Annual Happenings


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Join us to commemorate this day of service and give blood as we host the American Red Cross at Ambler Farm and give the gift of life.

February to Mid-March

Maple Sugaring Tap-a-Tree

Choose your tree and hang your bucket! Learn the science and history of maple sugaring by being a hands-on part of the process.

February · 6 Sessions

Middlebrook Maple Sugaring Program

Junior High students at Middlebrook meet after school to tap trees on school grounds and collect the sap. Participants receive a bottle of the syrup they help harvest.


Valentine’s Tea

Spend a cozy afternoon with your little Valentine at our annual Tea! Enjoy platters of delicious sandwiches and sweets galore, and have fun making a craft to take home.


Home Garden Workshop

Ambler Farm’s Director of Agriculture guides participants on crop selection, timing, plant spacing, soil nutrition, and general design for home gardeners.

April to May

Transplant Sale

Ambler Farm offers a variety of vegetables that we hope you will enjoy growing. After providing them a good start in our greenhouse, we let you do the rest. Cold-tolerant transplant sales begin in mid-April, and warm weather transplants in mid-May.


Sheep Shearing

Celebrate Spring at the Farm! Drop in to visit with our animals and enjoy a few wooly crafts while our resident sheep, Ben and Jerry, have their wool shorn.

May to October

Youth Apprentice Program

This unique six-month program is for students interested in becoming more involved with farm-related tasks. Visit our Apprenticeship page for more details.

June, July + August

Summer Camp

Our unique summer program provides and opportunity for students to experience farm life. Join us for your choice of weeks or for the whole summer! Visit our Summer Camp page for more details.


Taste on the Farm

Celebrate June on the Farm. Stroll the property (tastes and sips in hand), explore the gardens, say hello to our resident furry and feathered friends, and enjoy live music from one of our favorite local bands. The delicious and memorable evening comes complete with a sunset in the field in front of the iconic Red Barn!

June, July + August

Red Barn Live Music Series

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as we relax with friends and neighbors on the field of the Red Barn. Each event will feature local music talent and food vendors. Enjoy sweet tunes and a gorgeous view on a beautiful summer night.

Red Barn Live Music Series Saturday, June 29, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
Red Barn Live Music Series Saturday, July 20, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
Red Barn Live Music Series Saturday, August 17, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn

Tomato Tasting + Family Fun

Enjoy an epicurean morning at Ambler Farm while tasting and learning about a variety of fresh heirloom, hybrid, and garden variety tomatoes.


Ambler Farm Day

Families from Wilton and beyond descend upon Ambler Farm for our yearly fall festival. Enjoy the apple slingshot, hay maze, farm animals, make-your-own-scarecrow, hay rides, concession stand, trebuchet, children’s crafts, pumpkin patch, and more!

24th Ambler Farm Day Sunday, October 6, 2024 · Ambler Farm

Fright Night

Drop off the kids for haunted activities with frightful (and not so frightful) storytelling. Past attendees still talk about the ghost dog who frequents the Farm!

Fright Night Friday, October 18, 2024 · Ambler Farm
Fright Night Saturday, October 19, 2024 · Ambler Farm
Fright Night Friday, October 25, 2024 · Ambler Farm
Fright Night Saturday, October 26, 2024 · Ambler Farm

Thanksgiving Day Trebuchet

Visit the Farm for some fresh air and watch our “Pumpkin Warrior” launch pumpkins down the field. You can watch this beauty in action before heading out to your big turkey dinner.


Greens Sale

The Greens Sale (trees, wreaths and roping) has become a Wilton tradition! Enjoy hot cocoa, cider, and treats, and leave with freshly cut trees.

Greens Sale Saturday, November 30, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
Greens Sale Sunday, December 1, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
Greens Sale Saturday, December 7, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
Greens Sale Sunday, December 8, 2024 · Field in Front of the Red Barn
March to May

One-on-One Gardening with Farmer Jonathan

Farmer Jonathan offers one-on-one half-hour sessions at Ambler Farm to discuss your specific garden needs! Feel free to bring photos, layouts, crop wish lists or anything else that may be useful during your consultation.

Please contact Jonathan in advance to schedule a time for your consultation; best times are Mondays through Fridays from 9am-5pm. An alternate time may be arranged on a case-by-case basis. Contact Jonathan at jonathan@amblerfarm.org.

Cost: $35 members, $40 non-members