Organics Today Farm offers Field Trips for Schools and Groups.
Our 1 hour walking tour will educate,inspire,entice and relax
groups of any size and age !
We use several “Green” applications such as:
Companion Planting, Perimeter herb and flower planting,
Recycling, Composting, Solar Power,Rain Water Holding, the use of Beneficial Insects and Birds, Green House Growing,Maple Syrup Extraction and Honey Bee Pollination.
The Students will learn :
1) How to make soil naturally (composting)
2) What plants attract beneficial insects and repel non beneficial insects and their importance
3) How to attract beneficial Birds and their importance
4) The effect of Climate Change to Farmers in Long Island
5) What are companion plants
and their benefits
6) A demonstration and explanation of the importance of Solar power
7) The application and importance of recycling
8) The harmful effects of using Chemical Pesticides and Fertilizers
9) The Use and benefits of Honey Bees (demonstration)
10) How to grow plants in a Green House.
11) Planting Demonstration and Q & A
The cost per person is $5.00