"Fun on the Farm" and "Farmer in Training" summer programs!

"Fun on the Farm" and "Farmer in Training" summer programs continue this week! Do your kids want more Farm time? Learn, create, discover! Register with Medway Community Education. 
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FUN ON THE FARM SUMMER PROGRAM
Ages: Entering Grades K-5      - Medway Community Farm Staff

Come enjoy all the excitement at the Medway Community Farm this summer. Help us take care of the chickens, bunnies and goats, harvest and wash produce, build compost piles, walk the nature trail, learn about the many different herbs and their uses, plant and care for flowers and vegetables, and play lots of fun games! We have a great Farm Community Center on the farm where we can take shelter from inclement weather or take a break from the hot sun. Our staff is excited to share their love of fresh food and nature with our program

Course #D24-16    - 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm
Monday-Friday
Medway Community Farm, 50 Winthrop Street

$115/week

Week 1: July 27-July 1 (completed)
Week 2: July 11-15
Week 3: July 18-22
Week 4: July 25-29
Week 5: August 1-5
Week 6: August 8-12
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FARMER-IN-TRAINING
Ages: Entering Grades 6-8        - Medway Community Farm Staff

This is an advanced farm education program for older children interested in learning the ins and outs of running a small vegetable farm. Participants will learn about specific jobs and skills needed to produce crops from seed to harvest, teamwork, communication, and responsibility. If you have enjoyed our farm programs in the past, join us to take your knowledge to the next level. Please register early - class limited to 6 children each week.

Course #D25-16        - 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm
Monday-Friday
Medway Community Farm, 50 Winthrop Street

Week 1: July 11-15
Week 2: July 18-22 
Week 3: July 25-29
Week 4: August 1-5

$115/week
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News and blog

2016 Farm to Fork Fundraiser Dinner

Posted by Kevin Overshiner :: Wednesday, July 27 :: 11:38pm




2016 Farm to Fork Fundraiser Dinner


Again this year we are collaborating with Krista Maloney, Medway resident, Medway Community Farm CSA member, gourmet chef, and owner of Sweet Pea's Catering, to create a fresh and fabulous event that will highlight the delectable potential of the summer's bounty.  

The evening will include passed appetizers, beers provided by Peak Organic Brewery, wine, family style meal, live music, and a dessert buffet.

Linger over s’mores around the fire.   

Held among the old apple and beech trees on our farm, just steps from the field where the produce we will be serving is growing, the setting provides a romantic and nostalgic feeling that is not to be missed. Come to feel inspired (and satisfied) by the possibility of food and community, and support our education and hunger relief mission.     

This is a night of indulgence that you can feel really good about...invite friends, family, neighbors. 


Saturday, August 20th
6:00-10:00 pm at Medway Community Farm 


Tickets are $100 per person. A portion of the purchase price will benefit the education and community missions of MCF and you will receive a receipt reflecting your donation to our 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 

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Presenting our local, seasonal menu for the 
Farm to Fork Dinner  
All produce for this meal is sourced from our Farm

Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres:
Potato latkes with creme fraiche and green onion
Cantaloupe skewers and blue cheese drizzled with grapefruit white balsamic or beet and goat cheese skewers with a fig balsamic
Turkey and zucchini burgers with green onion and cumin
Eggplant ricotta nests with red pepper tomato salsa

Plated First Course:
Provencal stuffed tomato over field greens, shaved Parmesan Reggianno and toasted pine nuts drizzled with white truffle oil

Family Style:
Slow roasted chicken and potatoes over green lentils and basmati rice

Mixed vegetables and Greek yogurt with green chili herb oil
Crushed carrots with harissa and pistachios
Chopped Israeli salad of cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, red onions, calamata olives and feta with a light lemon vinaigrette  

Dessert Buffet:
Carrot cake with a lemon verbena marscapone cream
Zucchini cobbler bars
Grilled stone fruit with orange blossom water
Coffee & Tea  

Make your own s’mores around the campfire
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Regrettable Farmstand News

Posted by Kevin Overshiner :: Monday, July 25 :: 6:27pm

Dear Everyone,

It is regrettable that someone took the drop safe from the Medway Community Farm stand. We have reported the incident to the Medway Police Department and are cooperating fully with their investigation.   

We remain steadfast in our commitment to meeting our goals of serving our community, providing food and education.  

We are very grateful for the continued strong support that we receive from our community each and every day. 

Sincerely,
Kathleen Yorkis
President 
Medway Community Farm
Food, Community, Education

 

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