Plant Native Programs

Join us to learn more about native plants, from what we're doing here to what you can do in your own space!

Black walnuts, some open, sit on a table.

Make and Take “Nocino” – Walnut Liqueur  

Nocino, walnut liqueur, has been made from immature white walnuts in northern Italy for centuries. In this hands-on class, we’re making a hyper-local version of this nutty liqueur by using our native black walnuts. Preregistration required. Member adult $25; nonmember adult $35 (includes daily admission). 

A basket of elderflowers sits on a table next to a clear glass bottle filled with an amber liquid.

Make Elderflower Cordial from Scratch at Long Branch Farm & Trails 

We’ll celebrate our own American elder as we hand harvest honey-scented elderflowers and walk you through the entire process of making elderflower cordial. You’ll head home with a pint of aromatic syrup and our list of top ideas for using it. Preregistration required. Member adult $12; nonmember adult $22 (includes daily admission).