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Auerfarm will now be holding Adult and Family educational programs. For more information, visit 

Auer Mission: To ensure children and adults engage in, learn about, and enjoy agriculture, science, and the natural environment. 

Our Programs

Educational programs at Auerfarm combine direct experience with agriculture and nature through hands-on experiences, observation, and reflection. Programs focus on nature, biology, horticulture and math, addressing content standards. Programs are aligned with Connecticut State Department of Education  Curriculum Frameworks for students Pre-K-high school, and Next Generation Science standards.

"Thank you for another wonderful visit to the Farm to see the Maple Trees. The children could not stop talking about their day on the way back to Hartford. We really appreciate all the work you do for us. Your staff were a joy to work with and were super helpful. Please email me at anytime to coordinate the next visit! We are eager to return! 
All the best, E. Vazquez"

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Get Involved

The 4-H Education Center is governed by a board of directors. It has committees are made up of community volunteers. More than 500 volunteers each year,  help to make the projects and programs possible. Volunteer opportunities are available for all ages and talents. You can also donate to sponsor an individual, a family or a class. 

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 Thank you to our wonderful employee Ben Carroll for this picture of Eleanor and her new babies!

Thank you to our wonderful employee Ben Carroll for this picture of Eleanor and her new babies!

Our entrance and roadway were recently redone thanks to three generous donations from the Koopman sisters through the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund. Enjoy the ride we have every morning on the way up to the farm.

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We are a 4-H Education Center for the Region and the State. 


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