3-Hour Visit

Farmer for the Day – 3 hr visit
Fee: $16/ student, $400 minimum
Program schedule: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Students will tour the farm, learning about sustainable agriculture, and why it is important to us that we farm organically while being mindful of our impact on the earth and local watershed. We explain the importance of our animals, compost, and bees on the farm. Come see how our crops are planted, harvested, and prepared to be sold in our farm stand or donated to a local food pantry. Students will help out our farmers with a hands on activity to give them an appreciation of where food comes from and how it gets from our fields to their kitchen table. A half hour for lunch is included within the 3 hr visit (all students must bring their own bagged lunches). This tour is suggested for grades 6-12 but can be made available for younger or college students.

Hybrid Farm to Table Workshop – 3 hr visit
Fee: $19/person, $475 minimum, limited class size
Program schedule: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Students will enjoy a tour of the farm including our animals, bees and vegetable fields. Participants will harvest fresh vegetables and enjoy a dish using the harvested ingredients. They will learn about sustainable organic farming practices, ethical animal treatment, composting and the importance of locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Dish choices will be dependent on crop availability. A half hour for lunch is included within the 3 hr visit (all students must bring their own bagged lunches). This tour is only available for grades 6-12.

Farm to Table Workshop – 3 1/2 hr visit
Fee: $500/class maximum of 20 students
Program schedule: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Students will enjoy a tour of the farm including our animals, bees and vegetable fields. Farm to Table participants will harvest and cook a sustainable, delicious meal with vegetables fresh from the farm. Participants will harvest fresh vegetables and enjoy a dish using the harvested ingredients. Students will learn basic cooking skills as they prepare a meal using farm fresh ingredients. They will learn about sustainable organic farming practices, ethical animal treatment, composting and the importance of locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Dish choices will be dependent on crop availability. This tour is only available for grades 6-12.

Fill out the Farm Visit Request Form

For more information email education@hilltophanoverfarm.org or call us at (914)962-2368 ext. 109.

 

 

Our Sponsors