Instructions for Adult Program Registration
1. Log into or create your account via WLFarm.org. Making an account is quick and easy! We just need some basic information about yourself. If you would like to change any of these pieces of information at any time, you may do so by logging into your account.
2. Please be sure to read our Adult Education Program Terms below for more information on our payment and refund policy, photo and video policy, and liability statement.
3. Register for an adult program! Click on the REGISTER NOW! links below to sign up for a program. You will be asked to enter the number of people you wish to register for the program (including yourself or children, if applicable) and enter the first and last names of those being registered in the Guest Information fields. You will be given the option to pay immediately by credit card or to pay later; we recommend opting to “pay later” if signing up for multiple programs so that you may pay for all programs with one credit card transaction at Make Payment (check payment can also be mailed in lieu of credit card payment).
Contact our Education Director with any questions.
Adult Program Terms
Please carefully read these policies prior to submitting your registration. Contact our Education Director with any questions.
Payment & Refund Policy:
- Online payments can be made via the following credit or debit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover
- Those who opt to “pay later” at registration must submit payment at least 2 days prior to a workshop to be guaranteed their spot.
- Full tuition refunds minus a $5 administrative fee are guaranteed up to 7 days prior to a workshop.
- A 50% tuition refund is guaranteed up to 3 days prior to a workshop.
- No tuition refund is given for participant cancellations within 2 days of a workshop or for failure to attend a workshop.
- A full tuition refund will be given in the event Wright-Locke Farm cancels a workshop.
Photo & Video Policy:
- The Conservancy may take photos and digital video footage of activities throughout the educational program season for record keeping and publicity purposes. Participant names are never used in connection with these photos or videos.
Liability Statement (Permission for the Conservancy to handle emergencies):
- I realize injuries can occur from participation in Farm programs. I hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless the Wright-Locke Farm Conservancy, Inc., their Board of Directors, instructors, or assignees, and the Town of Winchester from any claim arising out of injury to myself. Should I be taken to the hospital for emergency purposes, I hereby grant permission to the attending physician and staff to administer anesthesia, medical, X-ray, and surgical procedures as may be deemed necessary or advisable.
– FALL/WINTER 2020 –
Spoon Carving class (online)
Join Spire Woodshop for a virtual Spoon Carving Class on Saturday December 5th, from 9am-12pm and create a beautiful gift just in time for the holidays!
Learn how to carve a spoon from fresh cut wood. This course is designed for beginners and will cover wood anatomy, axing out a spoon blank from a tree or tree branch, knife holds and techniques, basic sharpening skills as well as drying and finishing your spoon after the class. Each student will walk away with their very own spoon as well as receive sandpaper and oil/beeswax blend for finishing.
Spoon kits, including all necessary materials and supplies, will be available for pick-up at the farm the week before the class.
Cost is $75 per person and includes the kit, tool rental, and 3-hour instruction. Children under 16 must register with an adult.
Click here to register.
Winter Weeds, with Naturalist “Boot” Boutwell
Monday, December 7th, 10:00am – 12:00pm
With winter approaching, most flowers and green leaves are long-gone, but that doesn’t mean we can no longer identify the plants that produced them. This class will focus on the identification of winter weeds, those particularly hardy, non-woody plants which remain standing well into or through the winter. Our walk will focus on plant identification as well as fun and interesting natural history about the plants we see.
Children ages 10 and up are welcome to register if accompanied by a registered adult. Masks are required. Cost: $30 per person.
Click here to register.
Winter Solstice Nature Walk
Saturday, December 19th, 2020 from 2:15 – 4:15 pm
The Winter Solstice is the day on which the midday sun is at its lowest point in the sky and it arrives this year on Monday, December 21. The solstices mark key turning points in the year and have been celebrated by many cultures throughout history. The Winter Solstice marks the shortest day (and the longest night) of the year.
Join Naturalist “Boot” Boutwell in celebrating the season of the Winter Solstice with a walk around Wright-Locke Farm and into the woods beyond to celebrate the solstice season and to enjoy the beauty of nature as winter approaches. As usual, our focus will be on plant ID and natural history. The program will also include solstice history and lore, poetry, and a solstice story.
Children 10 years and up are welcome if accompanied by a registered adult. Cost is $30 per person. Masks are required.
Click here to register.
Winter Holiday Wreath-Making
Saturday, December 12th, 10:30-11:30am via Zoom
Join us for a festive, virtual Holiday Wreath-Making workshop. Instructor Ferriss Donham will guide us through the creation of our own, unique evergreen wreath to decorate our homes this winter. Using natural materials foraged locally, Ferriss will provide “kits” containing everything you need to compose your holiday masterpiece. And the best part is, it’s all compostable!
Cost is $40 per person and includes all materials. Click here to register.
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Stay tuned! More upcoming workshops may be listed soon! Other programs may include the following subjects: organic gardening and composting; “Forest Bathing”; seasonal edible and medicinal plant foraging; edible mushroom cultivation; raising backyard chickens and honey bees; wreath-making; and culinary skills workshops emphasizing healthy meal preparation and food preservation using local and seasonal foods.
Email FarmEd@wlfarm.org with questions or for more information.
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