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FIELD TRIP ITINERARY
•Milking Cow: For a limited time, thanks to the Florida Dairy Farmers, Maggie Moo the animated milking cow is here with us at Diamond D Ranch! Students will be able to milk Maggie Moo & learn how important dairy products and dairy farms are to our everyday life.
•Wagon Tour/Petting Zoo Visit: Take a ride in real farm style on our tractor drawn wagon. Passengers will get right in the middle of our cow/calf operation, learning where “Pasture to Plate” originated from. Everyone will feed our cattle as the herd makes their way around the wagon. The petting zoo visit allows guests to feed and interact with goats, sheep, and various deer while the driver gives interesting facts.
•Animal Orientation: Get an up-close encounter with some of our ranch animals! Learn the history of how a horse helped shape America. Also learn about “Pasture to Plate” & how we use cows on a daily basis while meeting Milk Dud or Cookies & Cream, our dairy heifers.
•Nature Trail: Learn about “Farm to Table” and where food really starts. Children will take an adventure into the forest full of Florida’s native plants & trees. Throughout the walk they will learn just how important these natural resources are!
•Lunch: There will be a time frame for lunch! Remember to bring a sack lunch and cold drinks to eat under the pavilion. We provide a seating area.
FUN ACTIVITIES TO EXPECT !! •Pony Rides - Bounce Houses - Dixie Cartwheel