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Fall Tours Begin October 8

Posted 9/20/2012 2:45pm by Sam Bellamy.

 

 

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teh hay maze is a favorite on fall tours

Fall Tours 2012

 

What is  a hinney? Well , come find out. Have you ever seen cotton that isn’t so white and fluffy ? How about cotton with color? Ever wondered what a turkey from a hundred years ago may have looked liked? Besides unusual farm animals and plants, you will have an opportunity to learn about many of the classic farm animals and plants.

We are offering tours with different emphasis depending on age or interest. This means we will spend more time where we think your class can get more out of the tour. If you are interested in a particular aspect let us know ahead when you book your tour and we can emphasize that for your tour.

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TAKE A HAY RIDE AROUND THE FIELDS AND THROUGH WOODED TRAILS.

LEARN ABOUT AND EXAMINE DIFFERENT KINDS OF GRAINS. WHAT ANIMALS EAT AND PEOPLE EAT.

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VISIT FARM ANIMALS: PIGS, SHEEP, HORSES, GOATS, A HINNEY, ETC. AND VARIOUS FOWL. LEARN WHAT EACH ANIMAL WOULD EAT.

TAKE A LOOK AT FALL CROPS: CORN, PUMPKINS, PEAS, INDIGO,

SUGAR CANE, COTTON.

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN THIS AREA. SEE OLD FARM EQUIPMENT, PLOWS, WAGONS, ETC.  this is optional depending on time..

VISIT THE CIDER PRESS & DRINK APPLE CIDER ( pasteurized)

SEE THE SCARECROWS, CORN STALK TEEPEE, AND HAY MAZE. PEOPLE LIKE TO MEET THE SCARECROW CHARACTERS ALL AROUND THE FARM!

YOU MAY WANT TO BRING A CAMERA OR A CAMCORDER

In addition to tasting apple cider, each child will take home a mini-jack pumpkin (in case we run out we may substitute a gourd or Indian corn) and an INDIGO FARMS 16 page coloring book designed to reinforce the learning experience. It has a $2.00 coupon inside.

Each class will receive a Teacher’s guide and a Teacher’s copy of the coloring book. You can use this to discuss the trip in the classroom. Each class gets a pumpkin for their classroom. (Homeschool groups & some very small groups may be considered as one class.

 

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         it is a learning experience that has fun memories    

 

 

Time:

 

The tour takes about 1-1.5 hours. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO BE ON TIME! We are trying to avoid having too many people on the farm at the same time. When you are late we have to take less time on your tour.

 

DATES:

The tours begin October 8 through November 16.

Price:

The price is $ 7.00/PERSON. 1 teacher / class is not charged. For public Primary schools one teacher’s assistant is not charged.

Special

needs classes and very young children who need parents please let us know when you call.

 

 

Rain:

Call before you come if you have concerns. We’ll try to reschedule if necessary.

Cancellations:

It is very important that you call and contact the office (843-399-6902 or 910-287-6794) to let them know you are not coming at least 24 hours in advance of a scheduled tour.

NO SHOWS:

Due to the time and cost of guides you will be billed $20.00.

Reservations:

Call 843 -399-6902 or 910-287-6794

Ask for Tour Reservations.

The address is

FALL TOURS , INDIGO FARMS,

1542 HICKMAN RD NW

CALABASH, NC 28467

Hwy 57 2000 N

Little River, SC 29566

 

 

 

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