Group Programs at Longstreet Farm

farm chores

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: 

  • Feed Processing- make chicken feed using 1890s technology
  • Daily Chores- change the bedding in the stalls or do field work
  • Children's Games- turn of the century leisure time activities
  • Butter Making (April-June)
  • Ice Cream Making  (June-September)
  • 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. Other Farm Activities     
Additional farm activities for groups include the following:

  • Guided house tour
  • Self-guided tours   
  • Wagon rides
  • All ages 
  • ½ - 1 hour          
  • Group size: 25 MAX