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
Classroom to the Farm
SUNY New Paltz is hosting “Classroom to the Farm: the Liberal Arts and Food,” an alumni panel moderated by Brian Obach, featuring panelists Jamie Levato, Education Director at Poughkeepsie Farm Project; Katy Kondrat, Manager of the Kingston Farmers Market; and Stiles M. Najac, Food Security Coordinator at Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County.
The panel will be followed by a question-and-answer period and reception featuring locally-sourced food and wine. The event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, November 17, 5-7pm
SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, College Terrace
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.
Thursday, December 15, 4-7pm
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Eat the Rainbow!
A celebration of the rainbow of produce that grows right here in Poughkeepsie! Poughkeepsie Farm Project educators will share a story celebrating these seasonal rainbows, and youth will have the opportunity to engage in vegetable print painting, and prepare a colorful snack using produce of all shapes and colors. **For Pre-k-2nd graders
Wednesday, February 15, 3:30-5pm
Boardman Rd Branch Library, 141 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie
Celebrating our Roots
A celebration of the contributions of black farmers to agriculture. Poughkeepsie Farm Project educators will share the story of Dr. George Washington Carver and prepare a delicious North African recipe in his honor. For 3rd-5th graders
Wednesday, February 22, 3:30-5
Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie
*Please check back regularly as we schedule more community events and workshops!
*Note the changed pick up for May Share*
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
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
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!