Workshop: Hot Frame Gardening at the Farmers’ Museum
April 29, 2023 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jump-start your garden with this ancient technique that can beat the late winter cold. You will first construct your own 2ft x 3ft frame to take home, then learn how to set it up by working on the hot frame in one of our historic gardens. We will even send you home with a hand-picked variety of heirloom seeds and seedlings to get you started right away.
Class Fee: Members $110, includes kit. Non-members $120, includes kit. Lunch will be provided. Requires advance registration, limited to 8 participants. Please wear comfortable and warm clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bringing gardening gloves is recommended.
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About The Farmers’ Museum
As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life first-hand through authentic demonstrations and interpretative exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, a recreated historic village circa 1845, the Empire State Carousel, and a working farmstead. Through its 19th-century village and farm, the museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. The Farmers’ Museum’s outstanding collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, and hand planes to plows. The museum also presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.