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Hands-on Heritage October: Preserving Your Harvest

  • Tyler State Park Classroom 101 Swamp Road Newtown, PA, 18940 United States (map)

Come to learn a new/old skill! 

Tyler State Park is partnering with Nichole Gerding of Thankful Sage Farm School to bring you ‘Hands-On Heritage.’

In each of these programs, we will discuss local history in context of the season, and try our hand at some heritage skills to take home to share with our families.  

We are offering two options for classes- a Monday evening session whichallows older children, 12 and up, to join their parent/guardian (please note, we cannot be responsible for your child) and an adults only Tuesday morning session. 



What: Preserving our Harvest

We will be discussing common Early American methods of drying and preserving common late season fruits and vegetables. Our class hands-on activity will be preparing apples and beans to dry in our homes. All materials supplied.

When: Monday, 10/23 6- 7:30 pm

            Tuesday, 10/24 10- 11:30am

Where: The Classroom at Tyler State Park 

Who: Monday- 12 and Up when accompanied by Adult

           Tuesday- Adults only please

Cost: Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of $12 per person materials fee