Public Events and Retreats

2021 Events and Retreats

This is a listing of our events and retreats that are open to the public. Some are free and others require a ticket or application.

In addition, whether you are an organization, business, state agency, yoga studio, school, or family looking for a unique wedding or reunion spot, you can book your own event or retreat with us.

We are now filling the calendar for 2021!

A Glimpse of Past Events

Spoons for All – Spoon Carving Workshop

with Peter Forbes

 Date: Oct 10-11, 2020
Time: 2 day weekend workshop
 Cost: $225 Workshop and Meals, +$75 optional overnight

For more than 15 years, and with more than 2,000 people, we’ve taught spoon carving on this farm as a method for bringing people together and for accessing creativity.  Spoon carving, for us, has always been an important act of community building. Please join us on this full moon weekend for a creative time of using your hands and minds to carve a spoon from green wood.  All skill levels are welcome. MORE…

Vinyasa Yoga Classes

Date: Every Sunday, July-September
Time: 10:00 AM
By donation

Join certified yoga teacher and member of our team, Kayla Barss, for Yoga every Sunday! She will be hosting Vinyasa style classes for all levels of experience starting at 10 AM.  Classes will be outside if weather permits, or in the events barn. Plenty of space to spread out! Please meet at the farm stand at 9:45 wearing a mask and bring a yoga mat.

Season Pass Holders Picnic

Date: Sept 2, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM
Reservation required

This free event is to thank our Season Pass holders with a special night of picnicking and live music by Some Hollow. Come and join us on the hillside to be together (socially distancing required), enjoy a fire and food, and watch the moon rise over the valley.

Benefit Concert – Peter Mulvey

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Time: 5:30 picnicking, 7:30 concert
 Cost:  $5.00-100.00

“Peter Mulvey is a true musical craftsman, developing and refining his approach through genre experimentation and 25 years of hard work, writing and playing all over the world. Even after 17 albums, Mulvey’s creative juices continue to flow strong.” – Pop Matters

Knoll Farm is pleased to present a very special evening of incredible music by singer/songwriter Peter Mulvey. The concert is sold out, but tune in free to the live stream:  MORE…

Be a Refuge Weeks

Dates:  FULL – Waiting List Only
Cost:  Free

In July and August, Knoll Farm is offering its retreat center for free to any VT-local associations, organizations, or communities who have had to continue to work through this spring doing essential work and need the chance to pause, regroup, reflect, renew. The same offer is there for groups doing racial equity work, anti-racism training, or white-ally building to the racial justice movement. MORE…

The Better Selves Fellowships

Date: RESCHEDULED to 2021
Time: Week-long residential retreat

Our own fellowship program offers activists and leaders from the fields of conservation, community well being and social justice the opportunity for reflection, focus and renewal. MORE…

Interdependence Day Work Party Weekend

 Date: July 3-5
Time: 8:00 am Friday – 2:00 pm Sunday
 Cost: Free

Want to help out Knoll Farm? Looking for an alternative way to celebrate community and the 4th of July? Do you enjoy working outside with great people? Please join us for Knoll Farm’s annual volunteer work party, re-designed this year to celebrate interdependence!


Full Moon Rising – A Community Picnic

 Date: July 5
Time: 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Reservations are FULL for this event

Bring your picnic basket, your family, your chairs and blankets.  We’ll provide fires and live music.  The earth will provide a spectacular full moon, and Knoll Farm’s big mountain pasture is the perfect place to watch it rise over the Mad River Valley and to mark together what we’ve all been through.  FULL

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