Orchard Explorers Summer Workshops

Wednesday Mornings

Food’s journey from the field to your fork is fascinating! Join in the fun as educator Brandon Hertzler connects children to the wonders of farming through games, stories, and hands-on learning.

 

Ages:

Children ages 7 to 10+. Parents/guardians do not need to attend sessions but should remain onsite since we are not a registered child care facility.   Parents may attend our Read ‘N’ Pick story time with younger children while their older children are attending Orchard Explorers.  

Times & Dates:

Wednesdays from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, June 19th through August 14th

2019 Cost:

$9.00 per child

Topics:

*Fruits harvested may change depending on availability.

June 19
Planting & Composting
Fruit Focus: Raspberries

June 26
Soil Composition
Fruit Focus: Cherries

July 3
Irrigation
Fruit Focus: Blueberries

July 10
Pollination
Fruit Focus: Sugar Plums

July 17
Orchard Allies: Bugs, worms and bacteria.
Fruit Focus: Nectarines/blueberries

July 24
Tremendous Trees! Pruning, grafting and rotating.
Fruit Focus: Donut peaches

July 31
Herbs & Harvesting!
Fruit Focus: Peaches

August 7
Cooking, preserving and canning
Fruit Focus: Blackberries/peaches

August 14
All Access Pass
Fruit Focus: Early Apples & Cider

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