Touch-A-Tractor at Bonner Heritage Farm!

Bonner Heritage Farm
image property of Holly Garvey

As a mom, one thing I know for sure is that little kids love tractors! I don’t know if it’s an Old McDonald thing or the association with farm animals, but starting at about 18 months of age both of my kids were obsessed with them. For her second birthday, all my daughter wanted were John Deere tractor toys, and 3 years later she still loves those same tractors. I was thrilled to see this new event come up on Bonner Heritage Farm’s calendar. My family loves this unique Lake County Forest Preserve property. Whether it’s for a class or a quick visit to the park there, my kids always have a great time.

Bonner Heritage Farm
image property of Holly Garvey

On May 18th from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Bonner Farm is partnering with the Lake County Farm Bureau  and the Lake County Farm Heritage Association to provide kids with this unique opportunity to experience a little bit of farm life. Kids will have the opportunity to climb into the seat of a real tractor, speak with farmers, help raise a barn, churn butter, ride a pedal tractor, and more. Families are invited to bring a picnic lunch, participate in kid’s crafts and games, and enjoy the farm property, including a trail around the farm. Bonner Heritage Farm is in Lindenhurst on Sand Lake Road just west of Route 45, and parking is located off of Country Place Lane. Admission is $3 per person, and children under 3 are free.

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About Holly Garvey 130 Articles
Stay-at-home mom who works! On again/off again work in family real estate business, babysitter, dog rescue and historical society volunteer all while chasing my new-found dream to be a writer.I live in Antioch with my husband, Jake, and kids, Cecilia (5) and Mark (3), and our dog Isabella. I'm an aspiring vegan (I cheat a lot), Jazzercise addict and runner. As a family, we love to travel and spend time outdoors. I love to go antique shopping and garage sale-ing, cook, and read in my (rare) free time.

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