Pennsylvania

The Market at DelVal

 
At the Market at DelVal, let students and scouts take an educational wagon ride through the scenic farm areas of Delaware Valley University in Bucks County Pennsylvania! See what's growing and grazing while learning about how fruits and vegetables are grown, harvested and marketed. Groups will see the farm’s animals and discover their importance in the world of agriculture. Students, scouts, and home school groups can also participate in Pick-Your-Own Fruits when available. Field trips can be customized based on seasonal availability.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 2100 Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901. Bucks County.
 
Tel: 215-230-7170.
 
 
 
Hrs: Seasonal.
 
SCHOOLS
Your school group farm tour may include a variety of activities and topics such as: Farm Tour, Green Tour, Dairy Tour, Plant a Seed, Corn & Rope Maze, and more! Tours will help students to better understand and respect local farming, food production, and nature. Boxed lunches are available for an additional fee.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Rob Arcidiacono.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
Topics Covered: Agriculture, environmental science, nutrition, sustainability, dairy, produce, animals, plants, organic farming, composting.
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can work on Environmental Science and Sustainability badges at the Market at DelVal. Spring and Summer Tour topics include clean energy, sustainable living, and recycling. Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Rob Arcidiacono.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental Science. 
Topics Covered: Agriculture, environmental studies, nutrition, sustainability, dairy, produce, animals, plants, organic farming, composting.
 
HOMESCHOOL
Field trips to the Market at DelVal provide great supplemental learning for homeschool groups. Tour topics include harvesting, dairy, clean energy, recycling, and more.
 
Contact Info
Contact: Rob Arcidiacono.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours.
 
Cost: Fee. 
 
Topics Covered: Agriculture, nutrition, sustainability, dairy, produce, animals, plants, organic farming, composting.

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