Lattes with Lambs

Our baby lambs are excited to meet you! Spend your Saturday with the newest additions to our barnyard while enjoying live music, coffee, and donuts. Bring the whole family to enjoy other activities on our farm including sheep shearing, butter making, and felting. Ticket prices: $10 for adults $5 for children, members, and military All…

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Winter’s Eve

Save the Date: Winter’s Eve is one of the most popular events held at the National Colonial Farm each year. Guests will enjoy a special evening as we deck the farm for the holidays — colonial style! Enjoy the simplicity of the holiday season with: Hand-craft earth-friendly gifts for someone special; Experience an 18th century farm…

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Girl Scout Day: Food Waste

Calling all Troops! Join the Accokeek Foundation for the next Green History Girl Scout Day. Rediscover the lost arts of food preservation, composting, and good old-fashioned resourcefulness from the residents of the National Colonial Farm. Learn how these skills in reducing food waste can help the planet and and your pocketbook! This one-day program, Waste…

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Girl Scout Day: Water Conservation

Include a water-smart cooking demo and other free interactive fun for the whole troop! The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will also make a special visit, bringing experts and their amazing Enviro-scape watershed model. Water Conservation: Deciding what to have for lunch based on its impact on the environment? One hidden factor most people don’t consider…

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Winter’s Eve

Save the Date: Winter’s Eve is one of the most popular events held at the National Colonial Farm each year. Guests will enjoy a special evening as we deck the farm for the holidays — colonial style! Enjoy the simplicity of the holiday season with: Hand-craft earth-friendly gifts for someone special; Experience an 18th century farm…

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Homeschool Day: Those Crafty Colonials!

Maryland’s early settlers had to be clever and resourceful to survive and thrive without today’s conveniences. Learning some of these lost skills is not only fun, but can improve our health, our brainpower, and the planet! Homeschoolers will make their own embroidered handkerchief to save a tree, calculate calories burned by moving a zig-zag fence, help…

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Homeschool Day: Breed All About It!

Get up-close and personal with our baby lambs and calves as you learn about how we raise our animals the green way. Get chickeny with our chickens, make some butter, and  follow wool as it becomes a fuzzy scarf. Today is all about animals! Price per child (4 and up): $8 Contact MaryAlice Bonomo to…