Upcoming Program Descriptions

Learn More, Live Better

Seasonal listings are below. To view of full year of programming, see the online calendar.
To register for any program in 2021, visit our ONLINE CALENDAR.

Prescott Farm is here to help you connect with nature and the world around you, from our snowshoe series and Family Fun Days to gardening and maple sugaring. A number of other hands-on experiential programs for all ages are also offered throughout the year. Let our experienced environmental educators open the doors to the outdoors for you!

* Members can take advantage of our new pricing, including FREE programming – pay only for guest lecturer or materials fees in other workshops. 



Organic Gardening Series
Throughout the growing season, we will meet monthly to discuss your observations, questions, and tips for the weeks ahead while using the Learning Garden at Prescott Farm as an example. One Tuesday evening each month (6:30- 8 pm) through the growing season:

August 10, September 7 & October 5.

Cost: $12 (Free for Members)
Recommended Ages: All
Physical Demand: [4]

REGISTER Organic Gardening SeriesClick Here

Special thanks to our business partner and Organic Gardening sponsor, Belknap Landscape!

Family & Friends Fun Days sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Foundation

Join us for fun, games, learning and exploration in every season of the year! (In order to make this opportunity available to a wider range of groups, please select only one program (AM or PM) per date.)

Fireflies Light the Skies: Tue, July 6,  6:30- 8 pm
Monarch Monitors: Tue, August 3,  6:30-8 pm

Recommended Ages: Kids (with Adult)

Soapmaking Series

Recommended Ages: Adult
Physical Demand: [2]

Soapmaking 101

Learn how to safely make your very own soap. We will cover the basics of soapmaking, and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy.

Saturday, August 7; (10-12 pm)
Saturday, September 25 (10-12 pm) *
Saturday, October 2 (1-3 pm)

* Have a teen interested in soapmaking? Bring them along in this session (teens must be accompanied by an adult.)

Crafting & Foodcrafting Series

Cost: Varies (see individual programs)
Recommended Ages: Adult
Physical Demand: [3]

Saturday, August 21; 9-11 am
Cost: $28 Non-Members; $15 for Members

Hops & Herbs Fall Wreaths
Saturday, September 18; 10-12 pm
Cost: $28 Non-Members; $15 for Members


Painting at Prescott Farm

Cost: $40 Non-Members; $25 for Members
Recommended Ages: All (mature youth welcome)
Physical Demand: [2]

Saturday, October 2; 1-3 pm

Let the beauty of nature at Prescott Farm inspire you as you create a seasonal painting. Tom Hitchcock, President of the Lakes Region Art Association, will guide you at any level of painting ability to walk away with a piece of art that you love.

Choose from pencil drawing or acrylic ink. Supplies will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own.


Master Herbalist-Led Programs

Melissa Morrison, Master Herbalist, is the Clinical Master Herbalist of Dragonfly Botanicals Wisdom Center in Belmont, NH.

Herbs and Natural Therapies for Stress, Anxiety, & Relaxation
Wednesday, August 11 (6-7:30 pm)

Modern society demands are a constant source of overstimulation to your nervous system. This results in “stress” effecting our physical and mental health. In this class you will gain an understanding of what stress does to your body and how to use food, herbs, and other holistic therapies to calm and support your overall health and wellbeing.
$45 Non-Members; $30 for Members

Woods Walk with an Herbalist
Saturday, September 4; 9-11:30 am

Are you curious about the dynamic of life in the woods and the varied organisms, from soil to treetop? What in the forest can be used for food and medicine? Join Melissa Morrison, Master Herbalist of Dragonfly Botanicals, for a fun foray into Prescott Farm’s magical woodland to learn how to “read” these plants and see nature with new eyes.

$27 Non-Members; $15 for Members
Physical Demand: [5]

REGISTER for Melissa Morrison ProgramsClick Here


Plan ahead and register now for any of Melissa’s 2021 programs! Herbs and Natural Therapies for Stress, Anxiety, & Relaxation (8/11/21)


Locate Us

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 366-5695
(603) 366-5720 (Fax)


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