Posted by admin on May 1st, 2012 | 0 comments
As a traditional, family farm, we here at Ramseyer Farms hold many values in common with the Boy Scouts and have a long history of working with Scout troops from the area. In addition to the fun farm adventures, there are many Boy Scout badge opportunities at our farm, including:
Soil and water conservation
For more details on the types of aid we can...
Posted by admin on Apr 5th, 2012 | 0 comments
Ramseyer Farms has a long history of working with Girl Scout troops in the area, from Columbus to Cleveland, Ohio.
We can organize fun and educational Girl Scout activities centered on competitive and cooperative play, with a combination of individual and social activities. Our farm adventures are great opportunities for active outdoor fun, an ideal get-together for your troop.
In addition, we...
Posted by admin on Mar 24th, 2012 | 0 comments
Hayrides are a normal part of the fun here at Ramseyer Farms and they run during the normal operating hours of the farm. Normally, they’re first come, first served, but if you want to schedule a private hayride for you and your family and friends, you can do that, too. And if you want to go one step further to set up a hayride party, here are some tips.
Reserve a bonfire site. Nothing says fall...
Posted by admin on Feb 17th, 2012 | Comments Off
Another year has come and gone, and we’re happy for all the fun we’ve had, but a little sad that the season is over. And also sad that the Great Pumpkin didn’t choose our patch this year, so we’re going to be working hard this winter to make sure our patch will be the most sincere next year.
In all seriousness, though, winter is an important time here at Ramseyer Farms, and just because...
Posted by admin on Feb 1st, 2012 | 0 comments
If you still have a supply of produce from the Farm, read the following to learn how to keep it for winter use.
Winter squash such as pumpkins, acorns, or hubbards should be stored at about 50° F, and away from fruit like apples that give off ripening compounds. Identify the squash that has been bruised or damaged for using first. Acorn squash can be stored for up to 8 weeks, pumpkins for up to...