Tales from the Trails Blog

  • Summer Food and Fun

    Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — By Admin

    We know Summer hasn't officially started however, our Farm To Table Trail has something for everyone. Make your plans now to feed the mind and belly!

    Strawberry Day at Tuttle Orchards

    Enjoy everything Strawberry on Saturday, June 9th at Tuttle Orchards, located in Greenfield. The café will be cooking up everything Strawberry! Strawberry Pizza Cookie Decorating for Kids, Kid's Craft, Tractor Town Adventure Farm, Hayrides around the Farm. Times and prices vary so please check out their facebook page here

    Highlights of Tuttle's Strawberry Day Menu in the Cafe Includes: Strawberry Spinach Salad, Turkey & Brie with Strawberry, Creamy Chicken Salad with Fresh Strawberries, Locally Raised BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich with Tuttle's Apple Butter BBQ Sauce, Strawberry & Nutella Crepes, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Strawberry Donuts, Strawberry Nachos, and a myriad of Strawberry Drinks.

    Please Note: They do NOT have pick your own strawberries at the orchard so be sure to pre-order your strawberries to take home. Due to the high demand pre-ordering is highly suggested. Click here for ordering.

    Hunter's Honey Farm Looking for for an activity to occupy the kids? Take a drive to Morgan County and tour the 100 year old Honey Farm. Hunter's Honey Farm has several different tour options to include Beehive Tour, Honey Barn Tour, bottling your own Honey Bear, rolling your Beeswax Candle, The Worker Special Tour, and many other combined options. https://www.huntershoneyfarm.com/tours/

    Fair Oaks Farms is hosting our fourth annual Dog-A-Palooza on June 9, 2018 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm CST. The Dogs Days of Summer are just ahead so start them right with Dog A Palooza . The whole day is filled with fun! From 2k Dog Glow Walk, Dog Show, and a Dog Obstacle Course, it is a fun way to celebrate summer! Cool off with treats from Fair Oaks Farms Café or Bakery! Many vendors will be on hand for more treats! IFA gives ap"paws"se to this cause, 50% of proceeds of the 2K Glow in the Dark goes to Shelter of the Year. For more details http://fofarms.com/dogapalooza

    McClure's Orchard

    Come celebrate summer!! Enjoy some delicious food and a pint of cider while listening to some tunes played by Mike Almon. The outdoor fun starts at 5pm and lasts until 8pm on Saturday, June 23rd! McClure's Winery & Orchard tours will also be offered during this time. For more information, click here.

    Beasley's Orchard

    Take the kids to Beasley's Orchard in Hendricks County to experience u-picking at its finest. Strawberries are in season but due to high demand, be sure to call first for u-pick availability. Strawberries are also available in the market, as well as, South Carolina peaches, tomatoes, and MUCH more! Indiana Rhubarb and Asparagus are in full swing too, so plan your farm to table meal with all the available delicious produce! For more info - Click here The Big Peach

    Swing by The Big Peach in Bruceville for all your locally grown produce. The Big Peach is a family owned farm market that is open daily May through October. The market offers a variety of fresh produce, jams & jellies, local honey, embroidery items, homemade pies, gift items, fudge, and more. In season are strawberries, peaches, asparagus, tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash and potatoes. Don't forget to the photo op at the Big Peach Tower.


    Restaurants Mentioned:

    Beasley's Orchard & Gardens

Upcoming IFA Events: