Little Learning Farmers

Little Learning Farmers Program

Join us for our Little Learning Farmers Learning Program at Donaldson Farms, offered weekly in June through mid-September. Sign up for one or more. We feature a new craft every Tuesday!

This program is ideal for pre-school and kindergarten age children.

  • $12.00 for the first participating child (age 2 – 6 years old); $6.00 for each additional sibling (age 2 – 6 years old) – some events may cost more – see event listings for details.
  • Children 1-year-old and under are FREE to attend. *If your child is 1+ and will participate by picking strawberries, planting a plant or creating a craft then please sign them up as a ‘participating child at registration.’
  • Craft or activity may be substituted due to inclement weather or crop conditions.
  • When fruit picking is the featured activity, accompanying adult may purchase a container (pint, quart or flat) in our farm market and pay by the pound for the berries they pick.
  • Children must have adult supervision at all times. Thank you for understanding that this is is not a ‘drop-off event.’ 
  • Please dress for the weather. Sunblock, closed-toed shoes that can get dirty and a sunhat are always a good idea.
  • Events are rain or shine.
  • Registration and payment are required prior to the event. No walk-ins, please!

Schedule:

  • THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd PONY RIDES 9:30 am – 11:30 am includes pony ride for each child participant and a hayride farm tour, horse/pony craft, a snack of lemonade, water, and Snyder’s pretzels (nut-free), storytime and sandbox playtime. This session is limited to 28 participants|Cost $15/first child and $10/siblings. Children under the age of 1 year are free if they will not be participating in pony rides and craft activities.
  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th TRACTORS & FARM EQUIPMENT 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Tractors & Farm Equipment events are perfect for everyone who wants to see and learn about big tractors and farm equipment! Enjoy a hayride tour of the farm with your little farmer to see our farm equipment area and tractor photo opportunities and a tractor-themed craft activity. A snack of lemonade, water, and Snyder’s pretzels (nut-free), storytime and sandbox playtime. Craft or activity may be substituted due to inclement weather or crop conditions. Cost $12/first child and $6/siblings. Children under the age of 1 year are free if they will not be participating in the craft and activities.
  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH PEACHES! Pick peaches with your little farmer(s)! 9:30 am – 11:30 am Enjoy this special opportunity to pick peaches with your little farmer(s)! We’ll take a hayride tour to the peach orchard where each child will pick 3 peaches from our trees. A peach-themed craft, a snack of lemonade and Snyders (nut-free) pretzels, storytime and time for group play in our large sandbox are included. Craft or activity may be substituted due to inclement weather or crop conditions. Cost $14/first child and $7/siblings. Children under the age of 1 year are free if they will not be participating in the craft and activities.

Registration

Registration for this event is required. Spots are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Your registration must be paid in advance of the event.

Payment with Credit Card

Use the link below to register and pay with credit card:

Register Online Now (Pay with Credit Card, Cash or Check)

Payment with Cash or Check

To pay with cash or check, payment must be made in person at our farm market 48 hours prior to their desired event. Please note: these events typically sell out – if your cash/check payment is not received in our Farm Market within 48 hours of registration you will be registered for the event. Thank you for your understanding.

Questions: events@donaldsonfarms.net