The Rowayton Gardeners approved expenditures for two community garden projects at the Annual Meeting last June. Now they are complete and we did take some photos so you could see the work in progress at both flagpoles (Bayley Beach and the Rowayton Community Center). Take a look…we’ll be adding more views in the next few days.Continue reading
Soccer Saturdays began on September 8th when the Rowayton Gardeners embark upon their 5th annual series of nature-inspired workshops from 9:30 to 11:30 am each Saturday. This 7-week program offers a wide variety of garden and nature-related crafting for ALL ages. Programs will include bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! There is no cost for this program and registration is not necessary – just stop by the Potting Shed. No drop-offs allowed, please.
Our Farmers Market Bootcamp is a 2-part offering for kids aged 8 years old and up. Kids will learn to harvest, price, display and put on their best farmer sales routine. In order to participate, children MUST attend both sessions: Friday, September 7th (3:30 to 5 pm) and Saturday, September 8th, (9:30 to 11:30 am). The cost for the program is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the Open Door Shelter. Bootcamp registration is limited to 15 participants and the deadline for payment is Wednesday, September 5th. Continue reading
Our annual Fall Harvest Fest will be held on Sunday, September 16th, from 4 to 6 pm. We will feature all your favorite family activities: scarecrow making, hayrides on our old red farm tractor, mini-gourd painting and bedazzling and lawn games for the whole family. Don’t forget to let us know what dish you will contribute. It’s an afternoon not to be missed! The cost for participation is $10 per person or $25 for the entire family. Continue reading