Welcome Home to Ambler Farm

First time visitors and returning friends – welcome! Ambler Farm is a place where “good things grow.” Here, we celebrate our community’s farming heritage through hands-on learning programs, sustainable agricultural practices and an appreciation of our rich history. Owned by the Town of Wilton, the 200-year-old farm hosts year-round events and educational programs for all ages. Our most popular include maple syruping, cooking classes, a summer program for kids and Ambler Farm Day.

So come ‘home’ to Ambler Farm! Roam our organic gardens and meadows. Visit our seasonal farm stand and our animals. Picnic with your family and check out our historic buildings. Open from dawn to dusk 365 days/year.
Ambler Farm is your farm
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Summer Program: Adventures at the Farm

This unique farm program provides an opportunity for students to experience farm life.
Download grades 1-7 registration form here
Download preschool registration form here

Farm-to-Kitchen Summer Program

For students entering grades 8-11. This exciting program provides students with a unique farm-to-fork opportunity to work side-by-side with farmer Jonathan Kirschner and Middlebrook School culinary arts teacher Heather Priest, learning to grow and cook freshly-harvested foods.
Download registration form here

Youth Apprentice Program

Open Houses:  March 7th + March 14th at 3:00pm (note time change)
This unique six-month program (May – October 31, 2015) is open to students currently in grades 5-11. Apprentices meet several times a week to plant, maintain and harvest the farm’s gardens. They also care for our animals. The group works collaboratively to assist in all aspects of the farm including teaching younger children about farm activities.   Cost:  $500
Contact Kevin Meehan at meehank@wilton.k12.ct.us for more information.

Transplants for Sale

It’s time to think Spring! While snow covers the ground, it’s a perfect time to plan for warm summer days of fresh produce from your own garden. To help you along, Ambler Farm is offering a wide range of transplants for sale.  Please click here–> to view and order.

Home Garden Workshop

Thursday, March 19th, 9:30-11:30am
Saturday, March 21st, 9:30-11:30am

Now is the time to start planning for your home garden. Jonathan Kirschner, Ambler Farm’s Director of Agriculture, is offering this workshop to guide you on your way to the most bountiful home garden. He will walk through the steps that he takes at Ambler Farm and how to adapt these processes to your own garden. $25 per member / $30 per non-member
Register Here –>
Registration will open to members on February 19th and to non-members on March 1st (space permitting).

Save the Date!

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Friends of Ambler Farm 10th Anniversary Gala

School field trips now available for preschool and school-aged children

Topics can be tailored to meet the needs of your curriculum. In general, a trip consists of a 1.25 to 1.5 hours program which includes visiting our farm animals to learn about their adaptations, hayride, and a farming experience in our gardens which will vary depending on the produce available. The garden portion includes sampling of produce, parts of a plant and plant adaptations.  Cost of the trip is $10 per child.

Please contact Jen Grass at grass@optonline.net to arrange your visit.

Plant a path – brick by brick

To enhance both beauty and safety for our visitors, the Friends of Ambler Farm will install attractive brick walkways at the entrance to the Carriage Barn and leading to the Raymond-Ambler Farmhouse.

We invite you to leave a lasting legacy to our community by purchasing one or more bricks that will carry your personalized message. Please print out the form, complete and send in.

Click here for donation form