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Petting Farm in MD

Last May, we took the Pumpkin up to this really nice farm outside of Fredrick, MD, to go pet animals. Twice a year, Green Meadows opens up their petting farm, which not only had horses, pigs, cows and goats, but also has zebras and llamas!

We went with good friends of ours who have a son about a half year older than the Pumpkin. I think we all had a really good time, especially the kids. They both seem into animals, so it was a good choice for them, and definitely for me! I got to hold a baby goat and pet all sorts of animals!!! I'm crazy about animals, in case you didn't know. And the Pumpkin seems to be following in my animal-crazy footsteps.

As for the farm, the people there were so friendly and helpful. The environment was child-friendly with hand sanitizers placed in strategic places. The put on an afternoon show, which was really geared for older children, so our hot, hungry and tired toddlers were not able to stay for more than a couple minutes of the show. But the show seemed like a good one.

I'm excited to say that the petting farm is now open again, from October 9th to 26th, and I'm hoping that we will be able to go visit again one of these weekends. I highly recommend this place to anyone else in the area.


BisBink said…
I'd like to take the Main Man again. I had thought about taking him on his birthday, but he has his 2 year check up that morning and then I plan to take him down for lunch with daddy. Let me know when you plan on going, and maybe we could tag along if you don't mind.
Karen said…
Sounds like fun - be sure to make time to go. Really.
Trannyhead said…
What a great tip! It sounds so much better than - um - MY petting zoo experience. *snort*

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