Join Emmett Ridge Farm for the 2019-2020 school year!
Now offering educational farm field trips!
Emmett Ridge Farm of Amelia, Ohio offers educational half-day trips for all ages! Founded in 2012 as a mixed-use sustainable farm, we strive to educate the community about the benefits of reclaiming control of our food system. This means knowing your farmers and knowing where our food comes from. Instead of focusing on cash crops, our ecosystem adopts sustainable and responsible methodologies that demonstrate the importance of Agricultural cycles. Lesson and benefits taught on this trip include:
Paved walking tour includes 132 acres of restored pasture and 7 ponds on the former Lindale Golf course.
Benefits of natural farming and rotational grazing
Importance of Agricultural Sustainability
Inside look at farming and knowing where your food is sourced. Knowing your farmer means knowing your food
Livestock viewing: Pigs, Chickens, Highland Cattle, Beekeeping
Herding demonstrations using working dogs
Seasonal opportunities such as pumpkin picking, farm babies, garden tours
8,000 square foot handicap accessible event facility able to accommodate 2 classrooms indoors and as many outdoors as needed
Commercial-grade handicap accessible on-site bathrooms
30 minutes from downtown with parking lot large enough to accommodate buses.
Please visit our website for a facility tour and sign-up form. We look forward to seeing you at Emmett Ridge in the fall!