WILTON, Conn. Even though school is about to begin, summer is definitely not over, and Wiltons local farms offer opportunities to further enjoy the season and appreciate the harvest.
Millstone Farm presents Seeds and Salsa , a workshop on home garden seed-saving from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday. Farah Masani , Millstone Farms manager, said participants will make salsa and also learn about saving seeds from tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables. Tours of the farm are included in the session. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 the day of the workshop. To reserve a spot, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
At Ambler Farm , the Field+Farmer+Fork event on Sept. 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. promises to be an evening to remember. Guests will enjoy the beauty of the farm while feasting on a farm-to-table dinner prepared by Tim LaBant , who was raised in Wilton and is chef and owner of The Schoolhouse at Cannondale. Alison Semple and Andrea OMeara are co-chairs of the event planning committee, which also includes Beth Culnane , special events chair for friends of Ambler Farm board . Semple reports that this event is one of Ambler Farms major fundraisers and attendees will be making a significant contribution to the health and well-being of the farm. Tickets are $250 per person and may be reserved by contacting www.amblerfarm.org .
Also noteworthy on Sept. 10 is a screening of the film, The September Issue, a behind-the-scenes look at Vogue Magazine and its legendary editor, Anna Wintour. This movie is part of the "New Perspectives" documentary series programmed and moderated by Wilton resident and filmmaker Megan SmithHarris . Click here to view video: The September Issue
The film will be shown in the Brubeck Room of the Wilton Library from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended, see www.wiltonlibrary.org .
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