Monthly Archives: March 2016


The Adventures Warm Up

With Spring in the air, the hope for warm weather is not a far reach. The snow has melted, the flowers are starting to sprout and we are ready to warm up the Adventures for Spring and Summer 2016. So what’s happening? Let’s break it down!

April 20

The Farmhouse Restaurant will be featuring a Chocolate Tasting. They have some pretty amazing and unique concoctions thought up and you get to pair this delicious treat with a beer or wine of your choice. Must be 21 or older and you can reserve your spot by calling 219-394-3663


May 5

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us at The Farmhouse Restaurant! This Lagunitas Beer inspired dinner is sure to be fantastic! More details to come!


May 8

Calling all moms! Mothers receive FREE admission at our Adventures all day. We are also featuring a Mother’s Day brunch at The Farmhouse. To reserve your spot call 219-394-3663


May 14

Let’s go fly a kite! The second annual Fair in the Air is happening from 10a-4p CST at our Adventures and will feature professional kite performances along with some of the largest kites in the sky! We will also have a kite making shop open for kids while supplies last. For more information visit

May 30

It’s Memorial Day and Mooville is officially open! Come climb our 25-foot milk bottle, bounce around and enjoy our outdoor play area. Mooville will be open all summer long!


June 11

Bow-wow! Our third annual Dog-A-Palooza is happening! Join us during our 2K Dog Walk which will benefit a local animal shelter, watch dogs perform some outrageous tricks, see a demonstration from our local K-9 Unit and shop for some goodies for your furry family member. For more information and registration for the 2K Dog Walk please visit


The Winfield Crop Adventure is coming Summer 2016!


How to Draw a Piglet

Meet Karl.  He’s been one of our piglets for the past few years helping to spread the word about Fair Oaks Farms.  Karl is one of the 250 piglets born every day at our Pig Adventure.

Today we are going to show you how to draw Karl in 8 Easy Steps.  Let’s begin!

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Colorful easter eggs on wooden plank


The Adventures at Fair Oaks Farms are CLOSED today for Easter Sunday. We will resume normal hours Monday morning. However, the Farmhouse Restaurant is OPEN for Easter Brunch 10:30a-4pCST to enjoy with your friends & families. The Cowfé and BP will be open for your traveling convenience as well. Happy Easter!



Create a very Gouda Easter Brunch!


Fair Oaks Farms' Hashbrown Casserole

Prep Time: 10 minutes 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes 40 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes 1 hour


  • 1 (2lb) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • ½ cup melted butter – Fair Oaks Farms Garlic & Parsley Butter
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of asparagus soup
  • 8 ounces of Fair Oaks Farms’ Greek Yogurt
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup shredded Fair Oaks Farms’ Award Winning Smoked Gouda
  • 1 cup shredded Fair Oaks Farms’ 2 Year Cheddar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups of crushed Kettle Cooked Potato Chips (we recommend Sour Cream & Cheddar)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In a large bowl, combine hash browns, ½ cup melted butter, cream of asparagus soup, Greek Yogurt, chopped onion, Cheddar Cheese, Gouda, salt and pepper. Place mixture in a 3 quart casserole dish.
  3. Sprinkle Potato Chips over the top of casserole.
  4. Bake covered in preheated oven for 40 minutes