Tour the farm with our expert staff for a unique educational experience.

Custom guided tours are available for groups who have a specific goal or educational need. Guided tours are open to groups of five or more visitors Monday-Friday with advance reservation.

Package Options

Please contact us for pricing if your group has more than 35 people.

15+ People 15-25 People 25-35 People

Package A

A 1-hour guided tour of the farm customized to the specific interest of the group
Recommended for student and gardening groups

$220 $300 $360

Package B

A half-hour introductory presentation on a pre-selected topic (see “Tour Topics,” below), followed by a 1-hour guided tour of the farm
Recommended for professional groups and college students

$420 $570 $680

Package C

A 1-hour guided tour of the farm, followed by a 2-hour workshop on a pre-selected topic (see “Tour Topics,” below)
Recommended for gardening groups

$460 $630 $760

Package D

A 2-hour workshop on a pre-selected topic (see “Tour Topics,” below)
Recommended for student and gardening groups

$340 $450 $520

Books, CDs and other materials are available for all programs at an additional charge.

Tour Topics

Package B

Designed for agriculture, environmental and natural resources professionals and college level students; governmental, for-profit and nonprofit managers and employees; professional associations; and international visitors.

• Organic Transition
• Organic Production 101
• Soil Health versus Soil Quality
• Water Quality in Organic Systems
• Compost Production and Utilization
• Organic No-till: Benefits and Challenges
• Organic Apple Production
• Farming Systems Trial
• Vegetable Systems Trial
• Pastured Hogs

Packages C and D

Designed for community, urban and school gardening groups; students K-12 grade; and the general public.

• Organic Gardening
• Herbal Gardens
• Composting for Backyard Gardeners
• Pruning 101

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled event at any time and for any reason. Registrants will receive a full refund. Registrants who have paid for an event that they will be unable to attend can request a full refund if they call to cancel ten or more days before the event. Rodale Institute cannot accept requests for refunds less than ten days before a class or workshop. Please note that processing of refunds may take two to four weeks.

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To book your custom tour, please contact Maria Pop, Education & Outreach Manager, at or 610-683-1481.

Self-guided Tours

Free self-guided walking tours are available year-round. Experience includes a map and audio tracks.

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