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Annie's Orchard

Annie's Orchard
9624 W. 75 S., West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-583-2425

Open June through August Hours vary with each season Call for hours, email abrummet@msn.com Cherries, Blueberries, Peaches and Nectarines Also sells pre-picked peaches, jam and pies in the orchard store


Awesome Acres in Lafayette, Indiana

Awesome Acres
Located 5 miles south of Tippecanoe Mall, just off of 52.
765-242-2718

A roadside market with natural produce for people to purchase. Vegetables available to purchase include: tomatoes, sweet corn, green beans, and melon. There is a "You Pick" option but only for tomatoes. Seasonal hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 AM to 6 PM.


Benton County Wind Farm

Benton County Wind Farms
earlparkindiana.com/windfarm.html
706 E. 5th Street, Fowler, IN 47944
765-884-2080

Contact for Step On Guide: Benton County Economic Development, contact kkepner@bentoncounty.in.gov


Wiser Indiana

Bio Town / Wiser Energy Tours
wiserindiana.org
whitecountyin.org
574-583-6557

Mailing Address:
WISER Tour, PO Box 1031, Monticello, IN 47960

Take a tour of the Meadow Lake Wind Farm in White County or take a Clean Energy Tour.
Contact: White County Economic Development


Boiler Corn Maze

Boiler Corn Maze
boilercornmaze.com
765-450-9800
4604 Pretty Prairie Road, Battle Ground, Indiana 47920 [map]

Open September through October, this maze is designed featuring Purdue Pete. The attraction includes the maze, photo ops, play areas, pumpkins, and u-pick. Check website for set hours and dates.


Cassen Tree Farm

Cassens Trees
cassenstrees.com
2 Locations
5038 Morehouse Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
State Road 25 North between Americus and Delphi, IN 47905
765-412-6844

Opens the day after Thanksgiving through December 23rd. Christmas tree farm offering Scotch Pines, White Pines, Fraser Firs, Canaan Firs and Douglas firs.



City Bus Windfarms

City Bus Wind Turbines
1250 Canal Road, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
765-423-2666

3 Wind Turbines




Clegg Gardens

Clegg Memorial Garden
nicheslandtrust.org
1782 N. 400 E., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-423-1605

Clegg Memorial Garden overlooks and runs along side the Wildcat Creek. Open year round and daily until dusk. Plenty of trees, prairie grasses, savanna, and wildflowers. more info >



Cooley Family Farm

Cooley Family Farm
cooleyfamilyfarm.com
24 N. 900 E., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-589-1818

Products are sold through Harvest Basket (CSA), at the farmers' markets, and through our online store. Over 40 different vegetables to choose from depending on season.


Cottrell Christmas Tree Farm

Cottrell's Christmas Tree Farm
facebook.com/CottrellsChristmasTrees
3656 W. County Road 800 N., Rossville, IN 46065 [map]
765-379-3825

Scotch Pine, White Pine, Fir. Contact; dcottrell@geetel.net


Exploration Acres

Exploration Acres Corn Maze
explorationacres.com
6042 Newcastle Road, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-296-2863

Open Weekends, mid August to the end of October Closed weekdays for private reservations and group events. Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Pedal Cars, Corn Canon, general store and more! more info >


Fair Oaks

Fair Oaks Farms
fofarms.com
856 N. 600 E., Fair Oaks, IN 47943 [map]
877-536-1194, ext. 321

Start Your Adventure, Feed Your Curiosity! Fair Oaks Farms is an escape to the country with acres of great outdoor fun, food and learning where you can explore family farms and reconnect with nature, animals and our planet. At Fair Oaks Farms, America’s premier agricultural theme park, you’ll get an up-close view of 21st century farming practices. Witness a calf’s birth, learn about raising pigs and marvel at the bounty that comes from combining modern farming with home-grown gardening methods. It’s a full day of hands-on agricultural adventure thanks to state-of-the-art games, challenging activities, a 25-foot climbing milk carton, 4D movies and fresh-from-the-farm restaurants. Fair Oaks Farms offers experiences that you couldn't imagine and you'll never forget! We are not only committed to educating the public about modern farming efforts, but also to protecting the environment, caring for our animals and ensuring the highest quality products possible.

Located 45 miles (approximately 50 minutes) northwest of Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.
Note: Fair Oaks is on Central Time.


Farm at Prophetstown

The Farm at Prophetstown 
prophetstown.org
5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-567-4700

Contact; farmatprophetstown@gmail.com. Open April thru Saturday before Thanksgiving daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. Located within Prophetstown State Park. more info >


Sagamore West Market

Farmers Markets
Three local farmers markets run from May though end of October. Each operate various hours, one day per week and in different locations.

HISTORIC LAFAYETTE FARMERS MARKET
lafayettefarmersmarket.com
100 N. 5th Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901 [map]
The Lafayette Farmers Market has been around for over 165 years! On Saturdays, the air in downtown Lafayette is filled with the smell of fresh garden flowers, baked goods, vegetables, fruits, plus honey, jams and jellies. Open from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Saturdays, May through October.

PURDUE UNIVERSITY FARMERS MARKET
Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907 [map]
765-742-4041
Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on hand at the market, sponsored by University Sustainability, located at Memorial Mall. Items expected at the market include fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, fresh kettle-popped corn, homemade crafts, and annual and perennial plants. The number of growers and amount of produce on a given day depends on the natural progression of the growing season. Thursdays, May through July, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Thursdays, August through October, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

WEST LAFAYETTE FARMERS MARKET
wlfarmersmarket.com
Cumberland Park, corner of Salisbury and Cumberland streets, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-775-5100

May through October on Wednesdays from in the parking lot at Cumberland Park. Vendors grow fresh produce, raise local eggs, pork, beef and lamb, sell all sorts of fresh baked goods plus handmade soaps, childrens clothing, one-of-a-kind glass jewelry and locally raised cut flowers. Musicians perform, wines are tasted, area restaurants provide take-out options. Lovely seating areas allow market-goers to relax and enjoy a perfect Indiana evening. Open Wednesdays from 3:30 PM to 7PM, May through October.


Homestead Pine

Homestead Pine Tree Farm
homesteadpinetreefarm.com
7950 Stockwell Road, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-523-2170

Scotch Pine, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Fraser Fir, Spruce, Greens, Wreaths, Balled Trees, Pine Cones, Grave Pieces and Garland.


Indiana Wine Grape

The Indiana Wine Grape Council
indianawines.org
745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907 [map]
765-496-3842 or 800-832-9463 Fax: 765-494-7953

Contact: Jeanette Merritt, Marketing Specialist, jkmerritt@purdue.edu


Lafayette Brewing Co.

Lafayette Brewing Company
lafbrew.com
622 Main Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map]
765-742-2591

The fine brews crafted at Lafayette Brewing Company have been recognized for their excellence. The brewery has received numerous awards at the World Beer Championships, the Indiana State Fair and has been recognized as a "Best of the Great Lakes" brewery in author John Bice's Tap Into the Great Lakes. more info >


Lilly Nature Center

Lilly Nature Center at the Celery Bog Nature Area
westlafayette.in.gov
1620 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]

A unique wetlands area where visitors will find some unusual plants and the opportunity to view different species of birds as well as rabbits, opossums and other small mammals. This tranquil spot for wildlife has a 4 mile paved walking trail and a 1 mile footpath with interpretive signs. The Nature Center provides learning opportunities on wetlands and is open to the public Wednesday – Sunday. Educational programs are offered throughout the year.


Making Memories Christmas Trees

Making Memories Christmas Trees
makingmemorieschristmastrees.com
5216 E. 600 S., Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-296-2521

Tree Sales begin the day after Thanksgiving Saturdays 9am until dark, weekdays after 3 PM by appointment only, Sundays closed. Canaan Fir, Eastern White Pine, Scotch Pine.


Martin Acres

Martin Acres, LLC
4840 Hawthorne Ridge Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-463-4215

U-pick blueberries only. The field is planted to bluegrass and mowed on a weekly basis so there is NEVER any mud. This is NOT a traditional blueberry farm, but more like picking in a city park. There is ample close parking. There is usually shade for picking since the picking hours are only M-F from 5:30 pm until 9 pm and Saturday 8 am until 12:00 pm. There are multiple varieties of high bush Michigan blueberries. The picking season lasts about 8 weeks starting in late June until late August. Picking is controlled by the row to provide the customer with the freshest berries. Customers are provided with a bucket with a plastic bag which they can use to take the berries home in. Contact: Marshall Martin, marshallmartin@onemain.com


Mattern's Pine Nursery

Mattern's Ride Pine Nursery
matterntrees.com
3327 State Road 25 N., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-742-2503

Blue Spruce, Black Hills Spruce, Norway Spruce, Frazer Fir, Douglas Fir, Concolor Fir, Arborvitae, Hemlock


People's Brewery

People's Brewing Company
peoplesbrew.com
2006 N. 9th Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
765-714-2777

Offers hand-crafted beer, tap-room, tours of the facility and education of the craft industry. People's Brewing Company offers fresh craft brewed beer, made in small batches, from their single production facility. They offer 10 to 12 beers at any one time, including rotating seasonals, for distribution to restaurants, bars and retail stores throughout Indiana. more info >


Peterson's Prairie

Peterson Prairie at Purdue University
ag.purdue.edu/agry/acre/Pages/peterson.aspx
4540 U.S. 52 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906
 [map]
765-463-2632 


Wander the trails in the prairie and view the labeled examples in the gardens. Access is available dawn to dusk. Please do not remove plant material. The prairie point is the place where the Grand Prairie from the west met the Great Hardwood Forest from the east. Contact; jbeaty@purdue.edu


Prelock Blueberry Farm

Prelock Blueberry Farm
prelockblueberryfarm.com
9632 E. 350 S., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]

Blueberries U-pick available June to August Monday through Friday, 7 AM to Noon & 4 to 8 PM, Saturday 7 AM to Noon and closed Sundays.


Purdue Agromony Center

Purdue Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE)
agry.purdue.edu/
4540 U.S. 52 W., West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-463-2632

The Agronomy Farm was established in 1949 as the campus-based field research station for agronomic crops and soils research for the Agronomy Department and other departments working on field crops.  This facility is now the Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE).  This 1134 acre farm facility is located 7 miles northwest of campus. Contact: Jim Beaty


Purdue Arboretum

Purdue Arboretum 
arboretum.purdue.edu
Entire Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, IN

The Purdue Arboretum began late in 2008 with the goal to recreate the Purdue campus as a living laboratory to enhance learning and discovery, and to improve its value as a resource for university engagement. As a public institution, The Purdue Arboretum seeks to serve the people of Indiana by providing a unique collection of plants, gardens, art works, walking trails, and green spaces that can be used and appreciated by the broadest segment of Indiana’s population. Success of The Purdue Arboretum will depend on significant involvement of faculty, staff, and students from across the campus, as well as individuals, community groups, and private organizations both locally and beyond. more info >>


Purdue Agromony Center

Purdue University Aquaculture Research Lab
ag.purdue.edu/fnr/pages/labaquaresearch.aspx
5675 W. 600 N., West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-583-0351

The Aquaculture Research Lab (ARL) at Purdue University has both indoor and outdoor facilities for the study of fish and aquatic organisms. The main lab building was rebuilt in 2006 after fire destroyed the original lab in 2004. The lab has been in existence since 1992. Indoor facilities consist of the following: Large Wet Lab – Approximately 4000 square feet, four environmental chambers, hot and cold well water drops with mixing capabilities, central air blower system, analytical lab, feed prep room/ lab, and a conference / small classroom. Outdoor facilities include 12 quarter-acre ponds and twenty 200 gallon pools for microcosm work. Contact: Bob Rode, rrode@purdue.edu


Purdue Agriculture

Purdue University Department of Agriculture
ag.purdue.edu
615 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 [map]
765-494-8392

Purdue University has one of the best colleges of agriculture in the nation and the world. As a land-grant institution, they are committed to providing exceptional education for their students; discovering knowledge that stretches the frontiers of science and providing solutions to societal challenges; and, through Purdue Extension, helping the people of Indiana, the nation and the world improve their lives and livelihoods.​Contact: Chuck Hibberd, Associate Dean of Agriculture, hibberd@purdue.edu


Purdue Hort Gardens

Purdue University Horticulture Gardens
hort.purdue.edu
625 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907 [map]
765-494-1296

The Purdue University Horticulture Gardens (0.5 acres) are botanical gardens located on the Purdue University campus, adjacent to the Horticulture Building. The gardens are a living classroom. Collections include peonies, daylilies, hosta, spring-flowering bulbs, and ornamental grasses. Open to the public year-round, seven days a week and tours are available. Contact: Mary Lou Hayden, Horticulture Gardens Coordinator, haydenml@purdue.edu. more info >

Purdue Agromony Center

RDM Aquaculture LLC-Shrimp Division 
rdmshrimp.com/about-us
101 N. 850 E., Fowler, IN 47944 [map]

765-583-0052?

Learn how Salt Water Shrimp are raised right here in Indiana! You will have an opportunity to talk to the owners, tour the facility, learn the shrimp farming process and then have an opportunity to purchase some shrimp if you would like (be sure to bring a cooler with ice).


Samara

SAMARA, a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home - Arboretum
samara-house.org
765-409-5522

[tours by reservation only]
A botanical garden surrounding Frank Lloyd Wright’s SAMARA house.


Silverthorn Farm

Silverthorn Farms
silverthorn-farm.com
4485 County Road 1000 N., Rossville, Indiana 46065 [map]
765-230-0735

A small, diversified vegetable and small animal farm located on 120 acres of land near Rossville. Stop and shop at their nursery or take a tour of the farm. Check website for tour times.


SIA Tour

Subaru Indiana Automotive Tours
subaru-sia.com
5500 State Road 38 E., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]

General Information: 765-449-1111
Tours: 765-449-6250

Step onto the production floor and learn how the Subaru Impreza (Starting November, 2016), Subaru Outback, and Subaru Legacy are made with robots and people in this zero landfill production facility. Tours: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 11am.


Thisle Brye  Farm

Thistle Byre Farm, Inc. 
754-652-3909

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 257, Delphi, IN 46923

Sells locally at the Lafayette Downtown Farmers Market, La Scala Italian Restaurant, The Sunspot Natural Market and the Black Sparrow Pub. Working to provide healthy, chemical free, humanly raised meat products.


Wabash Heritage Trail

Wabash Heritage Trail
tippecanoe.in.gov/parks
765-463-2306

Wabash Heritage Trail spans from Battle Ground to West Lafayette. Perfect for observing wildlife, bird watching, exercising and exploring alongside the banks of the Wabash River. more info >


Wea Creek Orchard

Wea Creek Orchard
weacreekorchard.com
5618 S. 200 E., Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-807-6142

Wea Creek Orchard is owned and operated by three families who are descended from the pioneers who purchased the farm in 1855. The farm has been owned by our family continuously since that time. We are excited at the prospect of sharing our farm with you and help you to understand the source of quality, locally grown fruit. Open seasonal July through November. more info >


Wildcat Creek Winery

Wildcat Creek Winery 
wildcatcreekwinery.com
3233 E. 200 N., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-838-3498

Free wine tastings, indoor and outdoor seating, winery tours, gift shop, periodic food and wine pairings and private events. Since opening in December 2008, Wildcat Creek Winery has established a high standard of wine-making excellence. The crew at Wildcat Creek Winery welcomes the opportunity to share their award-winning wines and Hoosier hospitality with you. more info >


Wildlife Habitat

Wildlife Habitat Recreation Area at Evonik Degussa Corp., Tippecanoe Labs
1650 Lilly Road, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]

Evonik Degussa Corp. Tippecanoe Labs employees established walking trails to help promote awareness of environmental issues and efforts to manage and enhance the property. These trails wind through a 55-acre grass and woodland area covering three miles. Prairie plots, tree islands and corridors, butterfly gardens and raptor perches were all placed in view of the trails.


Wolf Park

Wolf Park
wolfpark.org
4004 E. 800 N., Battle Ground, IN 47920 [map]
765-567-2265

Dedicated to gray wolf research, the park offers a unique opportunity for wildlife education. Learn about the behavior of the main wolf pack as well as the other animals at the park including foxes and the lone coyote. more info >



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