Children’s Programs include:
- Scheduled Farm Tours
- Birthday Parties
- Tots Cook!
- Farm Playgroup is Back!
- Farmy Volunteer Fridays!
- Custom Farm Tours for your group
- Family Festivals
Schedule your own FARM TOUR!
Explore our 65 acre farm with your family or your group, with a knowledgeable Garden of Eve Educator who will help you do some hands-on learning. Pick some veggies (and taste them fresh from the field!), collect eggs from our pastured chickens, and more! Meet the various species that are part of our farm agri-ecosystem.
Bring water, sun protection and shoes you can get dirty. Rain or shine. Please contact us at email@example.com with your preferred date and time, we will check the calendar and get back to you.
FEE: $6 per person, with a $70 minimum (12 people), $6 additional people. A bag sandwich lunch is available for an additional $7 pp includes half a sandwich, juice box or water, and a piece of fruit or bag of chips. Click here for more info.
Tours can also be followed by a catered FARM-TO-TABLE LUNCH for an additional fee,includes vegetarian option. See our CATERING MENU here
TOTS COOKING! classes (ages 2-8)
Thursday mornings 11am-12:30pm (recommended ages 2-5) and new PM session 2-3:30 (recommended ages 4-8) July & August
Session 1 : JULY (4 classes, plus summer-end celebration)
Session 2: AUGUST (4 classes, plus summer-end celebration)
FARMY FRIENDS classes for youth (ages 6-12) (drop-off)
Wednesdays in July & August 3:30 pm – 5 pm
A chance for kids to really explore the whole farm, we’ll pick crops, discover nature, and eat what we find. Includes learning about farming and food, games, fun with the farm animals, and more. Drop off program. Attend just one, or the whole summer series! Register at www.gardenofevefarm.com
Each class begins with a harvest tour of the farm, where we will all gather the things we need and learn about how they were produced. Then we’ll bring them back to the Farm Market and turn them into delectable delicacies – while you learn simple ways to incorporate fresh, farm-to-table eating at home. Led by Garden of Eve educator Priscilla Jordan and other knowledgeable staff, these classes are fun for families, friends, and make great gifts too! NOTE: all recipes are vegetarian, and we can accommodate vegan, GF, nut-free or other diets in most classes. Just ask!
Tots Cooking and Farmy Friends are fun, hands on weekly workshops dedicated to providing Moms/Grannys/ Dads/ Caregivers a fun, quality time with their child as well as the opportunity to learn first-hand where food comes from, and incorporate delicious, healthy food into their diet. Your child will practice a great variety of fine motor skills, such as mixing, measuring, pouring, weighing, stirring and mashing while learning about life on the farm, making new friends and experiencing new tastes.
TOTS COOK Session 1: (4 classes): July 7 – 28
Thurs July 7: Pancake party Experience the entire wheat harvesting, threshing, winnowing, grinding, and eating process!
Thurs July 14: Mesclun mix up Pick and eat our friends the lettuces
Thurs July 21: Fairy Gardening: take a journey to fairy-land by planting our own fairy garden! We will include some herbs and foods for the fairies to eat.
Thurs July 28: Tomato tasting, and learn your herbs Go on a tomato scavenger hunt & season your treasures with a flavor sensation
TOTS COOK Session 2: (4 classes): August 4 – Sept 1
Thurs Aug 4: Pasta party! Break eggs on purpose and make spaghetti to eat for lunch
Thurs Aug 11: We Be Jammin’! Pick berries, make jam, & take a jar home
Thurs Aug 18: Simple Simon Met a Pieman… make some fruit pies and eat them!
Thurs Aug 25: Sauerkraut & more Turn veggies into delicious, probiotic foods that kids love!We’ll investigate how to make a yummy meal without cooking, including raw kale salad, kale chips, cabbage slaw and more. You will be shocked, but yes we will have your kid eating raw kale of their own free will!
Thurs Sept 1: Summer End Celebration! Free class for all kids & families who have participated in Tots cooking this summer. Weather permitting, we will have some fun water play in the sprinkler, and “farm” field day games!
FARMY FRIENDS: 3:30-5pm Wednesdays July & August
Wed July 6: Pancake party Experience the entire wheat harvesting, threshing, winnowing, grinding, and eating process!
Wed July 13: Mesclun mix up Pick and eat our friends the lettuces
Wed July 20: Fairy Gardening: take a journey to fairy-land by planting our own fairy garden! We will include some herbs and foods for the fairies to eat.
Wed July 27: Tomato tasting, and learn your herbs Go on a tomato scavenger hunt & season your treasures with a flavor sensation
TOTS COOK Session 2: (4 classes): August 4 – Sept 1
Wed Aug 3: Pasta party! Break eggs on purpose and make spaghetti to eat for lunch
Wed Aug 10: We Be Jammin’! Pick berries, make jam, & take a jar home
Wed Aug 17: Simple Simon Met a Pieman… make some fruit pies and eat them!
Wed Aug 24: Sauerkraut & more Turn veggies into delicious, probiotic foods that kids love!We’ll investigate how to make a yummy meal without cooking, including raw kale salad, kale chips, cabbage slaw and more. You will be shocked, but yes we will have your kid eating raw kale of their own free will!
Wed Aug 31: Summer End Celebration!
Free class for all kids & families who have participated in Tots cooking this summer. Weather permitting, we will have some fun water play in the sprinkler, and “farm” field day games!
Tots’ classes & Farmy Friends are $20 per class for the first child, $10 for additional children (3+ kids are $40).
Series fee: $60 for a series of 4 for the first child, $30 for second child. Tag-alongs under 2 are free.
FREE FOR CSA MEMBERS.
Pre-payment is required to register, REGISTER HERE FOR FIRST SESSION
REGISTER HERE FOR SECOND SESSION
SELECT INDIVIDUAL CLASSES ON THE CALENDAR HERE TO REGISTER FOR 1-3 classes
or call 722-8777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with contact information of all attendees. Classes will be held rain or shine. Payment is by check, cash or credit card (MC, Amex or Visa).
Classes are FREE for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members
at any Garden of Eve CSA pick-up location.
CLASS REGISTRATION RULES AND POLICIES
- Limited Space…. Reserve Now. Drop-ins permitted if space available. Please call ahead to 631-722-8777.
- Payment in full is required to hold a spot – no partial payments are accepted.
- Payments are fully refundable: if you cancel your reservation up to 14 calendar days before the class day.
- Payments are non-refundable: if you cancel your reservation within 13 days of the start day of your class, however you will be issued credit that you can use for another class (not merchandise).
- Garden of Eve reserves the right to cancel any program due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient enrollment, with a full refund. Garden of Eve is not responsible for classes missed as a result of student illness, student emergencies or any event beyond our control.
Payment is by check, cash or credit card (MC, Amex or Visa). Phone in registration: (631) 722-8777 or go to our website www.gardenofevefarm.com and links to “cooking classes”
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market provides a relaxing, child-friendly environment for kids to learn about where their food comes from. Kids love to see our friendly farm animals and explore “Our Secret Garden” playground. Garden of Eve provides Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares for more than 1,500 households in the NY-Metro area. CSA is a partnership between our farm and members of the community. In exchange for your commitment to us (i.e. prepayment in June for a weekly or biweekly subscription of vegetables, fruit, eggs, or flowers) we provide you with great value, great taste, and a special relationship with the farm that includes visits, tours, and educational events. Explore more and sign up at www.gardenofevefarm.com
FARM PLAYGROUP is back! Fridays, Memorial Day-Labor Day (June 4 – Sept 2), Time TBD
FREE! Our farm playgroup celebrates a decade of activity, by returning with volunteer leaders – please contact us if you are interested! We donate the space, all you have to do is greet people as they come, and plan a short age-appropriate activity or circle time. Relax in our child-friendly picnic area, meet other local moms, see the animals, do a little gardening if you feel like it with the kids. Please bring a snack to share.
FARMY VOLUNTEER FRIDAYS! For CSA members and others who wish to get your hands dirty, volunteer Fridays and see the farm “behind the scenes”! Volunteer shifts from 9-12 and 1-5, or stay all day! Volunteers must be over the age of 14 and all minors must be accompanied by an adult.
PRE-REGISTRATION suggested, email us at email@example.com
LONG ISLAND GARLIC FESTIVAL
Click here for this year’s info
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