School to Farm Education Program
Programs include Seed to Pumpkin, Corn Maze Adventure, Apple Cider Pressing, Compost to Zero Waste & Fresh Veggies.
Online Registration begins Thursday, September 9th!
Indoor Programs include Farm Fibers, Quilting Lab, & 18th Century Cooking.
Programs include Design Your Own Farm, Seasonal Farm Tour, Animal Adventures, History of NYC, & What’s the Buzz? Bees & Pollinators.
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. Programs can be tailored to any age from Pre-K through high school are aligned with NYS Learning Standards. Programs can be designed to fit curricular needs focusing on STEM, NYC History and early America, sustainable agriculture, or urban/rural communities. All virtual tours are available via your preferred platform.
FEE: $75/tour; length and content customized to fit student needs
School to Farm Programs 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.