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Wolcott Mill Metropark

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65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
(586) 752-5932

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January 2018

Spinning Class – Farm Center

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about spinning…hands on. We will provide the wheel! You will get to take home a drop spindle and 8 oz. of wool roving. Bring your lunch. Ages 14 and up,  (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 28, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

January 28 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 28, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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That’s the Grist of it Mill Tour – Historic Center

January 28 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill. Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here. There could even be a ghost story or two!

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February 2018

Bats 101 – Historic Center

February 3 @ 11:00 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join us for a program all about these winged animals of the night. We will discuss local bats, how to find them, their biology, the benefits of bats, and the threats they face. There will be an opportunity to learn about building bat boxes and afterwards hot cocoa to warm up! Bat house kits will be available for purchase. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Wolcott Mill History Day – Historic Center

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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We will explore the fascinating history of the Wolcott family and the historic grist mill that they operated until 1967. You will learn how the Wolcott site became an important part of the history of Macomb County and what other activities took place here. Great for homeschoolers and Michigan history buffs.

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Walk in Wednesday – Meet a Goat – Farm Center

February 7 @ 10:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and meet a goat…up close. Hear a story about a goat and get some petting time. You will also get to make a craft and enjoy a snack

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Fairy Tales at the Farm – Grandparent’s Day – Farm Center

February 8
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Grandparents can enjoy a day at the farm with the grandkids. Listen to a few stories and then meet an animal or two from the story. You will also get to make a craft and enjoy a light snack. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

February 10
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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If you have ever been interested in taking care of farm animals, then this is the program for you! Family Farm Chores allows you and your family a chance to assist a staff member as he/she feeds and cares for our farm animals. We encourage you to pet, take pictures and ask questions along the way. Please dress for the barn and outdoor weather conditions. Approximately 60 minutes. Limit of 6 people per session. Minimum age is 6 years old. Please call to preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Valentine Fairy Garden – Farm Center

February 10
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Roses are red, violets are blue! Fairy gardens are fun, we will make one with you!  Join us to create a beautiful whimsical Valentine themed Fairy Garden. Everything will be supplied to create your garden.  Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Club F.R.E.D: The Art of Nature – Historic Center

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Get away from the cold and join us for arts and crafts nature style! We will explore different art mediums using nature and make some artwork to take home. We will meet each month and explore different topics from history and agriculture to the natural sciences. Family, Recreation, Education & Discovery. Make sure to dress for the weather and please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Valentine’s Day Gingerbread Houses

February 11
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create your own sweet treat this Valentine’s Day! We will provide you with a gingerbread house and all the edible decorations to inspire your creativity. Watch a movie while you decorate. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Walk in Wednesday – Meet a Mini Horse – Farm Center

February 14 @ 10:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and meet a mini horse…up close. Hear a story about a horse and get some petting time. You will also get to make a craft and enjoy a snack.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

February 17
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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If you have ever been interested in taking care of farm animals, then this is the program for you! Family Farm Chores allows you and your family a chance to assist a staff member as he/she feeds and cares for our farm animals. We encourage you to pet, take pictures and ask questions along the way. Please dress for the barn and outdoor weather conditions. Approximately 60 minutes. Limit of 6 people per session. Minimum age is 6 years old. Please call to preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Chicken Keeping Basics – Farm Center

February 17 @ 1:30 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Have you ever wanted to have your own backyard chickens? Do you love the idea of collecting your own fresh eggs? We can give you the knowledge you need to keep chickens and how to get started with your own small flock. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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President’s Day Celebration

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come learn about the Presidents of the United States. We will be discussing the well-known to the less known. Washington, Lincoln, Adams, Polk, Arthur and Madison. A snack will follow the event.

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Walk in Wednesday – Meet a Cow – Farm Center

February 21 @ 10:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and meet a cow…up close. Hear a story about a cow and get some petting time. You will also get to make a craft and enjoy a snack.

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Weaving Class – Farm Center

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about weaving…hands on. Weaving class includes use of a loom and a completed project. Bring your lunch. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Hydroponics 101 – Farm Center

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to grow vegetables in a soil-less environment! Join us in the greenhouse and discover hydroponic growing techniques. Gain an understanding of vocabulary related to hydroponics. Learn how different hydroponic systems operate. You will achieve the knowledge of how to grow more plants in smaller areas, using less water, and have higher yields! Learn how to take seeds from germination to harvest! Approximately 90 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm,  (586) 752-5932.

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March 2018

Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

March 3
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 24, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to grow vegetables in a soil-less environment! Join us in the greenhouse and discover hydroponic growing techniques. Gain an understanding of vocabulary related to hydroponics. Learn how different hydroponic systems operate. You will achieve the knowledge of how to grow more plants in smaller areas, using less water, and have higher yields! Learn how to take seeds from germination to harvest! Approximately 90 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Maple Sweetness – Historic Center

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s maple syrup season! Join us for our program, Maple Sweetness, where you will learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, make a maple themed craft, and discover how sap becomes syrup. There will be syrup taste-testing and a sweet treat. Maple items and kits will be available for purchase.

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Maple Sweetness – Historic Center

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s maple syrup season! Join us for our program, Maple Sweetness, where you will learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, make a maple themed craft, and discover how sap becomes syrup. There will be syrup taste-testing and a sweet treat. Maple items and kits will be available for purchase.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

March 10
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 24, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to grow vegetables in a soil-less environment! Join us in the greenhouse and discover hydroponic growing techniques. Gain an understanding of vocabulary related to hydroponics. Learn how different hydroponic systems operate. You will achieve the knowledge of how to grow more plants in smaller areas, using less water, and have higher yields! Learn how to take seeds from germination to harvest! Approximately 90 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Maple Sweetness – Historic Center

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s maple syrup season! Join us for our program, Maple Sweetness, where you will learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, make a maple themed craft, and discover how sap becomes syrup. There will be syrup taste-testing and a sweet treat. Maple items and kits will be available for purchase.

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Maple Sweetness – Historic Center

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s maple syrup season! Join us for our program, Maple Sweetness, where you will learn how to identify and tap a maple tree, make a maple themed craft, and discover how sap becomes syrup. There will be syrup taste-testing and a sweet treat. Maple items and kits will be available for purchase.

Find out more »

Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

March 17
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 24, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to grow vegetables in a soil-less environment! Join us in the greenhouse and discover hydroponic growing techniques. Gain an understanding of vocabulary related to hydroponics. Learn how different hydroponic systems operate. You will achieve the knowledge of how to grow more plants in smaller areas, using less water, and have higher yields! Learn how to take seeds from germination to harvest! Approximately 90 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

March 24
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 17, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 24, 2018 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to grow vegetables in a soil-less environment! Join us in the greenhouse and discover hydroponic growing techniques. Gain an understanding of vocabulary related to hydroponics. Learn how different hydroponic systems operate. You will achieve the knowledge of how to grow more plants in smaller areas, using less water, and have higher yields! Learn how to take seeds from germination to harvest! Approximately 90 minutes. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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