Each presentation will be approximately 15 minutes long and led by one of our fun and knowledgeable farmers!
All farmer-led presentations will be available at these times:
10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm
Pumpkin Lifecycle and Sustainable Farming
In the Pumpkin Patch
Learn about the lifecycle of a pumpkin and Swans Trail Farms' sustainable farming program. Learn all about cover crops, crop rotation, integrated pest management and other farming practices Swans Trail Farms use as part of our commitment to ecological farming.
Bees & our Apple Orchard
In the Apple Orchard, catch the wagon ride out to the Apple Orchard or walk the Apple Trail, a 0.2 mile walk
Enjoy a wagon ride out to the Apple Orchard. Explore the amazing relationship between our apple trees and the bees who pollinate them. Learn the importance of crabapple trees in our orchard!
Catch the Wagon, located just behind the Country Store
Learn about the parts of a corn plant, why the tassels are so important, and how we grow and create our Washington State Corn Maze. Hop the wagon ride back or stay and explore the 4.5 miles of winding paths with landmarks of our state along 250 state roads with 400 towns. Each road, town, and landmark is labeled with a sign featuring historical facts.
Cider Mill Press Demonstrations
The Cider Mill will be actively pressing between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.
After learning about our apple orchard, head back to the Cider Mill to view a cider pressing demonstration and sample our fresh-pressed cider!