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.
The Sun(flower) Field is Shining!
Come see the sweeping field of majestic sunflowers in full bloom on the back hill at Ambler Farm! Sunflowers will be available at our farm stand at the Wilton Farmers’ Market this Wednesday (@ the Wilton Historical Society); this Saturday at our farm stand at Ambler Farm; and at the Village Market.
Ambler Farm Day 2015
Sunday, October 4th, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Families from Wilton and beyond descend upon Ambler Farm for our yearly fall festival. Enjoy the Apple Slingshot, Farm Animals, Make-Your-Own-Scarecrow, Hay Rides, Trebuchet (aka “Punkin Chucker”), Children’s Crafts, Pumpkin Patch + more! $20/family, payable at the door. If you would like to volunteer – please contact Maria Wilcox at email@example.com.
10th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, November 7th, 2015
Save the date for the Friends of Ambler Farm 10th Anniversary Gala! Learn more.–>
Farm Stand + Wilton Farmers Market
Our farm stand at Ambler Farm opens on June 13th, and is open every Saturday 9am-2pm through early October.
Look for us at the Wilton Farmers Market too, which opens Wednesday, June 10th, 12-5pm at the Wilton Historical Society.
We are looking for volunteers to take some shifts at our farm stand on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Contact Jonathan (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in volunteering.
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 email@example.com 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.