News from the Barnyard

We are working on updating our website.  While much of the information on this website is still valid, we hope to have a fresh, new look in the next few months.   To contact the homestead you can leave a message at 440-845-9770 or email to StearnsHomestead@gmail.com.  A volunteer will usually respond within a few [...]

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Winter at the Farm

Winter weather in unpredictable…. and the farm animals will be out in their pastures if weather permits.   You are welcome to  stop in to visit, however, we cannot assure that we will have any volunteers at the homestead unless the winter weather is unseasonably warm.

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Thanksgiving Turkeys for Sale

We are currently taking orders for your Thanksgiving dinner. Turkeys will be available for sale.  If interested or to place an order,  e-mail us at Stearnshomestead@gmail.com.   Chicken, turkey, duck, beef and pork can be pre-ordered, will be packaged and ready for pick up early November.   Advance orders required for a side of beef [...]

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Spring and Summer Group Farm Visits!

It’s time to make those plans and reserve your group farm visit. We offer a farmhand guided tour for youth and adult groups to introduce you to the farm animals. During the 1 1/2 hour tour, you might experience the feel of a cow’s tongue, pet the friendly goats, hear the warble of [...]

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February Newsletter

Take a look at our February 2015 Newsletter to see what we have planned for you at the farm in 2015! We hope to see all of our visitors from last year again, and also to have new visitors this year, too! We are less than 2 months away from Opening Day, and [...]

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Stearns is seeking a Turkey

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Horse 101 Class

Horse 101 Returns in 2015
Starting Sunday, June 1, Horse 101 will be held in the front pasture at the Homestead. Class size is limited to the first 12 students that RSVP for each class. This will allow everyone to get plenty of hands on training and experience.
Each class will cover a new topic:
1. Talking with [...]

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Youth Group Interest Meeting – February 26th at 7:30 PM

Due to the inclement weather last Thursday, our Youth Group Interest meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 26th at 7:30 PM in the cabin. Please note there are not any restrooms available in the cabin during the winter, but it is heated. You must be 10 years or older to join. The fee for [...]

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Raising Winter Funds for Stearns

One of our Stearns Supporters has set up a page to raise funds for Stearns. The winter is an especially hard time, since we have no events to bring in funds. Please pass this page along to anyone you know who may be interested in supporting Stearns. Thank you all for your support throughout the [...]

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Meat available for purchase

Farm raised beef, pork and Muscovy duck are available for purchase at the farm. The meat is fully dressed and vacuum packaged. Please call (440) 263-2092 for more information.

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