• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 09/07/2012, 09/29/2012, 10/19/2012

    Location: Varies. See Description. Fee Information: Varies. See Description. Contact Name: Conservancy for CVNP Contact Email: www.conservancyforcvnp.org Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2796 ext.100

Families are invited to explore historic farm properties in the Cuyahoga Valley and learn about local foods, sustainable agriculture, and farming history. These programs are part of a collaborative effort between Hale Farm & Village, the Countryside Conservancy, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the National Park Service.

Friday through Saturday, September 7 - 8
Family Farm Retreat and Campout
Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay at the historic Stanford House or pitch tents at nearby campsites. The program includes shopping the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow and a visit to Hale Farm & Village, where we will prepare and eat a lunch made from local foods and participate in farm and garden activities. Fee: $100 adults/$90 partner members; $60 children ages 4 - 11/$50 partner members; or $285 for a family of four (includes programming, market tokens, lodging, and meals). Stanford House, Friday 5 p.m. to Saturday 4 p.m.

For more information and to register by September 3, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

Saturday, September 29
Stone Soup Mystery Meal
Gather ingredients from the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, travel to Hale Farm & Village, prepare a delectable soup and salad around a campfire, and re-enact the traditional tale of Stone Soup. Then it's time to eat! Fee: $17 adults, $15 for partner members, and $7 children ages 4 - 11. Price includes market tokens. Howe Meadow, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

For more information and to register by September 21, call 330-657-2796 ext.100.

Friday through Sunday, October 19 - 21
All Things Mushroom Weekend
Spend a weekend in CVNP at the beautifully renovated Stanford House learning about mushroom ecology and identification. Join fellow mushroom lovers and follow a local expert into the field on a mushroom foray at the Bath Nature Preserve, listen to lectures on the fascinating world of mushrooms, and dine on delectable mushroom dishes. Fee: $160 per person includes lodging for two nights, meals, and instruction. Stanford House, Friday 6 p.m. to Sunday noon.

For more information and to register, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.