Community & Visitor Programs

Engage in moments of
fun and learning with your family through one of our many farm and campground programs led by our educators.

 

With the emergence and escalation of COVID-19, our top priority is to protect the health, safety, and well-being of our visitors and staff. Please note, barns are closed to visitors and all farm programs are cancelled until May 31st.

Happening This Season

Join us online to stay engaged with Wolfe’s Neck Center this spring!

Virtual Storytime

We love our weekly story time, so we decided we would just go digital! Join us every Thursday at 10 AM on our Facebook Live feed for a farm-themed children’s story, and to meet some of our livestock in the different barns around Wolfe’s Neck Center.

All Programs

Farmer for the Morning

$5 per child, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 2 and older

Bring your young farmers to the barnyard for a morning of fun! We’ll start with a quick story before our little farmers help with farm chores and explore. We’ll also meet the animals and participate in activities with rotating themes. A perfect morning playdate with friends! One free adult per child, $5 per additional adult.

Farmyard Storytime

Free, 30 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and under

Join us for a farm-themed story time! We’ll meet in our barn (or inside the farmhouse in the winter) to read a few stories about our different farm animals and more. Sit back and bring a snack, if you’d like!

Barn and Garden Tour

Free, one hour, recommended for older children and adults

Join one of our farm educators to learn about everything we do here at Wolfe’s Neck Center. We will spend an hour learning about our livestock, fruit and vegetable production, regenerative agriculture, and the history of this special place on a walking tour of the property. Participants can expect about a mile of walking.

Goat Hike

$8 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up

Join the goat herd! We’ll meet at our Wishcamper Livestock Education barn and browse the trails through the woods on a one mile loop with a few of our curious goats. Since we are a working farm, we require parents remain with their children at all times. Walking loop has a few hills.

Please note:  There is limited capacity of fifteen (15) individuals for this program.   Pre-registering is the only way to guarantee a spot.

Afternoon Milking Viewing

Free

Come watch our dairy herd in action! Witness 30+ cows go through the organic milking process in our unique dairy parlor. One of our educators will be in the barn and parlor to answer questions, and explain how it all works! Recommended for ages 6 and up.

History Hay Wagon

$12 per person, recommended for ages 12 and up. 

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!  Wolfe’s Neck Center is a unique saltwater farm with over a half-century of raising food and growing community.  This “Wagon Ride to the Past” is a unique opportunity to learn from local historians about the history of our oceanfront farm and the surrounding countryside.

Cows & Pastures Tour

$10 per adult, $8 per child

Put on your boots and be prepared for a special behind the scenes visit to one of the most interesting places on the whole farm…our pastures! You will get a chance to get up close with our cows as they feed on forage and learn about how we care for these animals and our land. We’ll also focus on how our farmers rotate cows between the different pastures, and make sure our milking herd is getting the best possible grasses and feed.

This program is best suited for adults, and older children.

Please be prepared to walk through active pastures with cows. Boots highly recommended!

Salamander Meander

$5 per person, 60 minutes, all ages

Meander through the woods of Wolfe’s Neck Center with one of our educators and search for salamanders under logs, snakes basking in the sun, and signs of other wildlife that inhabit the forests bordering our barnyard. Come prepared for a hike and exploration off of the beaten trail! Closed-toed shoes are recommended.

Ice Cream Sunday

$7 per person

What better thing to end your weekend than an Ice Cream Sunday! Come down to the farm and learn about one of our favorite dairy products as we work together to make our own small batch! While it’s churning, we will take a tour to learn more about the delicious ingredients that make our favorite treat..and then of course we’ll have a small taste at the end!

Happy Hour Wagon Rides

$5 for two people

This is how Wolfe’s Neck does a happy hour special – wagon rides – 2 people for $5 dollars! So grab a snack or a beverage and join us for a scenic 30 minute cruise around our property to start off your weekend! Two times – 4:00 and 4:30.

Chicken or the Egg

$20 per group (up to 4, $5 per additional participant), includes a dozen fresh eggs, 60 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up

Hop on board our hay wagon as we head out to pasture for an up close look at our mobile chicken tractor. We’ll learn all about how we raise our laying hens here at Wolfe’s Neck Center and keep our ladies healthy and happy! You’ll even get to gather your own eggs to take with you for your next breakfast.

Hay Wagon Ride

$5 per person, 30 minutes, all ages

Hop on our hay wagon for a ride through West Bay’s pastures and vegetable field! This is a great outing for families.

Taste of the Farm

$10 per adult, $8 per child, 60 minutes, all ages

Come get a “taste” of the farm as you visit our organic vegetable gardens and fields! You’ll see and taste the fruits and vegetables that are in season and harvest them for a snack made with organic Stonyfield yogurt produced with milk from our cows.

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