SPECIAL NOTES FOR YOUR STAY AT RED TOMATO FARM
Once you check-in, you may enjoy our beautiful Inn garden while relaxing in the front porch chairs. Gardens planted by our program participants are especially plentiful in the warmer months. Two pastures around the Inn provides a place to play for our goats, sheep and ducks. Our free-range chickens and rooster as well as our goats sometimes find shelter within our bank barn. On hot days, guests can enjoy a soak in our outdoor pool. Come evening, step outside for the firefly show and listen to the crickets. After a comfortable night’s rest, enjoy a breakfast prepared by our participants. Guests are welcome to play with our resident cat, feed the animals, gather eggs and cuddle with our rabbits. Take a stroll down the driveway. Enjoy a picnic just outside of the Inn by our pasture. In the morning enjoy a farm fresh breakfast in our dining area. Guests that are ideal for the Inn include: Those that are in town to enjoy an event at Dickinson College, families that would like to expose children or grandchildren to rural life at a small hobby farm, those with a special interest in farms, gardens and small livestock or those who are looking for the ultimate opportunity to relax and disconnect for a while.
The Farm House at Red Tomato Farm & Inn can accommodate a family or a small group of friends with plenty of room to spread out with a large kitchen, living room, dining room, office, upstairs kitchenette, three bedrooms, and four full bathrooms. The outside area includes raised garden beds, a barn, a pool, a picnic area, a firepit area, and sweeping pastures. Book your stay on Airbnb.
The staff that you will find cleaning the Inn, making up your room and setting out coffee and other treats are learning how to be inn-keepers. This is an active farm with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities that work daily with our livestock, agriculture, and the Inn. They take great pride in making your stay as comfortable as possible. By staying at the Inn guests increase opportunity for inn-keepers to make interesting acquaintances, learn about new places, become more proficient at hospitality and housekeeping, and share their enthusiasm and knowledge about Red Tomato Farm & Inn.
Outside, during the warmer seasons, you can sit by our fire pit and roast a hot dog or marshmallow. You can enjoy lunch or dinner at our picnic area. Enjoy a swim in our pool and visit with our farm animals.
We encourage our guests to disconnect and unwind while staying at our Inns. Once you check-in you’ll find that we make it very easy to relax. With no distractions such as televisions or internet access you’ll be able to truly enjoy the natural beauty of the smells, sounds, sights of rural farm life. Hear our rooster crow and watch them nest in trees at dusk. Watch the goats and sheep play in pastures. Collect free-range eggs. Cut flowers or stroll out to barn. See the occasional horse and buggy trot by. Live rather than text.
This project is an initiative of The David and Libby Rosen Center for Healthy Families.
RED TOMATO FARM & INN
Enjoy your stay in our renovated farmhouse that was initially a log cabin built in the 1800’s. It is perfectly nestled in between pastures and trees and is a short walk to our gardens and a beautiful bank barn.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR STAY
This is a rare opportunity to stay at an operational farm, run by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Once you discover our hidden gem in Cumberland County we know you will love it. We enjoy the peaceful tranquility found on our farm and look forward to sharing it with you!