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Silver River Center for Chair Caning Visits Island Farm

On November 5th and 6th Island Farm is teaming up with the Silver River Center for Chair Caning to offer two unique learning opportunities. Participants can choose to create reed-weaved ornaments or learn how to weave chair seats in the Shaker style, developed in the 1800’s. Brandy and Dave of the Silver River Center for … Read more

Island Farm to Host 10th Annual Pumpkin Patch

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! On the first four Saturdays in October, Island Farm will host its 10th annual Pumpkin Patch event. There will be no shortage of fun memories to be made, with a diverse array of fall games and activities offered. This event will take place on October 2, 9, 16, and … Read more

Join Island Farm’s Team!

Are you passionate about the Outer Banks? Do you love history? How about working outside? If so, you might be a great fit for our 2021 seasonal team at Island Farm! Island Farm is a 4-acre living history site just north of Manteo, dedicated to telling the story of early Outer Banks settlers that inhabited … Read more

The Hayman Sweet Potato

From One Island to Another: The Hayman Sweet Potato’s First Stop on the Outer Banks You may have never heard of the Hayman sweet potato. But once you taste one, you’ll remember it always. This certain white fleshed tuber holds great significance on the Outer Banks: it’s the first place the potato stopped on a … Read more