Our Families on the Farm Program provides an interactive and educational farm experience for young children and their families to work, learn and play on the land, and experience the farm through all the senses.
Families on the Farm is geared towards children ages five years and younger along with their caregivers. Older children are welcome with the understanding that programming is aimed to meet the little ones where they are at.
The goal of Families on the Farm is to cultivate a deeper understanding of the relationship between food and health and the value of local food systems to the community. Through these efforts, we strive to improve food access for all families and to build community connections among families.
The program provides an educational farm experience and a free share of fresh produce to families with lower incomes. Families learn together while engaging in fun garden based activities, plant crafting, snack making, farm exploration and more.
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Fall Families on the Farm Program
4 weeks, Thursdays in October, 10:15am – 11:30am
The day starts with circling up and greeting and reading books while families arrive. Once we are all gathered, staff will lead the group in farm activities, such as weeding and working with compost or touring the farm and observing plants and chickens. Some weeks we may have a cooking lesson. At the conclusion of the session, each family will be invited to take home a bag of sustainably grown produce from the farm, free of pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.
We will have up to fifteen spots for families this fall, at no cost, and will keep a wait-list if people forfeit their spot. We have additional spots for families that are able to pay weekly. The program is crafted for families with children aged five years and younger.
If you want a no-cost spot and have participated before, you do not need to fill out an application. However, you do need to register below. For those families that do not qualify as low-income and would like to pay to participate, please follow the registration links below.
You can register for the entire four week program, or you can register for the individual weeks that best suit your schedule. Questions or having trouble registering? Contact Heather@goodgrub.org or call 360-753-5522.
- Week 1 (October 3) - Registration Link
- Week 2 (October 10) - Registration Link
- Week 3 (October 17) - Registration Link
- Week 4 (October 24) - Registration Link
- Full Month (4 weeks in October) - Registration Link
For those families who qualify as low-income please complete the application below. If you need a paper copy of the application, please call 360-753-5522 or email email@example.com. Thank you!