Coverdale Farm Preserve

This 352-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve offers panoramic views of rolling countryside, a farm, live animals, vegetable gardens, farm based education programs, seasonal events and a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.Support Coverdale Farm Preserve »

 

Upcoming Event

Clean Water Rally (FREE)

Tue 6/2, 9:30/10 AM - 4 PM

Learn more and register!

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Come for fun on the farm!

Farm Fun Wednesdays

Wednesdays, May – Sept., 12 pm – 2:30 pm

FREE for Members
Non-Members pricing:
Adult: $5 • Kids over 2: $3
Children under 2 are FREE
Become a Member »
No pre-registration required,
just show up!

Join us every Wednesday for an informal day on the farm.

Activities

  • Meet our Animals: Take a self-guided visit to see Coverdale's animals
  • Garden fun: dig in the vegetable garden
  • Farm Scavenger Hunt: find them all
  • Picnic: bring a lunch to enjoy under the grand old oak trees
  • Story Time at 1 pm: listen to a farm favorite story read by our fabulous farm staff

     

    Farm Fun Saturdays

    Saturdays, May 9 – Sept. 26, 9 am – 4 pm

    FREE for Members
    Non-Members pricing:
    Adult: $5 • Kids over 2: $3
    Children under 2 are FREE
    Become a Member »
    No pre-registration required,
    just show up!

    Join us every Saturday for a fun-filled day on the farm.

    Activities

    • Morning Farm Chores: Arrive promptly at 9 am to feed animals
    • Self-guided tours: tour the farmstead - animals, garden, observation bee hive, and CSA field
    • Hike the Nature Trail: hike our farm management themed nature trail through the preserve
    • Shop our Farm Fresh Produce: produce available at our CSA porch June - Sept
    • U-pick: walk our fields and pick of herbs, flowers, tomatoes, and hot peppers in the 1-acre farmstead "crop plot" when in season

    Featured Fun

    • May 9: Weekends Grand Opening with Eggmobile Celebration (learn more at right)
    • May 16: Sheep Shearing at 9:30 am
    • June 20: Cooking demo - early spring greens & great homemade dressings, 11 am - noon
    • August 22: Celebrate National Honeybee Day - meet our bees & their keepers, noon - 2 pm
    • September 12: Bioblitz - help tally our plants and animals, 9 am - noon

Coverdale Grand Opening Celebration

May 9, 2015

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Schedule of Events

9 am: Farm Animal Chores
Care for cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and chicks

10 am: Eggmobile Parade
March our brand new pastured poultry mobile into the farmstead with great fanfare!

10 am – 2 pm: Crafts & Farm Games

Crafts:
• Clothes Pin Chicks
• Clever Chicks
• Happy Hen
• Chicks on a Stick
• Just Hatched
• Plant a Vegetable Seed

Farm Games:
• 11 am: Nest to Nest Relay
• 12 pm: Chicken Scratch
• 1 pm: Chicken Dance!

Activities available all day
9am – 4 pm

  • Self-guided Farm Tours: tour the farm to meet our animals
  • Self-guided CSA Tours: tour our farm fields and see now and what produce is grown
  • Picnic: bring a picnic lunch or snack and dine under the giant oaks
  • Shop: shop the welcome barn for cool DNS/Coverdale Gear

4:00pm - Farm Gates Closed…..See you next Saturday!

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