WE HEARD YOUR FEEDBACK
Wellness Series Potluck & Recipe Challenge
Tuesday, August 23, 6:30pm (at the farm)
Based on feedback from earlier Wellness workshops, we’re adjusting the format for the upcoming session onTuesday August 23, 6:30pm.
Celebrate the bounty of the season with us by bringing your favorite dish and recipe to share, showcasing your garden or market produce. We’ll share our own tips for serving our summer favorites, AND give suggestions for unusual veggies, like kohlrabi, as we sample each other’s special dishes.
Not feeling very creative? Bring your appetite anyway and join us for some tasting and ideas.
All workshops in this series led by Certified Holistic Health & Nutrition Counselor, Sharon See, of Vitalized Wellness from Shelton. All ages are welcome.  Suggested donation of $10/pp per class; all are welcome! Please RSVP here. 
SECURE YOUR TICKETS FOR OUR CENTENNIAL
DINNER ON THE FARM!
We’ve been celebrating the farm’s centennial all year long, and Dinner on the Farm is no exception. In addition to our one-of-a-kind farm fresh meal, this year you’ll be treated to special treats, including specialty ice creams made just for this event as well as a display of Massaro family history and student art crafted in honor of the centennial. Funds raised at this event will support our Centennial Campaign, an effort to create an improved welcome center for the farm that will incorporate safer pedestrian pathways, a covered pavilion, and more parking for our CSA customers.

 
. This year’s event, on Sunday September 4, 2016, will feature a raw bar, beef brisket, and lots of veggies (especially for the non-meat-eaters). Advance purchase is strongly suggested, either online or by sending your check to the farm office, made payable to Massaro Community Farm, 41 Ford Rd, Woodbridge, CT 06525. $175/pp.
OPEN FARM DAYS CONTINUE
We’ve been harvesting LOTS of kale, potatoes, corn, beets, carrots, summer squash, garlic & tomatoes from our humble little Learning Garden.
Curious about edible weeds & flowers? Want to taste something unusual? Or maybe you just feel like digging in the dirt.
Friday, August 26 2:30-5:30pm
Wednesday, August 31 9:30am-12noon
Open Farm Days are an opportunity to tend a garden, introduce your little ones to the joys of growing and picking your own veggies. Get your gardening questions answered, visit and feed the farm geese and chickens, take a self-guided walk on the nature trail, and enjoy our beautiful 57-acre farm. Tools and gloves provided. Bring a water bottle if you plan to stay for a while.

BOOK A FALL FIELD TRIP TODAY!

We’re now booking fall field trips starting in September for your day care, class, home school group or organization. Numerous farm, food and outdoor topics covered. Fall is a beautiful time to explore the transition of the farm to shorter days and cooler weather. Check for available dates by calling the farm office (203-736-8618) or checking with Education Director, Robyn Stewart, via email,education@massarofarm.org
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR
September is ‘Fruits & Veggies Matter’ Month! 
Check us out at these upcoming events in September:
September 10, 11am-5pm, CT Folk Festival & Green Expo, Massaro Community Farm will attend the festival for the first time, engaging kids through farm-related activities. The music continues until 10pm!
September 15, 5:30-7:00pm, Preserving the Harvest at the Farm: Join us for tips on preserving (freezing, drying, & canning) your harvest and take home some farm fresh goodies!
September 19, 9am and again at 11:30am, will be our last beekeeping workshop of the season, Preparing the Hive for Winter

Caleb Iqbal, eating Learning Garden carrots harvested during summer camp 2016.
OUT OF THE
MOUTHS OF BABES….
The best testimonial 
One of our new campers this year, here with his brother for his second week, told us yesterday that “any time doing anything other than harvesting or eating is a waste of time!” Thanks, Caleb, we think so too!
Many thanks to all those who continue to support us in our effort to KeepFarming, Feed People and Build Community. We would not be here without the many volunteers, board members, staff & donors. We would especially like to thank our sponsors of this year’s
Dinner on the Farm
The La Tronica Family of Businesses (Lock Stock & Barrel, The UPS Store & Wheeler’s Restaurant)
Southern CT State University
Law Offices of Buckley & Wynne
A-1 Toyota * Ryan & Tyma LLP