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GARDEN TEA 2024
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Many thanks to all supported the fourth annual garden tea which welcomed ~150 women for education and fun. The event began with beverages in the garden, followed by tea sandwiches and sweet treats on the lawn. Then, guests heard Pieter Estersohn, photographer and author, and Nancy Sheed, author advocate, discuss Pieter's new book Back to the Land: A New Way of Life in the Country, and Nancy Sheed.  This important fundraising event raised over 30,000 for property enhancement projects identified in a recent master plan. 

Thank you Bedford New Canaan Magazine and Andrea Ceraso for the fabulous photos below!

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GARDEN TEA 2023
Featuring Calvert Crary
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Our third annual garden tea raised over $15,000 for beautification and gardening projects.  The event featured Calvert Crary, florist, photographer and author of Flower School.  Guests enjoyed beverages in the garden, hearty tea boxes by Carolyn's Absolutely Fabulous Events on the lawn, and a presentation in the barn.  

Many thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and the many people who purchased raffle tickets!!  

Photos by Katharine Calderwood. 

Mather Homesteda Garden Tea Sponsor Poster 2023
GARDEN TEA 2022
Featuring Katie Marron
Thursday, May 26, 2022
We raised over $10,000 for beautification and gardening projects at our second annual garden tea featuring Catie Marron, author of Becoming a Gardener: What Reading and Digging Taught Me About Living.  Guests enjoyed beverages in the garden, hearty tea boxes by Carolyn's Absolutely Fabulous Events on the lawn, and a lecture in the barn.  Photos by Katharine Calderwood. 
GARDEN TEA 2021
Featuring Victoria Johnson
Thursday, June 2, 2021
We welcomed Victoria Johnson, author of American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of Hosack Early Republic, for our first Garden Tea.  
Photos by Katharine Calderwood.