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Wild Willow Open House Potluck

Open House/Potluck

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Volunteering, Yoga, Native Plant Tour, Farm Tour, 
Potluck, Live Music, Wood-fired Pizza, Bonfire and more.

at Wild Willow Farm

click here for a map (we recommend you use our map)

Free. 
(donations in support of our programs are appreciated)

Check out photos from the May 2014 potluck, 
taken by our friend Gregory Berg!

Schedule for the Day

  • 11am to 4pm: Volunteer on the farm 
    Learn while doing.

  • 1pm to 4pm: CLASS: No-till Farming and Gardening 
    Learn to build soil fertility organically! This class covers the basics of soil science, soil analysis, and cover crops (both perennial and annual). We'll go through the steps needed to get your farm or garden to no-till.

  • 4pm: Farm Yoga
    Led by Niina Lobbestael in the Field Classroom (donations requested; meet in the barn).

  • 4 to 7pm: Farmstand Open
    Purchase freshly harvested WWF veggies

  • 5pm: Farm Tour 
    Led by Wild Willow staff and students. See what we do, and learn why and how we do it. 
    Know your farmer, know your farm, know your food.

  • 5pm: Native Plant Wildlife Tour
    Interpretive walk through the beautiful the TJ River Park to learn about native habitat and wildlife
    led by experts Lisa Ordóñez or Lindsay Willrick.

  • 6:00pm: POTLUCK and live bluegrass by The Big Decisions
    with farm-made, organic sourdough wood-fired pizza (donations requested).
    Please bring something yummy to share!

  • Dusk: Fireside Community and Drum Jam -- BRING DRUMS

Our farm is all about community, so what better way to say that than by hosting a monthly community gathering? On third Saturdays each month from March through November, we host volunteer opportunities, tours, a grand potluck meal, and bonfire.

Please Bring

Something yummy to share (extra points for something homemade using organic, locally grown ingredients). Please label your dish and ingredients (share your recipes!).

Your own plate, cup and eating utensils help us keep this a zero-waste event. 
Please pack out your recylables and trash.

Jacket and warm clothing. It gets surprisingly cold here at night.

We welcome everyone, but please leave your pets at home.

Children: You may bring kids of any age you feel suitable to be around a farm, including contact with dirt, bugs, thistles and burrs, farm animals, tools, and nature.Children must remain under your direct supervision or awareness at all times. Please no unacompanied children. Wild Willow Farm does not offer childcare services and the farm is not a playground.

About our potlucks: volunteering, free mini-workshops, farm tour, potluck, bonfire, drumming. Farming is all about food. And food is best when shared with community. At our potlucks Wild Willow gives thanks to our amazing community of students, volunteers, educators, fans and eaters of every stripe. Familiar faces and new smiles are always welcome to these joyous gatherings that include educational workshops, volunteer activities, farm tour, potluck dinner, and drum circle around our cob firepit. See photos from our May 2014 potluck taken by Gregory Berg.