Virtual Strawberry Tours


Virtual Strawberry Tour

 

Recommended for: Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

When: April 27 – May 27, 2022
Wednesdays by appointment only
Call to check availability for other days of the week

Cost:
$12.00 (includes tax)
Children under 2 are admitted free
Two teachers per class are admitted free
Minimum of 10 paying guests

* For Out of State Groups/Schools please call 704-636-4005 or email tours@pattersonfarminc.com  to book your virtual tour.

 

Patterson Farm Market & Tours staff have been working extremely hard to develop a virtual field trip program to best recreate the experience of an onsite field trip to the farm. Our goal is to always educate students on the importance of agriculture education and how essential the agriculture industry and its workers are to the community. Students will virtually visit our strawberry patch and farm.  This tour will teach children all there is to know about strawberries including the strawberry life cycle,  how we grow strawberries, and do a hands-on activitity.   This tour will also include a virtual wagon ride around our farm and a trip to the barn to learn about some of our barnyard friends.

Where:

Led by the Patterson Farm Staff, virtual tours can either be held in class OR at home when students are completing one of their virtual learning days outside of the classroom.

How it Works:

Teachers will need to book a tour date and time just like any other traditional field trip. Teachers will also schedule a time prior to the tour for materials to be delivered to the school for distribution to students. Materials are delivered at no charge for a 25 mile radius. There is a delivery fee for beyond 25 miles.

What’s Included:

The virtual tour includes approximately 60+ minutes of pre-recorded videos including a hands on activity. The materials for this tour will be delivered to your school, prepackaged and ready for your students, prior to your  virtual tour.  Students will also get a Fun Farm Take Away and a pint of strawberries * as part of their virtual field trip experience.

Tours include the following: 

  • Official Welcome to our Farm
  • Whole-Class Discussion Questions
  • Strawberry Life Cycle
  • Strawberry Growing Process
  • Benefits of Strawberries
  • How We Pick Strawberries
  • Parts of a Strawberry
  • Bees and Pollination
  • Strawberry Facts
  • Hands-on Activity
  • Virtual Visit to the Barnyard
  • Virtual Wagon Ride Around the Farm
  • Fun Farm Take Away (Plant)
  • Strawberry Activity Book
  • Pint of strawberries*

*In some cases, depending on your location, it may be necessary to source your strawberries from a local vendor due to the perishability of strawberries.


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