Teaching children about nature and themselves
through the farm and forest.
Welcome to Asheville Farmstead School!
Asheville Farmstead School is a non-profit, outdoor, farm and forest-based school designed to teach homesteading, natural sciences, life skills, sustainability, and agriculture to children and families. Asheville Farmstead is located on 25 acres of forested land tucked into a quiet cove 20 minutes from downtown Asheville.
The goal of Asheville Farmstead is to connect students to an increased awareness of the natural world, the complexities of agriculture and the interrelations of living communities. We serve preschool youth, summer campers, schools, groups and nature-loving families.
Cedarsong Way Accredited School
Asheville Farmstead School is proud to be one of four internationally accredited Cedarsong® Way Schools.
The Cedarsong Way is an award-winning leader in the U.S. Forest Kindergarten movement and has received international accolades for its groundbreaking work.Schools that are accredited in The Cedarsong Way have proven to be operating at the same high level of excellence as the original Cedarsong Nature School.
JOIN THE FARMSTEAD
Ages: Potty Trained-6
Sprouts program teaches the littlest learners how to engage the world around them. Sprouts learn from the farm and the forest through imaginative play.
Ages: 5 years old - 8
Time: Half Day - 12:30-4:30pm; Full Day - 8:30am-4:30pm
Littlest Learners is a farm-and-forest-based early-childhood program that focuses on foundational academic skills, social-emotional skills, and whole-child development.
Time: Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm.
Ages: Potty trained till 12 *groups segmented by age, 1 staff to every 6 campers