Farm to Youth Workshops - Winter 2023 40.6985° N -41.9778° W

Description

"Farm to Youth" workshops allow us to bring the farm experience to your classroom, local park, program site, or schoolyard!

We offer unique STEM-based experiences for schools and youth programs looking to deepen young people's understanding of agriculture, food, and the urban ecosystem!

Farm to Youth Workshops offer 3 different types of experiences:

  1. Urban Ecology Workshop
  2. Honeybee Education Workshop
  3. Compost in the Classroom Workshop

Please look below to read more about each experience and sign up for one!


Cancellation Policy

City Growers requires at least 2 weeks notice from the booker to cancel a workshop without penalty. Cancellations made by the booker within 2 weeks of a scheduled workshop require a cancellation fee of 30% of the total cost.

For weather-related cancellations: ~If your workshop is taking place outside~ In the event of a thunderstorm, severe heat advisory, or other weather-related concern, we will reschedule the workshop without penalty. alternatively, we can move your workshop to a backup indoor location if your group has that available.

Info


, NY 11221

9174264420

info@citygrowers.org

Sun
Closed
Mon
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thur
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat
Closed

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Subjects
Science, Ecosystems, Agriculture, Sustainability, My Community, Adaptation
Activities
School Based Program
Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, K
Cost
Accommodations

Learning Experiences

School Based Program

Farm to Youth - Compost in the Classroom Workshop

Youth interact with a worm composting bin onsite in your outdoor or indoor learning space, and learn how to maintain it! Through hands-on learning young people understand why it's important (and fun!) for sustainable practices to be a part of all of our lives. How much food can 1/2 a pound of worms eat in one week? Let's find out!

Farm to Youth is designed to reach multiple classes in a single visit. We offer between 2 and 4 workshops per visit, and charge a flat rate for the day. The duration for each individual class can range from 40-60 minutes, depending on your school’s daily schedule.

Sample Schedule:
Class 1 - 9:00-9:50
Class 2 - 10:00-10:50
EDUCATOR BREAK 11:00-11:50
Class 3 - 12:00-12:50
Class 4 - 1:00-1:50

Important Note: the information you will fill out upon booking includes the booker's information and your group's information in its entirety.
After you request a booking, you will receive an email where you will be prompted to fill out a google form to provide information about each individual class.
PLEASE NOTE: “group” refers to the group in its entirety (i.e. up to 120 students); “class” refers to each smaller class within the larger group (i.e. up to 30 students).

Subjects Covered

science, ecosystems, agriculture, sustainability, my community

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, k
Capacity
120 stu., 1 chap. per 5 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
180 min.
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Farm to Youth - Honey Bee Education Workshop

The honey bee plays an important role in agriculture, and its health is indicative of the health of our environment. Participants explore the intricate world of the honeybee super-organism, interact with an empty honeybee hive, and engage in active learning all about pollination.

Farm to Youth is designed to reach multiple classes in a single visit. We offer between 2 and 4 workshops per visit, and charge a flat rate for the day. The duration for each individual class can range from 40-60 minutes, depending on your school’s daily schedule.

Sample Schedule:
Class 1 - 9:00-9:50
Class 2 - 10:00-10:50
EDUCATOR BREAK 11:00-11:50
Class 3 - 12:00-12:50
Class 4 - 1:00-1:50

Important Note: the information you will fill out upon booking includes the booker's information and your group's information in its entirety.
After you request a booking, you will receive an email where you will be prompted to fill out a google form to provide information about each individual class.
PLEASE NOTE: “Group” refers to the group in its entirety (i.e. up to 120 students); “class” refers to each smaller group (i.e. up to 30 students).

Subjects Covered

science, ecosystems, agriculture, sustainability, my community

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, k
Capacity
120 stu., 1 chap. per 5 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
180 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist

Farm to Youth- Urban Ecology Workshop

Even in a city, nature is all around us! Youth will connect with our urban ecosystem and the history of life on this land through movement- and inquiry-based games that teach native and invasive plant identification, the importance of pollination, and species adaptation. Designed for your local park or outdoor classroom, this workshop will have you looking at the city in a whole new way!

Farm to Youth is designed to reach multiple classes in a single visit. We offer between 2 and 4 workshops per visit, and charge a flat rate for the day. The duration for each individual class can range from 40-60 minutes, depending on your school’s daily schedule.

Sample Schedule:
Class 1 - 9:00-9:50
Class 2 - 10:00-10:50
EDUCATOR BREAK 11:00-11:50
Class 3 - 12:00-12:50
Class 4 - 1:00-1:50

Important Note: the information you will fill out upon booking includes the booker's information and your group's information in its entirety.
After you request a booking, you will receive an email where you will be prompted to fill out a google form to provide information about each individual class.
PLEASE NOTE: “Group” refers to the group in its entirety (i.e. up to 120 students); “class” refers to each smaller group (i.e. up to 30 students).

Subjects Covered

science, ecosystems, agriculture, sustainability, my community

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, k
Capacity
120 stu., 1 chap. per 5 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
180 min.
Book Now Join Waitlist