Another farm that offers tours and hands-on learning for kids is Tinyhouse Eggs. Tinyhouse Eggs produces Laying Point Pullets, Roosters, Juvenile Hens and Roosters, Baby Chicks, Hatching Eggs, Table Eggs, and Poultry for the Table. They offer free guided tours to those customers wishing to purchase baby chicks, hens, or eggs for the table. If you are not planning on buying livestock or eggs are then tours are $2 per person, and waived for produce donations like vegetables or fruit they can feedback to the animals. These guided tours typically involve interacting with the free-range animals, a look at the poultry breeding pens, and a trip through the greenhouse. During the tour, they explain things like what daily life is like on the farm, how eggs are hatched, proper diet and care for farm animals, basic gardening knowledge such as planting seeds and composting, along with the always fun random chicken facts. Children are allowed to feed the chickens, turkeys, and goats with parental supervision, with the grain to feed with costing $1 for a bag. Kids can carry around and hand-feed the animals as they are on the tour. Tinyhouse Eggs also has a stocked fish pond where families can bring their fishing poles to fish with for $3. If you are looking for an educational field for the kids to have as a way to get out of the house this is your change to learn about how small organic farms operates.
Alvin also offers fishing, bird watching, and hunting spots that give visitors a chance to enjoy their hobbies while also helping boost the economy in the area. This type of tourism has become a necessary means of income for many small farms and agricultural businesses.