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Perfect an Artisan Pizza With Your Sweetheart

A great date night. Learn how to accomplish delicious scratch made pizza dough to bake at home: You will learn both Focaccia and Roman style and we will compare the two. Learn from owner Jessica Waggoner of The Hazelnut Baking Co., a cottage bakery. She loves how food connects cultures, communities, and the joy good quality baked goods brings to people. Ages 18+
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Add To Selection List 153857-M1 Perfect an Artisan Pizza With Your Sweetheart Available $45.00/$45.00 02/13/2023 -02/13/2023 M 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 18-99 Salomon Farm



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  Note, Registration for spring programs (March-May) begins on February 1st!

 

Polish Cuisine

Most Polish recipes are handed down from generation to generation and have as many variations as there are people. Two of their most popular foods – pierogi, a filled dumpling, and kolache, a sweet pastry, are on the menu this evening. Under the guidance of instructor Suzi Hanzel, you will prepare pierogi using two different fillings and do the same for the kolache. Registration deadlines: December 1 and January 26. Min. 5. Max. 16.

Code                 Date      Day             Time

153852-R1        12/8       Th           6-8 pm

153852-R2          2/2       Th           6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$40

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center,

817 W. Dupont Rd.


Breakfast for Dinner 2.0

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day . . . and breakfast is all about eggs! You would be amazed at the different ways to prepare eggs, but we’ll focus on only three: Eggs Benedict, Quiche and a Breakfast Skillet. The day is almost over, so let’s get crackin’. Ages 18+. Instructor: Chef Patrick Whetstone. Registration deadline: January 25. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                    Date      Day             Time

153830-W1          2/1         W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$40

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Sushi Made Simple

Discover how fun and easy it is to make your own sushi - all vegetarian or with meat! Once you learn the basic process, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make your own creations. Ages 16+. Instructor: Suzi Hanzel. Registration deadline: February 2.   Min. 5. Max. 16.

Code                    Date       Day           Time

153848-R1           2/9         Th           6-8pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$40

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center,

817 W. Dupont Rd.


Vegetarian Cooking 3.0

Whether is it’s due to dietary restrictions or by personal choice, eating vegetarian doesn’t have to be boring and bland. Come experience a vegetarian flavor explosion with Shaved Fennel Salad, Asparagus Risotto, and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Pepper; three dishes you can easily replicate at home. Ages 18+. Instructor: Chef Patrick Whetstone. Registration deadline: February 8. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                   Date       Day            Time

153854-W1          2/15       W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$40

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center,

817 W. Dupont Rd.


Thai Cuisine 4.0

Cozy up this winter with some warm and moderately spicy Thai food? Chef Patrick Whetstone will help you prepare a delicious Coconut Soup, Thai Fried Rice with Pineapple and Chicken, and Spicy Basil Chicken . . . true classics from a most flavorful region! Ages 18+. Registration deadline: February 22. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                   Date       Day             Time

253835-W1          3/1         W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Greek Cuisine 3.0

Greek cuisine is known for its freshness, color and, most importantly, its flavor! This evening you will create three dishes under the direction of Chef Patrick Whetstone that represent the best of this region: Horiatiki Salad, Briam with Lemon Chicken and Greek Meatballs. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: April 26. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code             Date           Day             Time

253846-W1   5/3               W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


A Taste of Germany

Germanfest! Octoberfest! Weihnachtsmarkt! These names alone can make your mouth water. Learn to make traditional German favorites such as “Laugenbrezel” with hearty German mustard and Wurst und Speck mit rahmkraut. A special dessert will also be introduced. Suzi Hanzel, along with her German friends, will demonstrate how easy it is to make these beloved favorites and then guide you as you make your own pretzels. Bring a container to take home any leftovers. Ages 16+. Registration deadlines: March 9 and April 27. Min. 5. Max. 16.

Code            Date            Day            Time

253846-R1   3/16             Th           6-8pm

253846-R2   5/4               Th           6-8pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Sushi Made Simple

Discover how fun and easy it is to make your own sushi - all vegetarian or with meat! Once you learn the basic process, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create your own sushi. Ages 16+. Instructor: Suzi Hanzel. Registration deadline: April 20.   Min. 5. Max. 16.

Code                    Date      Day           Time

253844-R1           5/18       Th           6-8pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

 

Out of the Box Salads 3.0

As we begin to emerge from winter hibernation, our thoughts turn to fresh, seasonal ingredients that will soon be available. Chef Patrick Whetstone will introduce four out-of-this-world salads that will rejuvenate your palate and make you a rock star among your family and friends! They include: Goat Cheese Salad, Smoked Chicken and Apple Salad, Bleu Cheese Salad and Summer Berry Salad. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: March 8. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                    Date      Day            Time

253834-W1          3/15       W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Healthy and Flavorful Cooking 4.0

Being health conscious doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor in your meals. Tonight we’ll prepare three meals that lack nothing in creativity or flavor. The menu includes a salad, en Papillote and a chicken dish. Ages 18+. Instructor: Chef Patrick Whetstone. Registration deadline: April 12. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                    Date                    Day            Time

253833-W1          4/19                     W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Desserts Even I Can Do!

If you have ever taken a cooking class with Chef Patrick Whetstone, you know he is not shy about his lack of proficiency when it comes to baking. Join us this evening as he shares his simple approach to Crème Brûlée, Non-traditional Crisp and Griddle Cake. It’s so easy anyone can do it. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: May 3. Min. 6. Max. 12.

Code                    Date      Day            Time

253832-W1          5/10       W            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


The Art of Breadmaking

Instructor Jessica Waggoner of The Hazelnut Baking Co., shares the secrets of successful breadmaking in a series of 5 classes. All classes will be held at the Wolf Family Learning Center at Salomon Farm Park. Registration deadlines are 7 days prior to each class. Ages 18+. Min. 7. Max. 12.


Intro to Breading Baking

Great for beginners, this class focuses on bread baking fundamentals. Learn about the different types of flour, the purpose of yeast, how to knead dough and other steps to making bread through demonstration and hands-on work.    

Code                    Date     Day                 Time

253847-M1          2/27       M               6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45


Working with Yeast

Yeast can be tricky, but once you’ve learned how to handle it you will be able to rise to the occasion and make all sorts of fluffy, airy breads, rolls and pastries.

Code             Date       Day                 Time

253847-M2   3/13           M         6-7:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45


Demystifying Sourdough

Sourdough is the oldest form of leavened bread, likely discovered by accident over 6,000 years ago. It has a cult following for good reason! Learn how to make a “starter” and a wonderfully tangy loaf of sourdough bread.

Code                    Date      Day                 Time

253847-M3          4/17       M               6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45


Enriched Doughs: Brioche and Cinnamon Rolls

Adding eggs and butter to bread dough produces a richer, delightfully tender bread perfect for shaped or filled sweet breads. Wake your family with the aroma of fresh baked cinnamon rolls or a loaf of brioche.

Code                   Date      Day                 Time

253847-M4          5/5        F               6-8 pm            

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$45


Quick Breads

Quick breads are quick because they do not require yeast or fermentation. They are quick to mix and pop straight into the oven but offer absolutely endless flavor options. Quick! Sign up today!

Code             Date       Day                 Time

253847-M5   5/15           M         6-7:30 pm

Sessions/Fee: 1/$45


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Roots Culinary Classes for Youth

Designed to help children feel confident and comfortable in the kitchen, our Roots classes allow students to grow in their culinary skills. Classes are kept small so that recipes can be catered to the ability of the student! Each class offers hands-on cooking time and instruction, and also allows time for eating! Ages 6-14. Instructor: Meghan Hauser. Registration deadlines are one week prior to the start of each class. Min. 7. Max. 20.

Code                    Date     Day                   Time

Breakfast

253917-A1           3/28       T              6-7:30 pm

Lunch

253917-A2           5/16       T              6-7:30 pm

Desserts

253917-A3           5/23       T              6-7:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$40

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Little Roots: Culinary Classes for Preschoolers

*Adult/Child

Empower your little one to create his/her own healthy snacks. We’ve partnered with Wholesome Roots Cooking to offer fun, age appropriate cooking classes bursting with hands-on learning and cooking! Any child participating in class must register. Ages 2-6. Instructor: Meghan Hauser. Registration deadlines are one week prior to the start of each class. Min. 7. Max. 17.

Code                    Date      Day               Time

Rice Cake Animal Faces

253909-A1           3/28      T              10-11 am

Banana Sushi and Chopped Veggies

253909-A2           5/16       T              10-11 am

Luau Theme Tropical Fruit Salad

253909-A3           5/23       T              10-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$25

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


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2023 Salomon Farmers’ Market Seeks Vendors!

We are now accepting applicants for the 2023 Salomon Farmers’ Market season. Vendors must produce their goods within a 75-mile radius of Salomon Farm Park and are required to grow their own fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs. We strive to find vendors who embrace sustainable and organic growing practices. The market also may include baked goods, honey, maple syrup, handmade crafts, food, entertainment and children’s activities. The Farmers’ Market operates every Wednesday, 4:00-7:00 p.m. from June 7-September 6. If you are interested in receiving a vendor application, please call 260-427-6790 ext.1 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have questions about Salomon Farm, feel free to e-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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Salomon Classes this SPRING


All About Bees

You’ll become a bee enthusiast once you learn all the fascinating facts about the world’s best pollinators. Presenter Glenn Hile is a beekeeper who enjoys sharing his knowledge of these amazing insects. If you are thinking of starting your own hive, this is a great place to start. Ages 15+. Registration deadline: March 1. Min.6. Max. 15

Code                    Date      Day               Time

253852-W1          3/8         Wed      6-7:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

Meet the Bees

Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with Salomon Farm’s bee population. We’ll meet at the Learning Center and take a wagon ride to the hives where beekeeper Glenn Hile will show you around and answer any questions. Protective clothing will be provided. Ages 15+. Registration deadline: April 22. Min. 6. Max. 15.

Code                    Date      Day                  Time

253853-S1            4/29       Sa           1-2:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Container Gardening

There are some tricks to creating those beautiful containers filled with various colorful flowers and vegetation. There are even strategies for arranging multiple containers for greater impact. Presenter   Marlene Purdy is a Purdue Master Gardener and an OAGC Flower Show Judge in Ohio. In addition to being an avid gardener, she specializes in competitive flower arranging. She will show you how to liven up your patio this summer. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: May 10. Min. 6. Max. 20.

Code                    Date      Day            Time

253850-W1          5/17       W            6-7 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Native Seed Sowing Workshop

Growing your own native plants can be fun and easy!  Maraiah Russell from Little River Wetlands Project will discuss the benefits of growing native plants, demonstrate different methods of sowing native seeds, and provide you with materials to grow your own native plants at home. Adults and school age children are welcome. The presentation is free; however, pre-registration is required by February 26. Min. 5. Max. 20.

Code                    Date      Day                 Time

253851-A1           3/5         Su           2-3:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/Free

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Basic Plant Propagation

Don’t have a green thumb? Maybe we can help! Master Gardener Pam Snyder joins us at Salomon Farm to discuss plant propagation. Pam developed her interest in gardening at a young age, being inspired by her grandfather, who was an avid gardener. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of gardening and related topics. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: March 27. Min. 6. Max. 20.

Code                 Date      Day              Time

253852-M1          4/3         M            6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

Foraging Wild Edibles

Learn how to forage for food in your own back yard! We will identify common edible plants at Salomon Farm Park. You will have the opportunity to taste some wild edible plants, learn how they can be used for food and medicine, and when and how to harvest them. Carrie Vrabel is a wild food forager who teaches regularly at state and county parks. She is certified by the state of Indiana as a Wild Mushroom Identification Expert and is the founder of Wild Edible Indiana. Ages 8+. All minors must be accompanied by a paying adult. Registration deadlines: April 8 and April 29. Min 10. Max 20.

Code                 Date     Day                      Time

253854-S1         4/15     Sa           10 am-12 pm  

253854-S2         5/6       Sa           10 am-12 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$18

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Storytime on the Farm

Storytime is an interactive way to develop your child’s love of reading. Listen to stories, sing songs, and maybe even make some animal sounds as you and your little one has fun learning together. Ages 2-6 with an adult. Register for free with the Allen County Public Library. Space is limited. After Storytime, stay for a hay wagon ride around the farm. The cost is $5/person (age 2 and under free). No pre-registration is necessary for the wagon ride.

Date      Day                 Time

4/7         F              10:30 am

Register here: acpl.libnet.info/event/7561668 

4/21       F              10:30 am

Register here: acpl.libnet.info/event/7561946

Location: Salomon Farm Park Learning Center, 817 W. Dupont Rd.



Garden Volunteer Opportunities

Down and Dirty or Neat and Clean

Volunteers are an integral part of Salomon Farm Park completing tasks such as preparing beds, planting, weeding, working with garden tools, minor maintenance and combating unwanted bugs. Volunteers also harvest and sell produce at the Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays (June-September) and do garden documentation in spreadsheets and word documents. Garden volunteers meet every Monday and Thursday in the morning from April through September and share in the garden produce. You do not have to commit to the whole season or for every scheduled work day, and no previous gardening experience is required. A volunteer orientation is planned for those interested. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or accompanied by a guardian. To sign up for the orientation email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (260) 427-6790 by March 13.

Volunteer Orientation

Monday, March 20, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Wolf Family Learning Center 

 

Meet Our Chefs



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Patrick Whetstone

Patrick graduated from Johnson and Wales University in North Miami and opened David Bouley’s Evolution inside the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach before making his way back to Indiana where he practices his culinary artistry at The Personal Palate.

Read a first hand account of a blog written by Rylan Capper about his experience "Cooking on the Farm" with Patrick Whetstone...and then sign up today for a class!


Meghan Hauser

Meghan is the founder of Wholesome Roots Cooking.  She spends a lot of time cooking and creating meals for her family.  She enjoys teaching her 6 children that a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean boring and gross food!  Her mission is to inspire families to plant wholesome roots for a healthy lifestyle.  Little Roots and Roots Culinary Classes are taught by Wholesome Roots Cooking Instructors.
 

Peggy Alberda

Peggy has been making bread and baking since she was a teenager.  Peggy is a local Children's author who has written a book based on a day in their home with their grandchildren.  "Hugo Makes Bread with Grandad". Hugo spends the day with his grandparents and learns to make bread in the loving care of his grandparents.  Peggy is the owner and director of Restored to Glory Dance Ministry in Leo.   

 

Suzi Hanzel

Suzi is a retired teacher who has taught many cultural food classes.  She travels often, has taken classes from cooking experts around the world, and loves to share her knowledge of their culture.  She recently co-edited the "Taste of Sister Cities" cookbook that highlights international receipes from Fort Wayne's Sister Cities.  Suzi has learned to create many delicious dishes not only from these Sister Cities, but from more than 30 countries she has visited over the years. 


Jessica Waggoner

Jessica is a lifelong Fort Wayne native with degrees in both pastry arts and psychology. After spending the last 10 years in the corporate world, she stepped away to focus solely on baking. Owner of The Hazelnut Baking Co., a cottage bakery named after her young daughter, Hazel. She loves how food connects cultures, communities, and the joy good quality baked goods brings to people.

  

Testimonials

Cooking Classes

Chef Patrick was fun to watch cook and engaged the whole class.   Will look for more classes.  Lisa

Love the classes!  Always a repeat! Guat

A great, laid back introduction for homemade pasta.  Beginners and more experienced cooks will enjoy and learn techniques. Sandra

Use food to learn about culture and broaden your horizons in the world we share-Jeanette

Chef Whetstone is always organized, fun, professional and knowledgeable.  Most of all the recipes are delicious and interesting.  Lana 

Patrick is very informative and makes the class very fun and interactive. Tina

Awesome class.  Learned a few tricks that were really cool and time savers.  The three dishes were delicious, easy to make and definitely something I can do at home.  Pat

Great class and instructor!  Carrie

The combination of the cooking knowledge gained plus the cultural and personal history made this very enjoyable. Anita 

 

Little Roots

The tea parry was phenomenol!  The class was very well prepared and presented.  A "true tea party" was represented with a little history, a cute reco[e card amd elegamt cups, plates, etc. The verbal directions were easy to follow and very child friendly.  No wonder there was a waiting list for this.  Jeui


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Blacksmith Skills Workshop

Learn new techniques and practice your forging skills while working on simple projects. Previous forging experience is required. Participants must wear leather closed-toe shoes, full-length pants, natural fiber clothing (cotton, wool, etc.) and hair must be tied back. Gloves and protective eye wear will be provided. Ages 15+. Participants under 18 must have a parent or guardian present during class session. Class meets at the Blacksmith Shop on the 4th Saturday of the month. Registration deadline: January 21. Min. 3. Max 5.

Code                     Dates                  Day           Time

153851-S1            1/28-3/25            Sa         9-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 3/$15

Location: Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

Blacksmith Skills Workshop

Learn new techniques and practice your forging skills while working on simple projects. Participants must wear leather closed-toe shoes, full-length pants, natural fiber clothing (cotton, wool, etc.) and hair must be tied back. Gloves and protective eye wear will be provided. Ages 15+. Participants under 18 most have a parent or guardian present during class session. Registration deadline: March 18. Min. 3. Max 5.

Code                  Dates                      Day               Time

253860-S1        3/25, 4/22, 5/27       Sa             9-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 3/$20

Location: Blacksmith Shop, Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.


Advanced Blacksmithing for Women

Advance your blacksmithing skills by learning new decorative techniques to create functional items. Previous forging experience is required. Participants must wear leather closed-toe shoes, full-length pants, natural fiber clothing (cotton, wool, etc.) and hair must be tied back. Gloves and protective eye wear will be provided. Ages 15+. Participants under 18 most have a parent or guardian present during each class session. Class meets at the Blacksmith Shop on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Registration deadline: February 25. Min. 3. Max. 6.

Code                     Dates                   Day                      Time

253861-S1            3/4-5/21               Sa           10 am-12 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 6/$30

Location: Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd. 

 

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Pictured above demonstrators from the 2022 Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Festival.



 

Salomon Farm Parks Virtual Guided Hike

Until we can meet up again...you can check out the hike video and see what we are doing!

Salomon Trail

Be sure to check out the trail at Salomon! It is open to the public from 6 a,m.-11 p.m. To read more about the trail, check out the Salomon Trail Press Release                                                                                     

  

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Pictured from left to right: Dave Fike, Carl Fike, and Roy Fike
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Salomon Farm Volunteer Opportunities

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Salomon Farm Volunteer Opportunities

Salomon Farm Park relies on volunteers to help maintain the park and provide various amenities and services to our community. Anyone interested in becoming a garden volunteer or getting involved in farm park operations indirectly through the Tractor Club, Flax & Fleece Guild or Gardeners of America, may attend any of the clubs’ meetings. All meetings are held at Salomon Farm Park in the Wolf Family Learning Center. Please direct questions regarding volunteering or service project for your group to Larry Hicks at 427-6005 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Tri-State Antique Tractor Club

3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.

The Tri-State Antique Tractor Club tends the crop fields and is a key piece of our annual Fall Harvest Festival. The club is dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of old farm machinery. Join the club and meet other tractor enthusiasts, assist in tending the crop fields, and get the chance to learn and work on a myriad of antique farm equipment pieces. For more information, contact Eden at (260-427-6790).


Gardeners of America Club

2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m.

The mission of the Gardeners of America is to promote gardening education and related environmental issues to its membership and the gardening public through charitable, educational and scientific means. Join the club! For more information, contact Eden at (260-427-6790).


Flax and Fleecers Guild

2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm

The Flax and Fleecers Guild is a group dedicated to the fiber arts: spinning, knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting and more! In addition to the monthly meetings, the guild participates in many activities throughout the year, including spin-ins, Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration, the Johnny Appleseed Festival, spinning at the Old Fort, and many more. The club meets at Salomon Farm Park in the Learning Center on the second Tuesday of each month. The group gathers at 6:30 pm for business followed by a program or show and tell. Guild meetings in July and December will be held off site.  For more information, contact Eden at (260-427-6790).

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Photo credit to Erin Eicher with InJoy Photography


Photography at the Farm

Any professional photographer that is exchanging their services for money and using Salomon Farm Park must purchase a photographer pass. Hobbyist photographers do not need a photographer pass.

We are pleased that Salomon Farm Park has become a popular destination for photography. Capturing memories for Fort Wayne residents at this gorgeous public park couldn’t make us any happier! Beautiful barns, rolling meadows, quaint gardens, and acres of cheery sunflowers (seasonally) make Salomon Farm Park an attractive place for photography. Passes may be purchased in person at the Parks and Recreation main office in Northside Park at 705 E. State Blvd, 46805 (entrance on Parnell Ave) or over the telephone (260) 427-6000.  Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. All fees will directly support Salomon Farm Park operations.


The 2022 Photography Pass Agreement/Registration form is now available. Please review the photography pass agreement before purchasing your pass.

 


Dirt Wain Community Composting

Salomon Farm Park has partnered with Dirt Wain, a new composting initiative in the area that processes food scraps from households. Members are provided with a bucket that they fill, drop off at the Farm at their convenience, and then pick up a clean bucket to repeat the process. For more detailed information or to sign up check out www.dirtwain.com or Salomon Farm Park on Facebook.


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Flax and Fleecers: Video released May 8


 

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Wild Walkers 2023


Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary. Please call Eden at 427-6008 or e-mail eden.lamb@cityof fortwayne.org if you have questions. 

2023 Wild Walker Schedule


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Blacksmithing

Thanks to Salomon Farm Blacksmiths for all of their volunteer hours in teaching classes and demonstrating at events. Folks interested in joining the blacksmith club are required to complete the beginner’s workshop. Keep checking this page or our Facebook page for workshop dates. The blacksmith club is for individuals 18 years or older. The club meets one Saturday morning a month.




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We Rent for Your Event!

The peaceful setting of Salomon Farm Park makes our elegant rental spaces perfect for weddings, receptions, reunions, concerts, dances, and many other special events. 

Please contact our rental coordinator at 260-427-6790 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your space.


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Thanks to Carroll High School's Future Farmer's of America for their continued support of Salomon Farm Park!

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