Educational Group Tours

We have a variety of educational and immersive programs for your group to learn more about Wolfe’s Neck Center. All programs are subject to availability and the time of year.

Fruit & Vegetable Tours

Please email tprohl@wolfesneck.org to book your Fruit & Vegetable Tour, or if you have any questions or special requests about bringing your group to the farm. We occasionally offer scholarships for group tours.

High Tunnel Tour

1 ½ hours – $15 per person – 12 person minimum

Hop on our hay wagon as we drive across the farm to explore our unheated four-season high tunnel growing facilities. Farmer Tom will lead your group on a tour explaining the benefits of organic high tunnel production and the mechanics of greenhouse mobility. This tour is offered year round. Topics participants can expect to learn about include: Four-season growing in Maine, composting, high tunnel mobility, organic chemical free production methods, and food insecurity alleviation in Maine

Production Plot Walk

1 ½ hours – $10 per person – 12 person minimum

Join our fruit and vegetable farmers on a walk through our organic chemical-free oceanfront production fields and learn about all aspects of food production here in the state of Maine. Our farmers will explain the science of food production which will change the way you look at grocery stores and your plate. This tour is offered May 1 through October 1 at a cost of $10 per participant. Duration: 1.5 hours. Topics participants can expect to learn about include: Organic food production, soil health and management, insect and weed management, pollination, and composting

Orchard and Fruit Production Tour

2 hours – $15 per person – 12 person minimum

Hop on our haywagon as we drive to our organic chemical-free orchards and learn about the many reasons that perennials are a popular choice for Maine growers as well as the ecosystem services they provide, including carbon sequestration! Participants will interact with our farmers, our pollinators, and our perennials. This tour is offered May 1 through October 1. Topics participants can expect to learn about include: Fruit production, variety selection, carbon sequestration, pollination and pollinator refuges, canning, preserving, and other types of value-added production

Livestock & Grounds Tours

Please email alombardi@wolfesneck.org to book your Livestock & Grounds Tour, or if you have any questions or special requests about bringing your group to the farm. We occasionally offer scholarships for group tours.

Welcome to Wolfe’s Neck Center

1 Hour – $10 per person – 12 person minimum

Get a chance to explore the Little River Farmstead of Wolfe’s Neck Center, the central campus of our 600-acre property. Learn about how this unique salt water farm is using organic and regenerative agriculture techniques to produce milk, meat and produce while giving back to our environment. Tour includes a walk through our barns and education garden.

Dairy & Husbandry

1 ½ hour – $12 per person – 12 person minimum

Take a deeper look into our two main barns to learn about our livestock and organic dairy program. We’ll give you an overview on cattle husbandry, health and production as you to go behind the scenes to see how Wolfe’s Neck Center manages our farming operations.

History Hay Ride

1 Hour – $15 per person – 12 person minimum

Climb aboard our hay wagon and travel through time as you hear stories of the ship captains, fishermen, farmers, teachers, and homemakers who have lived on Wolfe’s Neck over the past 250 years! We’ll explore the farm and its surrounding countryside, where organic farming has been implemented since the 1950s and the history of this place goes back even further.

Forest, Fields & Ocean

1 Hour – $10 Per person – 12 person minimum

Explore the variety of ecosystems that make up our 600-acre landscape. Wolfe’s Neck has a unique blend of new growth forest which leads through pastoral field, vernal pools, and ends at a salt water estuary into Casco Bay. We’ll take a closer look at the forests, marsh, and farmland that make Wolfe’s Neck Center unique.

What Is Regenerative Agriculture?

1 Hour – $12 Per person – 12 person minimum

At Wolfe’s Neck Center, we’re farming to educate visitors on where our food comes from and doing so in a way that is good for the soil. In this in-depth discussion, we’ll dive into the innovative regenerative practices we use in our dairy and vegetable production farming operations, and how it has the power to create a healthier planet for future generations.

Leaf Peeping

1 Hour – $15 per person – 12 person minimum (Sept – Oct)

Load into one of our haywagons as we take a tour around the farm to see the glorious fall colors that pop up on the farm each autumn. This tour will take you across the main campus, through Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, and to our historic post & beam barn at the end of Wolfe’s Neck.

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