Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:01 PM

LOCAL FARMS OPEN TO VISITORS DURING THE 5TH ANNUAL TASTEBUDS GROW CHATTANOOGA FARM TOUR

For one weekend only, several area farms will open their gates to visitors to explore, shop, and immerse themselves in local agriculture. Fun for all ages, the5thannual TasteBuds Farm Tourtakes place onSaturday,from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. andSunday, from noon to 4 p.m. Tour passes are on sale now athttp://www.crabtreefarms.org/local-food-news[1].

The TasteBuds Farm Tour is a great deal for folks looking for a fun, affordable weekend adventure, said Avery Patten, Community Partnerships manger for Crabtree Farms and TasteBuds Farm Tour organizer. For just $20 your family and friends can pile in the car together to discover and enjoy the agricultural treasures of our region.

The tour pass is good all weekend and provides visitors with a different tour routeSaturdayandSunday.Saturdaystour features Crabtree Farms, Wheelers Orchard, Farm 58, and Picketts Trout Ranch.Sundaystour takes you to Red Clay Farms, Grindstone Gardens, and Georgia Winery.

Each farm offers a unique opportunity to see agriculture in action, said Ms. Patten. The tour highlights the large diversity of farms providing our region with a vast array of locally grown products. During the weekend you will have an opportunity to visit an apple orchard; a trout ranch; a ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: Randy Durham