Visit the Farm

Fall foliage on the farm

Visitors and volunteers are welcome to tour the Hampshire Farm, and are encouraged to get involved. Please be mindful that this is a working farm; visitors should exercise caution around vehicles, machinery, and electric fences. Certain production areas do have limited access. Thank you, and enjoy your visit!

Directions

The farm is located on the northeast edge of campus on West Street/Route 116. Parking is available at the Farm Center, located at Thorpe House.  

Self-Guided Tour

Our self-guided walking tour map will lead you around the fields, pastures, greenhouses, barns, and offices that comprise our campus farm. Visitors are welcome to walk around the farm during daylight hours, year-round. Please be mindful of moving machinery and limited access areas (including electrified fences, animal enclosures, and locked outbuildings). The walking tour covers approximately one mile of rough, muddy terrain; please plan accordingly.

Download self-guided tour map pdf

Schedule a Visit

If you are interested in a guided tour, would like to meet with farm staff, or are a Hampshire College staff member, faculty member, or student who would like to reserve a group meeting space at the farm, please use our farm visit request form to schedule your visit. We kindly ask that most requests be made at least two weeks in advance.

Submit a farm visit request

On-Farm Projects

Because the farm is a dynamic place with a wide variety of ongoing activities, students, faculty, and staff members who would like to use the farm for research, art, or other projects are requested to submit a proposal to the Farm Committee well ahead of time. Going through this process will help ensure the awareness and support of the farm staff, the basic viability of the project from the farm's perspective, and the prevention of potential conflicts with any other ongoing projects or activities of which the applicant may be unaware.

Submit a farm project request

 

Connect with the Farm
Learn. Eat. Experience.
The Hampshire College Farm provides educational opportunities for the community and welcomes student and faculty projects, research, and coursework. The farm is also a place to enjoy the landscape, visit with animals, study, and host events.
Contact Us
Stay In Touch
With The Hampshire College Farm
Snail Mail
Farm Center
Mail Code FC
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002