Stanford University
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O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm

FAQs

I would like to volunteer, what do I need to know?

Pick a day that works best for you; we have opportunities to volunteer every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-11:30am and Saturdays from 9:30am- 12:30pm (please check our calendar for cancelations before coming out; we update this as late an hour before each of our events). These are drop in hours and you may come and go as needed just be sure to sign in when you arrive and check in with our staff.

Be sure to wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. We will be working outside the entire time so also be sure to be dressed to face elements such as full sun, wind, dew/rain etc.

Before coming out please fill out our waiver

Complete Waiver Form

Do you offer tours? If so what can I expect?

Please watch our calendar for information about upcoming public tours. Occasionally we do not offer on-going tours (typically in the summer) and tours must be scheduled by appointment only. Tours can last anywhere from 20-60 minutes. During the tour you will learn more about the past, present, and future of the farm, as well as more information about our facilities and farming practices.

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Is there parking?

satellite map of farm
Satellite view of the Farm

Yes, there is a fee on M-F from 8am-4pm unless you have a C or WE permit. Use the Parkmobile application to pay for parking.

Parking: If you do not have a "C" or "WE" permit for the Searsville lot, you will need to pay for visitor parking on Electioneer Road.

Entrance: The best place to enter the farm is from the Searsville Lot (L-22) entrance.

 

For more information, please see the Parking and Transportation website.

Can I bring my class for a field trip?

The Stanford Educational Farm currently only offers field trips for Stanford University courses. If you would like to bring your undergraduate or graduate class for an academic field trip to the farm please contact Patrick Archie at jparchie@stanford.edu.

We work with a very small number of elementary and high school classes through our undergraduate education program and are not able to offer field trips for high school classes at this time. We highly recommend Hidden Villa, the HEAL Project, and Veggielution.

How do I buy flowers or produce?

Currently over 75% of the food sold by the farm is sold back to campus entities.

Flower arrangements come in mason jars, small (16oz.) and large (64oz.). At this time we are only providing service Monday through Friday on the Stanford Main campus. Delivery is available for a small fee. To place an order or for more information please fill out the order form.

Order Flowers

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