We love having visitors and can’t wait to welcome you to the farm!
For your health & safety and the health & safety of our animals, we ask that you follow these rules:
1. Please no smoking on the property.
2. Please, no dogs on the property (Service dogs permitted)
3. Please do not feed or touch the animals unless you are with Wakeman animal staff or instructors
4. Please do not enter the barns, greenhouse or any buildings without farm staff
Saturdays at the Farm
From 9:30-10:30 on Saturdays, kids will love watching Farmer Corey feed or halter train our our adorable little Shetland sheep, our alpaca, AJ, and our feisty goats, Marshall and Chase. Check out the nesting boxes of our chickens to see if they’ve laid any multi-colored eggs, or visit with a floppy-eared rabbit.
Feel free to stroll the gardens. You can chat with a knowledgeable master gardener between 11 and 1:00, or bring your coffee and hang out at our picnic tables for breakfast. When it’s time to leave, be sure to stop by our wonderful organic farm stand, open every Saturday from 10-2, and pick up all the organic produce you need for a backyard BBQ!
Wakeman Town Farm is a special place for families. It’s YOUR town farm, so come out and visit!
Free and open to the public.
Our Fall open hours are as follows and are subject to change
Monday-Wednesday 12:00pm-6:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 am-2:00 pm
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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! email@example.com or 203 557 6914.