Come to our annual and special events for outdoor fun, delicious food, and exciting nature discoveries in Delaware – Greenville, Hockessin, Wilmington, and Milford.

Upcoming Special Events and Festivals

Market at Coverdale front produce tomatoes

Market at Coverdale Farm

Coverdale Farm Preserve

Produce, eggs, regional fare, UPick flowers & cherry tomatoes.

First Friday - Crowd Watching Band - Coverdale

First Fridays at the Farm

Friday, October 6
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Live music, food trucks, drinks, lawn games. Shop our Market while you’re there.

Lonicera and Hummingbird by Karen Dever

Fall Native Plant Sale

Saturday, October 7
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop our Fall Native Plant Sale for wildlife-friendly plants for a variety of growing conditions.

Summer Camp at Coverdale Farm

Ciro Dining at Coverdale

Sundays, Oct 8 & 22
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Chef Michael DiBianca artfully creates 5 seasonal courses from farm and region.

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Autumn trees at Middle Run with blue sky by Derek Stoner

Women’s Wellness Weekend in Nature

Friday, October 20
Ashland Nature Center

Enjoy a retreat for your health, mind, mood, and soul.

Volunteer Middle Run Tree Planting

Volunteer at our Tree Planting

Saturday, November 4
Middle Run Natural Area

Individuals, families, friends, scouts, etc dig holes, plant, cage, and water up to 600 trees.

Thanksgiving Turkey Houses at Coverdale Farm

Thanksgiving Turkeys

Reserve starting Nov 1
Pick up on Nov 21
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Our Orlopp Mammoth Bronze Thanksgiving Turkeys are pasture-raised, enjoying our lush fields and fresh air.

Winter Market Coverdale Farm 2021

Winter Market & Christmas Trees

Weekends, Nov 25 & 26, Dec 2 & 3
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Shop for holiday gifts and Christmas Trees at our market. Tree availability subject to change.

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Past Events

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DEEC Festivals

Annually in Autumn
DuPont Environmental Education Center
1,000 gathered to celebrate the new walkable/bikeable Markell Trail connecting the Wilmington Riverfront and Historic New Castle. We celebrated with live music, live animals, beginner canoeing, outfitters, craft vendors, craft beer, and food trucks.

Farm to Fork

Annually in Autumn
Coverdale Farm Preserve
The view is spectacular at our annual Fundraising Dinner featuring food grown just feet from where you dine under a gorgeous sunset.