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Events: October 2015

Halloween Hayrides

Thursday, October 1 11:00AM - Saturday, October 31 5:00PM | Tiverton, RI | directions

Halloween Hayrides family friendly, great for children!
Pumpkins, Evening Campfire Hayrides, Birthday Parties.

Open for Christmas tree tagging after Nov. 11th, 10 to 4.

Hosted by pachet brook tree farm at the Pachet Brook Farm: 4484 Main Rd., Tiverton, RI.

Contact Jean Helger Bento at (401) 624-4872 or by e-mail for more information.

Apple Festival

Saturday, October 10 | 11:00AM - 4:00PM | Little Compton, RI | directions | website

The annual Young Family Farm Apple Festival is typically held on the second weekend in October on Columbus Day weekend. Live music, apple picking, hayrides, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, face painting and much more are just some of the featured activities during this popular event.

Hosted by Young Family Farm at the Young Family Farm: 260 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI.

Contact Karla Young at (401) 635-0110 for more information.

Apple Festival

Sunday, October 11 | 11:00AM - 4:00PM | Little Compton, RI | directions

The annual Young Family Farm Apple Festival is typically held on the second weekend in October on Columbus Day weekend. Live music, apple picking, hayrides, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, face painting and much more are just some of the featured activities during this popular event.

Hosted by Young Family Farm at the Young Family Farm: 260 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI.

Contact Karla Young at (401) 635-0110 or by e-mail for more information.

Farm Food & Fermentation

Saturday, October 17 | 9:00AM - 11:00AM | S. Dartmouth, MA | directions | website

http://www.marioninstitute.org/blog/2015/08/connector-series-event-farm-food-fermentation

Hosted by Round the Bend Farm at the Round the Bend Farm: 92 Allen's Neck Rd., S. Dartmouth, MA.

Contact Liz Wiley at (508) 938-5089 or by e-mail for more information.

Seed Saving and Garden Closing

Saturday, October 17 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM | Providence, RI | directions | website

All workshops are FREE and open to the public!
Join URI Master Gardener educators from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. outdoors in the inspiring Roger Williams Park Community Garden in Providence, RI. In the event of rain, workshops will be held inside the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center.

Registration not required - just arrive a little before 11 a.m.!
Bring a lawn chair, a notebook and lots of questions!
DIRECTIONS: The community garden is adjacent to the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center parking lot - park there and walk down!
Please contact the URI Outreach Center at outreach@uri.edu for more information about our educational programs this year.
Happy Spring!

Hosted by URI Outreach Center at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Garden: 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI.

Contact Mamie Chen at (401) 874-2700 or by e-mail for more information.

Beginning Organic Growers Workshop

Sunday, October 18 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM | Providence, RI | directions | website

Join talented grower Jenn Steinfeld as she walks us through the basics of fall crops. Topics will include how to plant garlic for harvest next year, how to protect fall crops from cooler weather, how to overwinter certain crops and how to best put your garden to bed so you can build fertility for the spring.

Hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the Davis Park Community Garden: 721 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, RI.

Contact Rob at (401) 273-9419 or by e-mail for more information.