Entries by lizADMIN

Raw Foods: An Uncooking Class

Date: July 16, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Cost: $10.00 general admission / $5.00 CSA members Join RTB’s Liz Wiley to learn easy tips and creative strategies for incorporating more raw food into your diet – and not just salads, my friends!  Eating a diet that includes lots of raw foods will help you to […]

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Date: August 20, 2016 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Cost:  $10.00 general admission / $5.00 CSA members Life can get pretty dirty on the farm, but that in no way means we need to use harsh, chemical-laden cleaning products to clean-up our messes.  During this workshop, RTB’s Shaun VanLaarhoven will teach you how to make a […]

The Wonderful World of Essential Oils

Date: September 29, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Cost: $15.00 general admission / $10.00 CSA Members You’re invited! Come learn the benefits of Essential Oils in our Essential Oils introductory class hosted by the wonderful Dr. Kelley Taylor. You will learn how to improve sleep, relieve muscle tension, support your immune system, promote healthy digestion, enhance […]

May 7, 2016 Open Farm Day Highlights

Open Farm Days are from 10:00am-5:00pm This Month’s Highlights Include: 10:00-12:00pm we will be hosting Hannah Jacobson-Hardy from Sweet Birch Herbals for a workshop on Cleansing Herbs for Transitioning into Spring. Registration is necessary to attend this class.  Walk-ins are welcome but please arrive early so we can get you registered on the spot!  Hannah will […]

Fermentation Fervor: A Vegetable Fermentation Series

Saturday mornings, 9:00am – 11:00am: Oct. 22nd, Oct. 29th, Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th Cost: $80.00/ $70.00 CSA Member ($20 per class if you can’t make all four) We strongly suggest that you come to the first class Oct. 22nd if possible  Learn how to transform any vegetable into a fermented delicacy!  During this hands-on class, […]

April 2016 – Open Farm Day Highlights

Come and help us kick off RTB’s 2016 Open Farm Day season this Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Highlights include: Non-GMO, pastured pork Grass-fed lamb Hana’s Honey Maple Syrup from western MA Guided farm tours and much more! There are lots of new farm babies for you to meet – lambs, goat kids and […]

Food is Medicine – Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles – (Urtica dioca) One of the greatest revelations I had when I started working at RTB was realizing that stinging nettles weren’t only edible, but were delicious and highly nutritious!  What I once considered a pesky and painful weed is actually a plant that I have come to honor and cultivate in my […]

Ashley’s 2016 Spring Highlights

Our neighbor and legendary farmer friend Eva, of Eva’s Garden, tells me that any night now may be the night for the “salamander prom.” On the first warm and rainy night of spring a great migration of amphibians including spotted salamanders and wood frogs emerge from their forest retreats and begin their “promenade” into vernal pools where they […]