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.
Saturday, April 4, 11am – 12:30pm
Celebrate Spring at the Farm! Drop in for pancakes with Ambler Farm maple syrup anytime between 11am and 12:30pm. Visit with our sheep, goats and rabbits, and stay to observe our resident sheeps’ wool shearing in preparation for warmer weather. Do a fun spring craft, and take home a packet of seeds to sow in your own home garden. Rain or Shine. Register Here–>
Summer Program: Adventures at the Farm
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Saturday, March 28th, 9:30-11:30am Note Date Change
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 –>
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 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.