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Fall Field Trip to a Farm

The 4s classes went to Sharp’s Farm together for way more than your standard pumpkin patch field trip!  We met up at the chicken coops (always a good way to start a day!) The farmers let the kids feed the chickens some lettuce, pet a bunny named peanut butter, watch the pigs eat pumpkins with their whole faces inside them, feed the goats some corn, and pet a donkey.

71-year-old Farmer, Chad, taught the kids all about beekeeping including trying on a beekeeper’s hat. Then we all boarded a hayride that included a very exciting fake engine failure in the middle of a creek. All the kids went home with a sugar pumpkin they picked off the vine themselves and an ear of popping corn they pulled off the stalk.  The parents enjoyed getting to know each other better and the quiet rides home as the tuckered out kiddos napped on the way back to Crofton.

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