we learn photographic techniques.   Reserve your spot here... About this event Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer […]

Hot Frame Gardening

Jump-start your garden with this historic technique that can beat the late winter cold! You will first construct your own 3 foot x 2 foot frame to take home, then learn how to set it up by working on the hot frame in our historic farm garden. We will even send you home with a […]

Baking in the Lippitt Farmhouse

Spend your day in the kitchen of the Lippitt Farm House learning how to bake traditional breads and cakes! Fire and bake in the brick bake oven, as well as a bake kettle, or Dutch oven. Share your delicious goods at the end of the session or take them home to impress your family! Location: […]

Sunset on the Farm Photography Excursions

Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer and museum staff member Kevin Gray will walk you through the museum grounds, stopping at photogenic areas and providing helpful pointers on composition, light and […]

Sunset on the Farm Photography Excursions

Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer and museum staff member Kevin Gray will walk you through the museum grounds, stopping at photogenic areas and providing helpful pointers on composition, light and […]

Sunset on the Farm Photography Excursions

Visit the Historic Village of The Farmers’ Museum while the site is closed to visitors and take photographs during the beautiful ‘golden hour’ of the day just before sunset! Photographer and museum staff member Kevin Gray will walk you through the museum grounds, stopping at photogenic areas and providing helpful pointers on composition, light and […]

Workshop: Balms and Salves

Learn how to make your own tinctures, extracts, balms, salves, and rubs. Make your own to take home. Stock your medicine cabinet with a variety of homemade remedies for everyday ailments – bruises, cuts, burns or sore muscles – all made from natural ingredients! Learn about the properties of plants, from the backyard as well […]

Holiday on the Farm Workshop: Printing Holiday Cards – CANCELED

This program has been canceled. Delight your family and friends by sending them a unique handmade holiday card! Choose from our collection of type, graphics, and illustrations to create your own text and design, learn how to set it by hand and lock it in a chase before taking it to our 1862 Liberty Press […]

Holiday on the Farm Workshop: Baking for the Holidays – SOLD OUT

This program has sold out. Spend your day in the kitchen of the Lippitt Farm House learning how to bake traditional holiday breads and cakes! Fire and bake in the brick bake oven, as well as a bake kettle, or Dutch oven. Share your delicious goods at the end of the session or take them […]

Workshop: Blacksmithing for Beginners

This is an introductory class geared toward people who are interested in beginning to learn about the art of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to build and maintain a fire in the forge, heat metal, and practice hammer control while using the traditional tools and methods of a blacksmith. Each participant will build and take […]

Workshop: Baking at Lippitt Farmstead (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT Spend your day in the kitchen of the Lippitt Farm House learning how to bake traditional breads and cakes! Fire and bake in the brick bake oven, as well as a bake kettle, or Dutch oven. Share your delicious goods at the end of the session or take them home to impress your […]

Workshop: Broom Making

How does a broom become a broom? Learn this and more as you transform a wooden handle, broom corn straw, and wind into a beautiful and functional handmade broom. Take home your own creation to clean house or give away as a gift. Class Fee: Members $85. Non-members $95. Includes all materials and lunch. Requires […]

Workshop: Printing (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT In the modern era, we think little to nothing of typing text, adding graphics, and pressing “print” from our devices. This workshop will explore how printing technology evolved over centuries, including the creation and uses of type and images. Participants will have hands-on time to set a small item of their choice, such […]

Workshop: Square Foot Gardening

Learn the techniques involved in this gardening method that is fun for the entire family! Find out how to set up your grid own customizable grid, creating your soil mix, which plants to select, and how to maintain them. This low-maintenance, high-yield method requires little room and is great to get the whole family interested […]

Workshop: Intermediate Blacksmithing (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT Forging a 19th-Century-Style Spatula. During this workshop, students will have a chance to forge their own spatula in the historic Field Blacksmith Shop. Students taking the intermediate class will be expected to have prior blacksmithing experience and an understanding of the tools and basic techniques. This course will cover thinning and drawing out […]

Workshop: Blacksmithing for Beginners

This is an introductory class geared toward people who are interested in beginning to learn about the art of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to build and maintain a fire in the forge, heat metal, and practice hammer control while using the traditional tools and methods of a blacksmith. Each participant will build and take […]

Workshop: Backyard Weeds Expanded

This program explores the many uses of plants that most of us refer to as weeds. Burdock, dandelion, sumac, and plantain are just a few of the plants that will be explored. While participants learn about the history of these plants they will also discover the medical, culinary, cosmetic and household uses. Participants will go […]

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