Events and Workshops
Calleva is pleased to announce farm events and workshops for the 2019 season. We have created some fun and exciting seminars on hot topics for families and in greater Washington DC area. Each workshop will has a local and sustainable theme, take home activities, and of course our Calleva touch. Join us for one or many of these great events this summer and bring part of the Calleva farm to your home. With the exception of our Open Houses, all Calleva events require advanced registration. Fees and locations vary. To reserve your spot at any of these events, click here.
Backyard Beekeeping with Brokeback: March 10th, April 13th, May 4th+5th, June 15th
Have you been thinking about adding Beekeeping to your list of hobbies? Join our resident Beekeeper Brokeback and learn more about the basics of beekeeping, and how you can start keeping bees in your very own backyard. We will be offering a series of 3 classes this spring that will start you on the right track to becoming a beekeeper. Sign up for sessions 1-3 and receive a free copy of The Beekeepers Handbook. Additionally we will be offering a summer course all about Swarms and Splits where you’ll work in our wood shop to build your very own nuc/swarm trap to take home. Click below to learn about all our bee offerings here at Calleva and to register.
Sneak Peek at the Calleva Farm Store: March 29th
A happy hour reception in our new office with the authors of the Bread & Beauty cookbook. Signed books will be available for sale during the reception. A $10 minimum donation will reserve your spot at this event & and all event proceeds will support Manna Food Center.
*This event runs from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Calleva Farm Store and Office located at 19936 Fisher Ave. in Poolesville
Spring Eco-build: April 27th, 2019
Start the day with a tour of our garden and our grow areas. After lunch we will build some take-home garden beds! Learn what types of wood to use, and get tips on responsible irrigation. Lunch, tools, lumber, seedlings and instructions will be provided. $120 for 2 beds, seedlings and admission for up to 4.
2019 Dirty Dinners: May 18th, June 15th, July 13th, August 10th
Come out to Calleva Farm for a beautiful evening of fresh garden produce, free-range meat, local wines and cheeses, and great local musicians. This is our upscale farm-to-table experience, both educational and delicious.