Evermore Farms

After spending over two decades farming over 200 acres tucked in the hills of Lindley, John and Anne Burns began opening up their farm to others as a way of sharing the beauty of the land and their connection to nature. This working farm is a true family endeavor as John, Anne and their children handle day-to-day operations raising grass-fed beef and sheep while following a philosophy of “Farming in Nature’s Image.” 

One weekend every month from May through September (plus Columbus Day Weekend), the family invites others to spend time on the farm learning about everything from lambing and sheep shearing to Earth Regeneration, from the benefits of creating a Sylvopasture to Barnyard Olympics (a family tradition).

Please Note: The farm is not open every day for visits, so please check the schedule of events (which include activities like hay rides and a petting zoo, as well as educational opportunities and a chance to take in the peacefulness of country life) to see when they are open to the public. 

2024 EVENTS SCHEDULE

One weekend every month, the Burns family invites you to enjoy happenings on the family farm . . . or to just come out and relax at your own pace in their beautiful country atmosphere.

The Last Saturday of the month, plus Sunday & Monday
May – September + Columbus Day Weekend
2pm – Sunset

The Peace of Frolicking Fun & …Sheep Shearing!

* Come see a working family farm and talk to the family!  
* Close-up view of newborn lambs and their mamas & sheep sheering 
* Ask John, Anne, or the children questions about anything you’d like to learn about our farm  
* 20+ years experience, we keep learning more as we go. Come and enjoy the process with us!

Sheep shearing:  Saturday & Monday, 2-4pm
Lamb watching:  2 – Sunset, Sat., Sun., Mon.

Questions: during sheep shearing & anytime

Your kiddos will fall in love with our new play barn and corral maze!!! Built to intrigue and entertain, you’ll love watching them traverse its numerous features – escape doors, rope ladder, ledge/rope walk, multi-levels for tag or hide-and-seek.

Enjoy a picnic lunch or dinner during your stay at our hilltop picnic area.

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride (if pastures are dry)
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

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Earth Regeneration  

Did you know a cow has no top front teeth?  They don’t bite the grass; they grab it with their tongue, tearing it and tugging on the entire root system in the ground, enlivening microbes.  Did you know hoof action of animals gets those microbes in their hidden underground kingdom going crazy doing what they do – bringing nutrients to the root systems of the plants?  Come follow along in the wagon and see mob grazing bring all this action to life as animals are moved in a compact bunch multiple times over a small area to maximize grazing, animal hoof action, and organic matter fed to the ground.  Ask Farmer John questions and learn amazing things about the nature of animals and land.   Wagon tour for mob grazing event departs @ 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30; or view it as you walk on the walking path.  

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

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Sylvopasture and Scavenger Hunt

Explore the lush pasture in our bright but pleasantly shaded forest for an exiting scavenger hunt! Come aboard the wagon ride for a trip into the sylvopasture. Climb out and follow our lead for the hunt or sit in the shade of the wagon. Ask questions or just listen to experience this multi-layered environment and approach to farming. What is a “sylvopasture”? Why create one? Learn the many benefits to animals and ecosystem from Farmer John. Wagon ride for hunts and question-and-answer departs @ 2:30, 4:00, and 5:30.  

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

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Barnyard Olympics

A long-standing Annual Hayride tradition on our farm, Barnyard Olympics challenges teams to complete farm-related tasks to beat the clock.  Setting up a fence, moving turkeys, stacking hay bales, and backing up a “wagon” are some of the chores you get to perform. Be the team with the best time and you win a prize. Bring a team of friends to compete against or beat the best time posted. But whether your time is best or not, you’ve done your duties and can rest tonight fulfilled in a job well done. Compete anytime from 2pm – 4pm!

Prizes awarded at 4:15pm.

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

     * afternoon herd move – 400+ animals! @ 4:30pm

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Pumpkins!  Picking, Painting, & Carving

Get right into the Fall scene by exploring our pumpkin patch and picking the one just right for you.  Little tots will love the sprawling vines and their generous fruit.  Paint or carve at our picnic area and take your artwork home to your front stoop.  Enjoy hot chocolate and s’mores to chase away any chill in the air.

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

      * afternoon herd move – 400+ animals! @ 4pm

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Bold & Beautiful

Embrace all the wonderfulness of Fall – the bracing air, the bold sunlight, the kaleidoscope of tree color.  View the hills of New York and Pennsylvania from our hill-top picnic area.  Bring your camera.  Take a walk through our woods and sylvopasture, hear the crunch of leaves, smell their musty scent, get up close and immerse yourself in the beauty.  Against this amazing backdrop, experience the majesty of 400+ animals being moved with grace and dispatch.

Pumpkin painting and carving and a wagon ride are available to round out your autumnal experience on the farm.   Leaves are free. 

Additional attractions:  

*one-of-a-kind play barn and swing-set
*walking path
*gift shop
*covered wagon ride
*petting zoo
*volleyball court
*picnic area
*3-mile hiking trail
*kiddo’s game area 

      * afternoon herd move – 400+ animals! @ 4pm

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