Blog Archives

Re-Imagining the Rose and Kettle

The Rose and Kettle Tearoom will soon reopen its doors for indoor dining and big changes are coming! The past two years have brought with them many challenges but also many insights. During the 2020 and 2021 seasons, we pivoted to a farmyard takeout to manage public health restrictions and address the safety challenges presented by our small dining room. So many of you loved it, and let us know that. We felt a strong reconnection between the kitchen and the farm itself and we knew it was where we wanted to be. Going forward, our foodservice will continue in this model, using counter service and open seating. This will allow us to provide for all who love to dine in the great outdoors, as well as reopen indoor dining to once again enjoy the beautiful farmhouse verandah (and come inside on … Read More →

Online Shop Now Live!

We now have an online shop so that you may enjoy our kitchen treats year round! Scones, biscuits, cinnamon rolls, and soups are now available for purchase, as well as a selection of our local gift shop items. Place your order by Thursday at noon and pick-up on Friday, between 12-4pm at the main door of Harris House (Rose and Kettle Tearoom). See our shop page by clicking the drop down menu on the top right corner of our homepage. Read More →

Feed the Farm; Enrich the Community

Our seasonal fundraising campaign to care for our animals needs your help! The animal program costs approximately $5000 per season in direct costs for feed, bedding, supplies and transportation, and the Farm receives no direct support toward this.  We must raise it in order to keep it going.  Please visit our Fundrazr page to learn more about specific costs and to give. With the passing of four decades, the role of the Farm Museum has come into sharp focus. Many urban residents know little of farming today and popular food culture has little to do with the family farm. We believe in the importance of keeping farm animals in the public eye so that we may know and value them. We promote optimum quality of life, … Read More →