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Pumpkin School
 Field Trips

We require a minimum of 20 paying participants (students) for school field trips. If your school or nursery has less than 20 paying participants (students), it is possible for us to combine you with a larger group. Please call for availability (864) 461-3000. 

We require a minimum of 20 paying participants (students) for school field trips. If your school or nursery has less than 20 paying participants (students), it is possible for us to combine you with a larger group. Please call for availability (864) 461-3000. 

dates & times

Sept. 27 - Nov. 5, 2021
By appointment only
9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00

cost

$12 per student
or chaperone

*There is a minimum of 20 paying participants for group field trips. For less than 20 participants, it is possible for us to combine you with a larger group. Please call for availability.
*Two teachers per class of 20- NO CHARGE FOR TOUR

*Please note that any parents or siblings that attend field trip will be charge admission of $12. Parents/siblings must have a ticket before loading onto wagon. *NO EXCEPTIONS

You will begin your field trip at Strawberry Hill by loading onto our tractor-drawn wagon for a guided tour of the farm. Students will catch a glimpse of our corn, strawberry, peach, and pumpkin fields as they ride! They will also get a first hand view of our irrigation pond.

Students will learn about plant and animal science, including:
• Basic needs of a pumpkin plant
• Life cycle and structure of a pumpkin plant
• Weather effects, including seasonal changes on a farm
• Importance of pollination & use of honey bees
• Basic needs of farm animals
• Visit with our calves, pigs, chickens, goats, and big pig “Penelope”
• Relevance of irrigation system

Register for your field trip here

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Field Trip cost includes hayride, visit with farm animals, playground, pie-sized pumpkin to take home, and scoop on homemade vanilla or chocolate ice-cream

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Gaffney Roadside Market

  


The Shed at Cooley Farm 



cafe hours: MON. - SAT. 6 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. (cafe closed sundays)
ice-cream: sun. - sat.  11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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Gaffney Roadside Market

  




The Shed at Cooley Farm 

 (864) 649-1414

Mon. - Sat. 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.  
Sundays 9 a.m.- 7 P.M.

117 Nancy Creek Road, Gaffney, SC 29341

Open 7 days a week     8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

(864) 461-7225

 (864) 461-4000

Café: Mon.-Sat. 6 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. | Closed Sundays 
Ice-cream:  Mon. - Sun.  11 A.M.- 8 P.M.

3097 Hwy 11 W, Chesnee, SC 29323

3092 Hwy 11 West, Chesnee, SC 29323

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