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January 2020, FLORA, Ind.— A respite in the country can provide a way to unwind and reboot. Remarkable cultural and animal awareness, as well as friendship often comes as a bonus.[more...]

Travel Indiana Magazine - Elizabeth Granger

Farm Stay Vacations

Heritage Farm Stay

Oct. 2019, FLORA, Ind. (WISH) — A website is helping provide a boost to income and tourism to some farms in central Indiana by connecting tourists to campsites.

The site is called HipCamp and works as a short-term property rental like Airbnb and Vrbo, except instead of renting a room in a house or an apartment, you rent a space of land on a farm to pitch a tent, a tiny house by a river, or a cabin in the woods. [more...]

Anchor Brenna Donnelly

WISH-TV Feature


June, 2019 - The moment I open my car door, farm smells and noisy songbirds whisk me far away from the radio static. In lieu of a bellhop, a stray alpaca struts across the gravel driveway. Chickens form a welcome party at my feet, scurry out of reach, then linger close by. Even the landscaping lets out a raspy bark before the bushes part against the roly-poly waddle of … a polar bear? No, a Great Pyrenees, Tim Sheets says, emerging from the farmhouse. He introduces me to Jack and his shy counterpart, Frost, who stays hidden in the shrubs. “Let me show you the cabin,” Tim says. [more...]

Midwest Living Magazine

The Cabin Issue


January, 2019 - Animals play a part at Heritage Farm in Flora, too, near Kokomo. Here it’s alpacas. Because the public was curious about the animals, owners Tim and Beth Sheets began hosting one-day seminars to introduce the alpacas to the public. [more...]

Travel Indiana Magazine

Indiana's Unique Accommodations


October, 2018 - We stayed at our third Harvest Host in Flora, Indiana — The Heritage Farm Suri Alpacas.  We happened to be one of three RVs staying the night, which proved to be a lot of fun![more...]

Maine Family Travels Blog

Harvest Host, New Friends & Alpaca


November, 2017 - If you approach Tim and Beth Sheets' farm in Howard County from the west, you can tell their agricultural product—alpacas—right away. The shingle design on the barn roof tells that story. Brown, white, and black Suri alpacas roam the pastures surrounding the barn where Hereford
cattle once grazed. [more...]

Indiana Preservation Magazine

Revived by Alpacas and Agritourism


Fall 2017 - Take a leisurely drive through the Indiana countryside and you'll likely pass dozens of barns - some weathered and tattered from decades of use, others sharp and freshly painted - each with a story to tell. [more...]

My Indiana Home Magazine

If These Barns Could Talk


Spring 2017 - Couples tie the knot at Indiana Farms. [more...]

My Indiana Home Magazine

Rural & Romantic


September 21, 2017 - Heritage Farm has extended an open invitation to the public to visit the family farm, learn about alpacas, and spend a day enjoying the outdoors. [more...]

Kokomo Herald Newspaper

Down on the Farm


September 2016 - We had the privilege of having the host and crew of the PBS kids show, Curiosity Quest visit our farm and film an episode. You can view the episode below. Even though the program is geared towards kids, the video contains a lot of great information for everyone! [more...]

Curiosity Quest TV Episode

Alpaca Farm


July 2016 - Genealogy has become a lucrative global enterprise as families seek roots that anchor and ties that bind. In Indiana, those roots often were first planted in farmland and continue to grow and flourish throughout subsequent generations. [more...]

Farm INDIANA Magazine

Into the Fringe


Fall 2015  - Having gone from boom to bust seven years ago, alpacas are poised to once again take the country by storm. (And is it any wonder?) [more...]

Modern Farmer Magazine

The Definative Guide to Raising Alpacas


April, 2012 - Heritage Farm is home to Tim and Beth Sheets. The 120-acre property in north-central Indiana has been in Beth's family for close to 60 years. "We moved back to the farm from suburban Indianapolis 10 years ago because we longed for country living and a simpler life," Tim says. [more...]

Living the Country Life Magazine

Beautiful Places: Heritage Farm


April 1, 2011  - Tim Sheets said that when he first visited this then-girlfriend's family's farm he knew he was visiting a special place. [more...]


Heritage Farm is Home to Memories, Alpacas


August, 2010  - Wow! What a weekend.  We got considerably more done than I was hoping for.  Our barn crew of 12 family members and friends started to arrived at 8:00 a.m.  Son Michael, daughter Jennifer and Son-in-law Taylor (along with grandaughter Kylie) came from Indy and Flora. [more...]

Video Blog

Barn Raising at Heritage Farm


October, 2008 - Tim Sheets has a busy corporate career. But his life takes a turn back in time when he goes home each day. The family lives on an historic farm in Flora, Indiana, that has been in his wife, Beth's, family for 60 years. [more...]

Living the Country Life Magazine

Country View: Heritage Farm


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