This year, on September 16, Make the Mennonite Heritage village one of your visits. Check out hte museum, hands on biscuit making experience in the summer kitchen and horse drawn wagon rides. Yes, Steinbach is on the Open Farm Day map!
Make some time for Stonelane Orchard at Steinbach as well. Join Kim Shukla and Richard Whitehead from 1 -4 pm for a walk around the nursery, a hayride to production field, tour the nursery, visit the greenhouse and have an opportunity to purchase product.
Benner Holsteins Ltd is openning their doors to welcome you to their farm at Steinbach. Tim Scott and Don Penner will send you to watch as robtos milk most of the 300 cows. There will be little calves and cats for the kids to play with.
Steinbach cannot forget the Scarecrow Forest/Penner Pumpkins. With hosts John and Shirley Penner, you will haev a free tractor train ride, pumpkins, gourds and vegetables for purchase. An $8 admission for the scarecrow forest, petting farm, corn trail, rope maze, bales of fun with slides and play structures. Fees apply for the poney rides, zipline and cannon.
Hosts Cliff and Dorothy Freund of CD Trees/Redpoll Farms at Steinbach are waiting for have you visit their farm where you will be horse drawn through the Christmas tree area and nature trails. Fres in season vegetables and home canned products will be available for purchase.
Hans, Nelleke and Albert Gorter are eager to greet you at Optimist Holsteins in Otterburne. The hosts will tour you on the farm, meet the farm animals, check out the free stall barn and the baby calves housing.
When at Otterburne, stop and say hi to Dan and Lisa McLeod of Horseback River Trails. These hosts have pony rides for children, horseback rides, horse jumping demonsteration at select times, petting farm, learn what it takes to run a horseback riding operation, refreshments also available for purchase.
Save time for the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and food discovery Centre – an interactive fun and exciting destination where you can experience hands-on exhibits on the science and technology of food production, look through windows into a working hog barn, enjoy interactive games, interactive displays like a tractor seat, exercise bike, chemistry of food, ultrasound and more.