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December 2022

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Saturday, December 10, 2022
10:00 am12:00 pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights

In this hands-on demonstration class, join Emily Rauch, our Native Plant Program Manager, to learn how to stratify and winter sow native seeds. During the workshop you will discuss terminology and learn about the different stratification methods to use.

Everyone will leave with seed stratifying material, including local-ecotype seeds grown here at the farm, and a full tray of planted seeds.
Come prepared to get your hands dirty- we will be propagating seeds of several species of native plants!

Registration required.
$25 each
25% discount for 2 or more tickets with promo code SEEDS

Saturday, December 10, 2022
12:30 pm2:30 pm
1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights, NY

Learn how to preserve the summer harvest using one of the oldest methods of preservation: lacto-fermentation. In this hands-on workshop, you will transform Hilltop Hanover grown cabbage into traditional sauerkraut and lemon garlic dill kraut. Learn about the science of fermentation and the health benefits of fermented foods while creating tasty kraut from scratch. Each participant will take home a jar to complete the fermentation process at home!

$40 each.
Ages 8 and up. Kids under 10 must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
1:30 pm3:30 pm
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights

Part of our monthly homeschool programs at Hilltop Hanover. This month, we step off the beaten path, into the forest, and learn to navigate with a map and compass with ease. Early winter is a great time to learn the basics of navigation for kids of all ages!

Registration required.
$30 per person

25% discount for 3 or more tickets with promo code FAMILY

Saturday, December 17, 2022
10:00 am11:30 am
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights

Join Emily Rauch, Hilltop's Native Plant Program Manager, for this seed bomb workshop.

A great hands-on activity for kids and families and a fun way to sow native wildflowers that support our local pollinator and insect populations.

All seeds are local-ecotype and grown out here on the farm!

Free Event!
Registration required.