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Life on the Farm

When a personal visit to the farm is not possible, these resources, provided by Plowshares Farm Center for Education and Spirituality, will help children explore the connection between farms and food. Students can meet a cow, visit the hen house, or encounter a small flock of sheep. They can witness a hand-milking demonstration, butter-making, egg-collecting, and other fun and educational farm activities.

Enjoy! And let us know what else you’d like to see!

Videos and Activities

The Harvest Celebration

The Harvest Celebration

Friends of Plowshares Farm Center for Education and Spirituality gathered for The Harvest Celebration this year by Zoom. If you weren’t able to attend the celebration, you can view the full recording here.

Celebrating 20 years

Celebrating 20 years

As Plowshares Farm Center for Education and Spirituality celebrates the twenty year anniversary, we share this short reflection of why we came to the farm and how life has evolved since then.

Jack, the Farm Dog

Jack, the Farm Dog

Introducing Farmer Bob’s best buddy, Jack, our Farm dog. If you’ve been to Plowshares, you’ve likely been greeted by Jack. If you haven’t been here yet, here’s your chance to meet him.

Green Beans

Green Beans

Our gardens are doing great and we’re beginning to enjoy fresh vegetables. In this video, we focus on one of our favorite things to grow – green beans.

A Visitor in the Hen House

A Visitor in the Hen House

Farmer Bob met his old friend, Esmerelda, the snake, in the Hen House. He tells us about her and then releases her in the woods.

A Special Delivery

A Special Delivery

Farmer Bob got a call from the post office that he had a special delivery. You’ll never guess what it was!