Midlands Farm Tour
Sustainable Midlands is excited to host the 2017 Midlands Farm Tour on September 9th, from 11a-6p, at ten sustainable farms in Richland and Lexington County.
This year promises a unique experience with the inclusion of niche products like indigo and chestnuts, as well as a range of interesting farming practices, such as aquaponics, organic, “hyperlocal” wine production, and farms utilizing the 360-method of composting, harvesting rainwater, and the use of alternative energy sources. Participants can interact with animals, learn about farm stewardship and specialty cultivation, and purchase farm goods at each stop. Many farms will have refreshments and food for sale, as well as art, dry goods, and gifts.
The participating farms are: Arnold Farm, Carolina Bay Farms, Doko Farm, Fire Barrel Farm, Leesville Aquaponics, Meador Acres Chestnuts, The Winery at Mercer House, Six Berry Farm, Terra Kotta Farms, and Up On Cedar Knoll Farm. Check out the website to learn what each farm will be offering!
This is a one-day, self-guided event, with all-inclusive tickets that guarantee access to all farms on the tour. Regular ticket prices are $15, and can be purchased online or day of at any of the farms on the tour. Children under the age of ten, and WIC, SNAP, and EBT beneficiaries are admitted free of charge with proof of eligibility.
Date: September 09, 2017 11:00 AM-6:00 PM
Location: Sustainable Midlands | 701 Whaley St., Columbia, SC 29201
Event website: midlandsfarmtour.com