Public Events and Retreats

2020 Events and Retreats

This calendar is for bookings that are open to the public in 2020. We hope you’ll join us.

Whether you are an organization, business, state agency, yoga studio, school, or family looking for a unique wedding or reunion spot, you can book your own event or retreat with us.

Field Trip to National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Montgomery, Alabama

with Robin White and Peter Forbes

 Date: April 30 – May 3
Time: 3 day trip
 Cost: $975

The experience of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice is among the most important places of learning and storytelling in America. This is a story and a place that we all need to visit and understand.  MORE

Spoons for All – Full Moon Spoon Carving Workshop

with Peter Forbes

 Date: May 16-17
Time: 1 or 2 day weekend workshop
 Cost: $225 Workshop and Meals, +$75 optional overnight

For more than 15 years, and with more than 2,000 people, we’ve taught spoon carving on this farm as a method for bringing different people together and for accessing those individuals’ creativity.  Spoon carving, for us, has always been an important act of community building. Please join us on this full moon weekend for a creative time of using your hands and minds to carve a spoon from green wood.  All skill levels are welcome. MORE…

Alumni Work Weekend

 Date: May 29 – May 31
Time: 8:00 am Friday – 2:00 pm Sunday
 Cost: Free

Want to help out Knoll Farm? Looking to deepen your roots to this place, or just give back? Do you enjoy working outside with great people? Come join us for Knoll Farm’s annual volunteer work party! Alumni of our programs and friends of the farm return every spring to help us tackle an important project that will improve our ability to serve others.  MORE…

The Better Selves Fellowship – Session I

Date: June 29-July 5, 2020
Time: Week-long residential retreat

Our own fellowship program offers activists and citizen leaders from the fields of conservation, community well being and social justice the opportunity for reflection, focus and renewal. MORE…

Kebab Night! Farm to Table Dinner

Dates: July 9, August 7
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
 Cost: $30

Join us for an annual tradition: a beautiful, abundant, and delicious feast of the field – with Middle Eastern flavors, Vermont-grown organic food, and live music outdoors in a beautiful mountain setting. We will be grilling our own spiced lamb kebabs over a wood fire. Stay tuned for information on how to purchase tickets.

Blueberry Sundays

Date: July 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Only the berries you pick

On Sundays in peak berry season, we serve up warm cinnamon buns from our outdoor bread oven, free to anyone who comes to pick berries in our one-acre orchard. Come and check out our farm!

The Better Selves Fellowship – Session II

Date: July 20-July 26, 2020
Time: Week-long residential retreat

Our own fellowship program offers activists and citizen leaders from the fields of conservation, community well being and social justice the opportunity for reflection, focus and renewal. MORE…

Kebab Night! Farm to Table Dinner

Dates: July 9, August 7
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
 Cost: TBD

Join us for an annual tradition: a beautiful, abundant, and delicious feast of the field – with Middle Eastern flavors, Vermont-grown organic food, and live music outdoors in a beautiful mountain setting. We will be grilling our own spiced lamb kebabs over a wood fire. Stay tunned for information on how to purchase tickets.

Benefit Concert – Peter Mulvey

Date: Saturday Aug 22, 2020
Time: 5:30 food vendors, 7:00 music
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Save the date! Come enjoy a very special evening of incredible  music and  by singer/songwriter Peter Mulvey.  This is our annual fundraiser for our Better Selves Fellowships at the farm. MORE…

The Better Selves Fellowship – Session III

Date: August 24-30, 2020
Time: Week-long residential retreat

Our own fellowship program offers activists and citizen leaders from the fields of conservation, community well being and social justice the opportunity for reflection, focus and renewal. MORE…

Writers Retreat

with Helen Whybrow

 Date: Sept 25-27
Time: Weekend workshop
 Cost: $450

This full weekend will offer a combination of guided prompts and solo writing time, story sessions, and meeting one-on-one with the instructor. Together we will create a focused, serious writing retreat that is also deeply supportive, non-competitive and allows space for all voices, abilities and perspectives to thrive. We welcome all abilities, from published writers to students. MORE…

By joining our community, you become part of the story of this land.

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