Summer Youth Programs

Our farm educational programs are intended to expose children and adults to real farm life, 

Child looking at chickensfrom our organic vegetable production to our heritage breed animals and sustainable practices. Classes meet under the white tent behind the Farmstand. In the event of rain, we will hold classes either in a greenhouse or under our tent. Participants should wear farm appropriate clothes including closed-toe shoes or boots, clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and wear sunscreen and bug spray.  Classes are open to the general public.   

Farm School  (ages 3-5 with parent) introduces children to life on a farm. Each day will have a different theme such as chickens, sheep, pigs, soil, insects, and vegetables. We will do hands-on, age-appropriate activities such as visiting and feeding animals, planting and caring for a seedling, egg collecting, stories, songs and more. Both sessions are the same curriculum.$65/session. Dates for 2017 as follows: 

CLOSED-Session 1

June 19th - June 30th


9:30am - 10:30am


CLOSED Session 2

June 20th - July 1st


9:30am - 10:30am 


Farm Adventures (ages 6-9) For one week, our young adventurers will get down-and-dirty learning firsthand where their food comes from and how a farm works.  We will explore our greenhouses, fields, forests, and farm animal habitats.  Hands-on activities will include: planting seedlings, crop care, harvesting, farm animal care, egg collecting, investigating nature, farm-based games, and making a poster journal of the experience.  $150/session. Dates for 2017 as follows: 

All Sessions 8:30am - 12pm

CLOSED Session 1: July 10th - July 14th

Session 2: July 17th - July 21st


Farm School- Harvest Time! (ages 3-5 with parent) Introduces children to harvesting veggies. Each day, children will visit our education garden to learn about and harvest a different fruit or vegetable they can take home with them. Other hands-on activities may include: planting seeds, farm games, crafts, stories and more. This program costs $70. Dates for 2017 as follows: 

August 7th - August 18th


9:00am - 10:00am


Please note that the Summer Youth Programs will be held even in inclement weather (unless it is extreme). To register, please read and understand our Summer Program Guidelines Then, print and complete the Summer Program Registration Form and send it with your payment in full to:

Green Meadows Farm 

656 Asbury Street 

S. Hamilton, MA 01982 

Attn:Alyssa Hajek-Jones