The tour guide for the 22 Annual Piedmont Farm Tour April 22 & 23 is available at the following web link.
The brochure has three sections and three maps, for the North, Central and South Piedmont, with descriptions of the farms in each section, their locations, and their websites, so you can pick out which farms you may want to visit. Many of the farms are family friendly, and of interest to both ASQ and non-ASQ members.
For a Google listing of the 35 farms and a Google map, please click on the following web lnk.
You can click on a farm that interests you, click on it and read a description, and view it in Google Maps for detailed turn by turn map driving directions.
34 Screech Owl Green Houses: Screech & Evangeline. 139 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro - .75 mile from Bus-64 and Industrial Park Drive. C’mon out and see Screech’s unique hydroponic systems! Our insecticide-free farm will be in full swing with the pepper, cucumber, lettuce, tropical, and tomato houses up and running. You can also see Screech’s water catching system. We may have some fruiting lemon trees to show everyone. Don’t forget to pet the greenhouse kitties! (919) 389-8643 http://on.fb.me/1PcxEs8
33 BioFarm: Biofarm. Allen Jones, Bob Armantrout, Hayes Simpson 220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro - .75 mile from Bus-64 and Industrial Park Drive Biofarm is a sustainable farm and distribution hub providing culinary ingredients and organic products for Piedmont, NC farmers, and Triangle chefs, restaurants, and community. Find out about specialty crops produced on the farm. Learn about the integration of various types of pollinator habitats. Features include an introduction to botanical distillation, seed saving workshop, tour of two room cooler with CoolBot controllers, and “solar double cropping” of food crops. www.biofarm.org (919) 642-3155
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