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Experience Modern Farming at Fair Oaks Farms

We lived on a dairy farm when first married so I know some of the challenges dairy farmers face and the steps involved in caring for livestock. For those of you who have not had that privilege—and yes, I consider Read more >

A Trip to Hunter’s Honey Farm (#video)

On a recent Saturday, my family planned a trip to Hunter’s Honey Farm in Martinsville, Indiana. The first thing you should know when heading to visit the farm is that the journey is as beautiful as the destination. It is about a Read more >

Tips for a Trip to the Farmer’s Market

  South Bend Farmer’s Market One of my favorite Saturday morning traditions is visiting the Columbus Farmer’s Market. We love to wander around, pick up a few things to eat for the week ahead, savor some sausage breakfast sandwiches, and Read more >

Amazing Maize at the Indiana State Museum

Remember that jingle, “There’s more than corn in Indiana?” That may be true, but right now at the Indiana State Museum, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about one of Indiana’s marquee products. The Amazing Maize exhibit Read more >

Gobble, Gobble: Hoosier Turkeys from Indiana Farms

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love its simplicity, its focus on family and thankfulness, and certainly, the fact that it revolves around a delicious meal. While Indiana may trail a bit behind Minnesota and a few other states in Read more >

Little Hands on the Farm: Fun Indiana State Fair Attraction for Young Kids (#INStateFair)

Here’s a riddle for all you Indiana State Fair aficionados: Where can you give your kids a lesson in how to milk a cow, plant vegetables and the value of a dollar, all in one place? Answer: The Little Hands on Read more >

Looking Forward to the Indiana State Fair 2011

Yippee! It’s the Year of Soybeans! Uh, at the Indiana State Fair, that is. Okay, so maybe it’s not that exciting. I liked it better when it was the year of the pig, and I got to try several different Read more >

Indiana County Fairs

While it is probably too early in the summer to proclaim that fair season has arrived, given that the Indiana State Fair doesn’t kick off for another few weeks, July is the month many of Indiana’s county fairs take place. Read more >