Harvest Tour


Tour the farms • Taste the harvest

October 16 SOLD OUT & October 23, 2019

FarmFresh-1680x896 Now open to all Bird-in-Hand lodging properties for an additional $75 per person. 
The tour includes a lunch of locally-grown foods and a market basket filled with local foods (one per room).
Experience this unique tour for yourself, but hurry!  We already sold out the tour on the 16th.  Don’t miss out.   Call us today at (717) 768-8271.

Feed your mind and delight your palate as you visit local Lancaster County farms, learn about their unique operations and sample the fruits of their labors. John Smucker is your host for this tour, which includes a flavorful luncheon featuring fresh, locally grown foods. It’s the ultimate farm-to-fork experience!

2019 Tour Stops

6:15 am Tour begins at Village Inn Gathering Room (Desmond House, Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites)
6:30 am Arrive at Amish Organic Dairy Farm – guests will get to see the milking facility and gain insights into how and why the farm operates.
7:00 am Light Breakfast in the Amish house and interaction with the Family.
8:00 am Watch our friends at Kauffman’s Fruit Farm & Market make apple butter and cider – then savor samples and shop for goodies to take home.
9:30 am Amish farmer Amos Miller at Misty Creek Goat Dairy will demonstrate how to make goat cheese and share samples. You can shop for goat’s milk, soaps and lotions too.
11:00 am Learn about the benefits of milk from grass-fed cows at Oasis of Bird-in-Hand, a Real Live Food cooperative of Amish Farmers.
12:00 pm Lunch of locally-grown foods at Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites.

1:00 pm

See how Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe makes our famous pies with home-grown pumpkins and taste the results. You can even try our handcrafted pumpkin pie artisan ice cream with pieces of real homemade pie crust.

At Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites, the Harvest Tour package includes a two-night stay for two in a standard room or junior suite, daily deluxe continental breakfasts for two at the Inn or a voucher for the Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe, dinner for two at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord, plus a market basket filled with local foods. We’ll be doing some walking, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites packages start at $499 plus tax. Extend your stay starting at $99 per night, plus tax.

Space is limited, so reserve early!
Call (717) 768-8271 to reserve your stay.

Includes two night stay in a standard room or junior suite (double occupancy, based on availability; ask about upgrades to a larger suite), the farm tour, luncheon, a welcome market basket, daily deluxe continental breakfasts for two and a dinner for two at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord.