Visit a sustainable diversified family farm. Max and Katherine
Dubansky will guide you around their farm and share with you kowledge
about what it takes to grow vegatables, poultry and flowers in a 100%
natural way without the use of any chemicals. Let All Earth Eco Tours
design a program for your group. We recently hosted over 40 families with
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and we have provided custom programs
for youth groups, girl scouts, after school programs and more.
Tour ($10 per person, Minimum 10)
Learn about Shittakes, Organic Poultry and Organic Farming
Available Custom Programs and Activities
Shittake Mushroom Cultivation
You will see the streamside cultivation of shittake mushrooms. Learn about
the preparation of the oak logs, and the inculation of spores. You will
see the production in action and may even be able to sample soem mushrooms.
See a Demonstration
of Horse Powered Agriculture
Max will harness up one of his two teams of draft horses and show you
how they work the fields and do work around the farm. You will learn about
the training and care of heavy draft animals..
A Woods Walk
Take a walk through the woods and meet Brother Bear and learn
about the woods, water and creatures.
about Field Raised Poultry
Chickens are raised with mobile hen houses that are moved
all over the farm to provide adequate natural forage for the birds. The
eggs (available for purchase) have the brightest orange yolks and are
the tastiest you have ever eaten.
about Natural and Organic Means of Starting and Growing a Large Variety
Katherine will share with you techniques and
show you how they start and grow a large variety of vegetables that they
sell at the various local farmer markets. You will tour their greenhouse
and their extensive horse plowed vegetable garden. Fresh vegetables are
avialable for purchase.
about Community Supported Agriculture
The Dubansky Farm offers cooperative style community
participation in their farm. Members of their cooperative pay an annual
fee or trade work for large supplies of fresh vegetables.
Can Play and Plant in the Kids Garden
Bring your kids and let them work a little in the kids garden.
a Flower Pot and Take home a Seedling
Decorate a dflower pot with paints and other craft supplies.
Plant an edible seedling and take it home to grow.
All Earth at
301-746-4083 or 1-800-446-7554 for program details.