Credit: Newton Community Farm
The not-for-profit Newton Community Farm provides locally-grown produce, educational programs, seedlings, and food donations. A variety of educational programs are designed for kids and families throughout the year. Join an event to explore the natural world, learn about gardening, sustainable farming, and cooking fresh ingredients. The Farm also offers week-long summer programs for kids aged 3 – 14 and internship opportunities for high school students.
Programs for Kids and Families
Kids and families will enjoy a variety of hands-on educational programs in an authentic farm setting. Prior examples of the types of programs offered include:
- Farm Babies. Caregivers and their young babies engage in interactive farm-themed story time, movement and songs followed by socialization and free play.
- Farm Sprouts. Toddlers and their caregivers enjoy outdoor exploration, learning about gardening and animals, and enjoy story time, songs and craft projects.
- Farm Tuesdays. An 8-week after school program for elementary school students to plant seedlings, care for chickens, work in the garden, play games and get creative with crafts.
- Budding Chefs. Kids aged 7 – 13 spend spring break learning about fresh ingredients and how to prepare delicious snacks.
Check the website for the most up to date program offerings.
To nurture a community that teaches and models sustainable agricultural and environmental practices on the historic Angino Farm.
Financial assistance may be available for qualified applicants. For more information, contact the Director of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.