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On Farm Flour Pickups 2016

Please check our grains page for the next on farm flour pickup and our price list.

Special flour pickups (scheduled with mill tour or potluck dinner and folk music jam) will be noted below when scheduled.

 Potluck Dinner and Folk Music Jam  -- June 3 2016

Potluck Dinners and Jams  are held throughout the year.  To get an early heads up on the next jam,  sign up for our folk music newsletter (above). (We also have a farm vacation and grass fed meats letter if you are interested.)

Jams are folks playing and folks singing and folks listening (not to mention lots of great food!).  An attendee at our November '07 Jam called it a community sing-along!

Sign up for our newsletter (above) to keep up to date on scheduled jams and workshops.


Overnight Farm Learning Experience
Weatherbury Farm offers an overnight experience on select Friday and Saturday nights where families can learn about farming and life on the farm.  On Saturday and Sunday mornings after a hearty farm fresh breakfast, guests are invited to help Farmer Dale with in-depth chores Weatherbury's educational farm learning experience stay is appropriate for adults and children (usually 8 & older) who want to learn more about farming and agriculture. The emphasis will be on the organic and sustainable production methods used at Weatherbury Farm.

In 2017 Weatherbury Farm will also offer  Farm Stays on select Friday and Saturday nights with a light farm fresh breakfast and light morning chores on Saturday and/or Sunday morning (subject to farmers' schedule).

After chores families can enjoy life on the farm.  Many families have fun watching (from a distance, of course) Farmer Dale & Farmer Nigel at work in the fields. Or sometimes (more often than we like), they may be working on keeping our farm equipment in good running order.  Some families like to get their hands dirty and help Marcy weed the garden! Some families  choose to also visit nearby attractions during their stay. Most families, however, enjoy the opportunity to kick back and relax on the farm and enjoy life in the slow lane.

A visit to Weatherbury Farm, with the exception of morning chores is a time for families to enjoy unstructured time together enjoying life on the farm. There are a wealth of articles about giving children unstructured time to just enjoy being a kid.  It's a theory we subscribe to at Weatherbury Farm.  "The Joys of Doing Nothing" is an interesting read.

Sheep Fest:   2001 - 2005

Pictures from our four years of Sheep Fest  are on-line. Sheep Fest celebrated the heritage of Sheep in southwestern Pennsylvania. There were sheep (of course), demonstrations and hands-on opportunities of fiber arts (including spinning, weaving, bobbin lace and knitting) and perhaps the most beautiful crafts you have ever seen!

We regret that Sheep Fest will not be held in 2015

However, we do have many sheep roaming the farm -- come for  an overnight farm vacation!


Farm Stay Home      Lodging     FAQ      Availability on line      Brochure      Contact us   

Farm Activities      Kids Program      Area Activities      The Forge     Folk Music on the Farm

Weatherbury Farm
1061 Sugar Run Road
Avella, Pennsylvania 15312

phone: (724) 587-3763

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a kid friendly family farm stay vacation destination; far from the madding crowd, in the country, just 45 minutes southwest of Pittsburgh, PA -- fun & educational

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