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Hastings Dairy offers kids a fun day down on the farm

Sights at Hastings Dairy Farm
Sights at Hastings Dairy Farm
courtesy Hastings Dairy Farm

Parents who have children who are ages 5 and under and who are looking for a fun, family-oriented day trip, just check out the Cow Tale Adventures event being offered by Hastings Dairy Farm in Burton, Ohio on Wednesday, May 21 and Tuesday, June 3. Burton is approximately a 50 minute drive from Cleveland.

Hastings Dairy Farm Cows
Hastings Dairy Farm Cows
courtesy Hastings Dairy Farm

A Bit About Hastings Dairy Farm Located in Geauga County, Hastings Dairy Farm is a 3rd generation family-owned farm that is home to a herd of 600 Holstein milk cows, dry cows and lots of calves. The working farm also grows corn, grass hay, Sudan grass and rye grass to feed their animals.

CowTales Adventure This celebration of farm life includes a variety of both outdoor and indoor family-friendly, educational activities that all ages can enjoy. Visitors will be able to take a guided tour of the Farm's milking parlor to watch the cows being milked (Watch the milk move from the cow to the dairy!). Special Note: The cows are milked three times a day. Guests will also be able to visit the calf area where they can pet the calves and interact with them.

Other activities include a wagon ride tour of the Farm to see where the cows reside, riding pedal tractors, participating in games like corn hole, a ring toss and a bean bag toss and making crafts. And don't forget to get into the corn box.

The kids can also enjoy a farm-themed outdoor playground and an indoor Junior Dairyman play area. And make sure you take a ride on the Chugga Chugga Moo Moo Train.

Hastings Dairy Farm is open regardless of weather. No reservations are necessary. Because it is a working farm, it is highly recommended that guests wear boots or old shoes.

Hours for the Cow Tales Adventure are 10 a.m. - noon. Admission is $6 per person. Children 12 months and under get free admission. The admission price includes a cheese snack for each participant. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. This event is for children 5 and under only.

For more information about the Cow Tales Adventure event or about Hastings Dairy Farm call 440-635-0313 or get online at www.hastingsdairy.com.

Hasting Dairy Farm is located at 13181 Claridon Troy Rd. in Burton, Ohio. Burton is 40 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 50 minute drive.