Tag Archives: Mount Hope Farm

Helen Tjader tells the story of King Philip's War in front of his throne. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Mount Hope Farm to care for Haffenreffer lands

Mount Hope Farm to care for Haffenreffer lands

Already tasked with protecting historic land in town, Mount Hope Farm is adding another historically significant expanse of land under its wing, including the Wampanoag tribe’s center of power. The Mount Hope Trust announced a partnership with Brown University, in which the trust will serve as property manager of the Haffenreffer Grant Property. The farm


Mount Hope Farmfest this Sunday

This special afternoon celebrates the history and beauty ofMount Hope Farm and takes place throughout the Farm’s open space, buildings and grounds. Families attending will be welcome to participate in a variety of fun, historic and educational activities including tours, re-enactments, scavenger hunts, Native American storytellers, and hay wagon rides to the Cove Cabin; enjoy

Helen Tjader tells the story of King Philip's War in front of his throne. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Mount Hope Farm showcases state’s great outdoors

On Friday, Aug. 8 at Mount Hope Farm, the message was simple: Get unplugged. Get outdoors. Enjoy nature. Nearly 30 people gathered at the farm’s rustic Cove Cabin, overlooking picturesque Mt. Hope Bay, where Rhode Island Land Trust Council Director Rupert Friday and Mt. Hope Farm Executive Director Jennifer Bristol kicked off Rhode Island’s Land

Chef Dawn

November’s Chef at the Market

Chefs-at-the-Market is a monthly series of cooking demonstrations and tastings at the Mount Hope Farmers Market, featuring the talent of area chefs who source locally, and highlighting the wealth of ingredients available from our local farmers and producers. This Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., come out to chat with Chef Dawn Brooks-Rapp of


Roger Williams University students target three projects in Bristol

Two Bristol organizations, along with the Town of Bristol, will be working alongside Roger Williams University students on community projects, starting this fall. The projects, directed through the university’s Community Partnership Center, are: The Herreshoff Marine Museum: Students will pursue three projects with the museum including researching the history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, incorporating

C—Spotlight—Geocahing at Mount Hope Farm

‘Go Go Geocache’ at Mount Hope Farm

Mount Hope Farm is partnering with the 4-H Revolutionaries of Bristol to host “Go Go Geocache!”  an afternoon of good healthy outdoor fun for the whole family. What is Geocaching? It is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices or smart phone apps. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates to


The Roots of “Beautiful Bristol”

Dr George Rogers Hall is recognized as the first American importer of Japanese plants to the United States, and his specimens have become the backbone of estate landscaping. Dr. Sara Butler of RWU will deliver a talk focusing on Charles Adam Platt’s 1902 design for a Country Place at North Farm as a trail-blazing effort of landscape