Talk to the Animals

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Cows, and sheep, and alpacas — oh, my!

You won’t find lions and tigers on the farms of Johnny Appleseed Country, but there are plenty of familiar — and unfamiliar — animals that you can meet here.

Davis Farmland on Redstone Hill Road in Sterling brings kids face to face with endangered farm animals from around the world. The Davis family has gathered an incredible assortment of animals, combining a learning experience with the sheer fun of visiting these barnyard residents. Have you ever seen a poitu? You’ll find one here!

Heifer International’s Overlook Farm in Rutland is more than you might expect. Its international village offers insight into the lives of farmers around the globe, and a host of farm animals, too.

You may not see a zebra, but you can visit with farm animals of every stripe — here in Johnny Appleseed Country!