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Regenerating Urban Land: Cultivating a Deeper Land Relationship

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Regenerating Urban Land: Cultivating a Deeper Land Relationship Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 – 7:30 pm $20 Location: Gibbs Farm, 2097 Larpenteur Ave W, St. Paul MN 55113 Instructor: Paula Westmoreland, Ecological Design Registration Link: https://mshs.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/mshs/event.jsp?event=466& This is the final workshop in a four-part series, Regenerating Urban Land. This series is brought to you in partnership with Ecological […]

Garden Party Series- Orchard

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Gibbs Farm Garden Party Series $40 ($30 RCHS Member Price) A mini-fieldtrip just for adults! Each event will focus on one of our favorite topics- expect fun facts, historical sources and a special peek into what makes our 8-acre historic site so special. Each event includes themed snacks, beverages (beer, wine and NA options) and […]

September Tree Tour

Join a 45-minute walking tour through the Gibbs Farm site lead by Master Naturalists Cathy Croghan and Kathy Robbins. Learn to identify woody plants, and find out about Minnesota trees and how settlers and the Dakota used them. Gibbs Farm is open to the public on Fridays from 12-3 and Saturdays from 10-4 this summer. […]

Gibbs Farm Apple Festival 2022

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Save the Date! Our annual Apple Festival will take place on Saturday, September 24 from 10-4. Don't miss the chance to celebrate fall with a visit our heritage orchard. Sample apple varieties, explore the prairie and take part in some community seed saving with MN Seed Project. Plus: Music by Light of the Moon + […]

Garden Party Series- Farmhouse Tour

Gibbs Volunteer Interest Form

Gibbs Farm Garden Party Series $40 ($30 RCHS Member Price) A mini-fieldtrip just for adults! Each event will focus on one of our favorite topics- expect fun facts, historical sources and a special peek into what makes our 8-acre historic site so special. Each event includes themed snacks, beverages (beer, wine and NA options) and […]

Friday Farm Chores

Come help out with some Friday Farm Chores! Work with Gibbs farm staff and volunteers to check some tasks off the list. Register using this link OR email Clare@RCHS.com Projects are active and outdoors, great for volunteers 12+ or family groups! Perfect for students needing to complete service hours. Instructions and materials are all provided. […]

Gibbs Farm Halloween Trick or Treat Trail

Gibbs Farm 2097 W Larpenteur Ave, Saint Paul , MN

Something mysterious, magical, and slightly botanical has emerged at Gibbs Farm! The Trick-or-Treat Trail is back on Saturday, October 29th, 2022! Meet a candy-loving fairy, a misfortunate zoologist, and a plethora of steampunk inspired characters.  Be prepared to encounter whimsical plants, get ready to shrink to the size of a mushroom, and stop by a […]

November Volunteer Day

Please join us for our November 5 Volunteer Day from 10:00-1:00. Gibbs Farm staff will lead volunteers in active outdoor projects to prepare for the end of our 2022 season. Projects will include: gardening, light landscaping and site clean-up. Register using this link OR email Clare@RCHS.com Projects are great for volunteers 12+ or family groups! […]

Cozy Coloring at Gibbs Farm

Gibbs Farm 2097 W Larpenteur Ave, Saint Paul , MN

Join Gibbs for an evening of casual coloring camaraderie!  Come by yourself or with friends to hang out and chat in the renovated red barn over tea or hot chocolate and Victorian fashion coloring pages.  Learn historical fashion tidbits and enjoy some scrumptious treats! Coloring materials, beverages, and treats are included.  Event is intended for […]

Grasshoppers in My Bed: The Back Story

Gibbs Farm 2097 W Larpenteur Ave, Saint Paul , MN

This event has been cancelled.  A picnic table discussion over muffins, bagels, and coffee. Spend an informal morning at the Gibbs Farm Red Barn with Grasshoppers in My Bed author, Terry Swanson. Learn about the research at the heart of this work of historical fiction - Lillie Gibbs' diary imagined. You'll also have the opportunity […]

Winter Garlands

Gibbs Farm 2097 W Larpenteur Ave, Saint Paul , MN

Gibbs Farm is hosting a cozy casual evening of winter crafting. Come by yourself or with friends to hang out and chat in the renovated red barn. We will have snacks, tea, hot chocolate and we will even pull out our punch bowl for a cranberry-orange mocktail! Each participant will make a winter garland or […]