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Storytime in the Big Red Barn: All About Harvesting – 8/23

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Join us for Storytime in the Big Red Barn on Wednesdays 7/12 – 8/30th  from 10 am – 11 am

All mornings include a story, activity, and walks around Chestnut Farm and the Community Garden.

Families are welcome – Ages 3 – 8

$5.00 for each morning

Come join us for an interactive story hour. We will read a story and talk about nature, and our surroundings each week. Books and activities will be a different theme each week. We’ll read and learn about: planting seeds, insects, smelling herbs, bird watching, composting, harvesting, apple trees, pigs, and exploring textures.

Families are welcome to stay after storytime is done. Please feel free to bring a lunch and enjoy an outside afternoon! Picnic tables, and fresh mint or lemon water will be available each week.



Wednesday, 23 August: This week is all about harvesting produce! We’ll get a story friends who have to take care of a vegetable patch while their neighbor is gone. Students will get walk through our garden and harvest some of the vegetables and herbs growing. We’ll prepare a snack using the things ingredients we’ve harvested. Students will get to bring home a recipe and sample of ingredients to take home. Please feel free stay for lunch and enjoy the picnic tables outside at the big red barn. Cold mint water will be provided!



Please contact Joelle at to sign up. We would love to see any and everyone!

“We have such a brief opportunity to pass on to our children our love for this Earth, and to tell our stories” – Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods


August 23
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Joelle Dent


Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven
3630 Poffenberger Rd
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