Looking for some family fun this summer? Interested in learning more about heritage breed livestock? Join SVF Foundation for our annual Visitors Day celebration, and enjoy a day packed with fascinating information and fun activities, all set on SVF’s breathtaking 35-acre property in Newport, Rhode Island.
Take self-guided tours through the historic Swiss Village
Peek into our state-of-the-art facilities and meet the SVF laboratory, veterinary, and animal care staff
Visit Chip, a rare Tennessee myotonic goat born from a frozen embryo, and learn about other endangered breeds of livestock
Attend live cryogenics and sheep shearing demonstrations
Shop SVF’s selection of farm products and heritage breed meat
Returning this year- Julians Omnibus, a double-decker food truck serving local heritage breed burgers and munchies
*Parking will be available at Fort Adams State Park and free transportation will be provided by trolley. There will be no parking available at SVF. Consider ditching the car and enjoy a beautiful bike ride to Visitors Day! Free bike parking is available on site and bicyclists are encouraged to enter from our Beacon Hill Road entrance. Bicyclists can also walk their bikes through.