Adult and Family Education Classes

Join us for a class or event this year to gain new skills and connect to the farm
and our mission in new ways!
 
Click here for a printable version of our 2017 Adult & Family Classes!
Registration is required for each class. Scroll down to pay and register for a class.

 

Announcing a NEW SERIES for preschool-aged children this summer:

Little Sprouts Playdates at Snipes Farm!
Join us for a playdate at Snipes Farm! Children  will join a Snipes Farm instructor to learn about a different topic each week. This one-hour long program will include hands-on activities, a story or craft, and game for your youngster to enjoy. Siblings are welcome! You and your child are invited to bring your own snack and enjoy time on our Barnyard playground after the program. Each session will run from 10am-11am. Families are invited to stay and play on the Farm until 12 noon. Ages 3-6     /    $8 per child

Please click here to register for one or several Little Sprouts Playdates!

Session Dates and Themes:

Thursday, July 13: Forest Explorers!
Tuesday, July 18: Who Lives on our Farm?
Thursday, July 20: Life as a Farmer
Thursday, July 27: Our Feathered Friends
Wednesday, August 2: Wacky Water
Tuesday, August 8: Worms & Decomposers
Monday, August 14: Very Awesome Veggies!

Please click here to register for one or several Little Sprouts Playdates!

Homebrewing: Fermentation of Fruits and Grains
Saturday, September 16th    3-5pm
Come to Snipes Farm for a fun and edifying class on fruit and grain fermentation. Join home fermenter, Phil Getty, and learn about the process and equipment needed to make your own wine, hard cider and to brew beer at home. We will press fresh apple cider and send each participant home with cider, yeast and instructions to make your own small batch of hard cider. Everyone will also enjoy a sampling of Phil's own fermented creations with light refreshments. $35

Kick Off to Fall! Family Fun on the Farm Festival
Saturday September 23rd   11am - 6pm
Mommy's Lil' Black Book and Snipes Farm and Education Center are excited to bring you our third annual Fall Family Fun Day on the Farm! Join us for hayrides to the pumpkin patch and apple orchard, make your way through the corn maze, moonbounces, a DJ, face painting, balloon art, farm tours, visits with farm animals, food trucks, children's canvas painting and more! Admission is $5 per person, ages 3 and up.

Oktoberfest
October 21st   11am - 6pm
Snipes Farm and Education Center and Mommy's Lil' Black Book are excited to bring YOU an Oktoberfest celebration that the entire family can enjoy! We'll have hay rides to the pumpkin field/apple orchard, corn maze,live entertainment, food trucks, a beer & wine garden (12-5pm), inflatables, balloon art, face painting, characters, vendors, trunk-or-treating (from 4-6pm while supplies last) and more! If your child is interested in participating in trunk-or-treating, please have them dress in their Halloween costumes! Admission is $5 per person, ages 3 and up.

Beekeeping    
Saturday November 4th   9am-noon
Come to the Farm House at Snipes Farm for bee keeping class with Paul Scutt. Paul brings 25 years of experience to this introductory course for people considering keeping their own bees. The class will cover the basic principles of bees: their physiology, the sociology of a hive, hive construction and inspection and harvesting honey. Weather permitting there will be a walk to the hives on the farm. Refreshments will be served afterwards. $25

Pay for Class Here

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For more information: 215-295-1139 Ext. 105 or email: melanie.douty@gmail.com to register.