A working, educational farm on a 47-acre site. In the fall, students can learn about pumpkins, find out how to make pressed apple cider, feed farm animals, and take a guided tour around the farm. Winter activities include quilting, experimenting with colonial cooking, and seeing the process of spinning wool into yarn. In the spring, students can learn about honey bees, discover how eggs develop, participate in a greenhouse workshop and churn their own butter.
Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New
York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland. The
encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest continuously farmed
site in New York State. The site includes historic farm buildings, a
greenhouse complex, livestock, farm vehicles and implements, planting
fields, an orchard and herb garden.
EVENTSHOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Tues–Thurs, Dec 26–28, 2017
Warm up by the fireplaces of the decorated Adriance Farmhouse at this celebrated annual event. Take a tour of this historic landmark building and enjoy seasonal kids' crafts and hot mulled cider throughout the afternoon!
This event is FREE
Address: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park, NY 11004. Queens County. New York City, NY. Tel: 718-347-3276 ext. 302. Website: www.queensfarm.org
. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM.
Grade Level: Pre K-9th. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Social Studies.SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN:
Environmental Science, Social Studies.