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logoField House Farm, LLC is a family run farm in the Connecticut shoreline town of Madison. Utilizing the grounds of our 1720 farm house, we have created a sustainable farm operation consisting of a large produce garden, chickens, heritage turkeys, Shetland and Hampshire sheep, Alpine goats, pigs, a llama, and a donkey.

We practice humane and responsible farming and animal care practices. We offer USDA processed poultry and pork products. We maintain a Farmer’s Pledge status with the Northeast Organic Farming Association. [Read more…]

Field to table dinners for June and July

field_to_table2015We hope you’ll join us in June or July for a lovely summer harvest menu featuring produce, beef, pork, and chicken from Field House Farm. This summer we will feature a 4-5 course menu prepared by Chef Jared Posocco and Chef David Borselle of a’Vert Brasserie. These fine chefs will be featured this summer at the James Beard House in NYC. Come see them here first! Dates for these summer dinners are below:

  • June 5
  • June 6
  • June 19- VEGETARIAN SPECIAL EVENT
  • June 25
  • July 10
  • July 24

Reservations are a MUST, and are now being accepted. Private groups can be accommodated. These special evenings are priced at $120 per person and reservations can be made by email or by calling (203) 779-9187. Please note which date you would like to join us. Seating is available for all parties up to 30 people.

Our dinner series runs 12 months of the year and is available for private bookings. Seasonally, we can accommodate outdoor dining for larger groups.

Next field to table dinner is May 9th

IMG_4872Please join us for a lovely Spring inspired menu from our farm featuring produce, beef, pork, and chicken from Field House Farm. This unique 4-5 course menu will be created by Chef Jared Posocco of A’Vert Brassiere in West Hartford. Desserts created by hen&heifer in Guilford. Complimentary wine pairing by Madison Wine Shop is included.

This special evening is priced at $120 per person and reservations can be made by email or by calling (203) 779-9187.Gift Certificates available. A great way to celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend. (Groups or smaller reservations available.)

The Clean Plate Club for adults

Field House Farm, LLC & A Recipe For Wellness, LLC
Present a Health-Focused Cooking Class Series
Summer 2015
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Field House Farm is happy to announce the schedule for a new cooking class series for adults, as an extension of its existing Farm to Table programming.

recipe_for_wellness_logoThe series will be led by Maya Bradstreet of A Recipe for Wellness, LLC,. She is a health professional and nutrition coach who has led multiple cooking courses in St. Louis, Missouri and now on the Shoreline where she has lived for nearly three years. Having been diagnosed with an auto-immune thyroid condition in 2000, she has successfully gone into remission using dietary and lifestyle changes. She knows first-hand, the healing power of food as medicine, as well as the value of living at one’s optimal wellness. A graduate of Brown University, she received her food training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Affiliated with Columbia University, IIN educates its students in myriad of dietary theories: from Macrobiotics & Ayurvedic Principles to today’s most popular trends. Holding a Masters degree in Health Promotion from Indiana University, she researched Community Supported Agriculture, Farm-to-School Programs, and other sustainable food systems, specifically how bringing fresh, local produce can impact and improve community health.

In the Clean Plate Club, participants will be introduced to various dietary modalities, specifically as they relate to health and healing, receiving recipes, resources & handouts as well. A focus of course, will be on using seasonal produce. Participants will leave empowered and inspired to experiment in their own kitchen to lead healthy, happy & balanced lives.

The Clean Plate Club

3 two-hour sessions on Wednesdays, offered during both the day and evening hours to accommodate busy schedules.
10:00AM-12:00PM OR 7:00-9:00PM on the following dates:

May 13, 20 & 27th
June 10, 17th, 24th

Come hungry, as participants will be able to eat/sample all recipes.
Pricing: $60/class. Discount of 10% if signed up for all three sessions in the same month.

May Series

Session 1 (May 13)
CLEAN 101

Spring is the ideal time to not only clean out your home – but also your BODY. In this class, you’ll learn the basics of Maya’s classic 5-day cleanse. We’ll make delicious recipes naturally without dairy, corn, nuts, soy, gluten, eggs or sugar…that are nonetheless tasty & easy to make!

Session 2 (May 20)
FOOD AS MEDICINE

There is no shortage of ingredients that naturally promote well-being! Traditionally known and used to improve and support the immune system, we’ll investigate and create dishes that can be added to your pantry and recipe arsenal!

Session 3 (May 27)
FARM TO TABLE 101

An introduction to the Farm to Table Movement. What resources are there in our area, and what are the benefits to our communities, families, and own bodies! How do we use the best of what’s available at local farmer’s markets, farm stands and CSA boxes?

June Series

Session 1 (June 10)
CLEAN SKIN

Your skin is your largest organ – feed it right and it will radiate! Get your face and body ready for the skin-bearing season. We will taste some fabulous concoctions, and learn about other methods to use topically to encourage a healthy glow.

Session 2 (June 17)
CRAVINGS BE GONE

How do we manage our sugar, coffee, fill in the blank addictions? Our bodies are actually trying to tell us something. Let’s take control of our cravings, listen to our bodies and nourish them to help curb our appetites the healthy way.

Session 3 (June 24)
NOT YOUR MAMA’S VEGGIES

Slimy, mushy, tasteless vegetables no longer! Learn techniques to make veggies the star of your meals, and have your families beg for second helpings.

Children’s Summer Cooking Series

Field House Farm, LLC & A Recipe For Wellness, LLC
Present the Kids Clean Plate Club
Summer 2015

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Field House Farm is happy to announce the schedule for a new cooking class series for children, as an extension of its existing Agricultural Program.

The series will be led by Maya Bradstreet of A Recipe for Wellness, LLC, www.arecipe4wellness.com. She is a health professional and nutrition coach who has led multiple cooking courses in St. Louis, Missouri and now on the Shoreline where she has lived for nearly three years. A mother of two farm and food-loving children, her goal is to change the nation’s current food and health predicament through prevention! There is no better place to begin than with our kids!

In the Kids Clean Plate Club, children, will be introduced to our food system, focusing on foods grown and raised seasonally on the farm, learning how they might impact their bodies. They will also be taught cooking basics. Recipes and handouts will be shared so that families will have the ability to incorporate the lessons into their own homes. Kids will leave with a love of cooking and the ability to relate food to how they feel in terms of health and mood and overall well being.

There will be two programs: a monthly weekend class for children in grades 1-5 as well as a week-long July program specifically for teenagers. Details are outlined below.
I. Monthly Kids Clean Plate Club Programming:
Two-hour sessions where children will make (and taste!) 3-4 recipes from scratch. Recipes will be seasonal, and dependent on what is available on the farm. When appropriate, we will go to the gardens and hen house to harvest the food products. Aprons & tools will be provided.
When: 1:00-3:00PM on the following dates:
Sunday, May 17th
Saturday, June 20th
Saturday, July 18th
Saturday, August 15th
Ages: Grades 1-5
Pricing: $30/child or $50/family. Discount of 10% if signed up for all four.

II. Clean Plate Club Intensive for Teens: A 4-day course for the older child who would like to develop or hone in on their culinary talents. The curriculum will include basic knife skills, food safety, as well as Farm to Table dishes. Each participant will receive a binder with handouts, recipes and resources. Aprons and tools will be provided.
When: 12:30-3:30PM, Monday July 20th – Thursday July 23rd.
There will also be a Final Celebration of Learning and Eating on Thursday from 3:30-5, where food and drinks will be served to special guests of each participant.
Ages: Grades 6-12
Pricing: $250/child. (Includes one guest for the final celebration. Additional tickets will be available for sale.). If child is also participating in the morning Farm Intern Program there will be a 10% discount applied. A 10% discount will also be applied to a second in the family.

If you are interested, please email me with your selections as well as complete and return the registration form below.

 Registration Form