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Building AI for the Greater Good

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Hear from leaders exploring the vast field of AI as a tool for fostering positive outcomes and advancing equity. Moderator Karen Kariuki, Grace Farms West Coast Program Officer, will be joined onstage by Stephanie Dinkins, Kusama Endowed Chair in Art at Stony Brook University and advocate for inclusive AI; Liz Grennan, Global Co-Lead for McKinsey’s Digital Trust service line; and Mia […]

Chef’s Palate, The Science of Flavor – at Grace Farms

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Refine your palate during this interactive sensory experience led by Pastry Chef and Educator Leah Jones who discusses the science behind our taste buds, explores memorable flavor pairings, and demonstrates how to rely on each sense to become a stronger cook who can craft an unforgettable dish full of flavor. https://gracefarms.org/event/chefs-palate-the-science-of-flavor

Afternoon Tea at Grace Farms

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

You’re invited to our traditional English Afternoon Tea service! Gather with your friends, neighbors, and fellow community members for an afternoon of conversation over a delicious pot of ethically- and sustainably-sourced tea from Grace Farms Foods, a public benefit LLC and a Certified B Corp. Our lite fare menu includes a seasonal assortment of tasty English and […]

Event Series Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Sip complementary tea in the Pavilion and follow a guided architectural tour exploring the site-specific art installations, sustainable design, and curated interiors in each volume of the double LEED-certified River building, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning firm, SANAA. With open architecture designed to break down barriers between people and nature, the River building embodies the Foundation’s […]

Gardening Workshop | Beekeeping Basics

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Learn the fundamentals and seasonal rhythms of beekeeping from Master Gardener Lauren Elliott during this workshop covering how to start your own hive. Includes a honey tasting and cup of tea. $15 for nonmembers, $12 for members

Grace Farms Family Tour

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

This interactive tour invites families to explore the River building as it twists and turns through Grace Farms’ natural landscape. Build models, play with some of the materials used to create our homes and community spaces, and discover how a building’s design can reduce its impact on the environment. Recommended for ages 5 and up with […]

Event Series Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Sip complementary tea in the Pavilion and follow a guided architectural tour exploring the site-specific art installations, sustainable design, and curated interiors in each volume of the double LEED-certified River building, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning firm, SANAA. With open architecture designed to break down barriers between people and nature, the River building embodies the Foundation’s […]

Nature’s Classroom | Spring’s Native Wildflowers

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Join Horticulture Advisor Kimberly Kelly to learn about the important role ephemerals and wildflowers play in providing food for beneficial insects and other woodland creatures during the spring — and how to incorporate these plants into your own landscape.

Design for Freedom Summit

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Join us for the 3rd annual Design for Freedom Summit — a momentous day of action and awareness. Hear from leading experts across sectors who are working to eradicate forced and child labor from the built environment. This one-day program will address the challenges facing ethical sourcing of building materials, share technology solutions for the industry, and […]

Journey into the World of Teas

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

This tranquil and in-depth exploration of tea offers guests a taste of different notable varietals from cultures around the world, examples of demonstrations, and more. This six-part series is led by Tea Expert and Educator, Frank Kwei. In this second installment, experience soothing herbal teas and taste caffeine-free samples from Sips teas by Grace Farms Foods, including the […]

Event Series Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Sip complementary tea in the Pavilion and follow a guided architectural tour exploring the site-specific art installations, sustainable design, and curated interiors in each volume of the double LEED-certified River building, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning firm, SANAA. With open architecture designed to break down barriers between people and nature, the River building embodies the Foundation’s […]

Event Series Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms Tour

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT, United States

Sip complementary tea in the Pavilion and follow a guided architectural tour exploring the site-specific art installations, sustainable design, and curated interiors in each volume of the double LEED-certified River building, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning firm, SANAA. With open architecture designed to break down barriers between people and nature, the River building embodies the Foundation’s […]