2018 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!
Registration is required for each class. Scroll down to pay and register for a class. 

Introduction to Beekeeping
March 24 - 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 permittingthere will be a walk to the hives on the farm. Refreshments will be served afterwards.  $20 per person.

Successful Organic Backyard Gardening
April 7th - 9am - noon
Learn from long-time gardener/farmers Susan Snipes-Wells and Victoria Lautsbaugh about the nuts and bolts of successful organic gardening. There will be lecture-demonstrations at the farm and gardens of Snipes Farm.Topics will include: site selection and design, seed selection and ordering, soil preparation and stewardship,use and care of tools. $20 per person.

10th Annual Earth Day and Potluck at the Farm!
April 21st - 9am - noon
Join the farm crew for projects around the farm which will help kick-off our 2016 growing season with spirit! Find out about exciting things happening at Snipes Farm and Education Center and how our work makes a difference in the community! Join us for an hour, two, or stay through our potluck punch - bring something to add to the lunch table, and enjoy fellowship with farmers and friends. Free, but please email LeaDV@snipesfarm.org to register.

Snipes Farm CSA Open House
April 29th - 2-4pm
Don’t know what Community Supported Agriculture is all about? Want to meet our farmers and CSA members, to walk the farm and learn about our sustainable farm practices? Want to learn about the difference between a Traditional CSA share and a Market Share? Come to the CSA Open House to learn this and more! Free - no registration required.

Healthy Living Festival
September 9th

Extreme Fitness 5K
September 16th starting at 9am

Kick Off to Fall! Family Fun on the Farm
Saturday, September 22nd 11am - 6pm
Mommy’s Lil’ Black Book and Snipes Farm & 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, jump on the moon bounces, enjoy a DJ, face painting, balloon art, farm tours, farm animals, food trucks, children’s canvas panting and more! $6 per person ages 3+

Saturday, October 20th 11am - 6pm
Snipes Farm and Education Center and Mommy’s Lil’ Black Book are excited to bring you and Oktoberfest celebration that the entire family can enjoy! We’ll have hayrides to the pumpkin field/apple orchard, a 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! $6 per person ages 3+

Registration coming soon!

For more information, call Farmer Mel at 215-295-1139 Ext. 105
email: melanieds@snipesfarm.org