The Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm encompasses 100 acres of pasture, woods, and fields that is located within Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. The farm consists of a farm house, a spring hose, cabin, a school house, a barn and old buildings. Not only it provides shelter for farm animals ranging from horses, chickens, goats, cow, sheep and pigs, turkey and rabbits, but it also grows a wide variety of traditional crops.
The Quiet Valley Historical Farm is noted for offering several educational programs, workshops and special events for those interested in farming life. The farm?s educational program is provided especially for school groups, civic organizations and historical groups. On the other hand, their summer programs are more popular as it highlights different aspects of farming during the 19th century.
Unlike other farms the Quiet Valley provides a series of educating materials to widen the knowledge of teachers who are into agriculture and farming. Before group visitations, the teacher or the leader of the organizer must be provided with these resources to let them know beforehand what they should inspect once inside the premises. The farm resources does not only contain useful tools as part of the group?s learning process while they are within the farm, but it also provides lesson plans, historical timeline, farm animal information, methods of planting and harvesting and much more.
After each visits at the Quiet Valley Historical Farm, the tour group are expected to provide evaluations and feedback on their experiences within the farm.
For serious individuals who want to immerse themselves in farm life, the Quiet Valley hosts several workshops within the year to teach several farming skills, animal breeding, crop planting and harvesting and other traditional methods of farming.
Other things to look forward to within the Quiet Valley Historical Farm are their annual special events ? the most popular are the Harvest Festival, Farm Animal Frolic and the Old Time Christmas.
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