April Hill Conservation and Education Center is proud to offer ongoing workshops and classes for the community!

Led by knowledgeable guests and Greenagers staff, our workshops cover a myriad of topics, all with the primary goal of teaching important skills and connecting our community through food, farming, conservation, and friends.

We acknowledge the importance of outdoor exploration during this time-however, we also adhere to guidelines of the CDC and State of Massachusetts. All events and workshops will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Social distancing is encouraged.

April hill conservation and education center

62 Undermountain Rd

South Egremont, MA 01258



This FREE series will be led by our Farm Director, Sarah. There will be hands-on activities for every skill level, from beginner gardener to professional. Bring the whole family to our wonderful community farm!

fire cider making- Saturday, October 22nd

10 am – noon

Using fresh ingredients grown at April Hill, ginger, garlic, cayenne peppers and more, participants will make their own batch of fire cider to take home!

This workshop is full and registration is closed. 

Scarecrow making workshop

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is full and registration is closed. 

Saturday, October 22nd, Hosted by the councils on Aging of Egremont & Mt. Washington and Greenagers at April Hill.

The workshop will be held Saturday morning, October 22, between 10 and noon for kids age 6 and up and 1 or 2 accompanying adults (parent, grandparent, friend).
Ellen Murtagh, local artist and teacher, will show participants – step by step – from frame to finish – how to create a life size scarecrow for their home or garden.

All materials to construct and stuff the scarecrow will be provided. Participants need to bring clothes to dress their creation:
An adult size pair of pants
An adult size shirt with long sleeves
An old belt
A kerchief
A hat.

Registration will be limited to 12 maker teams
–  1 child and 1-2 adults, or
–  2 children and I adult.

Registration Required. Deadline to register is Wednesday, October 19.
Please arrive a little before 10 on 10/22.


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