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Valley Crest is proud to offer a wide array of hands- on learning opportunities for homeschoolers. The following classes are offered for homeschool learners. Don't see a class covering a topic your learner is interested in? Email or call Rachel (education@valleycrestfarmnj.org or 908.238.9696) to set up a program! We are happy to plan classes for your network that suit the needs of your children.

Individual Classes

Apple Cidering & Pick for the Pantry

All Ages (under 7 with an adult)

10-11:30am

9/14/18

DIY Terrarium

Ages 10 and up

10-11:30am

9/21/18

Orienteering

Ages 11 and up

10-11:30am

9/28/18

Lenni Lenape

Ages 10 and up

10-11:30am

10/05/18

Plants for Native Animals

Ages 9 and up

10-11:30am

10/12/18

Invaders!

Ages 9 and up

10-11:30am

10/19/18

Preserving the Harvest

Ages 9 and up

10-11:30am

10/26/18

This special kick-off to the fall season brings you into the orchard to pick apples for donation to the food bank before pressing apples into delicious, fresh cider.

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Learn about terrariums before designing and building your very own to bring home with you.

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Learn how to use a map and compass before taking to our orienteering course and testing your skills.

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Learn about the people who lived on this land before the colonization of America. Explore Lenape crafts, culture and the difficulties they faced as they lived off the land.

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Explore the plants which native New Jersey animals rely on. We will take to the trail to identify these plants in person and to determine how animal species change our landscape the the plants that may live here.

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This week, we will think about the challenges posed by invasive species in New Jersey. Why do we care about these invaders? What can we do about them?

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We will preserve the year’s harvest by creating apple sauce filling in the kitchen! Learn tips and tricks about canning and bring your own product home.

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Valley Crest Farm & Preserve grows and donates fresh produce to help people in need, maintains its farm and forest for education and recreation, and encourages respect for farms and nature.

Valley Crest Preserve Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

14 Allerton Road, Lebanon, NJ 08833 • 908-238-9696 • info@valleycrestfarmnj.org