About 100 supporters of the gathered on a sunny Sunday to enjoy gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches from the Caseus truck from New Haven and deserts from Jordan Caterers of Cheshire.
A teacup auction, children's activities and a hayride were offered as were tips on how to make sun tea from environmental educator Julia Meurice. Those making tea were able to use fresh-cut herbs from the farm's garden and taste test a variety of flavors from chamomile to chocolate mint.
Upcoming free events at the farm are:
Whats Buggin’ You?
Sat, July 16, 10am – 12pm
The CT Agricultural Experiment Station’s Kim Stoner will lead this morning workshop on insect ecology. Dr. Stoner is an expert in local pollinators and entomology and we will capture and observe an array of different insects, their relationships to plants and their purpose on the farm.
Friend or Foe? Invasive Plants and You
Sat, July 23, 9am – 11am
Join horticulturist and invasive plant expert Rose Hiskes of the CT Agriculture Experiment Station in understanding the plants that are threatening our native ecosystems. Brief lecture followed by a walk around Boulder Knoll farm and forest in search of invasive plants. Participants encouraged to ask questions and share about their own experiences!