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Ivory Silo Farm

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Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States

May 2017

Ivory Silo Farm Plant Sale

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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At this plant sale you will find all the standard vegetables and are sure to come across some new varieties that you’ve never heard of before, with a special attention paid to the selection of tomato varieties.  In the herb department, the farm is focusing mostly on annuals but offer some perennials and unique culinary varieties.  Also growing flowers that are perfect for cutting and perennials for your permanent beds.

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Ivory Silo Farm Plant Sale

May 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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At this plant sale you will find all the standard vegetables and are sure to come across some new varieties that you’ve never heard of before, with a special attention paid to the selection of tomato varieties.  In the herb department, the farm is focusing mostly on annuals but offer some perennials and unique culinary varieties.  Also growing flowers that are perfect for cutting and perennials for your permanent beds.

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Ivory Silo Farm Plant Sale

May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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At this plant sale you will find all the standard vegetables and are sure to come across some new varieties that you’ve never heard of before, with a special attention paid to the selection of tomato varieties. In the herb department, the farm is focusing mostly on annuals but offer some perennials and unique culinary varieties. Also growing flowers that are perfect for cutting and perennials for your permanent beds.

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Ivory Silo Farm Plant Sale

May 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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At this plant sale you will find all the standard vegetables and are sure to come across some new varieties that you’ve never heard of before, with a special attention paid to the selection of tomato varieties.  In the herb department, the farm is focusing mostly on annuals but offer some perennials and unique culinary varieties.  Also growing flowers that are perfect for cutting and perennials for your permanent beds.

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June 2017

Young Farmer Night

June 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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Free

++ ABOUT THE FARM // WHAT TO EXPECT ++ Farmers Bill Braun and Dee Levanti grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers on about 5 acres at Ivory Silo Farm in Westport, MA. They grow only open-pollinated varieties, from which seed can be saved from season to season, while adhering to organic principles to regenerate the land. The tour will include running a market farm based heavily on seed-saving. Ivory Silo's Website: http://dlevanti.wixsite.com/ivorysilofarm WHAT TO BRING? a dish to share at the…

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May 2018

Ivory Silo Farm Tour

May 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States

Ivory Silo Seed Project Saturday, May 5, 12:00 - 2:00 PM Westport, MA Innovative, hardworking farmers Bill and Dee grow open-pollinated vegetables, herbs, and flowers on 5 acres. They follow ecological growing practices and strive to achieve a productive, low input farm system that is balanced as well as resilient –- and also pioneer seed-saving techniques via their Freed Seed Federation. Learn more about the farm. We'll meet for lunch in Westport, then travel together to the farm for a tour…

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October 2018

SEMAP Seed Saving Demo at Ivory Silo Farm

October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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Join us for a demonstration on seed saving hosted at Ivory Silo Farm, in partnership with the Freed Seed Federation, a 501(c)3 whose mission is to foster a regionally-adapted seed stock for area growers in Southeastern Massachusetts and beyond. At Ivory Silo, the vegetable seeds are tended by horizontal selection for regional adaptation. In other words, the best of the best seeds are selected based on a series of their most desirable characteristics. By doing so, the crops adapt to…

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March 2019

Winter Production & Seed Breeding at Ivory Silo Farm

March 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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$12 – $15

Westport, MA | March 25th | 1pm to 3pm | $12 Bill Braun and Dee Levanti grow in two unheated high tunnels in the winter, also utilizing two unheated low tunnels and a new heated, MDAR-funded propagation house for seedling production. In this 2-hour farm tour, organized by NOFA/Mass, Bill and Dee will share what they have learned about the most efficient and effective way to use their season extension structures within their operation.  They will review their winter greens (primarily…

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April 2019

Ivory Silo Farm’s Extra Early Spring Plant Sale

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States

Ivory Silo Farm is holding an Extra Early Plant Sale with cold-hardy crops to get your garden started.  The sale will be held right on Hixbridge Road in Westport (west of the intersection with Horseneck Road) on Saturday, April 27th from 10am –2pm.  We will be accepting cash, check, or card at the sale, and will be open rain or shine - the plants don’t mind!  Visit us on Facebook at The Ivory Silo Seed Project for more info. Plants…

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July 2019

Workshop on Hand Pollination

July 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ivory Silo Farm, Corner of Hixbridge & Horseneck Rd
Westport, MA 02790 United States
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Free

The Freed Seed Federation and the Young Farmer Network are collaborating for an evening of plant sex! Heron Breen (Fedco Seeds) and Hannah Traggis (Massachusetts Horticultural Society) will be instructing participants in hand pollination for seed saving and plant breeding. This basic but crucial skill will empower folks to ensure varietal purity in seed growing, and make crosses for new varieties in the garden or on the farm. The focus will primarily be on squash, tomatoes, and peppers. Tools will…

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