ORKESTAI FARM

An educational farm & arts environment

A farm & arts environment for individuals of all abilities


Little Farmers: Community Day
Jun
25
2:00 PM14:00

Little Farmers: Community Day

Join us for an afternoon of multi-sensory agriculture and arts at Orkestai Farm. Children of ALL ABILITIES and their families will take part in various interactive activities on our 1+ acre sustainable vegetable farm. Touch, see, hear, smell and taste your way through nature like never before!

FULL. RSVP for this event is closed.

 

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Yoga in the Field by United We Om
May
4
to Jun 29

Yoga in the Field by United We Om

Orkestai Farm is delighted to announce our collaboration with United We Om, a not-for-profit committed to providing yoga and meditation across social and financial boundaries. Yoga teacher Ora Sucov will offer a weekly class to our farm apprentices including natural postures and breathing, combined with meditative walking through the beautiful grounds. 

For more info on our collaboration visit: http://www.unitedweom.org/orkestai-farm.html

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Orkestai Farm's NIGHT of EXPRESSIVE AGRICULTURE : Annual Fundraiser
Oct
17
3:00 PM15:00

Orkestai Farm's NIGHT of EXPRESSIVE AGRICULTURE : Annual Fundraiser

To kick-off Orkestai's annual Fundraising weekend, we are hosting another night of drinks and hor d'oeuvres on the farm at sunset.  There will be music, dance, and expressive arts of all kinds!  Please join us on this very special evening that happens only once a year, to celebrate our farmers, the land and each other!

Tickets available online soon, or by emailing us here : info@orkestaifarm.org

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Expressive Agriculture Workshop!  ***DATE CHANGING : TBD!***
Oct
4
2:00 PM14:00

Expressive Agriculture Workshop! ***DATE CHANGING : TBD!***

As part of our Fundraising Weekend for Orkestai Farm, we are hosting a very special Worksong Workshop on the farm with SPECIAL GUEST, Bennet Konesni (and potentially his wife, Edith) of Sylvester Manor Farm !  They will be leading us in a Singing Sweet Potato Harvest, so bring your vocals!  We look forward to singing and harvesting with you!

More information soon...

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SPECIAL Plein Aire Art in the Field Community Day : September
Sep
5
3:00 PM15:00

SPECIAL Plein Aire Art in the Field Community Day : September

Participants, their family & friends, as well as our CSA members are welcome to join us for this day of community work on the farm, as well as a very special art workshop with Esther Marie, a painter & friend of Orkestai from Huntington! Bring a lunch or a snack to share and come work with your community - we'll get a lot done and have a good time doing it!

The painting portion of the day will require a fee for those not actively participating in our Farm Mentorship Program. Any of our farmers that would like to participate can do so for free.  If you would like to purchase a ticket for this event, please email us at : info@orkestaifarm.org  

Check out Esther Marie's work here :  http://www.esthermarieart.com/

 

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Community Day : August
Aug
1
11:00 AM11:00

Community Day : August

Participants, their family & friends, as well as our CSA members are welcome to join us for this day of community work on the farm!  Bring a lunch or a snack to share and come work with your community - we'll get a lot done and have a good time doing it!

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Community Day : July : Organic SOAP-MAKING with Ruth & John of BATCH Organics
Jul
11
11:00 AM11:00

Community Day : July : Organic SOAP-MAKING with Ruth & John of BATCH Organics

Participants, their family & friends, as well as our CSA members are welcome to join us for this very special community workshop on the farm, hosted and run by our friends at BATCH Organics! Bring a lunch or a snack to share and come learn with us, as we use herbs from the farm (comfrey & lemonbalm) to create our own organic soaps - we are soooo very excited and we know you will be too!

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Community Day : June
Jun
6
11:00 AM11:00

Community Day : June

Participants, Their Family and Friends, as well as our CSA Members are welcome to join us for this day of community work on the farm!  Bring a lunch or a snack to share and come work with your community - we'll get a lot done and have a good time doing it!

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Opening Day Celebration!
May
2
10:00 AM10:00

Opening Day Celebration!

Our most exciting day of the year!  Opening Day of Orkestai Farm's 2015 Season! We invite farmer participants, their family and friends, as well as CSA Members to come join us in getting the beds ready for spring.  A fun day to come be a part of this very special time and begin looking forward to a spring and summer of plenty!  Join us!  

RSVP REQUIRED : info@orkestaifarm.org

SPECIAL GUEST : Shamma Murphy from SOS for Your Soil

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End of the Season (Halloween) Harvest Festival
Oct
31
1:00 PM13:00

End of the Season (Halloween) Harvest Festival

As our hard work and this year's season comes to a close, come help us harvest all that we can, and share the bounty with each other.  There will be mulch digging and zucchini composting, kale uprooting, and lettuce picking!  Come one, come all.  We need all the help we can get!  

P.S.  Its Halloween - wear your costumes!

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