tour program goes beyond the traditional farm tours for children
Students will not only have fun, they will learn about agriculture!
A variety of different tours are offered during the year - each
one specially designed and adapted for various age groups. Pre
and post tour teaching information is provided. Join us for a
fun farm learning experience!
Schedule a tour now at Critz
Farms in Cazenovia!
Book your tour now
the schedule fills up quickly!
The apple cider tours and pumpkin
tours are 2 hours long, the maple tours are 1.5 hours long. All
tours cost $5.00 per person and include two free chaperones per
Apple Cider Tours - mid to end September (level: Kindergarten -4th grade
*honey bees and pollination
(active hive) * growth and development of apples *wagon ride
to the apple orchard (instruction but no picking) *visit the
cider mill & learn about cider production*
*overview of diversified farming at Critz Farms *one small jug
of cider per child*
Pumpkin Farm Tours - end Sept. -
end Oct. (level: Preschool-
* honey bees and pollination (active hive) * pick your
own pumpkins with hayride * farm animals- calf, goats, bunnies,
ponies, llamas and more * growth and development of pumpkins
*overview of diversified farming at Critz Farms *one small pumpkin
Christmas Tree Tours - Sorry, we no longer offer this tour option.
Maple Sugaring Tours - mid March - early April (level: Grades 1 through 6)
*offered on Tuesdays
and Thursdays * each child gets a small jug (100 ml.) of Critz
Farms Pure Maple Syrup .* Information
on the process for maple syrup production: tree tapping, sap
collection, boiling, and packaging * story and lesson in the
barn * hayride to the sugarbush, * visit to the Sugar House *
boiling when weather permits * taste fresh maple syrup.
All tour start and stop times are pre-established.
It is important that you arrive on time in order to have a complete
tour. We can accommodate a shorter tour, however students will
not experience all of the stations.
Indoor eating space is available by
reservation for groups that want to bring a lunch to eat before
or after the tour. A visit to our gift shop can also be arranged.
To schedule a tour or for more information
call Critz Farms 315-662-3355. For directions to the farm click here.
Educational Farm Tours
for Adults or Special Groups
At Critz Farms we are experienced
in designing special tours to meet the needs of a wide range
of groups. We welcome visits from groups of all sizes and people
of all ages. Please contact the farm and we'll work with you
to develop an interesting, educational, and fun Farm Tour Experience
for your group!
For questions, comments, or to be added to
our newsletter mailing list, please contact:
3232 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035
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