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38 Hickory Lane
Damascus, PA 18415 United States
(570) 798-9530

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April 2019

Beautiful Farm

Farm Days: Farmers Roundtable

Farm Arts Collective
April 28, 2019
3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Free

How do we define success and what are the components of a successful farm? Local farmers are invited to a round table discussion facilitated by farmer Greg Swartz of Willow Wisp Organic Farm. This broad conversation will help us think about how to plan and manage our farms and it will help shape future programming of Farm Arts Collective. As part of the conversation, Brian Fox of Salem Mountain Farm will talk about garlic production: from spring to harvest. Bring food…

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May 2019

Farm Days: Women Who Horse

Farm Arts Collective
May 18, 2019
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

"How many of you remember the first time you saw a horse?" Join Jennifer Canfield for a workshop about the human-horse connection, the agricultural aspects of horse keeping, behavior and the predator/prey dynamic, our expectations, the importance of keeping in the moment, and how being with horses enhances our human to human relationships. Long-time horse owner, Jennifer halted her breeding program in 2004 in favor of advocating for unwanted horses. “Each life is precious. As humans we need to be…

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June 2019

Celebration

Farm Arts Collective Opening Ceremony

Farm Arts Collective
June 2, 2019
3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
FREE. Donations appreciated.

Come celebrate the grand opening of Farm Arts Collective at Willow Wisp Organic Farm. The afternoon begins with a blessing from members of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania followed by a farm tour led by the Willow Wisp farm team and performances by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble. This event is a fundraiser for Farm Arts Collective, and donations will be gratefully accepted at the door. Refreshments provided.

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July 2019

Medicine In Your Garden

Farm Days: “Medicine in your Garden”

Farm Arts Collective
July 6, 2019
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

Learn about healing herbs that can be grown in your own backyard! Karen and Cortney Whitmore (mother and daughter) will lead a workshop detailing the medicinal plants and herbs that they have been cultivating in a home garden for many years. Participants will gather at the Farm Arts Collective greenhouse for registration and then go up the hill to the Whitmore’s homestead. The tour will be highlighted by a special reading of Gerrard’s Herbal (circa 1636) accompanied by the gentle…

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August 2019

Shakespeare Sold Out

Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
August 3, 2019
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare Sold Out

Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
August 4, 2019
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
August 9, 2019
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

PERFORMANCE ADDED!  FRIDAY, AUG 9 at 7 PM An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective’s actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night’s Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity’s struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
August 10, 2019
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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Shakespeare on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective
August 11, 2019
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Ticket: $20 Adult / $10 Child*

An enchanted farm tour and site specific performance created and performed by Farm Arts Collective's actors, stilt walkers, and Madrigal choir. Led by Titania (Queen of the Fairies, Midsummer Night's Dream) the performance holds a mirror to nature drawing parallels between agrarian ecology and humanity's struggles and triumphs. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Puck, and Ophelia make appearances in the throws of love, murder, betrayal, and death. A delightful and visually stunning Shakespearean journey at Willow Wisp Organic Farm…

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September 2019

Adrianne Picciano

Farm Days: Seed Saving POSTPONED!

Farm Arts Collective
September 14, 2019
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

POSTPONED Due to Low Registration--look for a new date in November Join Dirt Diva owner and operator Adrianne Picciano for a hands on seed saving demonstration with helpful tips on how to save and preserve seeds from a variety of flowers, vegetables, and plants. All participants will artfully design their seed packages and leave with a selection of seeds for the following season. *We honor a sliding scale for all events. Please email us at info@FarmArtsCollective.org for details.    …

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October 2019

Fermented Foods

Farm Days: Community Fermenting Workshop SOLDOUT

Farm Arts Collective
October 13, 2019
11:00 am
- 2:00 pm
Ticket: $15*

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT Join the Fermenting Frenzy, a workshop dedicated to fermenting a variety of vegetables. A host of fermenting experts in sauerkraut, kimchi, and roots will lead participants in a hands on workshop. We will be in touch with all registered participants with a list of  what we will be fermenting  prior to the workshop. Vegetables from Willow Wisp Organic Farm will be available for purchase (wholesale prices) at the workshop. Participants should bring 5 of…

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May 2020

Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
May 14, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
May 21, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
May 28, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Farm Days: Principles of Organic Soil Management via Zoom

Farm Arts Collective
May 30, 2020
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm

It’s all about the soil! Join soil expert, Roger Hill of Treeline Farm, in Bethany, PA, and experienced garden designer Adrianne Picciano (Dirt Diva) for a workshop on soil management for gardens via Zoom. Roger works closely with Willow Wisp Organic Farm on soil health, and he brings a deep knowledge and passion for soil chemistry to the workshop. Adrianne has developed hundreds of gardens for homeowners across the region and shares her practical knowledge about creating and caring for…

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June 2020

Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
June 4, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
June 11, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Farm Days: Salad Dressings

Farm Arts Collective
June 14, 2020
11:00 am
- 12:30 pm

Expand your salad and salad dressing repertoire! Finally, a chance to get DRESSED UP!!! Join Mark Hitzges, personal chef (and Willow Wisp Organic Farm team member) and Farm Arts Collective's Tannis Kowalchuk for an interactive workshop on how to make three distinct salad dressings. This will be a fun and informative workshop on classic and innovative home made salad dressings. Registration is required and donations are always greatly appreciated. Here is a list of ingredients so you can whisk along…

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
June 18, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
June 25, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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July 2020

Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
July 2, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
July 9, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
July 16, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
July 23, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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Looking for Volunteers!

Farm Arts Collective
July 30, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 30, 2020

Farm Arts Collective is looking for volunteers for their annual performance of DREAM ON THE FARM August 6-10, 2020.  We are looking for front of house and parking associates. Interested in learning more, or getting involved? Contact Jess@FarmArtsCollective.org   

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August 2020

Dream on the Farm-SOLD OUT

Farm Arts Collective
August 6, 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm

Farm Arts Collective is continuing its outdoor arts programming in the summer of 2020 with DREAM ON THE FARM, a live theatre performance on a farm and designed for small groups in the time of Covid 19.   DREAM ON THE FARM is created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble of 15 musicians, actors, stilt walkers, ecologists, farmers, and members of the Lenape-Nation of PA.  Directed by artistic director Tannis Kowalchuk, the experience is designed as a walking…

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Dream on the Farm–SOLD OUT

Farm Arts Collective
August 7, 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm

Farm Arts Collective is continuing its outdoor arts programming in the summer of 2020 with DREAM ON THE FARM, a live theatre performance on a farm and designed for small groups in the time of Covid 19.   DREAM ON THE FARM is created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble of 15 musicians, actors, stilt walkers, ecologists, farmers, and members of the Lenape-Nation of PA.  Directed by artistic director Tannis Kowalchuk, the experience is designed as a walking…

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Dream on the Farm-SOLD OUT

Farm Arts Collective
August 8, 2020
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm

Farm Arts Collective is continuing its outdoor arts programming in the summer of 2020 with DREAM ON THE FARM, a live theatre performance on a farm and designed for small groups in the time of Covid 19.   DREAM ON THE FARM is created and performed by the Farm Arts Collective ensemble of 15 musicians, actors, stilt walkers, ecologists, farmers, and members of the Lenape-Nation of PA.  Directed by artistic director Tannis Kowalchuk, the experience is designed as a walking…

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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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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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December 2020

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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