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We're relocating to Seneca. We will be closed during the transition time.

Whispering Pines is a family owned working farm and licensed Grade A Raw Goat & Sheep milk dairy and cheese making facility. We have a Farm store which will be expanded as we have outgrown our Mauldin location. We're relocating to Seneca. While we're moving and setting up the new location, we will be closed for now. We plan to have bigger and better farm tours with all kinds of exciting activities! check back with us in the spring! We will have a part of Whispering Pines in Mauldin retained for a seasonal market and maybe some mini farm tours in Mauldin and other bigger activities in Seneca!

 

 

 

 

 

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Our Farm store has great gift and shopping selections made right here in SC! Click on Farm store Tab-

 

 

   We don't have any meetings scheduled for the spring. Check the Facebook page- 4H Dairy Sheep and Goat club at Whispering Pines for updates.

 Updates are posted on the Face Book page. Fee is $10. The membership form is on the 4H page. Forms need to completed and fee paid before attending. Meetings are for 5 yrs and up. Here at Whispering Pines. Lots of hands on learning. Extra clinics each month, which may have additional fees. For more information, click on the 4H link on the above menu. Note about the fees and what it includes- Fee is $10 which pays for membership in Greenville County 4H. This entitles members to join any Greenville County 4H club. Whispering Pines turns in the entire $10 to Greenville county and does not charge for the time given to the children. 

 We're celebrating our 35th year of caring for people and our animals!

Our farm animals include Horses, Dairy sheep, Dairy goats, cows, ducks, chickens and more! We have a great riding program and have birthday parties here.  Enjoy all the pages on the site by using the menu above. The Services page gives a detailed list of lessons and birthday party activities for your family, school and/or church group including prices. We have a list of new field trips at the bottom of this page.

 

We're part of South Carolina's plan to help people learn about Agriculture. Our Farm tours will now offer a passport, which we will stamp for farm tours. You will be eligible for SC Agritourism hats, shirts and more!

New Field Trip Series for Schools, Churches, Home School, Co-ops, and Day cares.

We have some field trips that follow the School State Standards. We have such a great variety of farm animals, class rooms, teaching tools and experience all in one place that one field trip might not be enough! Field trip fees are $10 per child (50 or more children discount).  Field trips with pony rides would be $20 per child.


Social Studies Standard- 1-1.4-How do farmers use the land? We will identify the different plants used for forage at different times of the year. Learn the different stages of plant growth. Tour the hay barn, feed room, care for chickens and experience milking in the dairy parlor.

Science Standard- 2-2.1. The Basic Needs of Animals for Energy, Growth, and Protection. This tour will focus on the Dairy sheep and goats. These Ruminants have special food requirements during different stages of life. We have baby animals in the spring. What a great time to learn about birthing, growing, developing and so much more! The mamas need more nutrition, babies have their requirements too. We plant seasonal forages that we can explore and identify in the pasture. Lots of hands on learning! Younger children will have craft opportunities. Older children can learn the basics and how to assist during lambing/birthing.


American/ SC history-  American Heritage Tunis sheep were given as a gift to George Washington, sheep were on the White House lawn! SC plantation owner saved Tunis sheep from extinction!
Pioneer Days- How did the early settlers manage? Learn about making wool blankets, cheese, soap, churning butter, milking dairy animals. Horsemanship basics. Pack animals- donkeys and goats!

Christmas at the Stables- the field trip. The Christmas story with your group participating! So much fun. Great for the younger children!!!

Horse Lovers- all about horses- Care, Feeding, Safety, Grooming and more. This meets some badge requirements for Girl Scouts.

Dairy days- learn all about milk-where it comes from and what we can make with it! The topics covered depend on the age group.

Cheese making 101- Learn the basics of cheese making. The topics covered depend on the age group. Take home cheese kits need to be ordered in advance and are not included in the class fee.

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