Starflower Experiences
Long Island, New York
 
e-mail us at info@starflowerexperiences.org

Starflower Experiences, Inc. is a local not-for-profit educational organization that offers programs and experiences to help people understand, appreciate, and live more in harmony with the earth's life systems.

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What's happening at Manor Farm

Sunflowers
Sunflowers

The sunflowers are done for the year. Let us know if you want to help plant them in the spring. And you can sign up for an organic gardening course.


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Rangers of the EarthTM

Starflower Experiences was lucky to be a pilot site for The Institute for Earth Education's Rangers of the Earth program. Last school year was the 17th year at the Martin Luther King Jr School in Wyandanch.

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Working on an Energy Diagram

This powerful program takes a whole year to complete, yet requires only 2 full days at an outdoor site plus opportunities for youngsters to explore natural places in their own community.


Check out our upcoming events:
    More coming...
    Want to volunteer at Manor Farm? contact Elisa at 631-213-1927
    Gardening in your back yard made easy for 2021, Jan 8 -- Feb 15

Volunteers welcomed!


To register for events at Manor Farm, call Elisa at 631-213-1927.

Gardening in your back yard made easy for 2021
A 6 week on-site learning/hand-on education program conducted by organic Huntington farmer, Joe Lapiana.
At Manor Farm

NOTE: This is an OUTDOOR class so dress accordingly!
Space is limited--MUST register ahead. Masks required.

IN THE FIELD: Participants walk away with the all of the basics and some advanced techniques for growing food at your own home. Every key topic is covered so participants leave with the knowledge to start and maintain their own garden. All participants have technical support provided by instructor Joe after they leave and start their garden.

COMPOSTING IN THE FIELD: An on-site learning/hand-on education program conducted by organic Huntington farmer, Joe Lapiana. The entire process is from start to completion is covered so participants leave with the knowledge to start and maintain their own compost pile.

Weeks: Sat Jan. 8th, Sat Jan. 15th, Sat Jan. 22nd, Sat Jan. 29th, Feb. 6th, Feb. 13th, (weather permitting, if inclement weather, push back the weeks)
Time: 11am - 12:30pm
Cost: $10 per class total of 6 classes $60
See link to outline of program: program outline

Registration flyer


Can you help?

We are looking for donations of:
      · berets (adult sized)
      · pitchers (for drinks)
      · cloth napkins
      · solid color table cloths for 8' tables
      · old Ranger Rick magazines
      · gloves/mittens for winter
      · clippers and loppers for trimming trails
      · binoculars
      · 10 x 10 'festival' tents
      · raincoats/ponchos to fit ages 10 through adult
      · a library-style step stool


We're seeking people to help keep trails trimmed in Berkeley Jackson County Park and Manor Road Park. If you are not susceptable to poison ivy, we especially need you! We also need someone who can do some minor carpentry/constructon for a few interior projects at Manor Farm.

Thanks for the very generous help!

King's Hardware, Wyandanch
for a box full of seeds and some lamp parts to use at a Repair Café

Home Depot, Deer Park
for the Team Depot project to build new garden beds at the Milton L Olive Middle School in Wyandanch

Long Island Compost
for the compost to fill our new garden beds as part of the Team Depot project

Mr. Russell Albanese and Mrs. Santmann for donations to help our Earth Rangers and trainees in Wyandanch

You can phone us at 516-938-6152 or email us at info@starflowerexperiences.org.


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Donations to Starflower Experiences are tax-deductible.
You can still send a check or donate needed items, but if you want to donate here online, now you can!


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