Farming with Children

Here is a good article from Hobby Farms http://www.hobbyfarms.com/crafts-and-nature/involve-kids-farm-life.aspx about getting kids involved.  Go to the link to access the clickable parts of the article.
 
And here is a great bit from the L.A. Times about inner city kids learning to ride horses.  I love the way the little boy says he chose Annie because "she was the biggest":
 
 
This is something I'd very much like to do in the future, although I'm not sure how to go about it.  Maybe I could offer field trips for city schools?  I'm surprised at how many kids have never actually seen a farm animal in real life, or know that Chicken McNuggets come from the feathered critter that clucks around the farmyard.  I'd love any comments people might have about how to enter into this sort of venture.
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