Orchard Explorers Summer Workshop

Tuesday 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.



Children ages 7 to 10. A designated chaperone is required, since we are not a registered child care facility. One chaperone may bring multiple children, but we just require that a chaperone remain with children at all times.

Time & Date:


2018 Cost:

$10 per session.


*Fruits harvested may change depending on availability.

(2018 Dates and Topics)

June 26
Planting & Composting
Fruit Focus: Raspberries

July 3
Soil Composition
Fruit Focus: Cherries

July 10
Fruit Focus: Blueberries

July 17
Fruit Focus: Sugar Plums

July 24
Orchard Allies: Bugs, worms and bacteria.
Fruit Focus: Nectarines/blueberries

July 31
Tremendous Trees! Pruning, grafting and rotating.
Fruit Focus: Donut peaches

August 7
Herbs & Harvesting!
Fruit Focus: Peaches

August 14
Cooking, preserving and canning
Fruit Focus: Blackberries/peaches

August 21
All Access Pass
Fruit Focus: Early Apples & Cider