Group Programs at Longstreet Farm

Lamb at Longstreet Farm

Take in the sounds, sights and smells of rural life in the 1890s at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel, a 19th century living history farm. Call 732-946-3758 for more program information.  The TTY/TDD number is 711.

1. Guided Farm Tour  
This tour provides a greater understanding of family roles, clothing, furniture, and technology of the 1890s. 
Preschool and up          1 hour          Group size: 25 MAX

2. Barnyard Adventure   
Children tour the farm and participate in a hands-on activity, such as grinding corn or feeding the chickens.  
Ages 4 & 5          1 hour           Group size: 25 MAX

3.  Farmer's Field Day 
Tour the farm and pick one of the following activities for your group: 

a. Feed Processing- make chicken feed using 1890s technology
b. Daily Chores- change the bedding in the stalls or do field work
c. Children's Games- turn of the century leisure time activities
d. Butter Making (April-June)
e. Ice Cream Making  (June-September)
f. Cider Making  (October-December) 

Grades 1 and up          1 ½ hours          Group size: 25 MAX

4. Breakfast on the Farm  
Experience farm life in the 1890s - milk the cow, collect eggs, and prepare breakfast on the woodstove.    
Ages 9 and up          2 ½ hours          Group size: 12 MAX/8 MIN

5. Victorian Ice Cream Social   
Play games from the 1890s, crank ice cream, and make your own sundae to enjoy in the Farmhouse dining room.  
Ages 8 and up          1 ½ hour           Group size: 12 MAX/8 MIN

6. Other Farm Activities     
Additional farm activities for groups include the following:

a. Guided house tour
b. Self-guided tours   
c. Wagon rides

All ages          ½ - 1 hour           Group size: 25 MAX

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