FAIRVIEW GARDENS BUILDS
CRITICAL CONNECTIONS

We are on a mission to connect community to their food.
Learn more about our interactive educational programs for children and teens.

SPRING BREAK IS HERE!

Spring Break Camp is here! It's an amazing time on the farm with hands-on learning and play! Campers will indulge in the beauty and magic of Fairview Gardens everyday for a week with our fun and knowledgeable camp staff. This year's Spring Break farm camp will have an emphasis in caring for and maintaining our new flock of baby chicks! 

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Covid-19 Update
Until further notice, all education programs are on hold as we await new guidelines from Local and State Health Officials. We will continue to monitor their recommendations, and will reopen as soon as feasible.  Once we are able to continue with our programs, we will send out notifications. If you would like to stay up-to-date with us – be sure to subscribe to our contact page.

We hope you are all managing well, staying safe, and healthy! We cannot wait to see you back on the farm! For more information, or if you have questions, please email us at education@fairviewgardens.org


SUMMER CAMP

-Currently on hold-

Join us each week as we dive into nature on our unique urban farm. With 13 acres of agricultural land, we'll spend time learning about our food systems and the importance of our environment and world around us. Each week we will engage in fun activities, meet new friends, and taste food directly from where it's grown! This year, alongside our traditional farm camp, we will be offering specialty camps focused in cooking, art and science.

Session Dates:

Week 1 June 8-12
Week 2 June 15-19
Week 3 June 22-26
**no camp June 29th - July 3rd**
Week 4 July 6-10
Week 5 July 13-17
Week 6 July 20-24
Week 7 July 27-31
Week 8 August 3-7

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SPROUTS

Infants and Toddlers

Sprouts offers an inclusive natural playspace for our youngest friends. Our certified organic farm is the ideal place for little ones to develop lasting connections with other children, their food, and the natural world as they explore their curiosities.

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HOMESCHOOL

Every Wednesday
9:00am-1:00pm

The homeschool classes at Fairview Gardens will aim to connect youth to the farm and environment through hands on lessons, work projects in the garden, art, and other activities.

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During our program, students will:

  • Learn the process of growing vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs
  • Foster an appreciation of the natural world
  • Practice core routines of nature connection including daily sit spots, exploring and engaging with curiosity, sensory awareness activities, and journaling
  • Build community with peers and adults
  • Develop valuable life skills such as harvesting and cooking, communication, and teamwork

Registration for Spring session opens March 25th.


SCHOOL TOURS

Available for grades K-12
Mondays and Fridays 9:00am - 10:30am

The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens is committed to teaching our youth about food systems and creating connections between food, agriculture, and community. We give children a hands-on experience centered on the farm with various activities involving our greenhouse operations, composting projects, field work, livestock care and harvesting produce. We focus on integrating Next Generation Science Standards in tangible and approachable ways. From September through May, we work with local schools to bring classes to the farm to experience what it takes to grow what they eat and to form healthy relationships to their food.

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PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Drop your children off at the farm and get sometime for yourself. Parents' night out is designed to give your kids a fun experience on the farm under the stars while you spend quality time with yourself or with others. We provide  dinner, farm games and activities and end the evening watching an outdoor movie together. Send your child with a water bottle and something cozy to wear and we’ll do the rest!

CHECK BACK SOON. MORE INFO TO COME.

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