Tour the farm with our expert staff for a unique educational experience.

Custom guided tours are available for visitors who have specific educational interests at the Kutztown, Pennsylvania, campus only. These tours are open to visitors Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM with advance notice of at least 30 days. After deciding on one of the packages below, please contact to schedule your tour.

Package Options

Please contact us for pricing if your group has more than 35 people.

1-15 People 16-25 People 26-35 People

Package A

A 1-hour guided tour of the farm customized to the specific interest of the group
Recommended for student and gardening groups

$220 $300 $360

Package B

A 1.5-hour guided tour of the Rodale research farm with stops and presentations at the main points of interest related to your group’s interests (see “Tour Topics,” below)
Recommended for professional groups and college students

$420 $570 $680

Package C

A 1-hour guided tour of the farm, followed by a 2-hour workshop on a pre-selected topic (see “Tour Topics,” below)
Recommended for gardening groups

$460 $630 $760

Package D

A 2-hour workshop on a pre-selected topic (see “Tour Topics,” below)
Recommended for student and gardening groups

$340 $450 $520

Tour Topics

Package B

Designed for agriculture, environmental and natural resources professionals and college level students; governmental, for-profit and nonprofit managers and employees; professional associations; and international visitors.

• Organic Transition
• Organic Production 101
• Soil Health versus Soil Quality
• Water Quality in Organic Systems
• Compost Production and Utilization
• Organic No-till: Benefits and Challenges
• Organic Apple Production
• Farming Systems Trial
• Vegetable Systems Trial
• Pastured Hogs

Packages C and D

Designed for community, urban and school gardening groups; students K-12 grade; and the general public.

• Organic Gardening
• Herbal Gardens
• Composting for Backyard Gardeners
• Pruning 101

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled event at any time and for any reason. Registrants will receive a full refund. Registrants who have paid for an event that they will be unable to attend can request a full refund if they call to cancel ten or more days before the event. Rodale Institute cannot accept requests for refunds less than ten days before a class or workshop. Please note that processing of refunds may take two to four weeks.

pig facility tour
wagon ride


To book your custom tour, please contact us at or 610-683-1400.

Self-guided Tours

Free self-guided walking tours are available year-round. Experience includes a map and audio tracks.

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