New Pond Farm


Special Programs

Insects, Pollination, and Climate Change

Thursday March 28, 7:30 – 9 p.m. This program is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list
    Dr. Stephen Wagener, Environmental Science professor at Western Connecticut State University and Chair of the Jane Goodall Center, will give a talk on climate change and pollinators. This presentation will be hosted by New Pond Farm Education Center and co-sponsored with The Redding Garden Club as the first in a series through the Pollinator Pathways Committee of Redding to educate the public about the importance of our pollinators and how to help them.
    This program is Free, but registration is required.

Please Register Here for the waiting list or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday April 6 (Rain Date: April 13), 11 a.m.
    Bundle up for one of the most egg-citing events on the farm! Children from toddlers to teens will “hunt” our beautiful pastures and gardens for hand-dyed eggs. Different areas for each age group, and great prizes for all. Please bring a basket and dress for a muddy farm.
Reserved for NPF Family Members!
Please sign up early, space is limited.
    $15 per child

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Please note Easter Egg Hunt registration will close at 4 p.m.
on Thursday April 4th

Chef’s Table

Saturday, April 27, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
    Relax with a seasonal Welcome Cocktail and spend an early spring evening with renowned chef Scott Drozd as he prepares a sumptuous meal showcasing seasonal ingredients from NPF and beyond.
    Throughout this interactive event, Scott will be sharing his culinary adventures as well as his insights on innovative ways to enhance local foods.
    Each course will be paired with specially selected wines. Sixteen guests will dine in our Common Room and be joined by our Farm Manager, Mike Murray, to highlight offerings from the farm. We hope you will join us!

Hors d’Oeuvres

New Pond Beef Tartare • Parmesan/Pear/Olive Oil/Chive
New Pond Farm Smoked Ham • Pickled Ramp Remoulade
Butternut Squash Polenta Cake • Caramelized Apple / Crème Fraiche
Seasonal Signature Cocktail: Rhubarb / Fennel / Gin


Charred Cauliflower
New Pond Yogurt / Pomegranate / Lemon / Shallots / Herbs
Wine Pairing: Dominican Oaks Chardonnay CA

Fennel / Grapefruit / Basil / Coconut
Wine Pairing: Charles and Charles Rosé Columbia Valley, WA

Goffle Rd Poultry Farm Cornish Hen
Mushroom Stew / Sage Brown Butter / Hazelnut / Watercress
Wine Pairing: Dagger Leaf Pinot Noir 2016 Willamette Valley, OR

New Pond Farm Braised Beef
Red Cabbage / Horseradish / Celery / Dates
Wine Pairing: Mas de Gourgonnier Les Baux de Provence 2016


Maple Almond Eclairs
Wine Pairing: Chateau Miselle Sauternes

Chef Scott Drozd lives in Redding. He has worked in many acclaimed kitchens in California and New York, including New York’s Ritz Carlton Central Park, Plein Sud, and the fabled Oak Room.
 He is also a permanent member of the Iron Chef Team.

    $150 per member ($50 is tax deductible), $175 per non-member ($75 is tax deductible)

Seating is limited.

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Art Show Preview Party

Friday May 31, 6 – 8 p.m.
Join local artists for a gala evening of beautiful art, live music, delicious wine & hors d’oeuvres.

    $25 per person

Space is limited, please rsvp online or call (203) 938-2117.

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Invitational Art Show

June 1 – 9, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily
New Pond Farm Education Center is pleased to announce its 2019 Invitational Art Show featuring original paintings, drawings, and sculptures by 50 professional artists inspired by the flora and fauna of our property and the surrounding countryside. Included are portfolios, a silent auction, artist demonstrations and workshops for adults and children, door prizes, and an open community art event. As the art show approaches please check the website for the schedule of events.

    Admission is free and open to the public.

More details can be found here

Earth Art

Saturday June 8, 1 – 3 p.m.
Join local artists, Kris Holm and Victoria Wyndham, for an unforgettable afternoon at the farm creating earth friendly artwork using only the elements of nature, your bare hands, and imaginations.

    This family friendly event is Free, but registrations are strongly recommended.

Please Register Here or by calling (203) 938-2117.

More special programs coming soon!

If you would like to view samples of past programs, past calendars can be found here