919-879-8466 -- 246 Homestead Lane, Smithfield, NC 27577

Education and Farm Tours

Reconnecting North Carolina to Food & Farmer

Farm Tours

We offer farm tours for the general public as well as school groups. Each tour is about two hours long and will include a guided walk around the main areas of the farm. At each stop on the tour there will be a chance for questions and perhaps a hands on opportunity.

General Public Tour: Adults $8, Children (12 & under) $5

School Groups: Everyone $5

Farm School for Kids

  

Summer Mini Farm Schools 2021
June 14-18 (Monday-Thursday), 9am-12pm 

June 21-24 (Monday-Thursday), 9am-12pm

This is a mini version of our farm camp. The children will learn about soil, plants, different animals, and how they are all connected. Children will need to eat lunch before they come, but we will have snack time. 

  

Farm School Kids 

September 7-October 12, every Tuesday from 9am-12pm.  

This is our fully loaded Farm School and offers the children the opportunity to see plants and animals grow and tend to them at different stages of life, as well give them the opportunity to work with a wider variety of farm tools and learn how to do chores.

 

Farm School for Family and Adults

Family Farm Tour

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

This tour is a wonderful family time activity. Enjoy a guided farm tour, do a few chores, get your hands dirty planting your own mini garden.  Learn what it takes to get healthy food to your plate and how the choices you make about food effect everyone and everything around you.

 

Introduction to Regenerative Farming

May 8, 9am-3pm

The Introduction to Regenerative Farming Class will expose each attendee to the basic how and why of this style of farming. There will be a class room portion, demonstrations, hands on activities, and a question and answer session.

Poultry Processing Class

June 12, 8am-12pm

Our chicken processing class is perfect for those starting their own farm or homestead, people interested in how their food gets on their plate, or DIY’ers that wants to know a little bit about everthing. We will cover the following topics in this class: equipment needed, tools used, dispatching, scalding, plucking, eviscerating, chilling, and packaging.