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-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 in a quiet cove 20 minutes from down town 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® Schools. Cedarsong Nature School 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 Cedarsong Schools have proven to be operating at the same high level of excellence as the original Cedarsong Nature School. Cedarsong Accreditation is your assurance of the best quality outdoor education program.
Schools that are Certified as Accredited Cedarsong Schools are verified to be using The Cedarsong Way teaching methodology, including a commitment to nature immersion and unstructured free play; flow learning; inquiry-based teaching; emergent curriculum and documentation of the learning.
Cedarsong Nature School is an award-winning leader in the U.S. Forest Kindergarten movement and has received international accolades for its groundbreaking work.
JOIN THE FARMSTEAD
Join us and check out our events in town and at 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: Potty Trained-10
Afternoon Explorers teaches students about their natural world and have them spend time exploring the outdoors in a safe environment.
Time: Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm.
Ages: Potty trained till 12 *groups segmented by age, 1 staff to every 6 campers
Camp Farmstead 2019 opens to the public March 1st, but all themes, rates and dates up to date for all your planning needs!