Upcoming Fall Events

24th Annual Food and Farmers Festival this weekend

When: Saturday, September 23rd, 11 am – 4 pm

Where: The Hungry Hollow Co-op Market @ 841 Chestnut Ridge Road, Chestnut Ridge NY

Join us at the co-op’s annual celebration of farmers and local food producers, featuring live music, grilled local food, organic cotton candy and popcorn, nature walks, hay rides, cider pressing (with us), and more!

Admission to this fun family event is free and your support of the co-op and local food producers is very much appreciated.


Green Meadow’s Fall Fair – Hope to see you there!


When: Saturday, October 7th, 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Green Meadow Waldorf School @ 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge NY

Join us for Green Meadow Waldorf School’s annual Fall Fair. We’ll be there pressing apples into cider and welcoming autumn back into our lives. A wonderful family event with activities for all ages! Stop by any time between 10 am and 4 pm. Additional details can be found here.

See you there!

Our Fall Open House


When: Saturday, November 4th, between 1 and 4 PM – by appointment 

Where:  Meet at the Lower School Building @ Green Meadow Waldorf School: 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge NY

The best way to learn more about The Nature Place is by coming to an open house. We’ll take you on a tour of camp, give you a full picture of what we do and why we do it, and answer your questions about the ins and outs of camp.

Please email us in advance at to set up your appointment.

Autumn Open House – Sunday, November 20th

Our autumn open house will take place on Sunday, November 20th, between 1 and 4 pm. Families interested in learning more about The Nature Place can visit us any time during those hours for a tour of camp, a slide show of summers past, and because it’s fall, a chance to press apples into apple cider!

Savoring fresh-pressed cider

Savoring fresh-pressed cider

Open House and Apple Pressing

Join The Nature Place for our autumn open house on Saturday, October 24th, between 1 and 4 pm. Stop by any time to take a tour of camp (the leaves should still be beautiful!), learn what we do during summertime, and why we do it (non-competitive or cooperative games and hands-on play and learning in nature), meet us face-to-face, and really get a feel for how things are at The Nature Place.

Arrive right at 1 pm to help us press apples into apple cider! Want to know what fall tastes like? Just drink some apple cider. Fresh-pressed apple cider brings the crunch of fall leaves, the smell of ripe pumpkins, and the chilly autumn air right to your taste buds in one sip. We’ll need able hands to toss apples in our hopper, spin the grinding wheel as we crush apples, and help turn the press to squeeze our juice out.

Apple Pressing

Our autumn house and apple pressing event will both take place at 307 Hungry Hollow Road in Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977. 

Cider Pressing Program & Open House

During this fall season our events are all about pressing apples into cider. We made some delicious cider recently at the Hungry Hollow Co-op’s Farmer’s Festival and Green Meadow’s Fall Fair, and will be making our best batch yet (we hope!) at our upcoming pressing program at camp.

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