Programs at the Education Center

Our mission is to provide hands–on educational experiences for people of all ages by exploring the complex interconnectedness of our natural world. Our purpose is to educate about agriculture, the sources of our food and the importance of nutrition for healthy lifestyles. We believe people should make meaningful connections with our natural world in order to become responsible stewards of local and global sustainability

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Recent Posts

Girl Scout Silver Award Project Completed
On February 3rd, 2017 by Jenna

We would like to congratulate Kendall Hovius on completing her Silver Award Project. The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. The basis of their project is to find an issue within their … Continue reading

Families continue to enjoy celebrating birthday parties at Fernbrook all year round!
On January 23rd, 2017 by Kim Barlieb

Birthday parties at Fernbrook Farms are now bigger and better than ever!  With the pond open for fishing most of the year, forest trails laden with hidden treasures, and friendly barn animals waiting to be pet, there is something for … Continue reading

The Horizon Foundation funds another successful year of programs for Trenton City Schools
On December 21st, 2016 by Kim Barlieb

We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU  to the Horizon Foundation for approving a grant which made it possible to continue bringing inner city kids from Trenton NJ to Fernbrook Farms to engage in hands on learning and … Continue reading

Our Growing Community of Homeschoolers
On December 20th, 2016 by Jenna

   Thank you to our growing number of homeschool families that have continued to support our programs over the years. I have heard from a lot of you regarding the parent’s and child’s love of our environmental education programs here … Continue reading

2014 Fall Pre-K/Kindergarten & Homeschool Semester
On November 24th, 2014 by Mr. Brian

This Fall Semester was the Education Center’s most successful semester EVER! We had 169 students between the ages of 3-14 years old participate in the Fall Semester. That is the highest attendance rate we have had since we started the … Continue reading