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  • The Lands At Hillside Farms
    and healthy working conditions Previous The Lands at Hillside Farms 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 1 570 696 2881 Contact Us The Farm The Products The Cottage The Education Center The Greenhouses Employment Precocious Knows For Educators Farm Camp Donation Options 2011 The Lands at Hillside Farms All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy We never sell share or rent your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances We

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  • Contact | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    AND REQUEST FORM VOLUNTEER FORM denotes required field Name Email Phone Type of Inquiry General Inquiry Services Feedback Product Feedback Website Feedback Employment 2016 Farm Camp Inquiries For Field Trips or Tours Please us the links above this form Message Please verify the text in the image below Contact Information Location 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 Phone 570 696 2881 Dairy Store Hours Sunday Thursday 8AM 8PM Friday and Saturday 8AM 8PM Map and Directions Turn onto Hillside Rd in Trucksville PA off of Route 309 S Memorial Highway Continue on Hillside Rd 1 4 of a mile The Dairy Store and Greenhouses will be on your right Get Directions from your location Directions to our Education Center The Lands at Hillside Farms 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 1 570 696 2881 Contact Us The Farm The Products The Cottage The Education Center The Greenhouses Employment Precocious Knows For Educators Farm Camp Donation Options 2011 The Lands at Hillside Farms All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy We never sell share or rent your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation

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  • About Us | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    make this vision come true There are precious few places in Pennsylvania even America quite like The Lands at Hillside Farms This is a first hand hands on experience only the children of agriculture can have today At The Lands visitors can see touch taste smell and learn about nutrition archaeology ecology animal husbandry and land conservation We teach the importance of respecting the delicate balance among nature the environment and man Moreover we believe a healthy mind and body are interconnected and we show by our example how to live a balanced life We like to think of The Lands as a 412 Acre Classroom Without Walls Read More About The Lands Our Mission We consider ourselves honored to welcome and educate thousands of visitors each year yet maintaining the farm property as well as its historic barns brilliant exhibits of flowers and vegetation and of course our popular cows piglets horses oxen goats sheep and chickens is a significant financial undertaking not supported by dairy store sales Each year we must raise more than 400 000 in order to continue what so many have come to count on a living hands on educational farm available to everyone every day of the year Please remember nothing quite like this has ever happened here Please become a Guardian of The Lands at Hillside Farms As a Guardian you can be assured that your donation will be directly reinvested in the necessary expenses related to running this magnificent regional treasure We would be sincerely grateful for your financial help A letter from the Chairman of the Board Share The Lands at Hillside Farms 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 1 570 696 2881 Contact Us The Farm The Products The Cottage The Education Center The Greenhouses Employment Precocious Knows For Educators

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  • Farm Animals | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    of Switzerland and are considered the oldest of all dairy breeds Skeletal remains consistent with this breed can be traced back to 4 000 B C The Brown Swiss is light brown in color has a creamy white muzzle dark nose and dark blue eye pigmentation Brown Swiss produce quality milk high in protein and butter fat Brown Swiss cows are quickly becoming a staple in most dairy barns because of their milk output temperament and longevity Brown Swiss cows weigh on average between 1 100 1 500 pounds Milking Devon Oxen One of the most exciting history lessons here on the farm is made possible through our Devon oxen Pilgrims introduced Devon oxen to America in 1623 Devon oxen have always been valued for both high quality beef and rich milk Devon cattle are ruby red with black tipped white horns Compact and medium in size the cows average between 1 100 and 1 600 pounds Devon Oxen are surefooted confident and excellent on rugged rocky terrain Chickens We have a large flock of free range nesting chickens that live at our neighboring farm Spring Brook Our chickens are not raised for meat but for egg production While it can be at times a bit of a challenge finding and gathering eggs not laid in our farm made henhouse we believe that chickens are healthier when allowed to roam peck in the soil feel the sun and take dirt baths We also have a few ambassador chickens that can be seen roaming throughout the area around the Dairy Store Rhode Island Red Leghorn Bantam and Americana breeds make up The Lands brood which produce brown green blue and white eggs Chickens are very social and have a strong hierarchy each hen has a place within the flock Dorset Sheep Dorset sheep originate from the Down region of England and were introduced to the United States in 1885 Dorset sheep are medium in size and produce dense shorter wool Dorset sheep can be horned or polled breeding without horns The Dorset sheep at The Lands are polled Each year our Dorset sheep are sheared and the wool from our herd is used in our educational programs as well as spun into yarn Soon wool hats mittens socks scarves and shawls will be available in our new Retail Store Alpine Goats This French Alpine breed of goat originated in the Alps and is known for being hardy adaptable animals that do well in all climates Alpine goats have no distinct color pattern and in fact may range from pure white to shades of fawn gray brown black red or bluff with various shadings or combination of colors Both males and females are short haired and have beards yet the beard of males is more pronounced The milk from our Alpine goats is used to make soap currently sold in our Dairy Store Sardinian Donkeys Sardinian Miniature Mediterranean donkeys are native to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia and are considered identical to

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  • The Dairy Store | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    cake order Custom cake orders need to be made at least 72 hours 3 days in advance to be completed Quarter Sheet serves 15 20 people 29 95 8 Round Cake serves 6 8 people 21 95 Our Dairy Store provides a shopping experience that centers on the value of locally produced foods and products Most often there is a 2 000 mile gap from the farm to the dinner plate and a startling number of children have no idea where their food comes from Our goal is to promote and support our community farmers and merchants our roots if you will We think you will agree that fresher food is more flavorful and healthy Plus the money from its sale helps strengthen our community Outside of the growing season and for products we can t find locally we work with carefully selected companies whose business practices and missions match what we stand for By shopping at the Diary Store you ll know The staff behind the counter and they ll know you The food is healthy and produced in a sustainable manner The Hillside Gold dairy products came from the girls across the street The money you spend is reinvested locally Today our Dairy Store carries many local products including Hillside Ice Cream Hillside Milk Hillside Dairy Products Hillside Pastured Raised Beef and Pork Artisan crafted farmstead cheese Eggs from free range chickens Bakery items Granola trail mix nuts seeds In season chemical free produce Chemical free beef chicken pork Line caught Alaskan salmon We look forward to seeing you at the Dairy Store Remember to stop for a bit and take in the beauty of this magnificent community owned farm The Mercantile Store Welcome to our exciting new addition Hillside Mercantile and the expansion of Hillside s historic

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  • Farm Camp | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    animals and their roles on the farm Campers will enjoy campfire cooking and old fashioned games This week is sure to be a first hand lesson your child won t want to miss Rumination Station What do alpacas sheep goats and cows all have in common They re ruminants Campers will learn about what makes these animals so special Your child will learn about the unique body systems of these special creatures Has your child ever wondered where that delicious ice cream comes from They will follow their ice cream from the cow to the Dairy Store Campers will also participate in daily animal care a nature hike on our Historic Trail to Springbrook Farms creek exploration a wagon ride tie dying and ice cream Equine 101 Youth Leadership and Life Skills With Gina Yarrish YarCorte Acres Grades 3 8 Horses are some of our world s most fascinating creatures Your child will learn about the inner working of equine animals as well as leadership skills that will carry over to everyday life Campers will work with certified professional instructors to learn about the care behaviors and communiation with these fascinating creatures Campers will also learn valuable skills related to communications problem solving team building and more Each camper will also have the opportunity to ride SIGN UP NOW BELOW ARE THE AVAILABLE FARM CAMP SESSIONS FOR 2016 You may sign up online by using the links below next to the available sessions A credit card is required for online registration All online Farm Camp registration payments are refundable until May 19th After Care is available until 3 30 in addition to the regular camp hours and fees below FARM CAMP GRADES K 8 250 PER WEEK Select a session below to begin the online registration process SESSION A Farm

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  • Events | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    throughout the year in our education center barns greenhouses and pastures We invite you to visit our Events Calendar and be part of the numerous community focused educational experiences Be sure to bring a friend Share The Lands at Hillside Farms 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 1 570 696 2881 Contact Us The Farm The Products The Cottage The Education Center The Greenhouses Employment Precocious Knows For Educators Farm

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  • Education | The Lands at Hillside Farms
    though 12 See more about our Educational Courses offered at The Lands If you would like to book an educational tour at The Lands please Contact Us and our education team will respond shortly Farm Camp Summer is an exciting time here at the Farm The grounds are just buzzing with life and everywhere you look seems to offer a new opportunity for learning and enjoyment At our Farm Camps children have the chance to become engaged with the farm on a much deeper level Campers will work alongside staff members assisting with chores relevant to the operation of the farm Each session also includes crafts vegetable planting and harvesting hiking games and more Our hope is that campers on the farm experiences translate into a better understanding of the natural world which we are all connected to and dependent upon for nourishment The power of coaxing fresh milk from a goat or cow or enjoying a hike in the woods cannot be denied Come join the celebration of life on the farm this summer LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP FOR OUR 2016 FARM CAMP TODAY Share The Lands at Hillside Farms 65 Hillside Road Shavertown PA 18708 1 570

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