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Happy & Hard to Fool

A 3-day retreat with JAC Patrissi

December 6th - 8th
at Bird Hill Farm, Ware, MA

Learn to:

  • Build relationships that are clear, satisfying, and mutually loving
  • Learn to insist and why
  • Know when to stop trying and why
  • Gain supportive connections
  • Support other women in your community.

Cost: $525 includes all meals and accommodations


JAC Patrissi, founder, Growing A New Heart
“What a good decision to hold one of the Growing A New Heart retreats at Bird Hill Farm!
Of all the retreat centers large and small that I have partnered with, Vance was the most attuned retreat host.

Not only was the space accommodating—and embracing, a perfect container for the work, the food was delicious and nourishing and respectful of the differing food needs. Bird Hill Farm is filled with beauty. Beautiful touches, moving art, spaces that foster trust….”



Country Chalk Paint Available in our Gift Shop 
Bird Hill Farm is happy to announce that we are now selling “Country Chalk Paint” in our gift shop. Used in our Painted Furniture Workshops, and in our collection of reclaimed and restored furniture that we sell in our gift shop. More Information…


Sign Painting Workshop

Join Vance Chatel of Bird Hill Farm for a fun workshop painting decorative signs.

$49.00 per person includes paint supplies and tools
$39.00 if you bring your own piece of wood / board to paint
Trace, stencil or free-hand old-style painted wooden signs.

Sign Painting workshop is our version of “Sip and Paint”. Create a hand painted sign for your home, business or as a gift. Signs can be meaningful, funny or personal. Although the signs look great with simple rustic frame, in this workshop we will not be framing the finished signs due to time limitations.

Call 413-277-0373 or email us, for dates and time.


The Springfield Photographic Society field trip to Bird Hill Farm.


Members of the photo club shot in and around Bird Hill Farm, including Grenville Park, The covered bridge, and Frohloff Farm, where the beautiful pigs live down the street.