Horn Farm Happenings – April 6

It has been cold and rainy outside, but inside the greenhouse it’s warm and plants are flourishing.broccoliThere are still more crops to seed.Andrew planting okraAnd plants to ‘pot up’ into larger containers.
The Heirloom Plant Sale takes place just four weeks from tomorrow! We hope to see you there–rain or shine.

We’re excited to announce that we are hiring! The Horn Farm is growing and we are looking to hire our first ever Executive Assistant. This is a part-time position. We seek applicants who share our passion for regenerative agricultural practices. Preference is for applicants interested in transitioning to full-time employment as the organization grows. Click here for a complete job description and application instructions.

On Friday, May 4, the Horn Farm Center will be participating in the first ever Give Local York! Give Local York is a 24-hour online day of giving to benefit hundreds of York County nonprofits. We will be celebrating the day at John Wright Restaurant eating delicious pizza topped with Horn Farm produce. John Wright donates a portion of the sales to the Horn Farm Center. Save the date!

Cycle the Solstice

Cycle the Solstice takes place Saturday, June 23. This year we will have 20, 30, and 60 mile routes connecting local farm businesses throughout York and Lancaster Counties. Come ride with us!

Here’s a video about Ecological Forestry from a series that we are really enjoying called The Woodlanders.

April 7 – Wilderness Skills: The Art of Seeing and The Science of Observation
April 14 – Wilderness Skills: Shelter & Water
April 21 – Wilderness Skills: Fire
April 21 – Monthly Foraging
April 28 – Garden Planning
April 29 – Low-tech Mushroom Cultivation
May 4 – Give Local York
May 4 – Horn Farm Pizza Night at John Wright Restaurant
May 5 –  Heirloom Plant Sale
May 5 – Wilderness Skills: Foraging, Hunting, Trapping
May 9 – Making Bone Broth
May 12 – Raising Insects for Food and Farm
May 12 – Wilderness Skills: Advanced Primitive Hunting Techniques
May 15 – Tuesday Evening Work Crew (begins)
May 17 – Monthly Foraging
May 19 – Insect Identification and Management
June 2 – Introduction to Permaculture
June 16 – Monthly Farm Tour – Third Saturday
June 16 – Introduction to Plant Communication
June 23 – Cycle the Solstice

See you at the farm!