Getting Started with Backyard Poultry:Are you looking to start your first backyard chicken flock? Come learn everything you need to know about coops, runs, nutrition, brooding, predators, and MORE! Gain ideas and tips about how to raise chickens as safe and easy as possible.Take a walk on the Chicken Whisperer Farm to view brooding and coop options first hand. Let us help you get started on the right foot! This class is limited to 15 attendees.


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Saturday, April 27, 9:00 am - Noon (1 class)


Chicken Processing Class: Meat birds are becoming more and more a part of the homestead. Who doesn't want fresh meat from their own backyard? In this class, we'll teach you every step of the process and provide you with hands-on experience. Learn how to use a killing cone, the scalding process, plucking, evisceration, chilling, and clean up. This class is limited to 10 attendees.  

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Saturday, May 4, 10:00 am - 1 pm(1 class)

Farmer's Market Class:This gardening class is recommended for children ages 5 years old to 8 years old. In this class, we teach children about different vegetables, learn how to plant vegetables, tend to them each week. practice basic measuring skills, learn the parts of a plant, practice counting, practice identify and counting money (differentiated based on your child's ability), the process of selling vegetables, and more! More information about this class will be provided soon! 


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Fridays, June 14 - July 26, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (7 classes)

Saturdays, October 5 - November 16, 10:30 - Noon (7 classes)

$39.00/class

Chicken Whisperer Farm School is offering a hands-on farm class where students can learn all about gardening, composting, and raising animals from birth to processing.

    During each class, students will be given responsibilities to complete on the farm to learn gardening skills and/or animal husbandry practices. We will discuss and practice biosecurity measures to keep our animals safe from disease. We will teach a variety of topics, as well as complete learning activities and experiments focused on those topics. At the end of each class, students will be given time to record what they learned for the day in their own journal.



The classes we offer are listed below. Click the links to learn more about the classes. 

Check back often as we will be adding more and more classes.

Adult Classes

7 classes for $99.00

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We create custom classes based on your needs and desires.

Would you like to plan a field trip to come to the farm?

Would you like us to come to you?

Contact us for more information!


$39.00/class

First student

$169

Siblings

$75


Thanks to the corporate sponsors, Chicken Delyte, Chick Fresh, Brinsea Products, and Strombergs Chickens, a limited number of scholarships are available that reduce the price to the following


Ask if scholarships are available!


THANK YOU SPONSORS!!


Gardening Classes

Inspiring enthusiasm and respect for agriculture through family farm learning experiences 

Storybook Farm:Our preschool classes are recommended for children ages 3 years old to 5 years old. They will be offered one day a week. Children will listen to a short farm or nature related story, sing and dance, observe and interact with farm animals, complete activities that build learning skills in math, science, reading, fine and gross motor, and much more! The days and times we offer the class are listed below. This class is limited to 8 students so you must register ahead of time. 


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​​Class is offered every Friday beginning March 22, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Poultry Classes


$10.00/class

Power to the Poultry!

Farm Preschool


Chickens: This is a hands-on poultry class where students can learn all about raising chickens from hatch to processing. During each class, students will be given responsibilities to complete on the farm to learn animal husbandry. We will discuss and practice biosecurity measures to keep chickens safe from disease. We will teach a variety of topics, as well as complete learning activities and experiments focused on these topics. At the end of each class, students will be given time to record what they learned for the day in their own journal. On the last day of class, students will be encouraged to present a final poultry project. Then, we will celebrate their accomplishments by enjoy a farm to table experience with a Chicken Pot Luck! Come and join us!


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Tuesdays, March 5 - May 7, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Class Closed)

​​Fridays, March 8 - May 10, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Class Closed)


Chickens/Turkeys: This is a hands-on poultry class where students can learn all about raising chickens and turkeys from hatch to processing. During each class, students will be given responsibilities to complete on the farm to learn animal husbandry. We will discuss and practice bio-security measures to keep poultry safe from disease. We will teach a variety of topics, as well as complete learning activities and experiments focused on these topics. At the end of each class, students will be given time to record what they learned for the day in their own journal. On the last day of class, students will be encouraged to present a final poultry project. Come and join us!

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Saturdays, June 8 - August 10, 10:00 am - Noon (10 classes)
Fridays, September 6 - November 8, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (10 classes)