Tours



Tourism is a big part of our marketing. Families, schoolchildren and other groups frequently come out to take tours of the farm. Tours are available Monday through Saturday and are best from late March to early November. Call (319) 939-2187 to make an appointment.


Walk-through tour

A guided tour that takes you through the process of getting milk from the farm to your table. You will see calves, the milking parlor, cow barns, the creamery, our wallabies and farming equipment, plus enjoy a dish of ice cream made on the farm. All participants, $6.00; children 3 and younger, free.

Hands-on tour
All the features listed above plus feed a calf, make homemade butter, milk a cow by hand (milking times are 4 to 6:30 p.m.) and perhaps pet a wallaby. Refreshments are included. All participants, $10.00.

School or daycare tour
Children $4.00; teachers/chaperones free.

Bus tour
$6.00 per person; guides/drivers free.

 

Did you know?

  1. Cows are vegetarians. They spend six hours a day eating and an additional eight hours chewing their cud. They have one stomach with four compartments.

  2. It takes 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of cheese.

  3. In an average day, a dairy cow will eat 90 pounds of feed, drink 40 gallons of water and produce 6 to 10 gallons of milk.

  4. Calcium found in dairy products helps boost bone mass, reduces the risk of osteoporosis and lowers your risk for other diseases.

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