Explore life on the farm as we learn about where our food comes from, gardening, animal care, watersheds, soils, waste, and more!
Older students participate in our “Food for Thought” curriculum that examines issues like local and sustainable food systems and undertakes major building projects here on the Farm. Younger students focus on caring for plants and animals.
All of our Farm School programs emphasize the importance of students doing meaningful work on the Farm. Students do morning chores, muck stalls, work in the garden beds, and more!
Students also participate in journaling exercises, animal time, science experiments, and a whole range of hands-on activities as they learn and grow here at the Farm.
Farm School lasts between two and five days, depending on your group’s goals and needs.
Your Farm School experience is built around one of the following themes:
Agricultural Sciences – Examine the integration of biology, physical science, economics, and social sciences that coalesce in the study of agriculture.
Food – Investigate the multidisciplinary intersections that shape our contemporary food systems.
Local Ecology – Explore the interconnected communities and relationships within the diverse ecosystems across our farm.
Program fees for Farm School are $19.50 per student per day.
Please contact us with any questions or to schedule your Field Trip by emailing email@example.com or by calling (207) 865-4469 x106. Please be ready to provide:
While most of our programs are geared toward PreK-6th grade, we may be able to build a program to meet your needs. Please get in touch if you’re looking for middle school, high school, or college programming.
You’re welcome to bring a picnic lunch or snack for before or after your program. Please let us know if you plan to do eat here when scheduling your trip, so we can ensure the space is available.
Join us on Saturdays in October from 9am-3pm for a scenic ride on our hay wagon! Enjoy views of pastures and Casco Bay, followed by a chance to pick out your own pumpkin!
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