Fun on the farm: Learning Tree Farm’s Autumn Fest returns this weekend

Learning Tree Farm’s family-friendly fundraiser Autumn Fest returns Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On 85 acres of farmland, families can enjoy activities, food trucks, educational opportunities and more.
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Learning Tree Farm’s family-friendly fundraiser Autumn Fest returns Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On 85 acres of farmland, families can enjoy activities, food trucks, educational opportunities and more.

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Learning Tree Farm’s family-friendly fundraiser Autumn Fest returns Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On 85 acres of farmland, families can enjoy activities, food trucks, educational opportunities and more. In fact, this year’s activities include children’s games and crafts, activities like pumpkin chucking, pony rides, hay rides and live music. There will be plenty of petable animals on hand as well from goats and sheep to chickens and cattle.

Learning Tree Farm’s mission is to “engage people in hands-on, nature-based learning in a timeless farm setting.” Founded in 1973, the organization introduces children to environmental stewardship and inspires learners of all ages to cultivate a passion for nature.

HOW TO GO

What: Autumn Fest

When: Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Learning Tree Farm, 3376 S. Union Rd., Dayton

Cost: $7 per person; no charge for children 2 years and under

More information: Call 602-708-2129 or visit LearningTreeFarm.org