Tom's Farm Guided Tour Features...
Tour Price $6.50/student
- Guided Tractor Trailer Ride to Pumpkin Field– (weather depending, if it is raining, we will get their pumpkin and gourds from the bins in the yard)
- Each Child Gets to Pick One Pumpkin (small pie pumpkin) and 3 Small Gourds and Receives One Educational Coloring Book. Teachers receive 1 Classroom Pumpkin
- Self- Guided Tour of Farm Animals
- Guided Tour of Wash Shed for Vegetables and Cooler Packing Area
Grain Talk for Grades (1st-3rd ONLY)
- Follows: Illinois Learning Standards, Common Core, Illinois Assessment Standards and Next Gen. Science Standards.
- Topics covered include: Importance of Grains, Grain Identification, Foods We Eat, Pumpkins and Squash. Hands on Activities as well as Ag Magazine Handouts.
- Optional Play Area, Straw Maze Kingdom, (10-15 min. if time allows)
- Free Indoor Lunch Facilities are Available by Reservation . Please do not include Lunch Time as Part of your tour time. We can reserve extra time before or after your tour.
- A Cider Donut and glass of Cider can be added to your tour for an additional $1.50 each.
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE "Hands On" Allow-1-1/4 Hours for Guided Tour. Extra Time for Play Area and Lunch.
Helpful Information for Teachers
- We require a minimum of 15 students/tour.
- Extra siblings pay tour price of $6.50 and extra chaperones fee is $2.00. Chaperone Fee does not include pumpkins and gourds. They may be purchased in the market for an additional fee.
- Please have a group count finalized before exiting bus. Have 1 Teacher come into the market to pay for the tour as the others unload from the bus.
- We require payment in Cash, School Check or Charge.
- Please remind your parents and students that it is always colder on the farm. Dress appropriately...the field can be muddy! We strongly suggest boots or old shoes, warm coats, hats and mittens.
- In case of rain, please call and cancel one hour before scheduled time. You may reschedule that day, for a different day, although availability will be limited.
After Booking Your Tour, Please download our Confirmation Letter and mail or fax the form to secure your booking.
Tom’s Farm Market
10214 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL 60014
Tom’s Tours are Very Complete and the Entire Time Period is Filled. Because We Offer a Variety of Experiences, We are Forced to Keep to a Strict Schedule; Therefore, We Ask Groups to Arrive Promptly At Reserved Time. If For Some Reason Your Group Arrives Late, We May Be Forced to Shorten or Omit Some Activities.