Focus on Hanley Farm, June 2017 – by Pam Sasseen

Welcome to Hanley Farm! Up to and including the month of December, the farm hosts a new event every month!

We began our season April 29 & 30 with the annual Heritage Plant Sale. Hundreds of […]

Focus on Hanley Farm, May 2017 – by Pam Sasseen

If you have trouble getting your child to help with household chores, try asking them to imagine what it would have been like to be raised on a farm, let’s say during the late 1800s […]

Focus on Hanley Farm, April 2017 – by Pam Sasseen

April is a special month for the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Hanley Farm. SOHS is proud to be the Grand Marshal for the 64th Annual Pear Blossom Parade, April 8. To celebrate the Pear […]

Spring Brings Interesting Events to Hanley Farm and More! – by Pam Sasseen

Focus on Hanley Farm – March 2017

160 years ago, Michael Hanley purchased what is now known as Hanley Farm. Originally the farm was called “The Willows,” a name taken from a weeping willow planted in […]

Farm Events to Bring Hanley & History to Life in 2017 – by Pam Sasseen

Focus on Hanley Farm – February 2017

Lured by gold and free land in the 1850s, David Clinton and Archibald Welton were the first settlers to establish a farm at the Hanley site. In 1857 Michael […]

Make it a Spooky & Fun October at Hanley Farm – by Rion Glynn

Focus on Hanley Farm – October 2016

6th-Annual Scarecrow Festival, October 8 & 9, 11:00am to 4:00pm—Free Admission. Make your own scarecrow (complete kits cost $15 or $10 for SOHS members), hay rides, children’s activities and […]

Focus on Hanley Farm, September 2016 – by Rion Glynn

Are you looking for a fun excuse to get outside with the family this summer? How about a beautiful location that explores the rich history of the Rogue Valley and provides green, shade-covered lawn areas […]

Join us for August Events! – by Rion Glynn

Focus on Hanley Farm – August 2016

Learn to Grow Food in Your Own Yard!—The Rogue Valley community is invited to visit Hanley Farm every Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm to learn how to grow food in a […]

Growing Food Without Irrigation and Living History Days – by Rion Glynn

Focus on Hanley Farm – July 2016

Under the hot mid-day sun at Hanley Farm, I find myself challenged to stay cool during the first 100 plus degree heatwave of the summer. As I walk through […]

Learn to Grow Food the Easy Way – by Rion Glynn

Focus on Hanley Farm – June 2016

At Hanley Farm, we grow food in a way that requires no irrigation, no machinery, and low labor beyond planting and picking food. Our objective is to demonstrate a […]