Fall 2017 Children and Family Programs

 

 

 

Pre-School Programs

 

NM = Non member price
M = Member  price
                                                                        

                     

Chore Time (Ages 3-5)
Come down to the Farm and wake the animals up. Help the Farm feed and water the animals and gather the eggs.

01 Mon Sep 11-Oct 2 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
02 Tue Sep 5-Sep 26 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
03 Thu Sep 7-Oct 5 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
04 Mon Oct 16-Nov 6 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
05 Tue Oct 10-31 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
06 Thu Oct 12-Nov 2 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
07 Mon Nov 13-Dec 4 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
08 Tue Nov 7-Nov 28 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M
09 Thu Nov 9-Dec 7 9:00-10:00 am $68NM/$56M

 

No class Sep 4, Sep 21, Oct 9, Nov 23

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NEW cooking fun at the farm! (Ages 4-6)
Come down to the Farm for a fun morning of harvesting and cooking some simple kid-friendly dishes! Each week we will harvest, prepare, cook and sample some yummy creations. This is a great opportunity for your child to experience cooking and eating a real Farm to Table dish. We will use as many Farm products as possible and can accommodate for food allergies/intolerances. Bring your appetites for a fun morning at the Farm!
01 Wed Oct 4-Oct 25 9-10:00am $68NM/$56M

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faLL FArm CRAFTS (Ages 3-5)

Let’s explore the Farm and forest in beautiful fall and create crafts from natural and recycled materials. Creations may include wreaths, leaf mobiles, or herbal bouquets.

01 Mon Oct 16-Nov 6 10:30-11:30 am $68NM/$56M
02 Mon Oct 16-Nov 6 1:30-2:30 pm $68NM/$56M

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FArm activities (Ages 3-5)

Fall is busy on the Farm, there’s so much you can help harvest, preserve, decorate and enjoy!

01 Mon Sep 11-Oct 2 10:30-11:30 am $68NM/$56M
02 Mon Sep 11-Oct 2 1:30-2:30 pm $68NM/$56M

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hop with the bunnies (Ages 3-5)
Spend some time learning about these warm, fuzzy little creatures, how they live in the wild and how we care for them at home.

01 Wed Oct 4 9:30-10:30 am $17MN/$14M
02 Wed Oct 18 9:30-10:30 am $17MN/$14M

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Little Hands in the Soil (Ages 3-5)
We are looking for little hands to help us take care of our gardens. We will harvest, mulch, and put the garden to bed, just like big gardeners. Maybe we'll hide some bulbs in the ground to surprise the Farmers in the spring.

01 Wed Sep 6-27 10:30-11:30 am $68MN/$56M
02 Wed Sep 6-27 1:30-2:30 pm $68MN/$56M

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outdoor explore and play (Ages 1.5-3.5 with a caregiver)

Join our dynmanic playgroup with focuses on outdoor free-play and exploration, community building and connection to the natural world. When registering, please include the age of your child and who will accompany your childn in the "notes" section.

01 Mon Sep 11-Oct 2 3-4 pm $68NM/$56M
02 Mon Oct 16-Nov 6 3-4 pm $68NM/$56M
03 Mon Nov 13-Dec 4 3-4 pm $68NM/$56M

 

No class on Oct 9

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School Age Programs

 

No class on Sep 4, Sep 21, Oct 9, Nov 23, Nov 27, Dec 25, Dec 26, Dec 28, Jan 1

 

 

No class on Sep 27, Oct 18, Nov 8, Nov 15, Nov 22, Dec 6, Dec 27, Jan 10, Feb 7, Feb 21

Meet a chicken and learn what they really love to eat and feed them ourselves. Maybe if we’re quiet, we can hold a chicken. Then we’ll hunt for eggs in the nesting boxes.

01 Wed Sep 27 3:30-4:30 pm $17NM/$14M
02 Wed Nov 8 3:30-4:30 pm $17NM/$14M

 

This opportunity for middle-school-aged youth is all about working together to solve problems creatively and to contribute meaningfully to the Farm’s mission. These intrepid students participate in every aspect of the farming seasons, from harvesting in the fall, to sugaring in the winter, to planting in the spring. Join us in growing people while growing food!

01 Mon Sep 11-Dec 18 8:30 am-2:30 pm $1,120NM/$980M

 

No class Sep 4, Oct 9

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Only Bunnies (Ages 5-10)
Thinking about a rabbit for a pet? Here's your chance to hold care for and get all your questions about these furry creatures answered.

01 Wed Oct 18 3:30-4:30 pm $17NM/$14M
02 Wed Nov 15 3:30-4:30 pm $17NM/$14M

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NEW young chefs at the farm (Ages 8-12)
Join us at the Farm to learn some new cooking skills using our delicious Farm products! We will harvest, prep, cook and sample seasonal products from the Farm. Enjoy this unique Farm to Table opportunity where you make a dish prepared from food that you harvested. Each week we will prepare something new and delicious. We will use as many Farm products as possible and can accommodate for food allergies/intolerances. Bring your appetites for a fun afternoon at the Farm!
01 Tue Oct 3-Oct24 3-5:00pm $136NM/$112M

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youth work experience (grades 5-8)


We are inviting middle-school students to join Farm staff after school to take care of the animals and help with maintenance. During the months of Sep, Oct, and Nov, students will be involved in harvesting and putting the gardens to bed.

01 Tue Sep 5-Oct 10 3:00-4:30 pm $144NM/$117M
02 Wed Sep 6-Oct 11 3:00-4:30 pm $144NM/$117M
03 Thu Sep 7-Oct 12 3:00-4:30 pm $144NM/$117M
04 Tue Oct 17-Nov 21 3:00-4:30 pm $144NM/$117M
05 Wed Oct 18-Nov 15 3:00-4:30 pm $120NM/$97M
06 Thu Oct 19-Nov 16 3:00-4:30 pm $120NM/$97M

 

 

Family Programs

 

barnyard buddies (ages 3-7 with a caregiver)
Come down to the Farm and wake up the animals. Help the Farm feed and water our cows, goats, and sheep, and gather the eggs. When registering, please indicate who will accompany your child in the "Notes" section.

01 Sun Sep 17 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M
02 Sun Oct 1 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M
03 Sun Oct 15 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M
04 Sun Oct 29 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M
05 Nov 5 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M

06 Nov 19 9-10:30 am $25NM/$21M

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farm and forest with our wee farmers (ages 1-2 with a caregiver)

Join us at the Farm for a sensory experience with your infant or toddler. Lead by a Farm teacher, you will either spend time in the forest or at the farm. We will explore the woods, or introduce our wee ones to the Farm animals. Come down to the Farm to enjoy a fun sensory experience with your infant or toddler.

01 Fri Sep 8-Sep 29 1:30-2:30 pm $68NM/$56M
02 Fri Oct 6-Oct 27 1:30-2:30 pm $68NM/$56M
03 Fri Nov 3-Dec 1 1:30-2:30 pm $68NM/$56M

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NM = Non member
M = Member  
                                                                        

                                                                     

To check on your membership status please send an e-mail to Marcy. If you would like to become a member or would like to renew your membership you can do so at the same time you sign up for a program.