A Farm Field Trip Guide: A Hands-on Curriculum for Farm-based Education

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  • Emphasis on skills building
  • Action orientation
  • Usability

The hands-on, experiential learning environment a farm provides is invaluable to children’s educational growth. This guide makes a trip to a farm accessible and fun. The guide includes group management and safety considerations, trip tips for farmers and teachers, field trip lesson plans focused on a variety of produce, grains, meat, dairy, seeds, and alternative energy, as well as necessary forms for farm field trip success.

shelves of fresh produce

The hands-on, experiential learning environment a farm provides is invaluable to children’s educational growth. This guide makes a trip to a farm accessible and fun. The guide includes group management and safety considerations, trip tips for farmers and teachers, field trip lesson plans focused on a variety of produce, grains, meat, dairy, seeds, and alternative energy, as well as necessary forms for farm field trip success.