New York State

Phillies Bridge Farm Project

This farm includes 65 acres of organically-grown vegetables and berries, an enchanting children’s garden, farm animals, greenhouses, a historic farmstead, nature trails, and more! During field trips, groups can learn about sustainable food production and sustainable farming methods, farm fresh nutrition, photosynthesis, and even plant anatomy. Through outdoor exploration such as hands-on gardening, a farm tasting tour, paper-making, and more, groups will connect with the soil, plants, and animals.
 
Contact Info
Address: 45 Phillies Bridge Road, New Paltz, New York 12561. Ulster County. Tel: 845-256-9108. Email: jasmine@philliesbridge.org. Website: www.philliesbridge.org. Hrs: 9AM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. Cost: Fee. Title I funding support.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Health, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Health, 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