Early Summer Session - May-July
Planting: peas, salad greens, radishes, summer squash, and more!
Making: Garden pest spray, herb salt, chamomile first-aid balm, and more!
Tasting: Chamomile tea, carrots, salad greens, radishes, potatoes, beets, garlic scapes and more!
Late Summer Session - August-October
Planting: Three Sisters (winter squash, glass gem popcorn and beans), greens, radishes, carrots, garlic and more!
Making: Garden pest spray, pesto, herbal lip balm, and more!
Tasting: tomatoes, peppers, beans, okra, and more!
We have a very limited number of slots for each session, so click below to begin the signup process to secure your child's spot.
Give your child the experience of growing and tasting food directly from the garden. Vegetable Garden planting, tasting and making starting in May!
After years of requests, we are thrilled to open our Youth Farm Program to the entire greater Fredericksburg area in 2023! We will still offer slots free-of-charge to our neighbors, but we've added a limited number of fee-based slots so more kids in our community can join the fun.
Young gardeners will have fun planting, making and tasting a variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs throughout a 3-month season in the Downtown Greens educational garden. They will join us on either Tuesdays or Thursdays (based on availability), from 4:30pm-6pm . Only $165 for either season (13 classes) for rising 3rd-5th graders. Sign up for both seasons -- six months total -- for $310 (A $20 savings!)