August 23, 2012

Middle/High School Tours

Students will to take part in several hands-on activities which include: 

  • Feeding chickens and collecting eggs
  • Harvesting seasonal veggies
  • Learning about vermiculture
  • Learning about fruit trees in our orchard
  • Planting a seed and to take home to begin their own garden
  • Enjoying the sights, sounds, smells, and touch of the farm
  • Having lunch in the picnic area of our orchard 

In addition, you may customize your tour to include one of the following:

  • Crop Rotation & Soil Amendment
  • Seasonal Planting & Seed Saving
  • Composting
  • Keeping Backyard Chickens 101
  • Basic Beekeeping

Tour Price: $3.00 per child (12 and under). You are permitted 1 free adult for every 10 children. Additional adults are welcomed at the rate of $5.00.

Tour Times: Weekdays

Tour Size: Minimum tour size is 5 paying guests. If you would like to visit, but have less than 5 people, call us anyway.

Tour Length: About 90 minutes.

Lunch: Your group may bring a sack lunch to enjoy in the picnic area in our orchard.

Your students will:

  • Learn how we as farmers produce the food you eat.
  • Have the opportunity to create their own pots and plant seeds to take home with them.
  • Feed and see our backyard chickens.

Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy inside our rest area.

Plan on arriving at least 15 minutes before your tour time – it helps us keep the herd together!

Bring sunscreen.

Due to the ever-changing seasons, please note that some activities will be substituted or altered as needed for your scheduled tour time.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

 

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