Category - orchards, farms & agriculture

Most people, including myself, conjure certain images when we hear the words Beasley’s Orchard in Danville, Indiana, such as pumpkins, hayrides and apples. I don’t even consider visiting this lush farm until the leaves start to change and I need…

There are many things about summer in Indiana that I love, and high on that list is fresh produce. Indiana-grown fruits and vegetables are second to none, and our local farmers markets allow me to get them when they're in season and at their most…

I have been horse crazy ever since I was a little girl. (I may still harbor some resentment toward my parents for never getting me that pony for Christmas). So you better believe that I am marking my calendar for the first weekend in May because The…

With my family, Christmas is a celebration that fills our house...inside and out. We have Christmas trees - that vary in size - for every room of the house and a Snow Village 'town' that lights up our living room. Yet, for all of the decorations that…

Last year, I wrote about how quickly fall had approached. I share this same sentiment today, as I write about this year's Heartland Apple Festival at Beasley's Orchard in Danville. I've written about the orchard and this fall attraction - a true…

Enjoy Fall Fun at Hogan Farms in Brownsburg

Friday, September 21, 2018 2:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

In case you haven't heard, Hogan Farms -- located at 8900 E. County Road 1000 North, Brownsburg -- is an incredible fall destination that you'll want to visit this season. Offering homegrown pumpkins, hayrides, a corn maze, good eats, a petting zoo…

Beasley's Orchard Adds U-Pick

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:00 AM by Josh Duke

You can finally pick apples at Beasley's Orchard! While that may not sound like a big deal to you, I couldn't be more excited. You see I have asked Debbie Beasley for years and more recently Calvin Beasley why they never offered u-pick at their…

Most people may know the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex in Hendricks County, Indiana, as the place to see the pigs, horses, demolition derby and to consume some fair food during the annual 4-H Fair that is held there every…