School to Farm Education Program

Program Menu By Season

Our education programs give students a hands-on experience with historic homesteading as they build practical skills, on the largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland in NYC. Queens Farm programs are aligned with NYS Learning Standards in science, social studies, and ELA.

Fall

Elementary: Seed to Pumpkin, Corn Maze Adventure, Apple Cider Pressing, Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies
Middle School: Seed to Pumpkin, Corn Maze Adventure, Apple Cider Pressing, Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies
High School: Corn Maze Adventure, Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies

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Spring
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Elementary: Animal Adventures, Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies, From Seed to Supper, Seasonal Farm Tour, Bee Savvy
Middle School: Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies, From Seed to Supper, History of NYC, Seasonal Farm Tour, Bee Savvy
High School: Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies, From Seed to Supper, Seasonal Farm Tour, History of NYC

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Winter
Now Booking!

All winter programs take place indoors.
Elementary: Farm Fibers, Quilting Lab
Middle School: Farm Fibers, Quilting Lab, The 18th Century Kitchen
High School: The 18th Century Kitchen

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Virtual Tours

Year-round. Custom for all grade levels

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School to Farm FAQ

Program Hours: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch time: 12:00 – 12:20 pm

Departure: 12:30 pm

You are issued an e-invoice upon making a reservation. Full payment is due three weeks before your trip*. If payment is not received by the due date indicated on your invoice, your trip is considered canceled. *We do not issue refunds or credits if you bring fewer admissions. You are permitted to underpay by several admissions in advance. We perform headcounts of all students and parents upon arrival, and will collect for additional admissions due on the day of your trip.

Guided programs require a minimum of 20 people per class/group. You may reserve a program for fewer people, but are obligated to pay the fee for 20 people (enables us to cover staff/supply costs). Once you make a reservation, the number of spaces you reserve represents students and parents and is the maximum number of people you can bring for your trip.

Parent chaperones are charged admission and we recommend 2-3 parents per class. Teachers, paraprofessionals and other school/organization staff are not charged admission. For summer programs, we charge per person including staff and offer one free admission for every 25 people.

Hayrides are included for all fall programs with the exception of Corn Maze Adventure; all spring programs include hayrides. Hayrides are not offered in winter.

If you wish to bring bagged lunch, you will be asked to indicate this when you register for your program. Lunch time typically occurs after your program. Eating areas are mostly outdoors or picnic-style, and are assigned based on availability. Table seating is not guaranteed.

All programs are offered rain or shine, and most aspects occur outdoors. Cancellations are at the discretion of Queens Farm. If you choose not to attend the trip due to inclement weather, call us by 8:30 am the day of your trip to cancel and receive a credit to use within the school year. Refunds are not offered and no-shows will be charged the full amount.

Email us at education@queensfarm.org or call us at 718.347.3276