Tours and Class Trips

The farm is an excellent destination for students to see and experience sustainable living first-hand, as well as a place to see what farm life is all about. Through a farm visit, participants learn about organic soil, planting, seasonal eating, nutrition, food preservation, animal care, biodiversity, and more. This community farm is  a 'living classroom' and a one-of-a kind complement to more traditional classroom curriculum. The farm routinely hosts single classes, entire grade levels, community service groups, and youth organizations.  We love to host scouting troops, garden clubs, senior citizens, preschoolers and organizations of every stripe. No matter what the age group or interest level—kindergarten through college—Wakeman Town Farm has something valuable to offer. 

 
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TOURS & SMALL GROUPS

Smaller groups and basic farm tours can be scheduled from April to October. The experience, typically one to two hours, includes a guided tour of our sustainable practices, gardens, and animals.  Special programs or activities can be included for an additional charge. Programs can be adapted to suit the needs of students of most ages. Generally, our programs are targeted towards students K-12th grade. We are happy to discuss special populations, as we strive to be a welcoming place for all. 

 
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CLASS TRIPS & LARGE GROUPS

Due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback from teachers, large groups or class trips are encouraged to schedule their visits between May 20th and June 5th; however, other options are also available. During this time, our additional staffing allows for an enhanced educational program experience by offering multiple hands-on stations and activities. These programs are popular, so available dates are limited—please contact us early to secure a space for your group. We are thrilled to customize programs for special needs and populations! In addition, we love to host groups from out of town and from underserved areas where farms are few and far between.

Pricing varies based on the program, length, curriculum, materials and other factors. 

Group or Private Tours or Programs are offered by appointment only. To reserve a tour, or for program and cost information, please email wakemantownfarm@gmail.com.

 

 
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OUTREACH PROGRAMS

We will come to you! Call us to have a member of the farm staff visit your party, class, day care, or community group to conduct a lesson specially designed for your group's interests and abilities. The basic outreach program includes one instructor for a one-hour visit and discussion, typically with a hands-on activity. For programs with additional materials or instructor, there may be a separate instructor and materials fee, to be determined at the time of booking. 

 

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION

Please reach out to our Farm Director, Corey Thomas, to discuss how we can create your ideal visit to our farm, or how we can bring a slice of our farm life to your location! wakemantownfarm@gmail.com or 203 557 6914.