Opportunities to visit and learn -- 1981-1994
This chronology reflects current
information. Research is ongoing.
The farm is leased to Saul Agricultural School. Resident farmer, Bill McFadden, is hired by the Philadelphia School District.
Farm festivals begin. The farm is open to the public four times each year for seasonal festivals.
Friends of Fox Chase Farm, a community support group, is founded.
Summer tours and crafts on Sundays begin. This gives the public another opportunity to visit the farm.
Maintenance of the farm is transferred to Abraham Lincoln High School as part of their Horticulture and Environmental Science programs. Classes and tours for school groups begin in September.
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