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Open House and Ribbon-Cutting: Farm Arts Collective Moves into a New Home!

Damascus, PA–Farm Arts Collective, a not-for-profit organization based on Willow Wisp Organic Farm in Damascus, PA will move into a new modern barn designed by Jeffrey McMahon Design Build. The Farm Arts Collective will host an Open House and Ribbon-Cutting on Sunday, June 2nd from 3 PM – 6 PM.  The event is free with farm fresh food, live music, entertainment, […]

DREAM ON THE FARM

Farm Arts Collective presents: DREAM ON THE FARM Play #4 in a Decalogue of Climate Change Plays The More Things Change Tuesday August 8 to Sunday August 13, 2023 At 6:30 PM on Willow Wisp Organic Farm An original theatre performance in a walk across the farm, with farm-fresh food to follow. Damascus, PA—The More […]

Dream on the Farm “The Scientists”

This is a FREE event! Your Gracious Donations benefit The Greenhouse Project’s Public Programs.

2:00 pm:
Select your seating area, refreshments available, watch seed planting demo and get take-home soil & seeds.

3:00 pm:
Performance begins. Enjoy a Meet The Cast time afterward.

The Scientists is Farm Arts Collective’s touring performance. Featured in The New York Times, it is play #2 in the company’s decade-long series of climate change plays called DREAM ON THE FARM taking place from 2020-2030.

Directed by Tannis Kowalchuk, the play follows the journey of two deceased American scientists, Carl Sagan (astronomer) and Lynn Margulis (microbiologist) who are reunited in a boxing ring and challenged to compete to “help save life on the planet.” The scientists embark on a competitive fact-finding journey meeting a host of characters along the way.

This fun, all-ages performance incorporates live music, real science, stilt walking to imaginatively explore the world of climate change through two lenses — the microscope and the telescope. Seen at ARTPARK in Lewiston, NY, the Scranton Cultural Center, and Unison Arts in New Paltz, NY.

CREDITS–Director Tannis Kowalchuk, dramaturg and co-director Mimi McGurl, music by Rima Fand, Doug Rogers, Melissa Bell, Annie Hat. Performances by Pam Arnold, Melissa Bell, Jess Beveridge, Michael Chojnicki, Gregg Erickson, Hudson Williams-Eynon, Ginny Hack, Annie Hat, Tannis Kowalchuk, John Roth. Costumes by Sue Currier.

Supported by Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture

Flower Workshop at Willow Wisp Organic Farm

Join flower growers Tannis Kowalchuk, Jess Beveridge, and local guest grower designers for an in-depth tour around the Willow Wisp Organic Farm flower field.

Learn about the best varieties for cut flower gardens and markets, harvest and post-harvest methods.

Cut flowers from the extensive fields at Willow Wisp and design your own creations with tips from the experts.

Bring your favorite clippers, and a vessel for your floral design to take home at the end of the workshop.

To learn more about Willow Wisp Organic Farm, visit their website.

Tickets are $30.

Cooking Vegan Soul Food at Narrowsburg Farmers’ Market with Farm Arts Collective

In celebration of Juneteenth, a federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of African-American slaves, and celebrates black culture, join human rights activist and Farm Arts Collective performer & Board Member Adrienne Jensen in a vegan soul food cooking class.

Adrienne will share her favorite traditional recipes cooked with a vegetable-forward ingredient list purchased from the Narrowsburg Farmers’ Market.

Help Adrienne prepare black-eyed peas, collard greens, and her version of traditional meat dishes using mushrooms.

Learn recipes, eat together, and learn more about Adrienne, Juneteenth, and the struggle for freedom.

This workshop is free. Donations are greatly appreciated

How to Raise Sheep Workshop at Apple Pond Farm with Farm Arts Collective

Farm Arts Collective presents a hands-on, beginners workshop on how to raise sheep with Sonia Hedlund of Apple Pond Farm in Callicoon Center, NY.

Explore the pleasures, hassles, and benefits of raising sheep and what you need to start.

Learn about the products and benefits of keeping sheep including improved pastures for the farm, wool for yarn, bedding and skins, and milk to make cheese.

Learn more about Apple Pond Farm by visiting their website.

Tickets are $20.

Farm Arts Collective Presents “Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man”

Clear Creek Creative from Kentucky brings an outdoor eco-cultural theater experience & farm-fresh meal to Farm Arts Collective.

Ezell: Ballad of a Land Man is an environmental, cultural and spiritual parable derived from living in the foothills of Appalachia, one man among many seeking to make sense of the time, place and condition in which we live. In the story, Ezell’s choices, traumas and ancestors intersect with themes of domination and resilience as he seeks to take advantage of an anticipated fracking boom and the opportunity to reconnect with the people and land of his raising.

Friday, June 3rd at 6:00pm
Saturday, June 4th at 6:00pm
Sunday, June 5th at 4:00pm

This performance is a 3 hour experience with walking on uneven ground at Willow Wisp Organic Farm. Following each performance is a community meal.

April Fools’ Fête Fundraiser

DON’T MISS THE PARTY!  It’s springtime!  Time to pull off those winter woolies and get your fancy on.  Farm Arts Collective at Seminary Hill Cidery will have the best food (buffet), amazing views, the tastiest cider, try the signature “Fools Cocktail” created by Catskill Provisions, live music, pop up performances by Farm Arts Collective, silent auction, and a […]

Salon Series: Stone Soup Cooking Class

Join us on Saturday, March 19, at 2 pm for “Stone Soup Cooking Class.” Led by Tannis Kowalchuk and Jess Beveridge, this performance is a live theatrical cooking class that explores the origins of cooking, how food is grown, and family recipes that focus on the joy of cooking seasonal vegetables. All ages are welcome […]

Dream on the Farm

Farm Arts Collective is proud to present Dream on the Farm 2021.  Dream on the Farm is a live, in-person site specific performance event held outdoors on Willow Wisp Organic Farm. The annual eco-drama is created and performed by Farm Arts Collective and incorporates live music, stilt walking, and dynamic physical performance exploring human-nature relationships in […]

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