Family Programs

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.


  • Apr

    CANCELLED - Sheep & Shear Delights

    Saturday, 10:00AM–1:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us any time between 10:00AM and 1:00PM to celebrate sheep and all that they provide us. Watch a sheep get its yearly haircut! After the sheep is shorn, you’ll have the opportunity to skirt,...

  • Apr

    CANCELLED - Have You Thanked A Vulture Today?

    Saturday, 9:30–11:30AMFamily Program

    A family program for both vulture lovers and those who aren’t so sure! Through fun activities and craft, we will explore what makes these fascinating birds so unique and important. Meet a live turkey...

  • May

    CANCELLED - Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1:00–4:00PMFamily 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 and then see the calves get their afternoon milk. This is a...

  • May

    World Migratory Bird Day with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

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

    Join Outreach For Earth Stewardship (OFES) for World Migratory Bird Day, an annual global celebration of migratory birds! This year's theme is...

  • May

    Spring Campfire with Abenaki Chief Don Stevens

    Friday, 6:30-8:00PMFamily Program

    Gather around a spring campfire to learn more about Abenaki Culture with Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation. Don will share stories, artifacts, drumming, songs, and...

  • May

    Fantastic Pond Beasts & Where to Find Them

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily 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 and dip in to look...

  • Sep

    42nd Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00AM–4:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    A full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions! Explore a tent full of children's activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, traditional artisans sharing their...