Deer Foot Farm

Dedicated to building agricultural awareness, Deer Foot Farm is an 82-acre, 5th generation farm historically known as the Johnson-Mink Farm. The farm features a children’s garden, educational workshops, and a variety of activities for groups to enjoy. On the farm’s fields, groups will get a glimpse of animals such as warblers and bluebirds, and maybe even a deer or porcupine in the woods. In the children’s garden, groups will find butterflies, sunflowers, and a variety of other flower types. Groups can learn about farming, take a nature walk with a naturalist to discover medicinal and edible plants, and make a craft at a workshop.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 1221 Union Rd., Appleton, ME 04862. Knox County. Tel: 207-785-3200. Email: Deerfoot_cr@hotmail.com. Website: www.deerfootfarmmarket.com. Hrs: Daily, 9AM-6PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free/Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Farm Lesson Plan

The average American may eat 125 pounds of potatoes each year, but corn is actually America's number one field crop, providing ingredients for cereals, peanut butter, snack foods and soft drinks. Use a trip to an agricultural farm to find out where our fruits and vegetables come from. ... Continue