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September 2020

Fermenting veggies

Farm Days: Fermentation

Farm Arts Collective
September 5, 2020
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm

Fermentation is a gas! A hands on experience in fermentation including the chemistry, health benefits, and a practical how-to-make classic and unique fermentations from cabbage to kombucha. The workshop invites all participants to follow along with the teachers, Tannis Kowalchuk, Mark Keoppen, Wendy Townsend, Eva Barnett in the preparation of 3 unique fermentations in the workshop.  This is what do you need to bring: Cutting Board Medium or Large Mixing Bowl Large Sharp Knife 3 cleaned quart-size ball jars w/lids Dish…

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Stone Soup Cooking Class

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library presents Stone Soup Cooking Class via Zoom

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
September 24, 2020
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, NY will be presenting Stone Soup Cooking Class via Zoom on Thursday, September 24 at 6:30pm. Join farmer, actress, and cook, Tannis Kowalchuk and her assistant, Jess Beveridge for a song-filled cooking class that explores the origins of cooking, how food is grown, family recipes, with four demonstrated recipes that focus on the joy of cooking seasonal vegetables and healthy regional food. This is an all ages performance and will be held online…

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October 2020

Farm Days: Winterizing Your Home via Zoom

Farm Arts Collective
October 10, 2020
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm

Stay warm this winter.  Michael Chojnicki, Architect, and Stephen Stuart, lifelong advocate of energy efficiency will discuss the importance of enhancing and maintaining a healthy home in this online workshop via Zoom. They will explore the various principles guiding energy efficiency, as well as review approaches to winterizing homes using “no and low” cost ways to lower your home’s energy use and save money. Discussions will include home energy audits, the principles of energy efficiency along with a simple awareness…

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Harvest Benefit!

Farm Arts Collective
October 11, 2020
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

Harvest Benefit! A Social-Distance FUNDRAISER for Farm Arts Collective $20--$50 Pay-What-You-Can at Willow Wisp Organic Farm Spend an afternoon at Farm Arts Collective on Willow Wisp Organic Farm. The day includes FarmWalks, Live Music with Beat the Devil, Soup from the Farm Kitchen, Games, Flowers, Exhibits, Raffles, Refreshments, Performances by Farm Arts Collective and Special Guests This event is a fundraiser so that we can keep offering workshops, performances, and AGRI-CULTURAL community engagement. Please support our work. Photo by Irene…

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Delivering Democracy Rehearsals

Narrowsburg Union
October 15, 2020
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm

REHEARSAL FOR A PUBLIC OUTDOOR, STREET THEATRE PERFORMANCE TO ENTERTAIN AND INFORM PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS HOW AND WHERE TO VOTE SAFELY. LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS for "Delivering Democracy" Rehearsals begin NOW (this week) in Narrowsburg and Honesdale! Learn the choreography or help build cardboard mailboxes. Pattern and directions will be provided. The performance will feature a chorus of DANCING MAILBOXES. We are looking for participants from the community to join in, learn the dance, build costumes and work for democracy in a…

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Delivering Democracy Rehearsal

The Cooperage Project
October 17, 2020
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm

REHEARSAL FOR A PUBLIC OUTDOOR, STREET THEATRE PERFORMANCE TO ENTERTAIN AND INFORM PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS HOW AND WHERE TO VOTE SAFELY. LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS for "Delivering Democracy" Rehearsals begin NOW (this week) in Narrowsburg and Honesdale! Learn the choreography or help build cardboard mailboxes. Pattern and directions will be provided. The performance will feature a chorus of DANCING MAILBOXES. We are looking for participants from the community to join in, learn the dance, build costumes and work for democracy in a…

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Delivering Democracy Rehearsal

Narrowsburg Union
October 22, 2020
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm

REHEARSAL FOR A PUBLIC OUTDOOR, STREET THEATRE PERFORMANCE TO ENTERTAIN AND INFORM PENNSYLVANIA VOTERS HOW AND WHERE TO VOTE SAFELY. LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS for "Delivering Democracy" Learn the choreography or help build cardboard mailboxes. Pattern and directions will be provided. The performance will feature a chorus of DANCING MAILBOXES. We are looking for participants from the community to join in, learn the dance, build costumes and work for democracy in a fun, edutaining and collective action. No performance experience required.…

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Delivering Democracy in Scranton, PA this Saturday!

Scranton, PA
October 31, 2020

Our dancing mailboxes will be Delivering Democracy on the streets of Scranton, PA this Saturday. Photo: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times   Delivering Democracy is a playful, uplifting, nonpartisan voter information campaign. It is designed to help voters across Pennsylvania know how and where to vote safely, and expand participation in our democracy. For more information, or to interview one of the mailboxes, please contact Tannis@FarmArtsCollective.org “Ben Franklin started the Post Office, and we’re in the Constitution. We’re a vital part of…

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November 2020

Stone Soup Cooking Class

Stone Soup Cooking Class at The Cooperage Project

The Cooperage Project
November 7, 2020
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

The Cooperage Project will be presenting Stone Soup Cooking Class Live (Please see the Cooperage's Covid-19 Info Below) and via Zoom on Saturday, November 7 at 4:00pm. Stone Soup Cooking Class is a live theatrical cooking show for families that makes cooking seasonal vegetables accessible for all. Farm Arts Collective artistic director Tannis Kowalchuk wrote the play and composed the music in collaboration with ensemble member Jess Beveridge, with direction by Dan Lendzian. Limited in-person seating. The Cooperage Project is…

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December 2020

Saturnalia Solstice Thurs. 12/17 SOLD OUT!

Upward Brewing Company
December 17, 2020
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm

These performances are SOLD OUT! Please contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org to be put on the waiting list. Saturnalia Solstice is a special fire-light performance featuring the Farm Arts Collective ensemble in an original winter performance around a large bon fire. Based on the famous ancient Roman holiday of Saturnalia, one that honored the god Saturn (god of agriculture and harvest), and the solstice. The performance features stories, songs, poems, and dances created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble. The audience size is…

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Saturnalia Solstice Fri. 12/18 SOLD OUT!

Farm Arts Collective
December 18, 2020
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm

These performances are SOLD OUT! Please contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org to be put on the waiting list. Saturnalia Solstice is a special fire-light performance featuring the Farm Arts Collective ensemble in an original winter performance around a large bon fire. Based on the famous ancient Roman holiday of Saturnalia, one that honored the god Saturn (god of agriculture and harvest), and the solstice. The performance features stories, songs, poems, and dances created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble. The audience size is…

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Saturnalia Solstice Sat. 12/19 SOLD OUT!

Farm Arts Collective
December 19, 2020
5:30 pm
- 8:00 pm

These performances are SOLD OUT! Please contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org to be put on the waiting list. Saturnalia Solstice is a special fire-light performance featuring the Farm Arts Collective ensemble in an original winter performance around a large bon fire. Based on the famous ancient Roman holiday of Saturnalia, one that honored the god Saturn (god of agriculture and harvest), and the solstice. The performance features stories, songs, poems, and dances created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble. The audience size is…

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Dream on the Farm

Dream on the Farm 2020 Video Trailer

December 31, 2020

We are working on the full length video of Dream on the Farm 2020 with Mike Roberto. Here's the Trailer:  

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January 2021

Stone Soup Cooking Class logo

NOFA-NY’s Winter Conference Presents Stone Soup Cooking Class

NOFA-NY Online Winter Conference
Thursday, Jan. 21
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm

Stone Soup Cooking Class will be presented on Thursday, January 21st at 4:00pm as a part of NOFA-NY's Annual Winter Conference that will take place online this year from January 16th to the 23rd. "For nearly four decades, our conference has convened farmers, homesteaders, soil scientists, seedkeepers, and ag-vocates to work together and learn from one another. The mutual support and the generous exchange of knowledge is a hallmark of the NOFA-NY community. And now, we’ve seen the power of…

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February 2021

Workshop: Climate Change & Our Diet

Virtual Event
Saturday, Feb. 20
11:00 am
- 12:00 pm

Please join us on Saturday, February 20 from 11:00am to 12:00 pm for a FREE (donations greatly appreciated) virtual presentation on “Climate Change & Our Diet" presented by The Climate Reality Project, The Philadelphia Chapter and Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants. We will first hear about the climate crisis from Chapter member and Damascus, PA resident, Bob Ellis, followed by Mary Ann Boyer's presentation: “More Plants, Less Waste: How Our Diet Affects Climate Change" with Sustainability Intern, Samantha Friborg. Please register for this free virtual event by…

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Scranton Fringe Festival: Fringe Focus

Scranton Fringe Festival
Sunday, Feb. 21
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

Join Tannis and Jess for Scranton Fringe Festival's Fringe Focus on Sunday, February 21 at 7:00pm.  We will be discussing Farm Arts Collective's upcoming season, the events, performances and workshops we have planned, what the rehearsal process is like during Covid-19 along with an interactive question and answer session and information on how you can become a part of Farm Arts Collective. This event will be Streaming Live on Sunday, February 21 at 7:00pm for Free on the following links.  Don't…

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March 2021

Scranton PorchFest!

Scranton, PA
Saturday, Mar. 20
12:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

Join the Farm Arts Collective ensemble of stilt walkers and musicians in the streets of Scranton, PA this Saturday for the kickoff of the Scranton PorchFest!   Scranton PorchFest is a city-wide event centered on community, Scranton PA's diverse cultural history and a joyful celebration that anyone with a porch (or storefront, or yard, or garden or fence) can join in! This festival is a special project by SCRANTON FRINGE.    We will be roaming the streets of Scranton on…

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Art in Bloom at Everhart Museum

Everhart Museum
Friday, Mar. 26
6:00 pm
- Saturday, Mar. 27
10:00 pm

Tannis and Jess will be presenting their physical botanical theatre piece, Flower to the Power of Two as a part of Everhart Museum's virtual premier of Art in Bloom in tandem with the Scranton Fringe Festival You can watch this special piece of theatre on the Everhart Museum website.  Click here to view!    

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April 2021

Fool Around with Farm Arts Collective!

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
Thursday, Apr. 1
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library presents Fool Around with Farm Arts Collective on Thursday, April 1st at 6:00pm via Zoom!  Join our friends at the Farm Arts Collective as they virtually invite you behind the scenes of their new Eco-Drama Dream on the Farm.  Participants can join in as the Collective group prepares by joining the team in opening stretches and warm-up.  After viewing the monologues, scenes and songs bring questions for the Farm Arts team and find out more…

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Expanding Ensemble, Weekly Rehearsals

Narrowsburg Union
Thursday, Apr. 15
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

Farm Arts Collective is expanding the ensemble and holding weekly collaborative performance sessions every Thursday at 6:00 pm via ZOOM. The ensemble is currently developing a new devised performance for the annual Dream on the Farm event in August 2021 at Willow Wisp Organic Farm. Performers, musicians, writers, actors, dancers, designers, physical theatre specialists are invited to reach out. Updates on the workshops can be found on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Once in person rehearsals resume, masks are required and…

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