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Quonquont Farm & Orchard 413 575 4680 (farm) 413 588 2028 (events) 9 North Street, Whately MA

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Plan and Plant a Cutting Garden
Plan and Plant a Cutting Garden
May 11, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tempted by the idea of your own cutting garden? Even small spaces can produce bucket loads of beautiful flowers. Come and learn the basics of soil, site, planting, and maintenance for the cutting garden from Horticulture Manager Maida Goodwin. Workshops happen rain or shine. Light refreshments and seeds from QQ gardens are included in the registration fee. $25.00


Invasive Exotic Plants
Invasive Exotic Plants
May 18, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

A recent New York Times column dubbed them "The Real Aliens in our Backyard."   Invasive exotic plants displace native species, crowding out diverse natural communities and replacing them with dense stands of single species that native wildlife cannot use for food or habitat.  Come learn to identify the most prevalent invasives in our area and some of the ways to help mitigate the damage they do.  Pre-registration is required. Free


Valley Wed
Valley Wed
May 19, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Not your average wedding expo. Valley Wed at Quonquont Farm offers an alternative style of wedding show; one that focuses on real relationships with the best wedding vendors the area has to offer. We want to connect couples with the top wedding professionals to help them plan one of the most important days of their lives.


Event Flowers 1:  Bouquets and Boutonnieres
Event Flowers 1: Bouquets and Boutonnieres
June 26, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking about doing your own (or a friend’s) wedding flowers? Interested in developing a new skill? Join Horticulture Manager Maida Goodwin for a low-stress, hands-on workshop to learn how to craft the key bridal-party florals: hand-held bouquets and boutonnieres. Tour the cutting garden to devise your color scheme and choose a bucket full of seasonal blooms. Each participant will create a hand-held bouquet and boutonniere to take home. Registration includes flowers, cocktails, light refreshments, and supplies. $50.00


Event Flowers 2:  Table Decoration + Dinner
Event Flowers 2: Table Decoration + Dinner
July 10, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We've added dinner to our Table Decoration workshop! Whether you’re thinking about an extra-special event, or an intimate family dinner, fresh flowers can make any meal into a festive occasion. Stroll through the cutting garden to select your flowers, work together to decorate dining and buffet tables in several styles. Then we’ll sit among your creations and enjoy a sumptuous meal catered by Blue Door Gatherings. Registration includes flowers, cocktails, appetizers, dinner, dessert, and supplies. $100.00


Blueberry Festival 2019
Blueberry Festival 2019
July 21, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Save the date for QQ's Second Annual Blueberry Festival. Details to follow....


Flowery Evening 1: Midsummer
Flowery Evening 1: Midsummer
July 24, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for this season's first hands-on flower arranging workshop with QQ’s Horticulture Manager, Maida Goodwin. We’ll gather for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden at the height of bloom. Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home. Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying a summer evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine. Flowers, cocktails, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee. $50.00


Flowery Evening 2: Dog Days
Flowery Evening 2: Dog Days
August 7, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Heat-loving flowers will be the stars of the second hands-on flower arranging workshop with QQ’s Horticulture Manager, Maida Goodwin. We’ll gather for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden. Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home. Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying a summer evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine. Flowers, cocktails, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee. $50.00


Flowery Evening 3: Summer's Last Hurrah
Flowery Evening 3: Summer's Last Hurrah
August 21, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Our third hands-on flower arranging workshop will take advantage of the abundant blooms and warm colors of late summer. We’ll gather for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden. Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home. Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying an early fall evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine. Flowers, cocktails, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee. $50.00


Flowery Evening 4: Early Autumn
Flowery Evening 4: Early Autumn
September 11, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Our final hands-on flower arranging workshop of the season will celebrate the abundant blooms of early autumn. We’ll gather for drinks and light refreshments, learn about crafting beautiful bouquets, and tour the cutting garden. Each participant will pick a bucket of flowers and create an arrangement to take home. Come and explore your artistic side while enjoying an early fall evening at the Farm. Workshops happen rain or shine. Flowers, cocktails, light refreshments, and supplies are included in the registration fee. $50.00


Create a Woodland Terrarium
Create a Woodland Terrarium
November 16, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Brighten the coldest of winter days with a terrarium full of native woodland plants. Assemble your own mini ecosystem. Workshops happen rain or shine. Registration includes terrarium jar, supplies, sustainably harvested woodland plants from QQ, and light refreshments. $50.00


Winter Wreath Making
Winter Wreath Making
December 7, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Deck your halls and ward off evil spirits by creating your own winter wreath out of greens, pods, berries, cones, and dried flowers. Workshops happen rain or shine. Registration includes all supplies and light refreshments. $65.00


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