FARM AT PROPHETSTOWN
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Located in West Lafayette, Indiana near the small town of Battle Ground, The Farm at Prophetstown offers a unique experience on all aspects of farm life. Programs revolve around the 1920’s farms as they began their transition from animal to tractor power. The Farm is a training farm for sustainable agriculture, homesteading, gardening, canning, as well as farm-to-table cooking, sewing and quilting. It draws on a wide range of resources such as beekeepers, master gardeners, farm experts, and home economics experts. Admission is free with state park entry except for special programming and workshops. The Farm is a non-profit organization operating 125 acres of land leased from Prophetstown State Park. Our staff is dedicated to showing, sharing, and teaching about historic agriculture and the homesteading arts.
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A 1920s Farmstead Highlighting Sustainable Agriculture, Homesteading, Heirloom Gardening, and Farm to Table Cooking
Located outside of West Lafayette near Battle Ground, Indiana inside the beautiful Prophetstown State Park, The Farm at Prophetstown offers a unique experience to visitors on all aspects of farm life in the 1920s. Programs, events and classes revolve around topics like baking, blacksmithing, gardening, canning, animal care, and era-specific family entertainment and crafts. Farm-to-table cooking is highlighted with The Farm’s popular multi-course dinners served on beautiful china from the early 1900s. The Farm practices aspects of sustainable agriculture and offers a variety of heritage breed animals that would have been found on farms during this time period. Two farmhouses on the property serve as museums and offer a glimpse into how families lived in the 1920s, with additional buildings that include a magnificent barn, a blacksmith shop, a corn crib, chicken coops, and other facilities for visitors to explore and enjoy. The Farm draws on a wide range of resources such as beekeepers, master gardeners, farm professionals, and home economics experts. Animals guests can visit on The Farm include; horses, cows, sheep, pigs, donkeys, chickens, ducks, and turkeys.
The staff is dedicated to showing, sharing, and teaching about historic agriculture and the homesteading arts, as well as outstanding animal care and excellent customer service. Admission is free with state park entry except for special programming and workshops. We welcome you to visit us and fall in love with The Farm at Prophetstown!