Learn and Experience in Nature
Little Kids Farm Tour
Join me on a beautiful piece of land in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. Young children can experience and learn where their food comes from while moving around in a beautiful natural setting with animals, forests, pastures, ponds, and rivers.
This 1 hr experience is great for families with young children. It is about interactive experiences and movement in nature for those that might have shorter attention spans.
Older Kids Farm Tour
Join me on a beautiful piece of land in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. Older children can experience and learn where their food comes from while moving around in a beautiful natural setting with animals, forests, pastures, ponds, and rivers.
On this 1 1/2 hr tour you will see the cow herd and chickens. Usually, the lead cow will agree to a little petting. You will feed and pet the chickens, walk through the barn and see the equipment used on the farm, and be led through a pasture walk discussing the use of livestock to heal and improve the soil, life in the soil, and use of cover crops. A tour and discussion of the family garden can be included if there is interest.
This offering is great for kids with an interest in farming, nature, food, and health.
Regenerative Farming Tour
Learn about regenerative farming and its benefits.
This 2 hr offering is great for anyone with interest in the details of soil health, soil life, plants, use of livestock to improve soil and capture carbon, humane animal practices, animal health, and the impact of the whole on human health and soul.
Working on Farm Day
On this 4 hr tour you will be getting your hands dirty. You will put up temporary fences, move structures that go with the cow herd, and help move the cow herd. We will also visit and move the chickens, be led through a pasture walk discussing the use of livestock to heal and improve the soil, life in the soil, use of cover crops, and share additional information on methods used on the farm to achieve our regenerative farm goals. Use of temporary fences and sustainable practices are explained.
Equipment Use on Working Farm Day
On this 6 hr tour learn and participate in regenerative farming techniques to experience its benefits. You will be getting your hands dirty and seeing and using equipment used on a regenerative farm whose purpose is to leave the land better than we found it.
This tour will include lunch, some walking, steep hills, and carrying things of some weight. The information provided and level of detail will be tailored to the groups interest, but will include information from the micro level of microbial health to the macro level of food systems and policy issues.