Youth Farm Education
The Farm Education Collaborative offers pre-school, after school, homeschool and parent-child programs at Crimson & Clover Farm.
Grow Food Northampton offers limited scholarships for low-income youth and families.
Register online with TFEC.
Here’s a glance at our Fall 2013 programming–more adult and family workshops to be posted, so stay tuned!
Home school Planters Program for ages 6 to 10, 10am to 12noon
$140-$175 sliding scale for 9 weeks – August 26 to October 28 (no program on Labor Day)
Activities will include preparing delicious snacks with garden fresh produce, helping with planting and harvesting in the garden, farm animal activities, and more. Join us as we integrate curriculum through hands-on farm activities, games, art, songs, and group work.
After school Farm Club for ages 8 to 12, 3:30-5:00 pm
$95 – 145 sliding scale for 8 weeks - September 9 – October 28 (no program on Labor Day)
Join us after school for some farm fun. We’ll explore farm and field while assisting the Crimson & Clover farmers with harvesting fall crops, hands-on projects, farm animal chores, cooking, and more. Each week will include preparing and enjoying a tasty, farm snack together.
Parent/ Child Little Growers Morning Program for ages 0 to 5, 10:00-11:30 am
$95 – 145 sliding scale for 8 weeks - September 9 – October 28
Join us for a morning of planting and playing in the fields as we discover garden secrets, farm friends, and sweet treats! We will prepare and eat snack using our freshly gathered ingredients, visit with the animals, play in the garden, and join in a circle of story and song.
Preschool Mornings on the Farm for ages 3 to 6, 9:00-11:00 am
$125-$160 sliding scale for 8 weeks – September 9 – October 28
We invite your littlest farmers to join us for a morning of fun and learning together on the farm. We will prepare and eat snack using freshly gathered ingredients from the fields and gardens, visit with the animals, create farm-inspired art, and then join in a circle of story and song.
We must register a minimum of 7 preschoolers to offer this program so spread the word!!