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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Farm Adventure Day and Summer Camps Now Open

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Hello Friends!

Seasonal Staff Needed

We are looking forward to another great springtime at Alegre Farm. We offer hands-on field trips where preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students learn about farm life. We are seeking teachers to guide students through interactive learning stations in our gardens and with our animals. Teaching and farm experience is helpful, but not required. Please contact our Education Director, Angie Mallard, for more information at learn@alegrefarm.com or you can call at (770) 339-3065, extension 4.

For more information or to apply please visit:
https://alegrefarm.com/contact/employment/

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NEXT FARM ADVENTURE DAY ANNOUNCED OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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It's Spring at Alegre Farm! Families are invited to join us for a tour of the farm and a visit to our hands-on, educational stations. Come see how we garden naturally and take care of our animals. We will learn about worm composting, tour our Spring garden, groom one of our ponies, care for our goats, feed our animals and take a hayride around our 15 acre farm. You are welcome to bring your lunch from home to eat at one of our covered pavilions. Pony rides will be offered for $5 and our Farmer's Market will be open after our learning stations are complete. Parents and children are welcome to enjoy the day and experience life on our farm. Come join in the fun at Alegre Farm!

Date: Thursday April 5th

Time: 10:00 - 12:00 Doors open at 9:30

Cost: $10.00 advance tickets, for ages 2 and up. Children under 2 are free.
Tickets Purchased after March 29th or at the door are $15 per person.

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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN

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DATES: June 4-6 , June 18-20 , July 7-9 , July 23-25

TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm

COST: Early bird sign up of $99 per child until April 30th then the price goes up to $125 per child

AGES: Ages 4 - 13

Alegre Farm Summer Camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about life on the farm. Campers will learn about composting, gardening and animal care through hands-on activities in our gardens and with our animals.

During this 3 day, morning camp, we will feed and care for all our animals each day. Campers will help collect fresh eggs and learn how to take care of chickens, roosters, and baby chicks. We will groom, ride, and even bathe our horses. We will learn about goat care through feeding, grooming, and milking our nanny goats. Campers will tend to and harvest items from our garden. We will spend time cooking and eating using our fresh herbs, vegetables and honey from our beehives! Campers will learn all about animal respect and safety and will see what living on a farm is really like. We will also take nature walks, create some animal arts and crafts, perform science experiments, and many more fun activities.

In between all these awesome activities, the campers will work as a team, enjoy being outside and make new friends while learning about the farm.

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SMALL GROUP DISCOUNT DAY!

Perfect for daycares, playgroups, homeschoolers and more!

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2016
Time: 9:45 - 11:30
Cost: $8 per person

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Our market has Raw Milk, Free Range Eggs, Local Honey, and Kombucha! Check out the market page on the website for more information and we've now got an easy online form you can fill out to place your order!

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Tony Gober our amazing Gardening Guru is teaching a class at the Gwinnett Tech Learn In Farm in March! His Planting your Spring Vegetable Garden will teach you all about soil preparation and the best way to plant for true garden success!

March 22, 29, April 5th, 12th (four two-hour sessions)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Gwinnett Tech's Learn In Farm, 5150 Sugarloaf PKWY Lawrenceville, 30043
Cost: $79

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Sincerely,

The Team at Alegre Farm

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