Farm Life Field Trip

Featuring early Colonial Farm Life or Julian Pioneers this field trip includes 5-6 of the activities bulleted below and is a great fun for K-3rd Grade levels! This field trip is not held at the Mining Company, but at our farm located just up the road from Julian Mining Co.

Julian Farm and Orchard, 4381 Highway 78

(This is also our popular Fall Pumpkin Patch field trip)


  • Apple Cider Press (Fall)

  • Animal Husbandry

  • Candle Dipping

  • Tractor-Drawn Hayride

  • Butter Making

  • Pioneer Chores, Laundry 

  • Kitchen Garden (Summer)

  • Wool Carding

  • Apple Pie Making demonstration

  • Mini Pumpkin to take home (Fall)


Cost is $12.75 per person and a group minimum of 25 is required to reserve a date. Families or smaller groups can be added to an existing date for $15 each. Call ahead for availability 951-312-9940. Activities may vary and other schools, groups, or organizations may be present. Number of costumed guides varies with size of group. Most field trips start at 10:00 AM and conclude around 12:15 PM, but exceptions can be made with prior approval. No portion of this field trip will be repeated for late arrivals, please make arrangements to arrive 10-15 minutes before your field trip is scheduled. All deposits are non-refundable and required to reserve a date. Click here to make a reservation.

See California Curriculum and Content standards met by this field trip for History and Social Studies.

Groups are welcome to bring a sack lunch to eat after the completion of the field trip. Souvenirs, old-time toys, gems and minerals can be purchased for those that decide bring pocket money.

We're a working farm. Crops ripe in season may be enjoyed by our field trip guests. Add raspberry, strawberry, blackberry, apples, pumpkin or garden vegetable picking to your experience for an additional fee.

2017 Julian Mining Company, Julian, CA

4444 State Hwy 78 Julian/Wynola CA 92036

951-313-0166 Julian Mining Company, Ryan Cross

951-312-9940 Farm and Orchard information, 

field trip bookings, Gina Cross

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