With nearly 200 animals here at the Farmstead, it’s impossible for us to choose a favorite. Back in May we started doing the #dailygoat on our Twitter account, @DRCFarm, not because the goats were our favorites but more because there are so many different ones with such distinct personalities. Recently, however, we decided it wasn’t totally fair that the goats were getting all of the...
2012 Goat All Star Team
Since we are located in the suburbs of Kansas City AND Kansas City is hosting the MLB All Star Game this year, we have decided to build some community spirit and join in on the fun.Thus… You are formally invited to begin voting for DRCF’s 2012 Goat All Star Team! Our bottle-fed baby goats are a huge draw for the Farmstead. They are cute and small and can be fed by people of all ages-...
Dairy Day 2012
Dairy Day at the Farmstead is always a big hit with people of all ages. This year there were games, crafts, live milking demos throughout the day, farmer photos with either Bruce or Maya (two of our calves), butter churning, and visits from Midwest Dairy and Southwest Dairy! AE Dairy was here giving out milk samples, while Mimi’s Cafe was giving out muffins (was a great little breakfast...
Who, what, when, where?
Welcome to the tumblr for Friends of the Farmstead (FOF), the non-profit organization that supports Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead (DRCF). The Farmstead opened in southern Overland Park, KS, in 1978 and has been growing ever since. It was renamed in 1985 when Overland Park Police Officer Deanna Rose died in the line of duty. Her love of animals inspired the city to rename the park in her...