Saturday, May 4, 2013
A seedling sale will be held at Casey Farm next Saturday.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, May 4
Casey Farm in Saunderstown will hold its annual Spring Seedling Sale on Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start your culinary garden this spring with Rhode Island Certified Organic vegetable, fruit and herb seedlings featured at Casey Farm's plant sale. Other items for sale include Vermont maple syrup, coffee, and fresh bakery items. Tours of the museum and grounds and children’s activities will be offered, and Historic New England members receive a 10 percent discount on all seedlings. Please call (401)-295-1030 for more information. About Casey Farm Historic New England’s Casey Farm is located at 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown. The farm is one of 36 properties owned and operated by Historic New England and raises …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Five things to know for April 18.
1. The chicks are invading. Head over to the North Kingstown Free Library as Casey Farm's "Project Chick" returns Friday. Learn about the chickens raised down at Casey Farm. (And yes, live chicks swill be available for petting.) Space is limited to please pre-register by calling 401-294-3306 ext. 5. Starts at 2 p.m. Friday. 2. Catch the science bug tonight at the "Science Smorgasbord" at the North Kingstown Free Library. Starts at 2:30 p.m. Register by calling 401-294-3306 ext. 5. 3. Healthy Places by Design hosts another working group this week. Today, explore the short-, mid- and long-term ideas for improving biking and walking opportunities in town. Starts at 6:30 p.m. at the West Bay Family YMCA. 4. Join the North Kingstown Free …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Casey Farm hosts an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Events come and go all the time. How often do you wish you had heard about something special before it happened? That's where we come in. Each week North Kingstown Patch will post a quick reminder about the events, activities or important tasks whose deadlines have come. Today marks the beginning of Holy Week. While there are sure to be plenty of activities at local churches throughout the community, Casey Farm is hosting a more secular activity sure to delight the little ones. Children of all ages are welcome to Casey Farm, 2325 Boston Neck Road in Saunderstown, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for its annual East Egg Hunt. Hunt through the farm for candy eggs, make a farm craft, and visit the newborn chicks.The hunt costs $5. For more information…
Monday, August 22, 2011
You say tomato, I say tomahto...either way it is all delicious.
Tomato Day 2011 was a smashing success with approximately 2,000 people in attendance at the Coastal Growers Farmer's Market at Casey Farm on Saturday. Thirty varieties of Rhode Island-grown tomatoes were available for tasting under the tomato tent during the event. Examples included Goldie, Black Prince, Candy Stripe, Green Zebra, Cherokee Purple, Tigerella and Defiant. For those not familiar with any tomato past Beefsteak or Big Boy, there was a book on hand to peruse: "The Heirloom Tomato – From Garden to Table," by Amy Goldman. Tomato Day began as a way to promote the new farmer's market at Casey Farm eight years ago. The only time it wasn't held was two years ago when the state was experiencing a bout of tomato blight. This year's …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Five things to know for August 9.
Could girls hockey players be getting a league of their own? The North Kingstown School Committee will consider approving North Kingstown's participation in an all-female co-op hockey team with Narragansett and South Kingstown. Both of the other school committees have approved the endeavor. Along with the girls ice hockey team consideration, the NK School Committee will discuss former superintendent Phil Thornton's severance and an update on filling the position. (Assistant Superintendent Phil Auger is currently serving as interim superintendent and hopes to take on the position permanently.) The committee will also discuss reorganization of the administrative team at the high school to include two assistant principals and two deans. (…