Stop into the Glass Barn at the Indiana State Fair (on the north side of the Fairgrounds) to experience what life is like for Indiana’s farmers, learn about their relationships with the land and see how they use technologies to improve the food they grow.

All Day Free Activities

11 a.m.          Live Farmer Chat
2 p.m.           Live Farmer Chat
2:30 p.m.     Featured Farmer of the Day Chat
4 p.m.           Live Farmer Chat


Snap a photo in front of a green screen and, using special effect technology, we’ll create a postcard with your image in front of a farm! Email the postcard to your friends and family.

weGROW Farmer Chats

This video theater experience allows visitors to connect with the farmers who grow their food. They get to meet real farmers via a live video chat, take a virtual tour of farms and watch videos portraying what it’s really like to be an Indiana farmer. Farmer chats will take place each day during the State Fair at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Come talk with real farmers, ask them questions and win! A $25 grocery gift card and Dairy Bar milkshake coupons will be awarded at each chat!

NEW! Virtual Reality Experience

Check out the “Smart Farm” technology and get a glimpse of a farm in Virtual Reality. Experience 360-degree videos using our Virtual Reality Glasses, which give you a one-of-a kind experience inside a modern pig farm.


A lively interactive touch screen farming game that allows four people at a time to compete to grow the most food.


Connect the food you eat with the farmers who grow it in this interactive grocery store. Play games on touch screens and learn about how soybean farmers are growing enough food to feed you and a growing population.


Come visit the Glass Barn and play BeanGo, a fun way for the whole family to interact with the Glass Barn. The questions are NEW this year, and each player will receive a collectible Glass Barn hat.