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Befriend the Barnyard at Appleton Farms

Discover our special barnyard animals! Our Angora rabbits Violet, Mabel, Oiver and Charles; Nubian goats Maeve, Morgana, and Mordred; dairy cows Gray, Jasmine, their calves Gigi and Joanie and our friendly flock of heritage chickens will take center stage as we learn about what makes them so unique. Read More


Appleton Farms Bunny Trail Hop

Spring is a time of renewal and excitement at Appleton Farms! Join us to celebrate, explore, and engage with our animals and gardens as you “hop” along the farmyard to different interactive learning stations. From helping in our garden and creating a native seed-bomb, to petting our Angora bunnies, feeding… Read More


Peter Rabbit's Spring Egg Roll at Powisset Farm

Celebrate spring on the farm with an old-fashioned Egg Roll! Children will compete in rolling wooden eggs on our slalom course. Each child will receive a prize for participation! When children are not rolling eggs, they will enjoy a special craft. There will be snacks available for purchase along… Read More

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Homeschool Scientists – March Series

Homeschool Scientists is a unique farm-based program which addresses Next Generation Science Standards while allowing for ample time exploring Appleton’s barnyard, garden, and extensive trails. Students will learn through hands-on science lessons with expert naturalist instructors. Next Generation Science Standards: 1-ESS1-2, 2-ESS2-1, 3-LS1-1, 4-ESS2-1, 5-ESS2-1 This series offers elementary-aged students… Read More

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Appleton Culinary Workshop: Intermediate Sourdough Bread Baking

Have you taken the Sourdough Bread Baking class and want to learn more? Level up your bread baking skills with this workshop led by Culinary Manager Jess Porter. Participants will learn to make a variety of sourdough breads using one base dough. We’ll discuss how to incorporate whole grains, hydration… Read More