We’re dusting things off around the farm and gearing up for full-blown preparation for the fall season! The first order of business is bringing along some new team members. We have a few management positions currently open on the farm, with more festival positions to open later in the summer. The management positions are
One of the things we really built our farm around was creating an authentic, but fun and safe, farm environment for families to explore together. That’s why it is so very important to us to continue our tractor-drawn hayride and farm tour experience. We are able to do that with the significant help
We are so very excited to announce that this year’s Rocker 7 Farm Patch Fall Festival will offer guests a chance to shop at our very own Farmer’s Market. We will have vendors on site selling farm fresh goods every weekend of the festival. Do you grow your own farm or garden crops? Do
Following a successful internship program our inaugural year, we expanded it a bit this year. We offered three different internship roles, each with distinct requirements and responsibilities for the upcoming season. The Agricultural Education Internship was designed to help a student interested in pursuing further education or a career in agricultural education to gain experience
Rocker 7 Farm Patch introduces our Educator Farm Introduction Day, crafted for educators in our community. This special event will be held Thursday, July 30th, at 8am (on the farm, of course!), and is FREE to all teachers, administrators, staff and homeschool parents. Do you have questions about Rocker 7 Farm Patch Farm Field Trips?
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We had an amazing first week of Spring school tours here at Rocker 7 Farm Patch, and it all started with this watery substance we’ve heard of that occasionally falls from the sky called rain! Arizona isn’t exactly known for its heavy rainfall (we only average about eight inches per year), but you never would have guessed that had you been
As a former agricultural educator, it is always great to see the “ah-ha” moment from a student. For those who do not come from an education background, the “ah-ha” moment comes when a student finally comprehends a concept you have been working to get them to understand. I always LOVED that moment! And I still do – even
Are you a teacher considering Rocker 7 Farm Patch field trips for your school? We think this chat with Palo Verde Elementary School first grade teacher Julie Kerr may help! Julie was raised on a dairy farm herself, one of many reasons she is passionate about bringing agriculture into her classroom, even with young students.
So, we’ve talked some about the durum wheat we have growing right now, at Rocker 7 Farm Patch and on parts of our original farm, Rocker 7 Farms. It should be harvested in early June. But where does it go from there? We know more people are concerned with buying food that is grown and processed