THE IMPORTANCE OF FARM FIELD TRIPS
When you talk to children about gardens or farms or growing food, the response that you get usually has something to do with “grandmaw” or “grandpaw,” not “mom and dad.” Children today are one generation removed from agriculture and their connection to agriculture is through their grandparents, if at all. Most people bemoan the fact that children in inner cities don’t have a clue about farms. Children in rural areas don’t know about farms either and they should! You hear all the time that children believe that their food comes from the grocery store and it’s true.
Animal Care Donations start at $5 per guest. Most Mornings 10am-12pm, Monday thru Friday. March thru December. Teachers and Chaperones are free.
Our aim is to provide a unique, fun and educational interactive outdoor experience with a variety of friendly farm animals & rural culture activities! You’re going to have a lot of fun! Your field trip visit includes farm animal’s meet and greet, story time & farm scavenger hunt.
We also offer variety and longer visits that our age appropriate that allow more time at the farm which means more fun! Take a Look!
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Teaching Farm Education:
Making the Farm an Educational Experience!
Farm Animals Lesson Plan!
Guide to Farm Field Trips for Farmers and Teachers!
Animals 2×2 – DO THE ROT THING A Teacher’s Guide to Compost Activities!
Just 5 miles west of Loveland. You’re going to have a lot of fun! Reservation a Must! April thru October.