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Farm Discovery (Self-Guided)

FarmDiscoveryAge 4–Grade 2, Illinois Learning Standards 12A, 15C, 17C

Meet our live sheep, goats and chickens. Use puppets to distinguish farm and wild animals, and food containers to learn what products come from farms. Note: For our animals’ health, they are not always outside. Food provided for feeding animals.


This program is available September–October and late April–July at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods.


$20/group ($40/group nonresident) 1 hour (suggested time), 20 people/group max

Concurrent programs are available.


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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