Perhaps you are more interested in how your food is produced and want to
meet the producers and talk with them about what goes into food
production. Your children who visit the farms often have not seen a live duck, or pig, and have not picked an apple right off the tree. This form of expanded agri-tourism is often called "entertainment farms." Our farm and gardens cater to the pick-your-own crowd, offering not only regular
farm products, but also food, mazes, open-pen animals, train rides,
picnic facilities and pick-your-own produce.
is one alternative for improving the incomes and potential economic
viability of small farms and rural communities. During parts of the year this takes the forms of
fairs, festivals, etc. Some of our sports activities integrate volunteerism in order that our tourists can participate in community outreach while having fun.