Registration is open for our 4th Annual Fields of Hope Sunflower Event on July 19-21, 2024! Register Now

Fields of Hope

 

Join us at the 4th Annual Fields of Hope Sunflower Event on July 19-21, 2024!

Registration is open! See details below

Our one-of-a-kind Fields of Hope fundraising event is held at a private sunflower field on our founder’s farm. The golden sunflowers towering over the fields create a picturesque backdrop and symbol of hope that will take your breath away. Guests can pick their own sunflowers and/or participate in a professional photography session with Silver Orchid Photography against the sunflower backdrop. 

The event is family friendly and perfect for all ages. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of nature, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Reservations are required for entry to this private event. 

Explore Things to Do at The Fields of Hope

U-Pick Sunflowers

Experience the joy of wandering through our vibrant sunflower fields and picking your own stunning blooms. Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing, a romantic date, or a serene solo adventure, our sunflower farm offers a picturesque escape.

Professional Photo Sessions

The Center is partnering with Silver Orchid Photography to help capture your perfect summer memories with by offering mini and micro mini photo sessions in the enchanting sunflower fields! Limited spots available – book now to enjoy stunning, golden-hued portraits that you’ll cherish forever.

Row Dedications

Honor a loved one by dedicating a row of sunflowers in their memory or name at our special sunflower event. Your donation will create a beautiful, lasting tribute amidst the golden blooms, celebrating their legacy in a vibrant, natural setting.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor and make a lasting impact by supporting grief awareness and healing. Your sponsorship will not only enhance your brand’s visibility but also provide crucial resources to individuals and families facing loss.

Volunteer Opportunities

Become an event volunteer at our Sunflower Fundraiser and help create an unforgettable experience for attendees. Your support will be crucial in ensuring a successful event that raises awareness and funds for grief support services. Send us an e-mail for more info! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the address of the farm?

The Smith Farm is located in Worcester Township, Pennsylvania. The address is 1415 Kriebel Mill Road Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 19426

Do you have to pay for parking and where do I park?

Parking is included with your reservation and located adjacent to the sunflower fields. We will have people directing traffic from the main entrance.

Do you have handicap parking?

Yes. There is dedicated handicap parking. As you enter the parking lot, follow the signs for handicapped parking.

What is your ticket refund policy?

The U-Pick event is held rain or shine. Registration fees are non-refundable except in the case of extreme weather (see extreme weather policy below).

Do you allow photography?

Feel free to take pictures with your phone or personal camera during your reserved U-Pick time. To honor our photography sponsors, we kindly request that professional photography is not conducted during the U-Pick event. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

What do I need to bring?

If possible, bring a good pair of clippers or pruners. The sunflower stalks are thick. We will have a minimal number of clippers on-site. You are welcome to bring a bucket or small wagon to hold your sunflowers as you pick.

How do I dress?

We encourage all visitors to wear comfortable shoes and suitable clothing for an outdoor environment for your safety. Check the local weather listings to make sure you dress appropriately.

Can I bring my pet or emotional support animal to the farm?

No. We kindly ask that no pets are brought to the farm. Our therapy dogs will be present at times for some love from our furry friends.  Service animals will be admitted. 

What does my reservations include?

Each reservation includes a one-hour time slot to enjoy the U-Pick sunflower fields, designated number of stems in your reservation, and parking.

What if I want to stay longer than my 1-hour time slot?

We ask that you book additional slots if you want to stay more than one hour. 

Can I bring a stroller or wagon onto the farm?

Yes, a small wagon or stroller is permitted. Please keep in mind that you will be pushing these items through sunflower fields. The ground will be uneven and possibly muddy.

Is your farm wheelchair or stroller accessible?

Yes, however our farm is an outdoor space with uneven ground, including gravel and grass areas. If there has been heavy rain, it can get muddy. We will have an easily accessible sunflower area designated for those in a wheelchair.

Can I volunteer?

Absolutely! Please send an e-mail to Jamie at jl@bereavementcenter.org to join our volunteer interest list.

Do you have sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! If you or your company would like to be a sponsor at this fundraising event to benefit The Center for Loss and Bereavement, please check out our sponsorship opportunities here.

Many Thanks to Our Sponsors

Our Photography Partner

Our Blossom Sponsor

Our Petal Sponsors

Our Stem Sponsors

Our Sprout Sponsors

Our Seedling Sponsors

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