Category - orchards, farms & agriculture

Weekend Primer: July 26-28

Monday, July 22, 2019 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

We have another busy summer weekend on tap here in Hendricks County, Indiana , with a celebration of peaches, some unicorns, a street car takeover, a hike up Big Walnut Creek and a "snowball" fight! Which of these events sound good to you? Beasley's…

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…

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…