Hands-On Programs Overview


Natick Community Organic Farm offers many ways
of “learning by doing.”


School Programs are curriculum-based farm visits and classroom visits for groups of children and young adults. Elementary level programs are aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and are adaptable to meet individual classroom needs. School programs take place during the school year, September through June.
Learn more about NCOF’s School Programs.


Public Programs are programs and workshops offered for individual children ages 3 - 17, families and adults. Public programs take place year-round. Forest Gnomes, NCOF's acclaimed seasonally-based Waldkindergarten program for three- to six-year-olds, takes place from September until early June.
Learn more about NCOF’s Public Programs.
Learn more about NCOF's Forest Gnomes Program.


Scout Programs are project-or service-oriented visits and/or overnight camping experiences for troops or individual scouts. Scout programs take place year-round.
Learn more about NCOF’s scout programs.


Internships and Community Service Opportunities are also available for high school and college students, as well as for adults and corporate teams.

Learn more about NCOF's internship and community services opportunities.