Participate in Our Programs: Adult Education

For further information about our Adult Education programs, please call our Education Department at 718-347-3276, ext. 302 or email education@queensfarm.org. 

 

 

For Individuals: 
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INTRO TO WELLNESS

4 sessions:
Wed, May 1, 8, 15 & 22
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Melt your stress away during our spring wellness series. Nestled in our tranquil farm setting, this four part program will introduce research-based methods of mind and body practices that support relaxation and healthy living. Each week we will help you to better understand your body’s stress response, the mind-body connection, and practice simple meditation and mindfulness techniques to help you better relax and unwind. No experience necessary!


FEE: $100.00 / person  ($95.00 / Member)

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WATERCOLORS ON THE FARM

4 sessions:
Thurs, June 6, 13, 20 & 27
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Experiment in the medium of watercolor with the farm landscape as your backdrop! Local Queens artist Denis Ponsot will provide instruction and demo all the "shop tricks" in watercolor painting. Beginning and experienced students are welcome and will explore a variety of techniques with an emphasis on developing one's own style. Demonstrations of color and design, wet-on-wet, and dry brush techniques will be included. Individual attention will be given. Note: A supply list will be distributed upon registration for this course.


FEE: $160.00 / person  ($155.00 / Member)

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SIMPLIFYING HERBS FOR YOUR DAILY LIFE

Sat, June 22
11:00 am-1:00 pm

Queens Farm cultivates 30 varieties of annual and perennial herbs. Join our farmer and resident herbalist, Phoebe Greenberg, to learn more about growing and using herbs for their medicinal benefits. This class will explore some of the properties of specific herbs grown on the farm and provide a variety of simple ways you can harness their healthful benefits in your very own kitchen. A walk around the farm will allow you to see the range of herbs that can be grown in this region. A hands-on activity is included, and all participants will take home a sample of herbs with fun recipes to try after class!


FEE: $45.00 / person  ($40.00 / Member)

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For Groups: 
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INSIDER'S TOUR

Offered Year-round

This in-depth tour, led by a farm educator, explores our four season growing operation through visiting our greenhouses, cold frames, growing fields, annual & perennial gardens, and composting area. Get to know our heritage livestock and how they contribute to our integrated, sustainable practices. See what it takes to grow a wide variety of organic crops and to produce value-added items like honey, eggs, yarn, and more. 


FEE: $10.00 / person

For groups of 5-20 people, ages 16 & up

Available weekday afternoons or weekends

Submit an appointment request or call 718-347-3276 ext. 302 or 310