A One Week Farm Immersion Experience (Sunday to Sunday)
Spend a very full week on our 160 acre organic farm doing all of the farming that we do. This is an authentic farm experience. You will be immersed in farm chores, and also get a chance to hear relevant lectures, and eat the bountiful harvest.
9AM Breakfast and Cleanup
10AM Back to Work
2pm Lunch, Lecture, Siesta
5PM Back to Work
7PM Dinner and Relaxing Activities (Fire, games, or movie).
Sunday Evening: Report to the farm for a community dinner. Get a chance to dialogue with the farmers just finishing up the previous week’s experience.
Monday:Learn all of the regular farm chores, which include gathering eggs, moving chicken tractors, and moving cattle. As an optional activity on Monday evening we select the set of broilers to be prepared for processing.
Tuesday: Same Chores as Monday plus Moving Meat Chickens through the brooder
Picking up Chicks from Post Office & Putting them in the brooder room
Wed: Same Chores plus Chicken Processing (Optional) or
Produce Gardening Intensive (Soil, hydroponic or floral)
Thursday:Chores plus Layers Intensive
Friday: Chores plus Cattle Intensive
Saturday: Chores plus Food Preparation and Storage
Sunday: Chores plus graduation dinner with a farm harvest.
Cost: $450 per person per week with meals outlined above but no overnight accommodations.
Rooming options: The Inn at Mary’s Land Farm, camping, or nearby hotels.