If you are looking to have fun with your children or grandchildren this summer, get them connected with the outdoors and the environment, or want to encourage some healthier eating habits, be sure to add at least one of Moulton Farm’s guided “Veggie Hunts” to your plans.
These fun filled events combine the enthusiasm of Easter egg hunts with exploring where food comes from and how it grows. Our guided “Veggie Hunts” bring children ages 5 to 9, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, into the farm’s fields with a member of the farm’s staff to learn about how each vegetable grows before the hunting begins.
“The looks on their faces are wonderful when they find the vegetables,” says John Moulton, owner of the farm that has been actively producing food since the 1890s. “They are excited about showing off their bounty and more inclined to try the vegetables.”
“Some children and adults have never grown a vegetable and know very little about where their food comes from. It’s a fun and educational experience for children and the adults who come with them − even for those who have gardened before,” says Moulton, who was an educator for years before retiring to run the farm fulltime.
A t-shirt for each child and the vegetables the children find during the veggie hunt are included in the event fee. Each hunt event costs $12 for the first child in a family group and $10 for each additional child in the family group. There is no cost for parents or grandparents accompanying children.
You can register in advance by clicking here or we also offer same day registration at the farm, but please be sure to come a few minutes early to do this. ?