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Environmental Education Center

Environmental Education Center

Mission and Purpose

The Environmental Education Center is a non-profit 501-c-3 organization with a mission is to provide hands–on educational experiences for all young people by exploring the complex interconnectedness of our natural world. Our purpose is to educate children about food, agriculture, and the environment. We believe people should make meaningful connections with our natural world in order to become responsible stewards of local and global sustainability.

May 12th

Mother's Day Brunch

This memorable event takes place under the tent on the terrace at The Inn at Fernbrook Farms, which will be beautifully decorated for your brunch with Mom. After your brunch, an exciting day awaits on the farm with more events including our annual Plant, Tomato & Herb Sale, tractor-pulled wagon rides, and visits to our animals!

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May 4th/5th & 11th/12th

Plant, Tomato, & Herb Sale

Get a head start on your yard or garden!

For the yard:
Fernbrook Wholesale Nursery opens its doors to the public for two weekends only. Any of Fernbrook’s wide selection of plants are available for purchase including:
• Classic landscaping plants & trees.
• Rare and unusual plants & trees.
For the garden:
• Over 60 varieties of unusual, heirloom, & open pollinated tomato plants.
• Herbs galore!
• And- peppers, lettuces, & more!

April 19th, 22nd-26th

Spring Camp Days

Are you looking for something for your child to do over Spring Break?  Join us for Spring Camp…six great days of spring fun!   You can register for one day or all six!   Enjoy these spring days outside with friends while engaging with nature.

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Homeschool Classes

Looking for the perfect way to supplement your curriculum?

Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center runs hands-on, outdoor science and nature classes here at the farm for Homeschool students ages 3–14 throughout the school year.

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Afterschool Programs

Get outside after school!

After school is a great time to get kids outside and engaged with nature.  In today’s world where screen time is increasing, let’s change the conversation and talk about nature time increasing.

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To learn more, watch an excerpt of our summer camp video.

Or...watch the full length video!

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