Fall Programs

Seed to Pumpkin 

FEE: $10 per student/parent (school staff are free)

PreK-3rd grade: Students explore botanical and agricultural concepts like the seed cycle, seasonality, and pollination using an autumn favorite: the pumpkin! Read More »

4th-8th grade: History and sustainability collide! Students learn how Native Americans influenced many of the popular crops of the Americas, including corn, tomatoes and squash. Read More »

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Corn Maze Adventure (all new!)

FEE: $10 per student/parent (school staff are free)

K-6th grade: Start off your school year with an a-maize-ing experience! Bring your class for unforgettable exploration in the farm’s 3-acre corn maze! Read More »

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Apple Cider Pressing

FEE: $10 per student/parent (school staff are free)

1st – 5th grade: Find out how the apple has shaped lives throughout American history and learn a little about food preservation as you press fresh cider from antique presses. Read More »

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Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies

FEE: $10 per student/parent (school staff are free)

K – 5th grade: The powerful ecological value of compost comes to life in this hands-on workshop. Through a series of exploratory, hands on activities, students learn the basic science of compost, from the microbial food web living in our windrows to the nutrient balance needed to feed our crops. Read More »

6th – 12th grade: Students actively explore our compost site as an outdoor laboratory through a combination of reading, teamwork and hands-on experimentation. Read More »

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Virtual Tours

FEE: $75/tour; length and content customized to fit student needs

Virtual tours give students a “farmer’s eye view” of our 47 acres, teaching about growing food sustainably, raising livestock, and NYC history. Discussions are woven throughout as farm educators bring students inside our animal paddocks and growing fields. Read More »

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