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Meet & Feed Sundays

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Bring your family to join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. Admission is $5 per person (except babes in arms); due to the low cost of the program, refunds are not available, unless event …

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$5

Volunteer Work Party

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join Merck staff as we tackle projects around the landscape. From stacking wood and weeding to trail maintenence and tending our blueberries and raspberries, we'll dig in and get our hands dirty together.   Click HERE to register for the fun.

Free

Pollinators: Monarch Monitoring Network Tagging

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join us as we investigate the pollinators of Merck Forest, exploring some of the habitats and hangouts of these critical critters. We'll try our hands at catching and tagging monarch butterflies, and search for and observe other pollinators at work. $10pp. Register HERE.

$10

Harvest Festival

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Join us for an autumn celebration of forests and timber at MFFC! Explore the woods, see our timber processing equipment, and learn about all the ways that trees and forests are part of our lives. The day will include forest-focused activities for the whole family. Keep an eye on merckforest.org or our Facebook page for …

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$3

Fairy House Workshop (Outdoor)

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Come spend some time in the woods creatively constructing tiny homes and structures with natural materials. From a mix of provided building materials and items foraged from the forest floor, we'll imagine, build our own structures, and learn about the other tiny animal architects that live at Merck Forest. Children must be accompanied by at …

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$10