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Farm Tour at BoboLink Farm in NJ

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jmax Nov 26, 2007 04:51 AM

Anybody do it? Do you get close to the cows?

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    jmoryl Nov 27, 2007 12:59 PM

    We went to taste the cheese (can be variable in quality) and had a pleasant time walking around visiting with the cows, pigs and chickens. Didn't know about any paid tours.....

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      Avalondaughter Nov 27, 2007 09:24 AM

      I'm intrigued. I've been to Bobolink Farm and I've walked around a bit. I didn't know there was all that much to see.

      It's a beautiful spot and the owners are lovely people, but I'm just not into the cheese. There is one I kind of like but the rest are too strong/off to me.

      1. phDuh Nov 26, 2007 05:13 AM

        I paid to take the $50 tour last May. What a great experience. Yes, you get close enough to touch (and smell) the cows. Jonathan and Nina White are completely passionate about what they do, and they love to talk about it. My best Mother's Day ever...and it was capped off by a light lunch at the farm, served on a large wooden table underneath a large tree.

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          MrPhil Nov 26, 2007 05:49 AM

          I was going to ask what you would possibly get for a $50 tour of a farm. Checked the website and it looks like it's $5.00, Was the $50 with a the lunch since it was Mother's day or a typo?

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            jmax Nov 26, 2007 06:52 AM

            I was asking about the $5 fam tour. I think the $50 tour includes a bread or cheese making class with lunch - those are all sold out for 2007.

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              phDuh Nov 29, 2007 06:20 AM

              Right. Not a typo. There are two tours. The $5 tour is a general tour of the farm. The $50 one starts at 8am, watching the cows get milked and you are 'educated' by Jonathan White about how his cheese is made, and sustainable farming. We walked out to the pasture, rolled some bread dough, got to take home our loaf, and ate focaccia pizza. It ended around 2pm. It was worth it for me.

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