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Homestead Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
10AM-4PM

When
Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
10AM-4PM

Cost
Member Adult: $9;
Member Child: $3;
Nonmember Adult: $15;
Nonmember Child: $6;


Contact
413.200.7262
acaluori@thetrustees.org

MapLocation
William Cullen Bryant Homestead
Cummington, MA

Directions to William Cullen Bryant Homestead

Category
Family Fun

Before it was called homesteading, it was simply called living! Come celebrate farm life & homesteading from the 19th century and today!

A fun celebration of local agricultural traditions! Children's farm & garden activities, live music, artisan vendors, special talks & presentations, pony rides, draft horse demonstrations & more! Picnic on the grounds and soak in the beautiful views surrounding this 19th century farmstead! Check out our tentative event schedule for the weekend!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 21st 10AM-4PM

10AM Children’s Farm & Garden Activities (all day)

  • Butter making
  • Seed saving
  • Seed planting
  • Arts & crafts
  • Apple pressing
  • Pumpkin painting
  • 19th century farmer clothes dress-up in the barn (don’t forget to take a picture!)

10AM Food Preservation & 19th century cooking demonstration (all day)

10AM Tractor Rides in the Homestead’s Hayfield! (10AM-12PM)

11AM Pony Rides with Red Mare Farm (11AM-3PM)

1PM Speaker: “Milk Matters” with Lucille Benoit

1PM Tractor Rides in the Homestead’s Hayfield! (1PM-3PM)

2PM Speaker: “Healthy soils: solution to the triple crisis of food, energy, and climate” with Dr. Masoud Hashemi

3PM Speaker: Food Preservation in the 19th Century for Today with Donna Kimball

All Day: LIVE MUSIC, FOOD & ARTISAN MARKET


Sunday, September 22nd 10AM-4PM

10AM Children’s Farm & Garden Activities (all day)

  • Butter making
  • Seed saving
  • Seed planting
  • Arts & crafts
  • Apple pressing
  • Pumpkin painting
  • 19th century farmer clothes dress-up in the barn (don’t forget to take a picture!)

10AM Speaker: Silvopasturing 101 with Jeff Jourdain

10AM Tractor Rides in the Homestead’s Hayfield! (10AM-12PM)

10AM Food Preservation & 19th century cooking demonstration (all day)

11AM Meet the Horses of Sawyer Farm! Draft Horse Demonstration (all day)

11AM Speaker: “Hayfield Management for Grassland Bird Habitat” with Julie Richburg

1PM Speaker: Food Preservation in the 19th Century for Today with Donna Kimball

1PM Tractor Rides in the Homestead’s Hayfield! (1PM-3PM)

2PM Speaker: Mushroom Talk with Julie Coffey of Mycoterra Farm

All Day: LIVE MUSIC, FOOD & ARTISAN MARKET

When
Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22
10AM-4PM

Cost
Member Adult: $9;
Member Child: $3;
Nonmember Adult: $15;
Nonmember Child: $6;


Contact
413.200.7262
acaluori@thetrustees.org

MapLocation
William Cullen Bryant Homestead
Cummington, MA

Directions to William Cullen Bryant Homestead

Category
Family Fun







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