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Fermentation Basics (Sauerkraut) – Saturday, June 25

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Roanoke Island, NC - Making your own sauerkraut is easy! Join local fermentation expert, Owen Sullivan (of Hay Point Live Culture Foods) at Island Farm for a workshop focused on mastering the lacto-fermentation process! In this workshop, the focus will be making sauerkraut. The workshop will take place on Saturday, June 25, outside of the ... Read more

$35

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Gardening with Gabe

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Every Friday from 9-11 a.m., visitors can tour Island Farm’s gardens and ask Farmer Gabe questions about all things agriculture. The farm’s gardens are cultivated by hand, using mostly 19th century crops and practices. Gabe will field questions, show techniques and educate visitors about sustainable farming practices.

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Fishers & Farmers

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the 19th century, the occupation of “farmer” was often synonymous with, “fisherman” on Roanoke Island. Using the bounty of the earth and the sea, Islanders were able to thrive with little connection to surrounding areas. In this program, participants will learn about popular catches and ports in the 1800’s, and how a fisherman would ... Read more

Pizza Night at the Farm

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Spend a summer evening enjoying the sights and sounds of Island Farm with a slice of oven-fresh pizza in-hand! On Saturday, August 20th, Island Farm will team up with local baker, Gutsy Grain, to host our first "Pizza on the Farm" night. Visitors will enjoy freshly cooked pizzas straight out of a hand-built cobb oven, ... Read more

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Live Blacksmithing

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

See, hear, smell, and understand the role of the mid-19th century blacksmith on Roanoke Island. The Farm’s blacksmith will be forging all day, creating items needed around the farm, from nails and staples to trivets and cookhouse supplies. Participation is encouraged in the blacksmith shop! This program is included with general admission to Island Farm.

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Visit With a Banker Pony

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Island Farm is lucky enough to have two Corolla wild horses living on-site. Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30 - 11 a.m. to pet a Corolla wild horse up-close, and to learn more about these incredible “banker ponies” and how they fit into early life on the Outer Banks. Rainbow, one of the Farm's banker ... Read more

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Island Farm’s Annual Pumpkin Patch

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Bring your friends and family to celebrate the arrival of fall at Island Farm! For four Saturdays in October, Island Farm will host its 11th 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 ... Read more

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Live Blacksmithing

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

See, hear, smell, and understand the role of the mid-19th century blacksmith on Roanoke Island. The Farm’s blacksmith will be forging all day, creating items needed around the farm, from nails and staples to trivets and cookhouse supplies. Participation is encouraged in the blacksmith shop! This program is included with general admission to Island Farm.

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Visit With a Banker Pony

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Island Farm is lucky enough to have two Corolla wild horses living on-site. Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30 - 11 a.m. to pet a Corolla wild horse up-close, and to learn more about these incredible “banker ponies” and how they fit into early life on the Outer Banks. Rainbow, one of the Farm's banker ... Read more

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Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the mid-1800s Roanoke Island children still had dolls and toys like we do today - they just looked a little different. Join us at the Farm, on the back porch of the historic homeplace, and our interpreters will teach you the process of making your very own corn husk doll for you to take ... Read more