Family Programs

Kitchen Goodies and Gifts Family Program Our Family Programs are designed for children with an accompanying adult to have fun and learn together about food, farming, and nature. Check out our upcoming offerings below and join us! 

Pre-registration required except where noted.


 

  • May
    7

    Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Come on down to the dairy and meet our spring calves and their amazing moms in our Brown Swiss herd!  Take a wagon ride to see the pastures, then see the calves get their afternoon milk....

  • May
    13

    International Migratory Bird Day - Helping Birds Along The Way

    Saturday, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PMFamily Program, Adult Program

    A morning bird walk for birders of all levels starts at 7:00 AM (for ages 10 and up). The day continues with visits from Outreach for Earth Stewardship's live bird...

  • May to Oct
    14 to 22

    Every Day at the Farm

    Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Events and opportunities to explore the Farm are happening every day, including: Property Tours Farmyard  Trails...

  • May
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    20

    Water Critter Wonders

    Saturday, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM or 12:30 - 2:30 PMFamily Program

    Bring your mud boots for some pond dipping fun!  Spring is a perfect time to explore the pond for life and all of the cool critters that live there. We'll hike down to the pond, dip in to...

  • May
    23

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • May
    30

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    24

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jun
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    4

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    10

    Summer Campfire

    Monday, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, a fun activity, and a visit from a live owl. Ages 5 and up.

  • Jul
    11

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    15

    Garden Tea Party at the Inn

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMFamily Program

    Bring your family to enjoy the colorful, fragrant gardens at the Inn! Go on a treasure hunt then learn to make your own tea bags and enjoy some tea and tasty treats.

  • Jul
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    21

    Bats In The Barn

    Friday, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PMFamily Program

    Learn what makes bats so special with a colorful slideshow, then venture out with Barry Genzlinger, also known as "Barry the Bat Guy" and founder of the Vermont Bat Center, to watch their evening...

  • Jul
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    23

    Farm to Ballet Performance

    Sunday, Gates open at 5:00 PM; Show at 6:00 PMSpecial Event

    Kick off Open Farm Week with this full-length performance reinterpreting classical ballet pieces to tell the story of a Vermont farm...

  • Jul
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Jul
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    5

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    12

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    13

    Farm to Ballet Performance

    Sunday, Gates open at 5:00 PM; Show at 6:00 PMSpecial Event

    Kick off Open Farm Week with this full-length performance reinterpreting classical ballet pieces to tell the story of a Vermont farm...

  • Aug
    14

    Summer Campfire

    Monday, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, a fun activity, and a visit from a live owl. Ages 5 and up.

  • Aug
    14 to 20

    Vermont Open Farm Week

    Monday to Sunday, All DaySpecial Event

    During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products to your plate.  The greatest part about Open Farm Week is that...

  • Aug
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    19

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    24

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    26

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    31

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    2

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    5

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    7

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    9

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    12

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    14

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...