A new way to meet your friendly farmers of Locust Hall 

Experience the Farm Anywhere

Virtual Farm Field Trips

Students Can Continue to Learn Agriculture

New special offer for Teachers and students to learn from our farmers virtually.
This tour was developed to allow for fun interactive learning while your students are at home. Come visit the farm with your class virtually and learn from a farmer. Each tour option is 40 minutes long and conducted on the virtual platform of your choice. 


Virtual Field Trip Option #1

Farm Tour + Planting Demo

*Plant Kit Included

The 40-minute tour will consist of a farm tour with the farmer teaching your students what crops we grow on the farm and what is in season now. Each student is also able to participate in a hands-on activity of planting seeds and learning. Included in this tour is a physical planting kit, the kids can follow along with the lesson and learn how to care for the plants at home. Our virtual tour is done via the online platform of your choice. 

Planting kit – includes soil, 4 different seeds, planting container, care instructions & a coloring page.

Additional $2.50 per participant

*Kits can be dropped off to a location where they are dispersed to parents or arrange for them to be picked up from the farm




Virtual Field Trip Option #2

Hayride Tour + Animal Interaction

The 40-minute tour will consist of a farm tour with the farmer teaching your students what crops we grow on the farm and what is in season now. Head on into the animal farm after the farm tour where your students will learn about the different type of farm animals we have. The farmer will teach the students how each different animal is cared for. Our virtual tour is done via an online platform of your choice.

*Animal Interaction can be substituted with plant demonstration (not including kit).


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    Traditional Field Trips at Locust Hall

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    Whether Spring, Summer, or Fall, historic 325 acre Johnsons Locust Hall Farm is the perfect classroom for groups to enjoy a fun, hands-on STEM learning experience about the science and history of farming agriculture and technology.

    In order to reinforce the STEM concepts participants learned at the farm all group leaders will receive a follow-up lesson plan.

    Everyone also brings home the delicious produce that they picked from our fields in which the very first iron plow was demonstrated over 200 years ago!

    EARLY SPRING FIELD TRIPS (May 1st-May 18th) The spring season kicks off our year with our Farm School Hayride. This trip was developed to teach children how plants grow, how to care for them and how to appreciate farming. This farm lesson is conducted in one of our historic barns with a variety of seeds the children can plant. Each child plants seeds and learns how to care for them at home. We love to see future farmers at work! This trip also includes a Farm tour and explanation of what is going on at the farm in the spring.

    SPRING FIELD TRIPS ( May 18th- June 21st) Spring time on the farm is one of our favorite times of the year!  The air is crisp and refreshing, flowers are in bloom, the wildlife is active and some the first crops of year are becoming readily available for harvest.  By mid-May, we typically have strawberries, snap peas, radishes, and spinach!  June 4th is when the raspberries will begin to ripen and not long after that is when we typically start to harvest blackberries. Get your farmer hands ready for picking and minds ready for learning!

    SUMMER FIELD TRIPS (June 21st-Aug 26th) 
    Enjoy morning farm activities and a unique Farm learning experience. Start the day off with a hayride tour around the farm & Pick your own seasonal crops. All guests will be allowed to pick and take home a pre-predetermined amount of produce. Next, visit our barnyard friends and feed them! Followed by Lunchtime which takes place in our historic barns and afterwards the ice cream is on us! available to summer camps, organized summer groups, or a group of friends looking for a true farm experience.
    Crops Avail: raspberries, blackberries, sweet corn, sunflowers and peaches.

    FALL FIELD TRIPS (Sept 17th- Nov. 16th) The Fall months on the farm are a beautiful time of year. The apple trees are full of several different varieties. The Pumpkin Patch is bursting with perfect pumpkins and the Popcorn is ready to harvest when November rolls around.  So come to Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm to pick your own pumpkins, pick your own apples and more!apples, pumpkins, cauliflower, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, popcorn.


    $12.00 per person for the regular tour

    $14.00 per person for the Deluxe Tour

    There is a minimum of 15 people to make a reservation

    One free person per 15 paid

    Ready to Reserve your Field Trip?  Click here for Field Trip Reservation Request Form

    Prospective Field Trip Leaders, need help deciding if Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm will be your STEM Field Trip destination?

    In addition to this page with Field Trip Video,  our Field Trip Leader Information Page includes a Field Trip Day agenda as well as other helpful information on the details of a Field Trip at Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm.

    Schedule a Leader Tour to visit the farm for a “hands-on” view of what your group will experience.  For your Leader Tour, you will be welcome to bring your family or a Co-Leader.   Following your tour we will provide you and your family/Co-Leader a complimentary Hayride and Play Patch admission.  Click here to request a Leader Tour.

    JOIN OUR SCHOOL TRIPS E-MAIL LIST For Seasonal Updates and Farm Happenings.


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