Regional Farm Tours
Monday, February 15, 2021
- This is an outdoor experience visiting (4) farms.
- The Group will not ride buses. Attendees are responsible for driving their own car to each stop on the farm tour.
- Farm Tour 2021 will include advanced learning opportunities at some of the farm stops.
- Box lunches are included.
- All COVID health and safety guidelines will be followed.
- A limited number of participants based on the state’s guidelines will be permitted.
- Attendees will be required to wear masks and socially distance during the farm tour event.
Deans Farm Market
Wilson, NC 27893
Deans Farm Market has served Wilson county since 1965. They carry fresh produce, Southern home decor, fashionable swag, prepared foods and canned goods. Deans Farm Market believes in bringing the best fresh produce to the community along with value added products they produce in their farm kitchen. In addition Deans Farm Market strives to offer the best in agriculture educational programs.
First Fruits Farm
Louisburg, NC 27549
Based in Louisburg, NC, First Fruits Farm was founded by former NFL lineman, Jason Brown, to share the love of Christ and aid in hunger relief in eastern North Carolina. Jason Brown was the highest-paid Center in NFL history, but he walked away from a 35 million dollar contract with the St. Louis Rams. Why? He felt God’s call to become a farmer. This story explores his journey of learning to farm, finding the land and growing & harvesting over 100,000 pounds of vegetables – as well as the many extraordinary events which made it all possible. First Fruits Farm is a 1000 acre farm with a vision to sow seeds of Love in North Carolina and beyond.
Hubb’s Farm NC
Clinton, NC 28328
Hubb’s Farm boasts dozens of attractions for all ages and interests. Whether you want to meet the farm animals, see who can make it down the giant double-barrel slide first, or see what riches you can discover at Paydirt Pete’s Treasure Mine, you’ll find hours and hours of family entertainment at Hubb’s Farm. They are a favorite family destination throughout the year. Their agritourism farm offers family fun for all ages, with major spring, fall and Christmas events. Hubb’s Farm also welcomes thousands of participants to their farm each season for educational tours.
Kenly, NC 27542
Sonlight Farms is the 6th generation tobacco farms who wants their community to understand the importance of agriculture. Sonlight Farms opened in 2016 and they started welcoming field trips in 2017. Students learn about local crops and what they are used for! They get to explore corn, cotton, peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in all the activities at the farm! Sonlight Farms has an 80 foot slide, hayride, corn crib, pedal carts, play ground, corn maze, animal barn, bounce house and jump pad.