Field to Fork

Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
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Program Levels:
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Course Types:
Day Visit, Full Day

Start your adventure at Black Creek Community Farm where students follow the magical journey of their food by putting on their farmer’s hats! In the afternoon the fun continues at Black Creek Pioneer Village where students cook on a real wood stove using 1860s recipes. Churn and prepare butter, card wool, and learn to use a spinning wheel. In our workshop weave on a barn loom, engage in woodworking and explore various tools.

Available May 1 to October 31

  • Maximum of 30 students per day
  • All-day program: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Curriculum Connections:

  • Language (grades 2-8)
  • Social Studies: Heritage and Identity- Changing Family and Community Traditions (grade 2); Communities in Canada, 1780-1850 (grade 3); Communities in Canada, Past and Present (grade 6)
  • History: Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8)