Thoreau Farm Trust promotes Thoreau’s extraordinary insights into life, nature, and social responsibility through various programs.
The Write Connection AT THOREAU FARM A program in partnership with the Thoreau Society.
Looking for literary inspiration?
Join our author talks featuring a wide range of talented writers, many of whom engage with the same topics as Thoreau: nature, society, social justice, etc. Authors share their latest work, their writing processes, and insights into the value of storytelling.
Or, hone your writing skills in workshops taught by instructors that focus on developing your voice, crafting your message, and sharing your story. Workshops focus on developing specific forms of writing or on key skills for meaningful storytelling.
The Thoreau Sauntering Society
Looking for guided exploration?
Walks and talks that focus on close observation and deep understanding guided by nature and history experts and the world around us.
Saunter with leading naturalists and learn directly from nature as you observe and reflect.
Or, saunter alongside historians in the footsteps of Henry. Or, enjoy a “true sauntering of the eye” with lectures that take deep dives into topics of nature, society, and history.
Take an inside look at the restored 1730s house listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Wheeler-Minot Farmhouse/Henry David Thoreau Birth House. Locally, it is also known as “Thoreau Farm.” Tour includes the lovingly restored second-floor room where Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817.