Tours, Classes and Workshops
Presently, we are welcoming visitors only for private tours or workshops. Call or email us to inquire!
We offer activities that educate, inspire, and entertain. Whether you are looking for an introduction to a subject, a deeper immersion and some training, or something playful to do with your whole family, Apple Pond Farm offers many levels of engagement for learners of all ages.
We also offer special programming for camps, schools and other groups. Contact us to learn more.
Private Farm Tours
A close up look at several farm projects: the basics of organic gardening, raising chickens for eggs and meat, all about raising sheep and goats, how wool grows, is harvested and is turned into yarn, how solar and wind power produce about 85% of our electricity. Seasonal events too: making hay while the sun shines, preparing for winter, garden planning for spring.
Farm tours are available for private groups of up to 10 people by reservation only. Contact us for pricing and availability.
Farming with Kids, and Adults!
Kids and children at heart can join us on the farm and help with farm chores, enjoy the scenic land, and learn about sustainable practices that are easily transferrable to the smallest of homesteads. Activities vary with the season.
Saturdays, 10 am - 11 am
Here is your chance to learn a new skill: spinning wool, raising chickens, making goat cheese, how to add renewable energy to your home. Private workshops are offered upon request.
7/3 Sunday, 11am - 1pm
"A Lotta Ricotta"
Introduction to the basics of cheese making; make ricotta and learn ways of serving it. $45 for young teens and adults. Reservations required.
7/10 Sunday, 10am - 11:30am
"Building a Partnership With Your Dog"
Bring you dog. Steve Porter, dog trainer and Sonja Hedlund, sheep farmer