Please help us plan programs for our new community center

Wakeman Town Farm’s beautiful new classroom/chef’s kitchen/community center is now open, furthering our mission to serve the community by supporting a healthy environment today, and a more sustainable tomorrow. We are now planning year-round classes and events for both adults and kids in 2018 – so, here’s your chance to weigh in on the programs you want most. In the following survey we’re asking your reactions to some sample program ideas – with your feedback, we plan to create many more!

* 1. Have you (and/or a family member) participated in any of these Wakeman Town Farm programs/events in the last two years? (check all that apply)

* 2. Do you have . . .(check all that apply)

* 3. How likely would you be to enroll your child(ren) in a Pre-K in the Kitchen program, for example, "Little Fingers Learn to Make Food at the Farm"? (choose one)

* 4. How likely would you be to enroll your child(ren) in a Kids Cook class (aged 6-8 or 9-12) combining farm-grown food with topics such as "Pick Your Own Menu - Literally!"? (choose one)

* 5. How likely would you be to enroll your child(ren) in a Mommy&Me (pre-K) Farm-themed get-togethers for moms & their little ones? (choose one)

* 6. If you are interested in a Mommy & Me pre-K program of this type, please rank your preferred day of the week.

* 7. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be, to enroll in an adult cooking class such as, refining cooking skills, for example, "Sharpen Up Your Knife Skills to Prep Produce Like a Pro" (choose one)

* 8. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult program about expanding your kitchen repertoire, for example, "Out of the Box: Getting Creative with Seasonal CSA Produce"? (choose one)

* 9. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult program to prepare and enjoy great menus with a local guest chef at your side? (choose one)

* 10. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult program about brewing your own/craft cocktails/or wine tasting/food pairing? (choose one)

* 11. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult beginner's gardening class, for low-maintenance, highly rewarding gardens, such as "Grow Your Own 101"? (choose one)

* 12. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult class about positive environmental changes at home such as "Composting 101, There's Black Gold in Your Garbage"? (choose one)

* 13. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in an adult class to improve your gardening skills in environmentally friendly ways such as, "Butterfly Gardening - help save the Monarchs, right in your backyard"? (choose one)

* 14. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in a homesteading arts class on backyard animal raising, for example, "The Best-Hatched Plans for Egg-cellent Chickens at Home" (choose one)

* 15. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in a homesteading arts class on preserving the harvest, for example, "Yes, You Can - Taking the Mystery Out of Canning & Preserving" (choose one)

* 16. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to enroll in a handcrafting class about quilting, weaving and/or fiber arts, for example, "Crazy About Quilting: Making Memories with a Needle and Thread" (choose one)

* 17. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to attend a farm-focused community event such as a farm-to-table dinner hosted by a notable local chef or winery? (choose one)

* 18. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to attend a farm-focused community event such as a family pizza night, featuring wood fired pizza topped with seasonal farm bounty? (choose one)

* 19. How likely would you (or someone in your family) be to attend a farm-focused community event such as a movie screening/author talk on sustainability or food topics? (choose one)

* 20. We currently offer adult culinary classes weeknights at 7 p.m. As an alternative, please indicate which weekend day/time you would prefer most, if this interests you? (choose one)

* 21. For adult class offerings, are you more interested in . . .(choose one)

* 22. Please feel free to write in your suggestions here about any other classes or events of interest to you.

* 23. Which of these communications media do you rely on to learn about community classes/events? Select up to three you are most likely to use?

* 24. Thank you very much for your feedback.  If you would not mind being contacted occasionally – either for a follow-up survey or with information about upcoming Wakeman Town Farm programs, please provide your name and email below (no spam, we promise!).

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