Tours & Events

SATURDAY, June 5, 2021 10:00 AM: FREE FARM TOUR - HIGHLANDS & HOGS

Come visit our farm and take in some fresh country air in the beautiful hills of Holland on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

Take a walking tour with us down our tractor path to the back pastures to snap some pictures of our photogenic Highland and Hereford cattle and pigs while they graze and root around their pastures.  While you’re here, learn how and why we use rotational grazing methods for our livestock and our land.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Buzz About Honey: Hive Tour, June 26, 2021 10:00AM

Get up close to our beehives with our knowledgable Master Beekeeper for a unique hands-on experience with bees.  Learn where honey comes from, how a beehive works, and how to take care of the hive in this one hour on-farm hive tour.  Spots are limited – may fill up fast!

Bee jackets and gloves will be provided.  Please wear strong, sturdy pants and closed toe shoes that cover the ankle.  All participants must sign a liability waiver prior to entering the hives.

Tickets: $30/person.  Children ages 5-10 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.  One child (ages 5-10) per adult.  Must be purchased in advance.  Non-refundable.

*Please note: tour is subject to being rescheduled due to inclement weather.  Also, please avoid wearing strong scents such as perfume or cologne.  We want the bees to be their happiest when we visit them!

Covid precautions: Bee jackets will be washed, sanitized, and individually wrapped prior to your arrival.  Provided gloves are disposable (nitrile rubber).  Face masks are required to be worn.  Please do not attend if anyone in your party is feeling unwell – contact us to reschedule to a later date.

Chicken Processing, June 27, 2021 9:00AM

Learn how to process a chicken from start to finish – then take it home for dinner!  This class is hands-on, so be prepared to get messy.  You will take part in the entire process, from slaughtering to breaking it down and packaging, and everything in between.  Your chicken and use of equipment will be provided.

Tickets: $50/person. Includes instruction, use of equipment, and one chicken.

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Pasture Based Production, Saturday, July 17, 2021 8:00AM

Join us for a day at the farm, where you can learn the basics of how we run our pasture based operation. Spend the first half of the day in the classroom.  Then, participate in some hands-on learning during the second half, working with our hogs, cattle, and chickens in the field.  Handouts, refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Tickets: $100/person.  Must be purchased in advance.  Non-refundable.

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Honey Bees: Family Event, Date TBD (July or August)

Join our Master Beekeeper in this family friendly event and learn all about how honey is made.  Watch the inside workings of a beehive through the safety of a clear observation panel and take part in a fun activity!  All ages welcome.

SATURDAY, October 2, 2021 10:00 AM: FREE FARM TOUR - HIGHLANDS & HOGS

Come visit our farm and take in some fresh country air in the colorful hills of Holland on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Take a walking tour with us down our tractor path to the back pastures to snap some pictures of our photogenic Highland and Hereford cattle and pigs while they graze and root around their pastures.  While you’re here, learn how and why we use rotational grazing methods for our livestock and our land.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

INTERESTED IN A GROUP/SCHOOL TOUR OF OUR FARM?  Contact us to schedule at (716) 713-2641 or risenswinefarms@gmail.com.