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Upcoming Events

Join Us June 3-4, 2023

Workshop Experience Weekend

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Understanding Soils

with Annie Novak

Saturday, June 3, 10a - 11:30a

Explore the fundamentals and improve your understanding of soil composition, soil testing, and characteristics of healthy organic matter.

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Celebrating Movement

with Aubrey Lynch

Saturday, June 3, 10a - 11:30a

Former Alvin Ailey Principal Dancer and Associate Producer of The Lion King Aubrey Lynch is back, teaching this popular workshop.

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Geologic History Walk
on Taconic Ridge

with Ben DiMatteo

Saturday, June 3, 10a - 11:30a

Take a guided hike and learn about the beautiful natural diversity and geologic history of the Taconic Mountains.

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Mastering Composting

with Annie Novak

Saturday, June 3, 1p - 2:30p

Build a foundational understanding of composting practices.

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Make A Desert Terrarium

with Ben DiMatteo

Saturday, June 3, 1p - 3p

Learn how to make an open desert terrarium with a selection of succulents and a unique sand-sculpture aesthetic.

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The Process & Cultural Heritage of an Ancient Trade

with John Cox

Sunday, June 4, 11a - 12:30p

Learn about the trade of coopering and the process for building barrels and tanks using traditional methods.

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Bonsai Making Workshop

with Shuto Mine & Matthew Puntigam

Sunday, June 4, 11a - 12:30p

Learn basic bonsai techniques to start transforming plants into bonsai with the owners of Dandy Farmer.

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Houseplant Care & Propogation

with Ben DiMatteo

Sunday, June 4, 11a - 12:30p

Learn about propagation via cuttings and seeds and various houseplant care techniques.

This is one of more than 30 events that are part of The Workshop Experience Weekend, Jun 3-4, 2023, in and around Hillsdale, NY. Join us to learn from experts in crafting, cooking, nature, gardening, floristry, textile arts and more. Browse the entire program, or visit

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