Farm Field Trips

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GRuB’s field trip program connects kids to their local food system & provides hands-on experiences on the land.

Our Staff -

Our experienced staff provide a structured, yet unique, hands-on learning experience for participants of all ages. Our staff is supported by trained students in our GRuB School program as well as volunteers and college interns.

Our Schedule -

Field trip options are available year-round, with limited field trip opportunities in July & August. Content and activities may be adapted, depending on the season and weather. Springtime field trips will be offered primarily on Thursday and Fridays, between 12-2, led by our high school youth crew with staff support. Other times may be available if these don’t work for your group. Please email with questions about large groups or scheduling.

Trip Options

Choose from one of our options below or work with us to create an experience that compliments your classroom curriculum and best meets the needs of your group. Service-learning groups are also welcome. In addition to the field trips listed below, GRuB also hosts non-school/professional adult groups.

Explore Field Trip Options

Trip 1: Tour & Taste

An inquiry based farm tour with opportunities for students to ask questions and share what they already know about farming & gardening. Students get to touch, taste, and smell different plants and learn about where their food comes from.

Cost: $5-10 per student*

Trip 2: Get Grubby

Get GRuBby: A farm tour and then farm chores such as transplanting broccoli, harvesting greens, washing produce, weeding or building compost. All farm work with be age appropriate (especially if using tools.)

Cost: $5-10 per student*

Trip 3: Know Your Grub

A farm tour and small group mini-workshops around the farm. Students will learn about different aspects of gardening and horticulture such as plant and soil physiology, compost and seeds.

Cost: $5-10 per student*

Trip 4: Dig Deeper:

Partner with GRuB for a recurring field trip series in which you bring a class weekly or bi-weekly over the course of the spring or fall. Students will dive deeper into content and group teambuilding.

Cost: $5-10 per student per field trip*

Cost -

Sliding scale of $5-10 per participant, for a 1-3 hour farm field trip. Fees are requested to offset the program costs, however, no student or class will be turned away due to lack of funding.  Let us know if you require a modified fee.  Please know that we are nonprofit organization and we do rely on fees and donations to run our programs.

Ready to Schedule or Want More Information?

Contact our Farm Manager Heather to schedule a visit and identify learning goals for your farm experience at or (360) 753-5522.

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