Workshops

Come to the farm for hands on learning!

2016: Dates for 2016 workshops have not yet been set, as we are taking some much needed time off in order to enjoy some much needed family time. :-)

2015 Winter Pastured Pig Workshop
Saturday, March 21st, starting at 10am sharp. Come and learn how to raise pigs in the winter months!

Learn the basics about hog housing, bedding, fencing, feeding and more. Workshop will be held mainly outdoors, so dress for the weather. 

This workshop is for ages 12 and up. Light lunch will be provided. Once you are registered, we'll send further information and directions to the farm.

Cost: $55 per person day of event. $50 per person if registered by Monday, March 16th.   

What you’ll need: 
-Warm footwear that you won’t mind getting dirty,
-Dress for the weather, we’ll proceed regardless of temperature. We will reschedule for extreme cold or storms. Snow date is Sunday, March 22nd, 2015.

What we'll provide: 
-Your own copy of Farrow to Finish: Pigs on your organic farm
-Light lunch and refreshments
-A fun and educational time!

The workshop will run from 10am to approximately 3pm.
Register here: http://www.funnyduckfarms.com/store/general-store 

Winter Pastured Pig Workshop Payment Options



2015 Seed Saving Workshop

Saturday, March 28th, starting at 11am sharp. Come and learn how you can save your own seeds to create a more sustainable garden!

We will be pleased to host Dawn Morden from Mountain Grove Seed Co., who will be helping you to learn the basics about how to plan your garden to make sure your seed saving is successful, how to harvest, collect, clean and store your seeds, and more! Seed saving is a great way to develop plants that will grow best in your garden year after year.

Dawn specializes in heirloom seed varieties as well as local historic seeds. She began her seed company in 2008, and grows all her own seed varieties, unlike many seed companies that contract their growing out. Dawn will bring a great selection of seeds along with her so you can get your garden started.

This workshop is for ages 12 and up. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Once you are registered, we'll send further information and directions to the farm.

Cost: $35 per person day of event. $30 per person if registered by Monday, March 23rd.   

What you’ll need: 
-Paper and pen to take notes, 
-Questions you have specific to your seed saving needs

What we'll provide: 
-A packet of seeds to plant in your own garden,
-Handouts on seed saving
-Light lunch and refreshments
-A fun and educational time!

The workshop will run from 11am to approximately 3pm.
Register here: http://www.funnyduckfarms.com/store/general-store

Seed Saving Workshop Payment Options



2015 Herb Harvesting Workshop

Come and learn how to harvest and enjoy herbs that can be found growing almost anywhere! 

Learn some basics about herb identifying, harvesting, drying, and the use of about 10 common herbs that you probably have growing right near your home! While you are here, you can harvest herbs to bring home and dry for your own use. Workshop will be held rain or shine, so dress for the weather. Sunday, August 10th, starting at 10am sharp.

This workshop is for ages 12 and up. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Cost: $35 per person day of event. $30 per person if registered by Thursday, August 7th.  

WF CSA Members: $25 per person day of event. $20 per person if registered by Thursday, August 7th.   

To register, click here: http://www.funnyduckfarms.com/store/general-store-z-herb-harvesting-workshop   Once you are registered, we'll send you further details and directions to the farm.

What you’ll need: 
-Comfortable shoes that you won’t mind getting dirty,
-Long pants might be nice, as some plants may feel itchy to you,
-Garden gloves if you hands are sensitive, or if you're picking nettles,
-Bug repellant, (we just use a few drops of lemongrass essential oil)
-Dress for the weather, we’ll proceed rain or shine. We might reschedule for extreme lightning.

What we'll provide: 
-Lots of herbs for you to harvest,
-Something to bring your fresh herbs home in,
-A handy handout about the herbs we'll be harvesting,
-Light refreshments at the end of harvesting,
-A fun and educational time!