Flamig Farm

Home of the Backwards Eggs, Flamig Farm in the Farmington Valley is an environmentally-friendly farm committed to raising awareness about farm life, health, and conservation. Students can visit the petting zoo and feed grain to a variety of animals such as sheep, goats, llamas, and alpacas. Fun farm activities include hayrides, pony rides, and more. A timber framed pavilion on–site houses picnic tables for having lunch, and plenty of hand washing facilities are available.
Contact Info
Address: P.O. Box 246, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, CT 06092. Hartford County.
Tel: 860-658-5070.
Hrs: Apr.-Nov. 9AM-5PM.
Preschool and elementary school students will enjoy educational farm tours, during which they will learn about animals, local food production, solar energy, and more. Learn more.
Contact Info
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-5th.
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
Group Size: 30+ for guided tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies
Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies. 
Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental science, biology, animal science, farm life, health, nutrition, food production, energy.

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