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Benton County Wind Farm Tours

BENTON COUNTY WIND FARMS
bentoncounty.in.gov
706 E. 5th Street, Fowler, IN 47944 [map]
765-884-2080
Contact: Benton County Economic Development
Paul Jackson at pjackson@bentoncounty.in.gov

Description: Home of Indiana’s first wind farm! Learn about how the wind farms were developed and built, the turbines, how the power is generated, collected and distributed and more!



Bike Share at Purdue in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana


BIKE SHARE
zagster.com/purdue

Description: Purdue has partnered with Alcoa Foundation to bring bike sharing to campus, Lafayette & West Lafayette. Bike sharing is a key contributor to the transportation options in our community and is a fun, clean and convenient way for you to get around town. Visit website for additional info.


Exploration Acres in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

EXPLORATION ACRES
explorationacres.com
6042 Newcastle Road, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-296-2863

Description: At Exploration Acres, there is so much to do. Once you arrive you can warm-up with a quick run through our straw bale maze, then visit our 18-acre corn maze with over 8 miles of twists and turns (the largest corn maze in northwest Indiana!). You can test your skill at a pedal car race, fire a three-ear corn cannon salute, just dive into a mound of hay and more!


Fair Oaks Adventures

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

Description: 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.


The Farm at Prophetstown, Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

THE FARM AT PROPHETSTOWN
prophetstown.org
5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-567-4700

Description: The Farm is a farming and education center offering unique experiences on all aspects of farm life. Programs revolve around the 1920's farm.


RDM Shrimp Farm in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

RDM AQUACULTURE LLC (SHRIMP FARM)
rdmshrimp.com/about-us
101 N. 850 E. Fowler, IN 47944 [map]
765-583-0052

Description: 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).


SUBARU TOURS in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

SUBARU INDIANA AUTOMOTIVE
subaru-sia.com
5500 State Road 38 E., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
General Information: 765-449-1111
Tours: 765-449-6250

Description: Step onto the production floor and learn how the Subaru Tribeca, Subaru Outback, Subaru Legacy and the Toyota Camry are made with robots and people in this zero landfill production facility.


TIPPCO Fish Farm in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

TIPPCO FISH FARM
10867 US 231 Romney, IN 47981 [map]
765-538-3195

Description: Open by appointment only. Tours are arranged through RDM Aquaculture LLC please call Karlanea at 765-583-0052 to arrange a tour of Tippco Fish. See how Tilapia are raised right here in Central Indiana! You will have an opportunity to talk to the owner, tour the facility and learn the tilapia farming process!


Wea Creek Orchard in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

WEA CREEK ORCHARD
weacreekorchard.com
5618 S. 200 E. Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
765-807-6142

Description: 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 strive to make a visit for your family a happy one, and we promise to make an outing to our farm an experience of learning about farming and reminiscing about farming in times gone by. The property and barn provide a wonderful setting for weddings, bridal/baby showers, graduation parties and special events. The U-pick orchard (with apples, peaches and nectarines) is also a family pleaser when in season. In the fall plan to visit our pumpkin patch guaranteed to satisfy ­ if you can't find a pumpkin you like here, you can't find it anywhere! Plan to spend time at Wea Creek Orchard and let us be the setting for your next upcoming event or just a day in country. This attraction is best to visit in the fall but is open for tours year round. Welcome all ages but great for schools and preschool field trips.


WISER TOURS in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

WISER INDIANA (WESTERN INDIANA SUSTAINABLE ENERGY RESOURCE) Clean Energy Tours
whitecountyin.org
574-583-6557

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

Description: Take a tour of the Meadow Lake Wind Farm in White County or take a Clean Energy Tour and select 3 of the following 4 locations to visit:
• Meadow Lake Wind Farm
• EnviroWatts Gas Generation Plant at Liberty Landfill (turning biomass gas into electricity)
• An anaerobic Digester at the Bio Town Ag Energy Center (where they are turning manure and other organic products into methane gas which is then used to power internal combustion engines to generate electricity)
• Algaewheel at BioTown USA (growing algae in a greenhouse at the Reynolds Waste Water Treatment Plant)


Wolf Park in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IndianaBest of the Best with ABA

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

Description: Wolf Park is a nonprofit education and research facility dedicated to the conservation of wolves, which was established in 1972 by Dr. Erich Klinghammer. Along with research and seminars on wolf behavior, Wolf Park provides interpretive programs to groups throughout the year by prearrangement. They also have regular open hours for the general public from May through November, as well as during special events year round and the Howl night program on Saturday evenings year round. The park is home to more than a dozen gray wolves, plus foxes, coyotes and a small herd of bison. Come have a howling good time!



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