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Can't make one of our regular workshops? Contact us at info@coggeshallfarm.org to set up a special program just for you.      
   

    March


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


2nd | Candle Making Workshop

Learn the secrets of making traditional hand-dipped candles, and make your own pair of candles to take home.

1pm-3pm.

$15 per person/$10 for Museum Members. Workshop space is limited. Reservations are required  To make a reservation, call us at 401-253-9062 or send an email to info@coggeshallfarm.org. 


15th | Hands-On Seeds Collecting Workshop

Get into the garden season early this year by learning the easy, practical art of saving seeds from common garden vegetables.  The workshop will also cover the relevance of heirloom cultiavars and historic flowers.  Our Farm Manager Shelley Otis will be giving this workshop as a guest speaker at the Durant-Kendrick Museum's Hands-On Garden Workshop Series, in Newton Massachusetts.  Registration is required; call 617-641-9142 to register.  See www.historicnewton.org for more details. 

11am-12pm, Durant-Kendrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Avenue, Newton, MA

$25 per person/$20 for kids, seniors, and members of the Durant-Kendrick Museum.   


   April


Every Sunday| Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


23rd | April School Vacation Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  

24th | Boy Scouts Animal Science Merit Badge Workshop

Contact the Narragansett Council of the BSA for details.

9am-3pm


26th| Hands-On Seed Collecting Workshop


Expand your gardening skills by learning the easy and practical art of saving seeds from vegetables and flowers.  The workshop will also touch on the relevance of heirloom cultivars. Pre-registration required; please call 401-253-9062 or email info@coggeshallfarm.org to register.    

1pm-2pm.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


27th| Backyard Poultry Workshop

Keeping chickens (and other poultry) in your backyard is easy, and the eggs are tasty, too! This workshop will cover everything you need to know, including housing, food, general poultry health, and the advantages of various types of breeds.  This workshop is geared towards adults and families who want to learn how to keep backyard chickens, or already do and would like more information. 
Pre-registration required; please call 401-253-9062 or email info@coggeshallfarm.org to register.  

Program begins at 12pm. 

$15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $10 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


   May


Every Saturday | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


9th-11th | Boy Scout Camporee


17th | 8th Annual Sheep & Fiber Festival

Celebrate all things fiber by joining us in our annual sheep-shearing festival. Shop for unique handspun yarns, handmade knitting notions, and other crafts from local artisans.  See textile and sheep shearing demonstrations.  Kids can enjoy hay rides, crafts, face painting, and historic games.  Watch a shawl made from a raw fleece, and enter a contest to win it.  And more! 

9am-4pm.

$8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  Museum members rates: $5 for adults, $3 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Interested in volunteering or vending at the festival? Email us at info@coggeshallfarm.org.

 

   June


Every Saturday | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Every Saturday | Kids in the Kitchen


Kids and their families will get a chance to learn how to cook farm-raised produce at the hearth of our Colonial Tenant Farmhouse.  We'll start by selecting seasonal produce, then investigate old recipes in an 18th century cookbook, and finally prepare a dish the way it was done 200 years ago!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may not accompany more than two children. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register by phone, 401-253-9062, or by email, info@coggeshallfarm.org.

Begins at 1pm, ends around 4pm.

$25 for adults, $17 for kids (3-12) and seniors (65+). Museum members $20 adults, $15 for kids (3-12) and seniors 65+.  


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


  July


Every Saturday | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Every Saturday | Kids in the Kitchen


Kids and their families will get a chance to learn how to cook farm-raised produce at the hearth of our Colonial Tenant Farmhouse.  We'll start by selecting seasonal produce, then investigate old recipes in an 18th century cookbook, and finally prepare a dish the way it was done 200 years ago!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may not accompany more than two children. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register by phone, 401-253-9062, or by email, info@coggeshallfarm.org.

Begins at 1pm, ends around 4pm.

$25 for adults, $17 for kids (3-12) and seniors (65+). Museum members $20 adults, $15 for kids (3-12) and seniors 65+.  


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


  August


Every Saturday | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Every Saturday | Kids in the Kitchen


Kids and their families will get a chance to learn how to cook farm-raised produce at the hearth of our Colonial Tenant Farmhouse.  We'll start by selecting seasonal produce, then investigate old recipes in an 18th century cookbook, and finally prepare a dish the way it was done 200 years ago!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may not accompany more than two children. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Register by phone, 401-253-9062, or by email, info@coggeshallfarm.org.

Begins at 1pm, ends around 4pm.

$25 for adults, $17 for kids (3-12) and seniors (65+). Museum members $20 adults, $15 for kids (3-12) and seniors 65+.  


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


  September


6, 13, 27 | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


7, 14, 28 | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


20-21 | 41st Annual Harvest Fair


Enjoy a traditional New England autumn fair, complete with demonstrations of historic trades, hands-on children's crafts, unique local vendors, live music and entertainment, and traditional games and competitions.  Wear your flashiest rain boots for our Muck Boot Fashion Show, test your endurance in the sawbucking competition, or perfect your aim in the watermelon seed spitting contest.  All the flavor of the 18th century, updated for even the staunchest modern types--a uniquely New England experience. 

Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm.

$8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  Museum members rates: $5 for adults, $3 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. 


  October


4, 11 | Breakfast in the Barnyard


Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm's Heritage Livestock.  Hunt for eggs, milk the cow, brush the horse, and turn out the sheep, all while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special.  After the animals' breakfast, find out how johnnycakes are made in the 18th century hearth.  No reservations are required, but please arrive by 9am.   

Begins at 9:00am.

$10 for adults, $6 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+. Museum members $7 adults, $5 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors 65+.  


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


  November


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


  December


Every Sunday | Hearth Cooking Workshop


Explore what it meant to "eat local" in 1790s Rhode Island.  Working from the first American cookbook, originally published in 1796, guests prepare several 'receipts' at the hearth using produce raised on the farm before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of their labors by candlelight.

Begins at 4:00pm.

$60 per person/$50 for Museum members.  Workshop space is limited and is intended for ages 16 and up.  Reservations are required. Please register by the Wednesday prior to the workshop.


Can't make one of our regular workshops? Contact us at info@coggeshallfarm.org, and we can set up a special program just for you.



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