- Spring Walling Day (5/12/18)
May 12, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- 1-day workshop attendance
Come practice walling!
Already been to workshop? Want to build more but don’t have a wall to work on? Than this walling day is for you! Come work on a wall along side a few experienced wallers and instructors. This is a day for you to gain experience without lots of dedicated teaching time. There will still be instructors around to answer questions and help with trouble spots. This walling day will help you gain confidence in your walling and practice in a real world environment with irregular field stone. The atmosphere will be nice and relaxed. 9am to 5pm with a break for lunch.
This event is open only to those who have taken a walling workshop at the stone trust, or are certified wallers.
Walling Days are free to Pro Members! You must register using the special promo code to get your discount.
More info about this event and location will be posted soon!
What to Wear And Bring
Watch the weather and dress accordingly.
You will be working relatively hard, so expect to warm up, but have warm clothes too. This is a rain or shine event.
Bring the Following:
- Protective eye wear
- Boots or heavy shoes required. No open toed footwear allowed. Boots with reinforced (steel) toes are recommended, but not required
- Work Gloves
- Rain Gear
- Your own Lunch
Cold water will be provided throughout. All other food and drink you must bring
Bring any tools you would like to use. A hammer (s), string, tape measure, shovel, and level, are all recommended as well as any other tools you would like to bring or have used for walling. We will also have some tools available for participants to use, but they may not be what you like.
*Please note if you encounter errors or problems while registering please email Brian Post or call (802) 490-9607, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.
About Broadview Farm
Broadview Farm in Mont Vernon NH hosts Stone Trust walling workshops throughout the year. Located nearby to services and recreation, the training site is located amidst fields and woodland in historic Mont Vernon.
The site includes multiple training walls that are periodically rebuilt in workshops as well as a number of dry stone features that are more permanent. Two free-standing training walls host multiple types of workshops. Quarried Stone from Alstead NH comprises the 40’ all while local NH fieldstone comprises the 65’ long training wall. A workshop fieldstone retaining wall was added in 2018 as well.
A number of feature builds are more permanent at the site.
- Arched bridge
- Tall garden wall
- Bee Keep (construction in process)
- Curved Walls (Level 3 feature builds)
Additional elements being added in anticipation of 2021 workshops include 4 sets of steps/stairs and 12 flagging stations.
Broadview Farm is located at 2 Lamson Road in Mont Vernon NH. From the general store in the center of Mont Vernon proceed north on Rt 13 one mile. Turn left on Lamson Road and proceed 200′. Follow signs left into the field access road.
Manchester Airport (MHT) is approximately 30 Minutes from the training site.
There are many national hotel chains in Merrimack, Manchester, and Nashua. The Merrimack hotels are 25 minutes from BVF, while others are approximately 30 minutes away. Both Manchester and Nashua have a wide variety of dining and entertainment options.
An upscale option is the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford NH.
- Forgot you lunch? Mont Vernon General Store is one mile away and makes great sandwiches
- New Boston (8 minutes)
- Molly’s Tavern & Restaurant (pub fare / American)
- Milford NH (12 minutes)
- Peterborough (30 minutes)
- Merrimack (25 minutes)
- Amherst (15 minutes)
- Historic stone arch bridges in Hillsborough NH and surrounding area
- Shopping at Merrimack Outlet Mall or Mall of NH in Manchester
- Lamson Farm outdoor recreation area. This 250 acre historic town owned farm is a half mile from BVF.