On The Farm

Discover how a farm really works

At Casey Farm

What is a farm and what happens there? To find out about life on Casey Farm, students meet farm animals, explore fields and farm buildings, get to act like a draft horse, and learn what it’s like to milk a cow. Through these experiences, they see how every animal contributes to the success of the farm.

Each group participates in a seasonal hands-on activity: turning compost, cultivating, planting, or harvesting. Teachers choose from twenty different activities to tailor the program to their group’s grade level and interests.


Program Details

Available weekdays, April through November. Limited to 100 students per program.

Cost: $10 per student

Bring a picnic lunch and combine On the Farm with one of our other programs for a full day at Casey Farm for only $13 per student!

Type of Program: Field Trips

Related Topics: Farming

Curriculum Links

On the Farm connects to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, adopted in Rhode Island in 2010, as follows (page numbers from Common Core document linked below):


Grade One

Grade Two

Grades Three – Five

View full Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy

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