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Field Trips

School field trips are by appointment only. No bus or school groups without a reservation.

To Schedule, Please Email homesteadfarmemail@gmail.com

Thank you!

 

Apple Picking Field Trip
Available in September.
Intended for Kindergarten through 4th grade groups.

Your group will:

-Pick apples that they can take home! You must use special field trip sized bags that Homestead Farm will provide. Please do no pick more than the bag can hold.
-Take a fun wagon ride to the apple orchard.
-Meet the farm animals.

Cost:
$7.00 per person (every student, teacher, parent, etc.).
Minimum group size is 20.
apple field trip

 

Pumpkin Picking Field Trip

Available in October.
Intended for Kindergarten through 4th grade groups.

Your group will:

-Pick pumpkins from a real pumpkin patch. One child-sized pumpkin per person (see photo below).
-Take a fun hayride to the pumpkin patch.
-Meet the farm animals.

Cost:
$7.00 per person (every student, teacher, parent, etc.).
Minimum group size is 20.
pumpkin field trip

Important Field Trip Information (Please read before contacting us):

By reservation only. Field trip slots fill up quickly so contact us as soon as possible.

Field trips are on weekdays only.

The cost is $7 per person regardless of age. For example, a group of 80 children, 15 parents, and 5 teachers is 100 people and would be charged $700. Of course, all 100 people would be allowed to pick.

The minimum group size is 20. Groups under 20 people will still be charged for 20 people.

You will be charged by how many people we count on the day of the field trip. So if you made a reservation for 100 people but 5 couldn't make it, don't worry, we will only charge you for 95 people. However, if you make a reservation for 100 people and you bring 105 people, you will be charged for 105.

You cannot bring extra people along for a free hayride.

Teachers, when planning to pay for your trip, please collect all money in advance.

Payment will be made in the farm market, right after the field trip, before you leave the farm.

We suggest bringing markers to write names on apple bags and pumpkins.

We do not offer field trips on Saturdays, Sundays, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Federal holidays, MCPS holidays, FCPS holidays.

If taking a school bus, please avoid Montevideo Road, which is a common way to get from River Road to Sugarland Road (where the farm is).  Montevideo Road has a small single lane bridge that cannot accommodate school buses.

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Ben and Maureen Allnutt
15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, Maryland 20837
Recorded Message: 301-977-3898
HomesteadFarmEmail@gmail.com