DeLano Farms ~ 555 West E Avenue

Visit us at Fall Fest Sunday, September 24 from 1-5pm!

Special DeLano Homestead & Farmyard Programs

Programs & Events at DeLano Farms

Saturdays, July 1, 15, & 29, August 12 & 26, 11 am - 1 pm

Barnyard Story Corner

It’s story time at the farm! Drop in to hear stories about nature. Interactive tools will get children involved. We might even have a visit from one of our farm animals! Meet: DeLano Farmyard, 555 West E Avenue.

Thursday, July 6 and August 3, 5 pm

DeLano Horse-drawn Wagon Rides

Enjoy an evening tour of beautiful DeLano Farms on a wagon pulled by Belgian work horses. Fee: $2/rider, in addition to evening admission fee.

Thursdays, July 20 & August 24, 4 pm

DeLano Farms Tractor Tour

Enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride around DeLano Farms! Take advantage of special evening hours at the Farmyard. We will have treats available for purchase for feeding our farmyard animals.


Sundays, July 2, 16, 30 & August 13, 1-4 pm

DeLano Open House

Come tour the historic DeLano home! The house will be open and an historic interpreter will be on hand to answer questions. No registration required, just drop in! Meet: DeLano Homestead, 555 West E Avenue.

Mondays, July 10 & August 14, 5:30-6:45 pm

DeLano Cooking Series

Join us the second Monday of each month to taste some fresh farm food! Guest chefs will demonstrate recipes using veggies from our DeLano garden. The July guest is Eric Gillish of Millennium Group, and August guest is Shawn Hagen of BRAVO!. Meet: DeLano Market Barn, 357 West E Avenue.


Saturday, July 22 & August 19, 2 pm

DeLano Pick & Prep      

July program: Salads • August program: Salsa

Join us in our DeLano vegetable garden! We’ll learn what it takes to grow ingredients for a delicious salad on July 22, and August 19 will focus on salsa. At the end of the programs, you’ll be able to pick a bag of our veggies to try and get some recipes to take home! Fee for each program: $15/members, $20/non-members.  Register at or call (269) 381-1574 ext. 0.  Registration and payment required by July 19 for salad program, August 16 for salsa program.


Sunday, August 6, 2 pm

Visit the DeLano Apiary

Enjoy a guided tour of the DeLano Apiary to discuss the importance of beekeeping and the tools required to do so.

Sunday, September 24, 1-4 pm
Fall Festival

Come out to the Farm for family fun, crafts, vendors, live music, & games! Check back soon for more details. 

Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557 

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