As a working farm and school campus, Fox Chase Farm is only open to the public during public events held at specific times throughout the year. These events offer opportunities to visit and explore the farm. Check back periodically or follow us on FACEBOOK for updated Event information.
MONDAY NIGHT GARDENING AT THE FARM – ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
This activity is on hold until further notice: Come garden with us Mondays from 5:30 PM til dusk from mid-April through October! Produce is donated to area food banks (1500 – 2000 pounds each year). The garden is located near the front entrance on Pine Road.
Festivals and Special Events
FOX CHASE COUNTRY FAIR
Saturday, July 24, 2021 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The event will provide exciting opportunities for the community to get up close to agriculture and learn how agriculture affects their lives every day through educational programs, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages. Approximately 30 industry representative/exhibitors will participate in this year’s event, with hands-on educational stations related to agriculture. Visitors will have the opportunity to make a candle from bee’s wax, learn how to milk a cow by hand, and even make a bird house. All of the programs and activities are free to the public.
MAPLE SUGAR DAY
CANCELLED FOR 2022
There is no maple sugar festival at Fox Chase Farm this year. There is an alternative at Pennypack Environmental Center March 5 from 11 to 3. Click here for more information.
Learn the process of maple sugaring, watch the making of maple candy, and sample pancakes with pure maple syrup. Crafts & Storytelling. Maple products will also be for sale. Check out the maple sugar stove renovated with funds from Friends of Fox Chase Farm. Admission: $3.00 Adults and Children; Age 3 and under Free.
SHEEP SHEARING FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 12 – 4 PM
Join us at Fox Chase Farm, 8500 Pine Road, on April 23rd from 12 – 4 PM for our annual Sheep Shearing Festival. Watch as live sheep are sheared, and learn what is done with the wool. Enjoy music, games, foot being sold, hayrides, candle dipping, and more. Admission: $3.00 fee; Age 3 and under Free.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT OPEN HOUSE
2021 DATE – TO BE DETERMINED
Fox Chase Farm will be open for visitors to explore the farm. Farm opens at 6:00 PM. Hayrides start at 7:00 PM.
October 15, 2022 – Noon to 4:00 PM
Enjoy a day of cider pressing, apple butter making, hayrides, seasonal games, pumpkin painting, music and more. Pumpkins, apples, apple butter and cider for sale.
SPRING PLANT SALE
2021 DATE – TO BE DETERMINED
Help support Friends of Fox Chase Farm. Vegetables, herbs, perennials and flowering annuals will be available for sale. Located on Pine Road near Farm entrance.
HOLIDAY GREENS SALE
2021 DATE – Saturday, December 4, 2021 – 11 AM to 2 PM
Ryerss Museum in Burholme Park
Support the farm. Unique hand decorated holiday wreaths, swags, and centerpieces will be available. Sale moves to Lions Park for treelighting from 2 PM to 5 PM.
Greens including holly with berries needed. Swag / wreath decorating December 3. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details or questions.
Members are invited to attend our Membership meetings, which are held at the Pennypack Environmental Center when they are scheduled. At present, the dates are not yet determined.