Summer Learning Fun at Robin Hills Farm
May 17, 2017 01:16PM
Robin Hills Farm is offering a plethora of education, fun classes and workshops this summer. Permaculture: Gardening the Future, on May 9, teaches the basics of permaculture principles, and how to apply them to caring for the Earth, community, homes and self, through a hands-on workshop. Invasives Management Volunteer Day on May 13 is a morning of invasive plant remediation. DIY Dragon Boats offers multiple sessions in May and June for building a dragonboat and leaving with a seaworthy vessel and race your boat in the second annual Dragon Boat Festival in August. Permaculture Gardens: Growing Unusual Plants, on May 20, focuses on observing the natural world and applying that to personal and social spaces. At Essential Oils 101 on May 23, local specialists from a variety of ﬁelds will present students with the many uses of, and techniques surrounding, essential oils, which are natural distilled extracts that capture the active compounds of fragrant plants.
Some events are free, others have a fee. Location: 20390 Stockbridge, Chelsea Rd., Chelsea. For registration and details, call 734-929-2423 or visit RobinHillsFarm.com/events. See ad inside front cover.