Saturday, September 16, 2023

Family Farm Chores at Appleton Farms

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About Family Farm Chores at Appleton Farms

Discover our special barnyard animals! Our Angora rabbits Violet and Vanilla, Nubian goats Merlin, Maeve, Morgana, and Mordred, dairy cows Gray and Jasmine, and our friendly flock of heritage chickens will take center stage as we learn about what makes them so unique.

Befriend the Barnyard is a hands-on barnyard experience that allows you and your family to approach our barnyard buddies under the guidance of a professional farm-based educator. Join us for a new activity every half-hour. Activities might include:

  • Feeding the Angora rabbits and carding or spinning wool
  • Collecting eggs from the chicken coop
  • Brushing the goats in their pasture
  • Observing the the cows in their pasture

This program is best suited for families with young children. Be sure to wear sneakers or other closed-toe shoes when you join us in the barnyard!

Please note: You must purchase a ticket to participate in this event intended to engage children and families.

Pre-registration is required. Please select a time slot when you register – 11AM-11:30AM, 11:30AM-12PM, 12PM-12:30PM, 12:30PM-1PM.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Program Refunds/Cancellations: In the event that a program is cancelled due to severe weather, low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify you as soon as possible by email and issue you a full refund within 14 days of the cancellation. If you cannot attend a program as planned, contact at least 7 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund or transfer to another date/class. Refunds and/or class transfers will not be granted for registration cancellations placed fewer than 7 days before the start of the program. There are no refunds for missed classes. Appleton Farms reserves the right to change program locations, schedules, or instructors when necessary.
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