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September 19, 2012

Contact: Amy Kelsay amy@kelsayfarms.com 317.535.4136

COME EXPERIENCE THE FARM

Kelsay Farm Maze

Local family dairy farm opens to the public with corn maze and more

WHITELAND, IN - --- Kelsay Farms will host its annual seven acre corn maze. Opening day is Saturday, September 29th and the farm will remain open to the public every weekend until Sunday, October 28th.  The hours of operation are 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Fridays, noon - 10 p.m. on Saturdays and noon – 6 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $8 and free for children one and under. 

While at the farm visitors can go on milking parlor tours, try out pumpkin bowling, enjoy a hayride, climb on the straw bale mountain, pet the baby calves, swim through the corn crib play area, ride the Moo Choo Express and navigate the corn maze during the day or with flashlights at night. Dairy snacks including milkshakes, grilled cheese and juicy cheeseburgers will be available for purchase along with pumpkins for carving.

The 3rd annual Dairy Days Fall Festival will be held October 13-14, featuring face painting, additional children’s activities, booths for shopping and plenty of live music featuring the Walker County Band.  Trick-or-Treating through the corn maze will also take place from 6:00-8:00 PM on October 27th. Anyone dressed in a costume will receive $1.00 off admission.        

Located just south of Indianapolis where rural farm scenes and suburban sprawl meet Kelsay Farms is a sixth generation dairy and crop farm. The farm was originally land granted by President Martin Van Buren in 1837. The farm milks around 500 cows three times a day and farms over 2400 acres of corn, soybeans and hay. For more information visit www.kelsayfarms.com

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