ASAP’s Farm Tour is a chance to experience how food is grown and raised in the Western North Carolina mountains, taste farm-fresh products, visit with farm animals, and meet some of the region’s local food and fiber producers. Discover beautiful and diverse working local farms through tours, demonstrations, tastings, and hands-on activities.
When: Saturday & Sunday, June 24–25, 12–5 pm
Where: Family farms near Asheville, NC in Buncombe, Henderson, and Madison counties of Western North Carolina. View a list of participating farms.
Cost: Your $30 tour pass is good for your entire car of tour goers and can be purchased online or by contacting us at 828-236-1282. Passes are $40 the weekend of the tour.
About the Farm Tour
ASAP’s Farm Tour is a self-guided driving tour of Appalachian Grown family farms in Western North Carolina. Visitors choose two to four farms to visit per day and map their route in advance. The farms are open on Saturday and Sunday from 12–5 pm on both and are prepared to offer visitors guided tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities, tastings, and more! The tour is a wonderful summer outing for groups, children, and visitors of all ages and interests!
What kinds of farms are on the tour? ASAP’s Farm Tour showcases a variety of farms, including fruit and vegetable farms, creameries, vineyards, orchards, fiber farms, farms that raise animals, and more! The Farm Tour is a chance to experience firsthand the diversity of working farms in Western North Carolina and learn about their practices, philosophies, and stories.
How do you choose which farms to visit? Planning your tour route is up to you and what you are most excited to experience and learn about! ASAP provides both printed and online tour guides to help you choose which farms to visit. Read our tips page for more information on planning your tour route and preparing for your weekend.
Cost of the tour: One Farm Tour pass is good for an entire carload of people! Passes are $30 in advance or $40 the weekend of the tour. Purchase your $30 pass online or buy in person from the first farm you visit on the tour.
Volunteer for the tour and attend for free: Spend one of the tour days greeting visitors at a farm, then tour for free on the day you aren’t volunteering. Sign up to volunteer online or contact Robin for more information at email@example.com.
Thank you to our Farm Tour Sponsors for making the tour possible! Let these businesses know that you value their support of local food and farms!
Gain visibility for your business and connect with the region’s passion for local food by sponsoring ASAP’s Farm Tour. Show your community your support for local farms. Contact Scott Bunn at firstname.lastname@example.org to sponsor future tours and ASAP programs!