Customized Tours to Educate All Ages
Greenlands Farm and Helpers Of Our Farm offers in-depth farm tours for the purpose of educating young children and young adults about a sustainable Homestead Farm, agriculture, organic farming, farm animals, and farm products. Meet real farmers, get a behind the scenes view on how our farm operates, how your vegetables grow, meet our rescue animals, and see how we live off our farm. These specialized tours will be running until the end of 2017 and 2018 will be bringing new opportunities, so stay connected!
Our tours are tailored to the educational needs of school groups to ensure the highest level of learning is achieved. Customize your tour to meet classroom curriculum!
We allow a maximum of 35 people per tour and require a minimum of 18 paying guests per tour. You can bring more than 35 people, but you will need to reserve two tour time slots. Our tours are tailored to age groups to ensure the highest level of learning is achieved.
Location: We are located in Brunswick County in Bolivia, 20 miles from the Cape Fear Bridge. Our address is 668 Midway Road SE, 1.6 miles from Old Ocean Hwy.
Hours: We are booking tours on the farm through the end of 2017, Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 4pm.
Curriculum: We can offer an in-depth focus on any of the subjects listed in our tour packet to meet your classroom requirements or interests. Please inform us of any subjects that you would like us to specifically spotlight before your visit to allow us to tailor your tour to your needs. Please be advised we follow your choices, so make sure you include ALL educational subjects you wish to be covered. Greenlands Farm is capable of meeting Science, Social Studies, and Health Education courses of study.
Eating on the farm: We have a picnic area for you to enjoy your packed lunch or snacks at on the farm.
Scheduling Tours: Tours must be schedule 2 weeks in advance.
Weather: Tours are subject to weather. If it is raining or we have had excessive rain, making the farm too wet to walk, we will contact you to reschedule.
Handicap Accessibility: The farm is wheelchair accessible, albeit a bit bumpy terrain! We have many special needs groups that visit the farm and have a wonderful time.
Tour Cost: Our tours are tailored to age groups and vary in price.
- 1 years old to Pre-K tours: $6 each child, classroom teachers free, additional adults $6 each
- Elementary School Tours: $8 per student, classroom teachers free, additional adults $8 each
- Middle & High School Tours: $8 per student, classroom teachers free, additional adults $8 each
Other tours (see more info below):
- General Public: $10 per person
- Senior Living Groups (Assisted Living): $4 per senior
Payment: We request that you pre-pay for the tour at least two days in advance. We accept cash, checks, atm/debit, and credit cards. You may also submit a purchase order to pay through your district.
Approximate Tour Length: Our tours vary in length according to tour type and group size.
- 2 years old to Pre-K tours: 45 minutes
- Elementary School Tours: 1 to 1 ½ hours
- Middle & High School Tours: 1 to 1 ½ hours
- General Public: 1 to 1 ½ hours
- Senior Living Group: 45 minutes
Tour Group Size: We allow a maximum of 35 people per tour and require a minimum of $125 no matter the size of your tour group. You can bring more than 35 people, we are able to divide the tours into groups.
Other Tours: We offer tours outside of the school system, providing your party consists of a minimum of $125. If you have less than this, you can contact us to see if we can add you on to another scheduled farm tour. Our farm is closed except for scheduled tours and events.