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Charles L. Bowers School Farm
1219 East Square Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

For scheduling of programs, private rentals, events, and general questions please call:

(248) 341.6475 or complete this request form.
Monday-Friday
between 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learning is fun at Bowers Farm

Tours are available, we'd love to host you

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Bowers School Farm About Us

About Bowers Farm 

Charles L. Bowers School Farm was purchased in the mid-1960's by Bloomfield Hills Schools to be used as a land laboratory. We are housed on 90 acres within Bloomfield Hills.

Animals such as sheep, horses, llama and a donkey graze the pastures. We also house poultry of all types, rabbits and goats. Every animal has a purpose here at the farm and farm equipment is used daily to maintain the property as an educational agriculture production enterprise.

Charles L. Bowers Farm is open daily and year-round for various educational programs and community events.

 

Planning a Visit to Bowers Farm?

The farm offers educational field trips for schools interested in enriching the classroom learning experience through authentic, place-based learning. Community organizations such as scouts, neighborhood associations, family and church groups can also come to the farm. We offer a variety of programs topics including: Plant Science, Animal Behavior, Sustainability, Harvesting, Conservation and Genetics. . . just to name a few! Programs with specific topics run at different times of the school year, range in duration and price, and target different ages/groups. Visit the field trip portion of our website for more information on programs to meet your needs.

If you prefer a more casual visit to Bowers Farm, we invite you to take a one-hour guided tour! Tours are scheduled in advance to allow customized experiences for individuals and groups of virtually any size. Our farm tour and wagon ride is an hour long . We ask for a minimum of 5 people. The cost is $10/person. We can still provide a tour and wagon ride for groups of less than 5; however, the cost will then be a flat-fee of $50. If you would like to schedule an educational program or a one-hour tour, please complete the form below or call us at 248.341.6475.

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