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By connecting to land, food, and each other, we create a more nourished community. We are so grateful for AMD‘s contribution in support of our 2018 Educational Farm Tours– thank you for your generosity to help more young people connect to food and community! We’d love to have your student or community group out to the farm this season to learn with us, please click the link to request a tour or read on for more information below.

 

Click here to request a tour!

ABOUT THE TOUR

Urban Roots offers age-appropriate Educational Farm Tours for groups of students and community members. Led by Urban Roots staff and/or Food & Leadership Fellows, Educational Farm Tours include a tour of our sustainable farm with educational content that include:

Enjoying volunteering on the farm

TOUR OPTIONS

1-Hour Tour (Pre-K – 5th Grade) includes:

TEKS-aligned for Kindergarten – 5th Grade! Contact us for more information.

Introductions

Community-building activities

40-min hands-on tour of Urban Roots’ 3.5-acre farm

Tasting of fruits and veggies, when available

Reflection

1.5-Hour Tour (6th – 12th Grade) includes:

Introductions

40-min tour of Urban Roots’ 3.5-acre farm

30-min hands-on field work

Tasting of fruits and veggies, when available

Reflection

If you are inquiring about a tour for adults or have a special request, please email tours@urbanrootsatx.org for more information.

SCHEDULE A TOUR

We are currently scheduling tours! To request a tour, please complete this form (same as the link at the top of the page), including your preferred tour options, dates, times, number of participants, and the age range of the participants. We will process your request and email you with follow-up as soon as possible. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

Group Size, Age, and Cost

Children must be 4 years or older to participate in an Educational Farm Tour.

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For example, a group of 35 4th grade students would need 5 adult chaperones and 2 Urban Roots tour guides. The cost of the tour would be $120, or free for Title I schools.

For larger groups and other requests, please contact us! We are happy to work with special requests whenever possible. In many cases it is possible to schedule tours back-to-back or across multiple days so that all students can attend.

Please note that group sizes do not include adult chaperones. Adult chaperones are responsible for actively participating with their students and managing their students’ behavior.

Tour Groups Must
Rescheduling or Canceling Tours
If a tour is canceled with advanced notice of more than of 48 hours of the scheduled tour date, Urban Roots will refund 100% of the cost of the tour. If a tour is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled tour date, Urban Roots will refund 50% of the cost of the tour. We tour rain or shine; however, if Urban Roots cancels a tour due to severe weather, we will provide a full refund.

Rescheduled tours will not be refunded. If the tour is rescheduled, we request that the tour be completed within 3 months of it’s original date.

Contact

Contact us at tours@urbanrootsatx.org to ask questions or find out more information, but please fill out this form to schedule your groups’ Educational Farm Tour at Urban Roots!

 

2018 Educational Farm Tours Kindly Presented By:

 

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