Visit Us

Just south of Washington DC, the Alice Ferguson Foundation is located on a historic farm on the shore of the Potomac River. We welcome school groups, homeschool students, rentals, corporate retreats, weddings, volunteers, and small group visits. Spend the day on our 330-acre riverfront working farm with our educators and naturalists.

 

 

Small Group or Family Visits

 

Join us at our historic Hard Bargain Farm educational campus to visit with the barnyard animals, explore the wetlands and woods with a nature hike or birdwalk, or discover where food comes form as you learn about farming and agriculture at our 1930’s era working farm. 

  • Welcoming small groups of 4-10 people
  • Enjoy fun, recreational activities during a 2-hour visit
  • Great way to get outside and discover nature and history
  • Dates available throughout the year
  • $15 per person, with a 4-person minimum
  • Download our flyer here.

 

Featured Activities

 

🐑 Fun on the Farm (Visit the Farm & Meet the Animals)
Tour the farm and meet our barnyard animals close up – Cows, goats and sheep, oh my! Learn about farming, animals, and where food comes from in our historic barnyard. | Ages 4 and up.

🦋 Nature Awaits (Nature Walk / Habitat Hike with Naturalist)
Ready to enjoy the outdoors? Want to experience wild animals in their natural habitat? Come on out to Hard Bargain Farm to take a walk on the wild side for a chance to see our butterflies, beavers and birds. | Ages 4 and up.

🌳 Kids vs Wild: Survival of the Fittest (Hands-on Shelter Building & Science Learning)
Discover what animals (and people) need to survive in the wild! Build a shelter, learn about animal adaptations, and have a great time in the outdoors. | Ages 9 and up.

 

It’s a great way to get outside, discover something new, or commemorate a birthday or special occasion. If you’d like to sign up for a visit, please fill out our request form below and an educator will connect with you to schedule your visit. In the meantime, you can take our virtual tour to discover the places and people of Hard Bargain Farm.

 

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