WILD ROSE FARM
Wild Rose Farm connects children to the earth and to each other. We believe that outside is the best place to be.
To play, to learn and to grow. Education through farm and forest.
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature, Nurture, and Nourish on the Farm and in the Forest
Wild Rose Farm offers rich and immersive programs year-round. Choose from the 'Rosebud' program for the young child; the 'Forest Club', a supplementary outdoors education and hands-on engagement program for homeschoolers; the 'Afternoon Farm & Forest Adventure' program that aligns with the changing seasons and our immersive programs which include 'Winter Carnival' and 'Summer Camp' both held during school vacations.
Playing and Learning
We started Wild Rose Farm with an intention: to bring children into nature through farm and forest, to gently hold them and encourage their sense of wonder, curiosity, and natural playfulness, and to learn from each other. Wild Rose is a unique program where children are encouraged to use all their senses in all seasons. At Wild Rose the children experience reverence for their environment in a playful spirit.
Caring and Connected
We come together from diverse backgrounds and bring rich experiences to build a program that empowers, nourishes, and inspires children to play and learn on the farm and in nature.
SARAH BETH CHADZYNSKI
'Forest Club' Programs Advisor
Sarah Beth is a life-long educator and is a soon-to-be graduate of Antioch University's Master's in Education for Sustainability program. During her time at Antioch, she has worked with a variety of well known educators who are on the cutting edge of pedagogical development. Sarah Beth has worked with David Sobel to develop the curriculum of this program. Her undergraduate degree was a B.F.A in education which has given her a variety of teaching strategies and exposed her to Project Zero. Over the last ten plus years, Sarah has worked in a variety of learning environments from schools to community centers in both the United States as well as abroad. She has developed her teaching portfolio to include expanded learning in Gentle Teaching Methods as well as the International Baccalaureate program. Sarah, along with her partner Peter, are co-directors of their educational non-profit that has brought learning gardens coupled with curriculum development to schools across the nation and has now found its roots sinking deep into New England with sustainable farming and place-based learning.