Come join the party!
We host workshops and annual events where you will never walk away empty handed. From delicious veggies to new skills you won't want to miss an event with us.
Farm visits for all ages! Come visit us on the farm and see how we operate. You'll learn all kinds of useful information about the good food we grow here and how you can make the most out of it at home.
April - October
2 Hour Sessions
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Education Events and Workshops
Hispanic Heritage Festival
PFP educators will be leading healthy cooking demonstrations at the Hispanic Heritage Festival. Stop by to learn healthy twists on traditional dishes. The free festival will also include live cultural dance performances, health screenings , fun activities for kids, free mobile clinic, music featuring DJ Sanchez, free food, giveaways, free flu shots, and more.
September 17, 11am-3pm
Earline Patrice Park/Mansion Square Park
Urban Wilderness Festival
PFP educators will lead fun activities for youth at the festival hosted by Vassar's Environmental Cooperative. This free family-oriented event will feature great activities for kids, including a Beaver Dam walk at the Vassar Ecological Preserve, a scavenger hunt, a solar display, information on recycling and composting, and music. The Environmental Fair will be a great opportunity for families, students and the environmentally curious to familiarize themselves with important environmental groups providing leadership and critical project implementation in Dutchess County.
September 25, 1pm-4pm
Eating Well on a Budget: Planning and Preparing Healthy, Balanced, Affordable Meals with Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Discover the fun and value in cooking at home with local farmer and culinary nutrition specialist Ellie Limpert from Poughkeepsie Farm Project. Ellie will teach safe cooking skills and money saving strategies for planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks. Registration required. For teens.
October 3, 1pm-2:30pm
Adriance Memorial Library, Cavallaro Room
Feeding the Hudson Valley
Gleaned produce from PFP fields will be served as part of a delicious free feast for members of the public. Fresh top-quality produce that would have been wasted will make up the meal in order to promote positive solutions to food waste.
October 8, 11am-3pm
Walkway Over the Hudson
Nutrition in the Classroom
School-based programs can play an important role in promoting lifelong healthy eating. The more positive exposure children have to nutritious foods, the more likely they are to incorporate these foods into their day. Join Jamie Levato and Ellie Limpert in learning practical strategies for effective health promotion in and out of the classroom.
December 1, 4pm-7pm
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
*Please check back regularly as we schedule more community events and workshops!
*Note the changed pick up for May Share*
Soup A Bowl
Every Fall, PFP and friends celebrate food and art in Poughkeepsie at the Alumnae House at Vassar College. Proceeds benefit the charitable and educational programs of the PFP. Soups, pottery, raffle and silent auction, and live music from the Roundabout Ramblers and lots more. Check out the Event Info to learn more.
Vassar College Alumnae House
161 College Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Two seatings: 12-1:30pm and 2:00-3:30pm
Spring plant sale
Come see what PFP is all about and take home potted herbs, flowers and vegetables grown at our on-site greenhouse. This year we are also selling PFP-grown seeds and featuring potted plants grown from these seeds, alongside PFP herbal products. Open to the public.
Saturdays, May 7th and 14th, 2016
9:00am - 2:00pm
Join us for our end of the season potluck. Come see what we are about and meet people in the community. Don't forget to use your PFP produce to make your dish!
Check back for our 2016 potluck date!