Join us for a Live Virtual Farm Tour of an Indiana Dairy Farm on #FarmTourFriday!
With the precautions being taken to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, American Dairy Association Indiana is offering teachers and students of all grades the opportunity to connect individually for virtual farm tours this semester, which will be live streamed via Facebook, Youtube and our website.
Friday, February 5 – 1:30 p.m. at Sommer Farm in Berne, Ind.
Friday, March 12 – 9:30 a.m. at Estes Dairy Farm in Fountaintown, Ind. with special guest Rodrigo Blankenship of the Indianapolis Colts!
Friday, May 7 – 10:00 a.m. at Homestead Dairy in Plymouth, Ind. with special guests from the 500 Festival Princess Program!
How to Watch This Trip
IF YOU ARE A TEACHER ASKING YOUR STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS LIVE TOUR: The link to register for the May 7th tour is available now! Registering will provide you the Zoom link to watch from your classroom and a live link to send to students who may be learning remotely. You will also receive reminder emails and notification of future tours available for your classroom.
IF YOU ARE A PARENT/STUDENT WHO WILL WATCH THIS TOUR FROM HOME: There is NO NEED to register for this tour. Visit our YouTube channel or the Indiana Dairy Facebook page at the time of the tour on May 7th to participate in this live tour.
The Dairy Farm Scavenger Hunt is a great way to keep students of all ages engaged during the tour!
Answers will be provided throughout the tour on every farm we visit, so feel free to use the scavenger hunt on a live OR recorded farm tour.
Right click on the image to download and print or click the “Download Now” button below.
Farm to School: Know Your Words
After the tour, keep your students engaged with Fuel Up to Play 60 and the “Farm to School: Know Your Words” play!
As the nation’s leading in-school health and wellness program, Fuel Up to Play 60 encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve 60 minutes of physical activity each day.