Events

FullSizeRender(1)May 28 & 29th, 12-3pm:  ‘Grow Your Own’ weekend

Want to start growing your own healthy vegetables at home, or want to improve the way you do it? Celebrate the joys of growing your own, learn the best ways to grow food organically, and have a go at planting some veggies at the farm! Free, donations welcome.

May 28th, 12 noon: Farm tour – focus on growing food at home

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

June 5th, 12-3pm:  Open Farm Sunday

June 6th, 6.30pm: Philosophy on Tap

Dr Michael Black speaking on ‘Is an ethical banking system possible?’

Dr Michael Black is the former director of the American Stock Exchange. He is now a senior fellow at Blackfriars Oxford.

Philosophy on Tap is a of talks on Political Philosophy held in venues around the East End. All the venues are opening their kitchens and bars. Venues are open from 6.30pm and talks start at 7.30pm, with discussion lasting till 9pm. Venues remain open after continuing to serve drinks.

More Information: www.hurtadocentre.org.uk
Tickets are available on Eventbrite
Email: welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
Charity No. 230165 Phone: 07802883950

June 12th, 12-3pm:  The Big Lunch

Join us at the farm for a communal lunch, bring your friends, family and neighbours and a dish to share! Stepney Games to follow lunch. Free. Find out more here

June 20th, 6-11pm: Summer Solstice Fundraiser

Celebrate the Farm on the longest day of the year with food, drinks, entertainment and more! Tickets will go on sale soon. Find out more here

June 23rd, 6.30-8pm: FoodTALKs – Very Important Pollinators

Find out how we garden for pollinators on the farm from resident growing guru Simon White, then learn about the fascinating lives of honeybees and hear about their current plight from sustainable urban beekeper Sean Hearn (attheapiary.wordpress.com).  Free, donations welcome.

BEESJune 25 & 26th, 12-3pm:  Bee bonanza

Our sweet little friends are an essential part of our ecosystem. So to mark the end of pollinator week, the farm will be celebrating all the hard work they do.  Honey tasting, beeswax crafts, hive exploring and much much more – a perfect day out for any busy little bee!

June 25th, 12 noon: Farm tour – focus on pollinators

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

July 30 & 31st, 12-3pm:  Where your food comes from 

July 30th, 12 noon: Farm tour – focus on food mile

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

August 27th, 12 noon: Farm tour

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

September 22nd, 6.30-8pm: FoodTALKs – Soil: The Hidden Depths

To tie in with our Harvest festival and Urban Food Fornight, we will be paying homage to the brown gold that provides us with so much, and finding out how to look after this precious resource.

September 24 & 25th, 12-3pm:  Harvest Festival 

September 24th, 12 noon: Farm tour – focus on great British produce and seasonality

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

October 29th, 12 noon: Farm Tour – focus on ‘scary’ farming facts

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

October 30th: Halloween

pig fest _smallNovember 26&27th, 12-3pm:  Pigfest 

Celebrating a fantastic year, and the delicious high welfare pork we raise in Stepney (mostly on food waste, thanks to the Pig Idea!), talking about some piggy issues and raising awareness of the different farming systems – how well do you know your labels?  Piggy belly rubs, games and more.

November 26th, 12 noon: Farm tour – focus on pigs

Farm Tours take place on the fourth Saturday of each month and start at mid-day, lasting up to an hour. Tours are £2 per person and £1 per child. Led by Super Farmers Gordon or Kevin, the tour covers history, current projects, future plans and allows you to get really close to the animals.

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