For Adults

Learn More, Live Better

Prescott Farm is here to help you connect with nature and the world around you, from our herbal wellness series and Farmhouse Kitchen workshops to gardening and winter snowshoe walks. 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!

FALL 2019

Farmhouse Kitchen Series [Adults]
$24 (Members pay just $10 materials fee)

Butter & Cheese – Saturday, Oct. 19; 1-3 pm
Learn to make your own butter using a variety of techniques, as well as a simple farmer’s cheese flavored with herbs from the garden, and last but not least – mozzarella!

Making Bread – Saturday, Nov. 23; 1-3 pm
Love bread? Learn to bake your own from scratch! We’ll use a simple no-knead recipe that makes a delicious, crusty artisan loaf – perfect for your holiday table. We’ll also experiment with a hand cranked grain grinder and learn a bit about the science behind how bread rises.

Soapmaking 101 
Saturday, Oct. 12; 1-3 pm
$45 (Members pay just a $20 materials fee)

Join us to learn how to safely make your very own soap! We’ll learn the basics of soapmaking and each participant will take home about 10 bars of seasonally scented soap to enjoy.

Exploring Herbal Medicines & Crafts Series [Adults]
Guest instructor: Melissa Morrison, Master Herbalist

Herbs & Healing Foods to Create a Strong Immune System
Saturday, Oct. 26; 10-12 pm
$40 (Members pay $24 guest instructor fee)

Winter is coming – time to fortify your immune system! In this class you will learn various ways & traditional herbs that naturally resist the onslaught of seasonal immune challengers and learn how to make “Hippocrate’s Tonic” from common yet powerful healing foods and herbs.

Heartfelt & Homemade Herbal Holiday Gifts
Saturday, Nov. 16; 10-12 pm
$40 (Members pay $24 guest instructor fee)

Do you miss the true spirit of the winter holidays? Bring back the meaning of the heartfelt gift by creating simple yet elegant herbal gifts that people will love! In this workshop you will make herbal spa items to pamper, tasty herbal treats, and even a gift for your feathered friends. Come share the fun and warmth of the holidays and take home herbal gift samples for yourself!


Spindle Spinning [Adults]
Saturday, Oct 12; 10 am – 4 pm
$70 (Members pay $50 Guest Instructor fee)
Guest Instructor – Laurel Jamieson, Fiber Artist

Registration deadline 5 pm Friday, October 10th. 

Turn sheep’s fleece into beautiful and useful yarn. Spindle spinning gives the fiber artist maximum control over the kind of yarn that is produced. It is a mindful and relaxing technique that creates a warm, practical, and satisfying product. A spindle and fiber is provided for each participant to keep.

Soapmaking for the Holidays
Saturday, Nov. 9; 10-12 pm
Friday, Dec 6; 6-8 pm
$45 (Members pay just a $20 materials fee)
Join us to make your own homemade soap to give as holiday gifts! Choose from gingerbread, pine or peppermint scents. You’ll go home with about 10 bars for yourself or to give as impressive holiday gifts to your family and friends.

Food Crafting for the Holidays
Saturday, Dec. 7; 10-12 pm
$24 (Members pay just a $10 materials fee)

Learn how to make truly unique and special home crafted food gifts for the holiday season! Projects will include food ornaments, liqueurs, gourmet mustard, and candied fruits. Participants will take home samples and recipes, knowledge and a healthy dose of holiday cheer.

Nature-Inspired Wreaths
Saturday, Dec. 7; 1-3 pm
$20 (Members pay just a $10 materials fee)

Create an elegant natural holiday wreath that will beautify your home through the entire winter. Build a base with grapevine and a variety greenery, then decorate with berries, seeds, pinecones, nuts and other natural items to make your wreath a “one of a kind.” Please bring your own clippers and feel free to bring any natural items you’d like to include.

Interested in Organic Gardening and Maple Sugaring?

Take a look at our Service Learning Opportunities!

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

October 2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • Wild Mushroom Walk [ADULTS]
  • Spindle Spinning [ADULTS]
  • Soapmaking 101 [ADULTS]
  • Farmhouse Kitchen Series: Butter & Cheese [ADULTS]
  • Herbs and Healing Foods for a Strong Immune System [ADULTS]
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Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
928 White Oaks Road
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 366-5695
(603) 366-5720 (Fax)

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