Category - orchards, farms & agriculture

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…

What's New at Beasley's Orchard?

Thursday, August 23, 2018 9:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The end of the glorious summer season is always bittersweet, but fall is fast approaching, and there is much to look forward to. One of the first things I do this time of year is check out the September and October Events Calendar on the Visit…

Summer is my favorite season for many reasons, but my absolute favorite thing to do during the summer is spend an evening at the county fair with my family. There's nothing quite like a fair, and the Hendricks County 4-H Fair always delivers. It's…

Hendricks County, Indiana, has so much to offer in the summertime: parks, pools, and places to play outside. But our county also has plenty to offer in the animal world. Think outside the box this summer and check out some of these unconventional…