the irresistible fleet of bicycles


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call for volunteers for neil young shows!

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Neil Young’s “The Monsanto Years” tour kicks off today! The Greenhorns are joining the tour and we are looking for representatives for each show. You will join an “Activist Village” of other environmental and agricultural groups spreading the movement all across the country!
Interested in volunteering? Email julia.fiore0@gmail.com

Please include your name, contact information, involvement in farming, and why you think you should be picked to represent the Greenhorns and get a FREE TICKET! 

We have tickets available for all the shows, but we really could use more people in Lincoln, Nebraska, Cincinnati, Ohio, Clarkston, Michigan, and Camden, New Jersey, and Great Woods, Massachusetts. See dates and details below.   

We also have tickets to auction to cover the cost of going on tour.

Check out the link here and spread the word!

Tour Dates and Locations

Sunday, July 5th, Summerfest, Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, WI- no volunteering, just tickets for auction

Wednesday, July 8th, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, CO

Thursday, July 9th, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, CO

Saturday, July 11th, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska

Monday, July 13th, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Tuesday, July 14th, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI

Thursday, July 16th, Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 

Friday, July 17th, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY

Sunday, July 19th, Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT

Tuesday, July 21st, Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY

Wednesday, July 22nd, Xfinity Center, Great Woods, MA


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summer supper benefit

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The Youth Farm in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is a 1-acre educational farm that produces thousands of pounds of fresh produce and flowers, and create hands on farm education and job training opportunities for hundreds of youth and adults annually. We are pleased to invite you to an exciting fundraising event,“Summer Supper with Rob Newton: A Dinner to Benefit The Youth Farm.”

Event proceeds will enable The Youth Farm to increase hands-on farming education and green job training opportunities for underserved youth in Brooklyn.


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stone soup benefit concert

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Join the Folk-Americana sounds of Jonathan Edwards to fundraise for the Stone Soup Institute. The school is internationally based, offering courses of study integrating traditional and contemporary practices and knowledge in the agrarian arts and sciences, crafts, and fine arts.

The educational experience of Stone Soup Institute is designed around the practical skills and seasonal rhythms associated with maintaining a small farm in the 21st Century. Participants learn to integrate classroom theory with hands-on skills using the farm as a laboratory experience.

Buy tickets here for the event.


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transformational workshop on transformational landscapes

imageWhile we’re on the subject of Orchards, this is a great time to remind you that the next workshop in Eliza Greenman’s Home Orchard Series is coming up! See details below.

August 8th: Fruit Exploring and Summer Grafting

Learning from the landscape is one of our best tools in combating climate change and forming a more sustainable agricultural future. If you know where to look and what to look for, the landscape transforms itself into a realm of purposeful human legacies and thriving natural adaptations. Fruit Explorer/Orchardist Eliza Greenman will teach you how to track human legacy through trees, select for wild and thriving genetics, and how to propagate it all through summer bud grafting.
When: August 8th: 9-4
Where: Greenhorns Headquarters: 5797 Rt. 22. Westport, NY
Cost: $25 per person. 25 slots available.
What to Bring: Camera, notebook, single beveled knife (grafting knife preferred), footwear and clothing for walking outside, sun protection.
How to register: Email Eliza Greenman to reserve a spot:egreenman (at) gmail.com with “WORKSHOP” as the subject


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Maine Sail Freight… begin the imagination voyage

 Join multi-media artist, film stripper, singer, instrument-builder,  

Brian Dewan 

In songs of land and sea

June 28th 6.30 pm at the Blue Hill, Halcyon Grange

the kick off public event for MAINE SAIL FREIGHT!
the new economy
will take imagination,
a knowledge of history
and confidence in a future or our own making. 

Join us for the provocation
of a maiden voyage of cargo and wind. 
An exploration of relationships, logistics,
cargo and wind.

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