Spring 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. 

Field Trip Dates: April 16 - May 10, 2024
Tuesday-Friday for prescheduled school groups
*Mondays are reserved for rain make-up days

Field trip cost: $13 per student or chaperone/ siblings.

*Two teachers per class of 20- NO CHARGE FOR TOUR
*For Homeschool groups, no charge for 1 organizing teacher.

*Please note that any parents or siblings that attend field trip will be charge admission of $13. Parents/siblings must have a ticket before loading onto wagon. *NO EXCEPTIONS

You will begin your field trip at Strawberry Hill with our lesson on the plant lifecycle and the process of growing berries.  After your lesson, we will load onto the tractor-drawn wagon for a guided tour of the farm. Students will catch a glimpse of our strawberry & peach crops as they ride! They will also get a first hand view of our irrigation pond. Students will get off of the wagon to pick a few strawberries for tasting during this time.
Students will learn about plant science, including:
• Basic needs of a strawberry plant
• Life cycle and structure of a strawberry plant
• Weather effects, including seasonal changes on a farm
• Importance of pollination & use of honey bees
• Relevance of irrigation system
• Different jobs in agriculture

Field Trip cost includes wagon ride,
educational tour of farm,
pint of strawberries to take home,
educational coloring book, &
a scoop of homemade strawberry,
vanilla or chocolate ice-cream.

For additional questions, please contact us at
(864) 461-3000

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Cafe & Ice Cream

Gaffney Roadside Market


The Shed at Cooley Farms 

cafe hours: MON. - SAT. 6 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. (cafe closed sundays)
Ice-cream: Mon.-SUN. 11 A.M. - 8 P.M. 


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Cafe & Ice Cream

Gaffney Roadside Market


The Shed at Cooley Farms 

 (864) 649-1414

Mon.-Sat. 9 A.M. - 8 P.M. 
Sundays  10 A.M. - 7 P.M.

117 Nancy Creek Road, Gaffney, SC 29341

Open 8 A.M.- 8 P.M., 7 DAYS A WEEK

(864) 461-7225

 (864) 461-4000

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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