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Guided forest walks with miniature donkeys
We go out in the forest to walk with friendly Mediterranean miniature donkeys. We enjoy the beautiful Finnish forest scenery and stop for a picnic lunch in the middle of the way. You have a guide with you all the way who also tells you how to handle the donkeys. Everybody can take turns in leading the donkeys. In autumn is also possible to pick berries and mushrooms and let the donkeys carry those back home.
For 2 – 20 people. No need for previous knowledge about donkeys. You will need outdoor clothing according to the weather and walking shoes.
Duration: In summer time 1-3 hours (April to October), winter time 1 hour (November to March, no picnic).
Get to know the miniature donkeys and potato farming
Visit to our potato farm Aromäki in Loppi and get to know our donkeys. You will see how Finnish potato farming works and what are the steps of producing quality potato for the customers (cultivation, storage, handling, packaging). You will also get to know farms mascots, rare Mediterranean miniature donkeys. In the summertime you can plant potatoes or pick up our own potatoes from the ground. We can modify the day as you like it from the following activities:
History of the farm – Know the differences between potato varieties – Potato tasting – Art making with potatoes – Planting bucket potato – Picking up the potatoes – Walk with the donkeys – Riding with a horse – Feeding the animals
For 5 – 20 people. You will need outdoor clothing according to the weather. Can be arranged from April to September.
Duration: 4 hours.