Now that the new library is open we will be hosting our monthly meetings there. Our monthly meetings are the first Thursdays of every month. So starting July 6th we will be at the library. The meeting rooms are upstairs and there will be someone there with room info. Our meetings […]


Here is a brief news update as to what’s happening at the homestead now. Sustainable WM garden expansion is almost finished, member plots are being planted and some stuff is already popping up.  Town tree program is looking great. Take a stroll and enjoy. Carpentry repairs have begun and the […]

What’s happening at the homestead

Six New Jersey 4-H members representing four counties–Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Warren–attended the National Agri-Science Youth Summit held Jan. 15-18 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The purpose of the conference was to provide youth with an opportunity to learn about and develop an understanding […]

FOWH partners 4-H

We’re working with the local school district to create educational classes for the students as well as other educational exhibitions. Here is an article from

FOWH and School DistrictW

The barn roof was repaired this week! The contract was awarded to J.E. Lindstrom Construction of West Milford. We would like to thank everyone for all the support and attention the Homestead has been getting recently. Next in line is upgraded electric and the restoration of the windmill. With the […]

New roof for the barn

  It”s Official! Here’s the Award of the $30,000 Passaic Co, Open Space Funds! Many thanks to all those who made this possible, it is a huge step for the preservation of the Wallisch Homestead. Thank you!      

Open Space Grant