Farm News

Evenings at Ellms

This Fall season we are not only bringing you new and awesome daytime activities on Ellms Family Farm, we are also adding Saturday evenings for you to spend with us!  We are so excited  to announce the start of Evenings at Ellms every Saturday night in October 2019.  Join us for a Moonlight Maze – the most fun and farmtastic…
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New for 2019

Fall Farm Season is almost here and we are so excited to announce all the new happenings and attractions coming this season to the Ellms Family Farm! New this year we have our all ages Low Ropes Course – a 70’ x 70’ foot course offering multiple action zones for the whole family to practice balance, teamwork and most of…
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Behind the Scenes: Charlton Heights Field Trip

When you are an elementary school teacher, it can be challenging to coordinate a successful field trip. It is important to find a location that is budget-friendly, and engages the students in order to keep their attention for the duration of the trip. Most importantly, the school field trip must educate students in a fun way. Jill Gobel, a second…
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Behind the Scenes: Gowana Middle School Field Trip

Field trips provide a great escape from the routines of classroom learning. They also provide students with a unique opportunity to experience aspects of their studies first hand. Many students look forward to their upcoming field trip all year long. However, the 6th grade class at Gowana Middle School does things a bit differently. Rather than ending the year with…
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Growing Pumpkins at Ellms Family Farm

Over the winter we plan what type of gourds and pumpkins we will plant in the spring.  The type and the number of each type to plant is always based on the previous year’s comments from our guests on the farm and new types from the seed companies. After 7-10 days the seeds germinate and the pumpkin plants start to…
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