All of our farms welcome groups of all ages to visit our farm and learn about the science of sustainable agriculture and healthy eating from the ground up! All field trips involve hands-on experiences with growing and tasting food. Farm tours may include:
- Investigating plants growing on the farm, highlighting the plant life cycle, plant parts and their contribution to plant growth, and pollination.
- Learning about composting and soil science.
- Making a healthy snack with seasonal harvested produce, such as green smoothie, plant part salad, or sweet potato dip while discussing healthy eating, seasonal foods, and eating locally.
Trips are tailored to your age group and are led by trained farm educators. Most tours are 90 minutes, available from May to October. There is a minimum of 20 participants per group and a minimum of one chaperone per 12 youth is required. Groups with less than 5 are free to explore on their own during open farm hours.
Deaver Wellness Farm visits are scheduled through the Health Education Center at Lankenau Medical Center. Call 484-476-3434 or email LHHealthEdCenter@mlhs.org
Please bring payment with you on the day of your visit. The cost is $6 per participating student for our standard 90-minute trip; teachers and chaperones are free. We accept both cash and checks. Please make checks payable to Greener Partners. An invoice can be mailed upon request.
What to Bring
The farm is always muddy no matter what the weather! Dress appropriately and wear boots or rugged shoes if possible. During the summer months, bring water, hats and/or sunscreen.
Our farm tours take place entirely outside. If the weather is stormy, you can decide to cancel or reschedule your tour the same day. Please contact the person you scheduled the tour with via phone as soon as you make your decision.