Do you have an interest in farming? Need to get out of the city? Come to rural Connecticut and spend a weekend participating in the workings of two neighboring farms. Enjoy the country setting and farm fresh meals as you learn about small scale farming.
Your visit will include working on a goat milk dairy (Milking goats, herding, cheese making) as well as working on a vegetable farm where you will learn about the organic cultivation of a wide variety of vegetables.
Learn about the care of chickens. Visit a cow dairy and learn the similarities and differences between milk production of cows and goats. Visit a farmers market and learn about small scale production and retail models.
Enjoy a country setting- take time to walk along a woodland stream, and participate in a “weed walk” to learn about edible and other wild plants that grow around the farm.
Breakfast and farm-to-table dinners are included in the cost. Please bring your cooler with favorite lunch foods for the fridge. Rooms provided in the farm houses– Your hosts Beltane Farm and Sweet Acre Farm – Lebanon, CT
Cost is $675.00 per person ( limited to 8 people) The next Farm weekend date is August 7th through 9th. Register by calling 860-887-4709 or by email at www.betlanefarm.com
Beltane Farm and Sweet Acre Farm are farms with livestock, a farm dog and farm cats. This weekend getaway may not be a good choice for people with allergies.