Saturday, May 18, 2013
Were you at Farm Fest this weekend?
Northville's Maybury Farm Fest is the unofficial kick-off to summer. Farm Fest attendees had a real "down on the farm" experience Saturday at Maybury Farm with baby animals, sheep shearing, square dancing, hayrides and more. Did you go to Farm Fest? Share your photos and videos from the day with Patch! Add your photos to our gallery by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Stop by to get a photo and shop for food made on the farm.
Santa is back at Maybury Farm in Northville this weekend. Children are welcome to bring their Christmas lists, and parents are welcome to bring their cameras to take photos. Santa will be in the Welcome Center on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Cider and donuts will be available and the gift shop will be open. Jellies, jams, butters and honey from the farm will be available for purchase. Maybury asks that visitiors make a donation for admission that will go toward winter food for the animals. Did you get a photo with Santa? Share it on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Teacher Scott Szukaitis shares his love of nature with his students by working at Maybury Farm.
If you stop by to Maybury Farm this summer, you may spot a few Northville High School students and alumni working in the garden, listening to Detroit Tigers games. They're likely to be the former students of NHS science teacher Scott Szukaitis, who has used the garden as part of his classes at the high school. "They have enjoyed themselves out here. I'm surprised at how much," he said. "I generally get about three kids per year who end up starting their own garden. The kids look forward to it." Szukaitis said he hopes the time getting their hands dirty in the garden gives the students get a better sense of where their food comes from. Students in his classes also work with the animals, which helps gets them ready for human interaction in …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
From events to gas prices to the weather, we've got info important to Northville today.
There's a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies and a high near 63 degrees. In the evening, expect partly cloudy skies and a low around 37. The lowest reported gasoline price in the Northville area – according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com – is $3.95 per gallon. That price is reported to be available at the Mobil at Six Mile and Haggerty roads. Before your commute, be sure to check out our live traffic map. Maybury Farm will host tours today to learn all about extracting maple syrup. The tours take place at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. today. Cost is $6. On this day in 1970, according to History.com, President Richard Nixon signed legislation …