Farm Fibers [indoors]
PreK – 12th grade: Does fashion begin on a farm? Students learn how Queens Farm raises livestock for fiber, cultivates our own plant based dyes, and the many techniques, historic and contemporary, used to turn fleece into cozy works of art. Read More »STEM learning comes alive when students meet our sheep and alpaca and hone their carding, spinning, and weaving skills with real sheep’s wool in our Fiber Lab.Register Here
Quilting Lab [indoors]
K – 12th grade: Examine quilts from around the world and discover how they have been used to tell stories throughout American history. Read More »STEM learning comes alive when students put their geometry, creative problem solving, and practical sewing skills to the test in our Quilting Lab. Each student tells their own story by creating a square for a class quilt and receives an outdoor tour of the Farm, weather permitting.Register Here
18th Century Cooking [indoors]
Note: Our historic farmhouse can only accommodate one class per day (35 people maximum).
3rd – 12th grade: What was life like in Queens in 1772? Through the story of the 3rd generation Dutch farming family, students learn about NYC’s agricultural past and pick up a few practical life skills like food preparation and preservation in our 18th century kitchen. Read More »Students assist in preparing vegetable soup, cornbread, and freshly churned butter. While soup and bread are cooked over the fire, an outdoor tour provides a view of the farm in the winter months. Students return indoors to enjoy the flavors of 18th century recipes around the fire.Register Here
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REGISTRATION: Begins Tuesday, September 6, 2022. All registration is online.
ADMISSION FEE: $12 per student/parent (school staff are free).
PAYMENT DETAILS: Full payment due 3 weeks before your trip, payable by purchase order, school check or credit card.
TIME: 10am – 12:30pm (including lunch). Buses leave promptly at 12:30pm.
LUNCH: Lunch takes place indoors in the same space as your program.