Doors Open 2017
Come out and explore the urban homesteading lifestyle.
Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sentimental Farm is an example of a modern, urban homestead. The owners, Chris & Rob Croley love to share their passions for organic, clean living and self-reliance.
Things to see include:
Raised bed intensive gardening which provides 60% of the household's food.
A small flock of heritage chickens. Both egg-laying and meat varieties.
Nigerian Dwarf goats
Demonstrations of homesteading skills
Guided tours of the homestead will be given throughout the day.
Demonstrations throughout the day will highlight some of the skills used on the homestead.
On-going throughout the day: Bread-baking: See (and taste) how home-made organic bread is baked in our wood-fired oven. 10 a.m.: The Goat Show! A chance for you and your children to meet and interact with Nibbles and Sunshine, our Nigerian Dwarf Goats. Learn about these fascinating little dairy animals close up. Noon: Honey extraction. Watch and help as the best part of the bee-keeping season happens! 2 p.m.: Cider pressing. Learn and help press apple cider...and of course taste the results of all your hard work!