Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping
Azure B LLC (
the very basics - the lingo, the equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties
learn why patience and courtesy are safer than moon suits
two lectures and one hands on sessions in the apiary.
Alpaca Basics an Introduction to "Embracing Your Alpaca Investment"
Alpaca Pastures of Virginia, Inc (
During this one day seminar you be introduced to:
- Getting Started and Building a Research Library.
- History of the Alpacas and the Alpaca Industry.
- Basic Farm Design, Shelter, Pastures, and Tack essentials.
(Mar 31 - Apr 4)
Kranz Hill Farm CSA (
Join us the first week in April to prepare the farm for the spring, and spruce up the property for the season. We will have projects in our field (like planting potatoes and potting up seedlings) and on our buildings (like fixing loose boards, and making new equipment for our animals).
Kranz Hill Farm CSA (
Come visit our farm, and see what's growing this season at the Kranz Hill Farm!
We'll show you around the fields, and introduce you to our goats and chickens. Bring a blanket and have a picnic on our lawn under the blossoming trees.
"Secrets of Charcoal" Cooking Class
The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm (
Methods of grilling and getting the most from the smoky aroma. Japanese beer pairing and yakitori lunch. We really like the idea of beer with grilled and smoked food. Most especially with charcoal!
Bloomin' Open House
North Star Orchard (
Forget the Washington cherry blossoms - come see some of the North Star fruit trees in all their glory (may include peach, plum, apple, and/or Asian pear blooms, depending on Mother Nature)!
Plus, meet some of this year's newest "crop" of farmers, tour the farm, see springtime greenhouse and garden activities, âÂ?petâÂ? a tractor, and meet âÂ?The BrownieâÂ?.
Heathsville Farmers Market (
Savor the flavors of wines of the Northern Neck, all in one afternoon. Featuring the wines of the Chesapeake Wine Trail. $12 admission, includes complimentary wine glass. Food Available. Come early for the Farmers Market at 9 a.
2014 Manure Tour
Jubilee Back Forty (
Call (302) 542-9642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment to learn about the littlest workers on the farm.
Educational, informational and almost sensational!
In an hour we'll walk around and tour the different parts of the farm and learn now nutrient-rich food is grown.