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JUN 19

Read, Learn, Grow

Get the kids out of the house this summer for a fun time on the farm! Kids who participate in our Read, Learn, Grow hour long program will:

  • Enjoy story time each Wednesday morning at 9am or 10:30am to read a book about farming, fruits, veggies, insects and more,
  • Immerse themselves on the farm, reading the stories at different spots around the farm pertinent to the book of the week,
  • Participate in an activity and take home something special each week – from hand-picked fruit to a hand-made craft!

Check out our 2019 line up*:

  • June 12th: Soil and Worms
  • June 19th: Greenhouse
  • June 26th: Dairy
  • July 3rd: Tractor and Farming Equipment
  • July 10th: Blueberries
  • July 17th: Plums
  • July 24th: Peaches
  • July 31st: Veggies
  • August 7th: Farmer’s Market

*Please note that topics and activities are subject to change based on weather and crop availability. 

Other things you should know:

  • This program is recommended for children, ages 3-7. If you have younger children, you’re welcome to bring them along, but we ask that you be prepared to remove them from the reading and activity areas if they become a distraction.
  • We request that all parents remain on site during the activity.
  • Please arrive a few minutes early to check in. Folks arriving late will not be permitted to join the group, so as to not interrupt the program.
  • The cost is $7/first child/session, $6/additional child/session. Registration is not required.
  • The event goes on rain or shine, and as part of the event, we will visit various place on the farm so please dress appropriately.

Upcoming Event Dates

  • JUN 19
  • JUN 26
  • JUL 3
  • JUL 10
  • JUL 17
  • JUL 24
  • JUL 31
  • AUG 7

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