ASAP’s 2017 Farm Tour is June 24 & 25!
The Farm Tour is a chance to experience how food is grown and raised in the mountains, taste farm-fresh goods, see farm animals, and meet the community’s local food producers. Discover some of Western North Carolina’s diverse and beautiful working farms through tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Pick up a Farm Tour guide, choose your tour route, and set out with your friends and family to learn about the region’s rich agricultural communities and heritage.
ASAP’s 2017 Farm Tour
Saturday & Sunday, June 24–25, 12–5 pm
Farms across Western North Carolina
Purchase your car pass online or call our office at 828-236-1282 to purchase your pass over the phone.
About the Farm Tour
ASAP’s Farm Tour is a self-guided driving tour of Appalachian Grown family farms across Western North Carolina. Tour participants determine which farms they are interested in visiting (usually two or three per day) and then plan their route. The farms are open during tour hours (12–5 pm) on both Saturday and Sunday, ready to provide visitors with guided tours, demonstrations, and educational hands-on experiences. The tour is a wonderful summer outing for groups, families, and visitors of all ages, interests, and abilities!
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. View a list of participating farms.
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.
Sponsor the Farm Tour: 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. View our sponsor form for more information or contact Scott Bunn at firstname.lastname@example.org.