From the Kuehnert Dairy Farm Fall Festival Facebook page:
2014 Kuehnert Dairy Farm Fall Festival
Come join us for our 2nd Annual Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival to experience the daily operations of a working dairy farm. A variety of fall entertainment is available for all ages to enjoy.
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The Kuehnert Family is extremely excited to be able to share their farm, family and cows, and to tell you their farm story. They want consumers to see what life is like as a dairy farmer, how they care for their cows and the land. It is their passion to educate the general public, so that they know that milk comes from a cow, how a gallon of milk gets to the grocery store, and to know the importance of milk in a healthy diet.
Kuehnert Dairy Farm is well run by a family management team and a dedicated group of employees. Brothers, Alan and Stan, along with Alan’s wife Cindy, their two sons Nathan (wife Sarah, children Allie and Bryar) and Andrew (wife Brittany) are partners in this 300 cow Registered Holstein herd.
The Kuehnert Dairy Fall Festival will run for five weeks, with the opening day on September 27th, and continue through October 26, 2014.
Admission includes all activities on the farm including:
- visiting the freestall barn, where the cows spend their time and eat;
- learning how baby calves are cared for;
- view modern farm machinery and watch robotic technology milking the cows!
- the 5-acre Corn Maze, Straw Mountain,
- Corn Pit Play Area
- Cornhole Games
- Tile Swing
- Holy Cow Football
- Pumpkin Checkers
- Tether Ball
- Milk Bottle Bowling
- Nutrition Stations
- Robotic Milking Facility Viewing Room
- Fire Pits
- Pumpkin painting
- educational activities
- daily children’s activities and
- Farm Tours
There is also free face painting by Sweetcakes Entertainment every weekend.
Visitors will enjoy delicious dairy snacks featuring soft-serve ice cream, grilled cheese sandwiches, ice cold milk, and a hotdog and smores while sitting around a bonfire only feet away from the cows.
School field trips and group tours are all available by appointment; please inquire for pricing and availability. To make a reservation, email:or call Sarah at 260-417-1918. Please inquire early, times and dates fill quickly.
Admission is $8 per person
Children 2 years old and under are FREE
Opening Day is Saturday, September 27th!
Hours: Fridays 6pm-10pm, Saturdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 12pm-5pm