High Country Farm Tour

High Country Farm Tour-attachment0

It’s farm tour time and agricultural organizations across the state are coming together to highlight our regions most intriguing farms. The tours let the public get up close and personal with livestock, produce, flowers, berries and more.

29 growers in Ashe, Avery, Caldwell and Watauga counties opened their gates to the public for the High Country Farm Tour on Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug 4. The tour included 25 farms, two breweries and one winery.

Carolina Farm Stewardship Associationin conjunction with the Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, posted photos from seven of the farms on their Facebook page. Here are a few highlights from the High Country Farm Tour.


Trosly Farm pigs


FIG Farm flowers


New Life Farm chickens


Herbville and Crane Farm duck


Matt Cooper of Lively Up Farm

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.