Kids on the Farm Events

Kids on the Farm has ended for the season, check back next summer for great summer fun!

Kids, learn about what is going on at the farm! Join us this summer at Saunders Brothers Farm Market every Tuesday from May 28th to August 6th at 10:30 and learn about all things farming. We will explore which plants like sun and shade, how to bake a pie using fresh fruit, why cows eat grass, and why we need bees for more than just honey. We’d love to share our passion for farming with your family.

Date Events at 10:30 on Tuesdays
Description
5/28/19 How are arrowheads made? Join us and learn about how to grow leafy vegetables and beautiful flowers. Participants will plant, water, and harvest. Come back each week and see how our garden grows.
6/04/19

All About Bee Keeping with

Hungry Hill Farm

This week, we will learn about bee keeping and how honey is made. Do you know how many times a bee needs to touch a bloom before it is fully pollinated? Find out from Glenn.
6/11/19

Pick Your Own Cherries

and Orchard Tour

Come visit our beautiful seven-acre cherry orchard that has a magnificent view.
We grow five different varieties and your children will be able to pick their own sweet cherries during the tour.

6/18/19

Pie Making

Your mini-dessert chefs will learn how to make a homemade pie with fresh Saunders Brothers fruit. Pre-registration is required for this event.
Email Mari to register at mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com

6/25/19

Peach Freezer Jam Making

Come learn how to make fresh peack jam. You will learn about preparing the peaches for jam, and take home your very own jar of fresh peach jam! Pre-registration is required for this event, email Mari at: mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com to register.

7/2/19

Story Time with Papa Saunders

Come listen to Papa Saunders tell stories about what July 4th means to him. Afterwards, cool off with a red, white and blue sundae made with Homestead Creamery Ice-Cream.

7/9/19

Birdhouse Making

Come and make your own birdhouse to take home and give your neighborhood birds a new home!
Pre-registration is required for this event, email Mari at mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com to register.

7/23/19

Why Do Cows Eat Grass?

Nathan Saunders, Jim's son, will let you pet his prize-winning Angus cow. He will tell you why these gentle animals eat grass and why they have 4 stomachs. Find out about the cow's favorite Saunders Brothers fruit. Can you guess what it is?

7/30/19

Antique Farm Equipment Day

Papa Saunders will show you how the horses were used in farming many years ago to pull the implements. He will also show you how we farmed here many years ago. See first-hand antique farming tools and tractors.

8/6/19

Let's Make Music!

Come make music on the farm! Join us as we play and sing along with special guest musicians Kim and Jimbo Cary. During our time together, we will make musical instruments and learn to play rhythm. Come sing and play along with us! *Note-this event will last from 10:30-12:00.

Please pre-register for this event by email or phone at mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com/434.277.5455 x 37.