Experience the farm as a living classroom!

The HEAL Project offers field trips at The San Mateo County School Farm. Our programs connect K-12 students with hands-on learning opportunities that awaken curiosity, inspire a love of fresh food, and cultivate awareness for the agricultural and environmental systems we are a part of.

Our Farm Educators work with teachers and group leaders to complement and reinforce your educational goals while providing students with a unique opportunity to get their hands in the soil, engage all their senses and activate their curiosities.

Learn more about how our outdoor lessons enhance Next Generation Science Standards Here:

San Mateo County School Farm (SMCSF) Curriculum & Standards

Questions? Read our Teachers Guide to find out more about the day of your trip:

Farm Field Trip Information

Ready to book your Field Trip?

Step 1) Determine your fee tier by percentage of students who are eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch (%FRL)

Fee Tiers:
Tier 1: 71-100% FRL
Tier 2: 21-70% FRL
Tier 3: 0-20% FRL, Independent Schools

Step 2) Choose from our Field Trip Program Menu

Step 3) Complete our online application and use the embedded Google Calendar to find available trip dates

*A confirmation email from our Farm Programs Manager indicates your visit is reserved.

Farm Field Trip Menu

Fill out the Application >>

By filling out this form I acknowledge that the trip dates are not confirmed until receiving a confirmation email. Confirmation emails will be returned within 5 business days of submitting the form

Questions can be directed to farm@thehealproject.org or 650-553-9685

School and Group Availability

New in Fall 2017 - Two classes can visit on same day

Two classes can now be scheduled to visit the farm on the same day for any program on the menu when scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays. Priority given to Tier 1 schools (with 71% and higher FRL) in order to fill every bus seat

The calendar below shows the farm's availability and maximum capacity per day.

Need financial assistance for bus transportation? 

Your educational field trip is by far one of the best programs I have ever taken a class to. This was a very special learning experience for the students and has inspired me to renew my efforts to dedicate more time to the outdoor classroom.”

— Pauline, 3rd Grade Teacher