Programs & Events at DeLano Farms
Saturdays, July 1, 15, & 29,
August 12 & 26, 11 am - 1 pm
Barnyard Story Corner
It’s story time at the farm! Drop in to hear stories about nature.
Interactive tools will get children involved. We might even have a visit from
one of our farm animals! Meet: DeLano Farmyard, 555 West E Avenue.
Thursday, July 6 and August 3, 5 pm
DeLano Horse-drawn Wagon Rides
Enjoy an evening tour of beautiful
DeLano Farms on a wagon pulled by Belgian work horses. Fee: $2/rider, in
addition to evening admission fee.
Thursdays, July 20 & August 24, 4 pm
DeLano Farms Tractor Tour
Enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride around DeLano Farms!
Take advantage of special evening hours at the Farmyard. We will have treats
available for purchase for feeding our farmyard animals.
Sundays, July 2, 16, 30
& August 13, 1-4 pm
DeLano Open House
Come tour the historic DeLano home! The house will be
open and an historic interpreter will be on hand to answer questions. No registration
required, just drop in! Meet: DeLano Homestead, 555 West E Avenue.
Mondays, July 10 &
August 14, 5:30-6:45 pm
DeLano Cooking Series
Join us the second Monday of each
month to taste some fresh farm food! Guest chefs will demonstrate recipes using
veggies from our DeLano garden. The July guest is Eric Gillish of Millennium
Group, and August guest is Shawn Hagen of BRAVO!. Meet: DeLano Market Barn,
357 West E Avenue.
Saturday, July 22 & August 19, 2 pm
Pick & Prep
July program: Salads • August program: Salsa
Join us in our DeLano vegetable
garden! We’ll learn what it takes to grow ingredients for a delicious salad on
July 22, and August 19 will focus on salsa. At the end of the programs, you’ll
be able to pick a bag of our veggies to try and get some recipes to take home!
Fee for each program: $15/members, $20/non-members. Register at NatureCenter.org or call (269)
381-1574 ext. 0. Registration and
payment required by July 19 for salad program, August 16 for salsa program.
Sunday, August 6, 2 pm
Visit the DeLano Apiary
Enjoy a guided tour of the DeLano Apiary to discuss the
importance of beekeeping and the tools required to do so.
Sunday, September 24, 1-4 pm
Come out to the Farm for family fun, crafts, vendors, live music, & games! Check back soon for more details.