Monday, March 16, 2009

Be a Part of the Family Farm Tour

If you want your farm to be featured on the 2009 Family Farm Tour,
please apply soon. Applications are due Monday, March 23rd.

The Family Farm Tour is the public's invitation to visit farms and gardens
throughout Western North Carolina. The region is home to agriculture of all
kinds, ranging from century farms cultivated by the same family for
generations, to certified organic farms, to urban gardens. Visitors will
tour their choice of around 30 of the area's most outstanding farms and
gardens, and connect with local food sources, learn how food grows,
celebrate agricultural heritage, and enjoy our rural landscape. The Family
Farm Tour will be held on June 27 and 28, 2009, from 1:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
The tour will focus on the following North Carolina counties: Buncombe,
Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Transylvania, and Yancey.

Follow this link to download the application.

Please submit your application by Monday, March 23rd via e-mail to or by mail: 729 Haywood Rd., Suite 3, Asheville,
NC 28806. You may also fax your application to 828-236-1280.

If you have questions or difficulty downloading the application, please
contact Libby at ASAP, 828-236-1282.