Classes, Events & Shows

Please plan to join us at these wonderful events, classes and shows! Some are right here on the farm and others are off site, both locally and out of town.

Farm Events:

Tait Farm Tailgate
presented by Cindy Tait Law
Saturday, August 29 – 11am-1pm
This FREE Cooking Class starts at 11A and is open to the first 20 participants.  If you care to reserve your space, call the Harvest Shop ~ 814-466-3411.  Here is the planned menu:

  • Black Bean Chipotle Chili
  • Tomato and Smoked Gouda Quesadillas with Suhey Peppers
  • Smokey Bacon Potato Salad
  • Individual Layered Salads
  • Chipotle Dip & Chips
  • Apple Cheddar Spread and Crackers

Fall Class/Event Schedule

We are now asking that participants pre-register for all the following classes. Payment can be made the day of the class in the Harvest Shop. To register by phone, please call The Harvest Shop at 814-466-3411, or by email at harvestshop@taitfarmfoods.com

Bulbs: Designing & Planting for Spring Beauty
presented by Justin Wheeler
Sept. 12 at 1pm – $5/person
The beauty of blooming bulbs in the spring begins with planning and planting in the fall. This presentation will offer both information and inspiration for folks to create their own colorful spring garden vignettes.

Making Fall Swags: A Hands-on Class
presented by Cindy Law
Sept. 19 at 1pm – $30/person
(limited to 10 participants, all materials provided)
Learn to make an autumn swag using natural elements, including dried flowers, grains & grasses. Our own floral artist, Cindy Law will teach this hands-on workshop and guide participants to create their own beautiful creations.

Fall Scaping
presented by Val Zoller and Justin Wheeler
Sept. 26 at 1 pm – $5/person
Fall is the season for transforming window boxes, porches, planters and garden beds into spaces of vibrant color and stunning natural beauty. Using fall blooming flowers, kales, grasses, pumpkins, squashes and other unique elements, our expert garden staff will offer an afternoon filled with possibilities.

An Autumn Feast Cooking Class
presented by Cindy Law & Kim Tait

Oct. 3 at 1pm – $10/person
(limited to 20 participants, including a late lunch)

The bounty of the fall harvest is our favorite culinary season. Combining fresh, seasonal fruits & vegetables, herbs, hearty grains and more, this class will offer an abundance of seasonal information and recipes, as well as a truly delicious lunch.

Natural Fall Centerpieces
presented by Gretchen Staff
Oct. 10 at 1pm – $5/person
Bringing together the natural elements of the fall season (pumpkins, flowers, vines, leaves…), Gretchen will demonstrate how she transforms these items into centerpieces of incredible, yet simple beauty. This class offers an afternoon to learn from a truly talented artisan and florist.

Autumn Flavors Samplings + Beer Breads of Happy Valley
Oct. 17 from 1 to 4pm – Free
The afternoon will offer a cornucopia of fall flavors from the farm and surrounding area that are sure to delight the palate. Kathy Bryant from Breads of Happy Valley will also be on hand to sample her brand new, delicious beer breads.

Annual Holiday Open House
Nov. 7 & 8
Join us for our annual Open House weekend to usher in the upcoming holidays. This is first event of the season and it is always a wonderful way to welcome the fast approaching holidays, including Thanksgiving. Come sample delicious foods (holiday recipes included), get some early inspiration and gift-giving ideas, visit with friends & neighbors and so much more!!!

Holiday Samplings
2 to 4pm in the Harvest Shop
11/14 – Holiday Cocktails
11/21 – Chocolates & Caramels
11/28 – Artisan Cheeses
12/5 – Holiday Breads & Sweets
12/12 – Honeys

 

Off Site Exhibits & Shows:

Country Living Fair, Columbus, OH
September 18-20, 2015
10am – 5pm
Join us at the Country Living Fair!  Yes, Country Living the magazine hosts this one and we are excited to be participating for the first time this year.  We promise great shopping, seminars and demonstrations, delicious food, and a chance to meet the editors!  Tickets begin at $13. Click here for more information!

Christmas in the Woods, Columbiana, OH
October 10/11 & 17/18