Self Guided Farm Tour

Self Guided Farm Tour

 

 

 

Saturday September 28 10am-2pm
Mountain Harvest welcomes back the much celebrated free farm tours. Don’t forget your shopping baskets as each farm will
have fresh goods for purchase, including gourmet cheese, gorgeous produce, wines, wool and more! We would like to thank Valley Organic Grower’s Association for their help in organizing this event. For more information, visit http://www.vogaco.org/.
*Harvest is the busiest time of year on the farm, so we ask that guests please respect each farm’s open hours.

 

Desert Weyr, LLC
16870 Garvin Mesa Road
Paonia, CO . 970.527.3573
Desert Weyr, LLC raises performancerecorded, grass-fed, Black Welsh Mountain sheep. We have frozen sheep meat
and wool products including yarns and roving for spinning for
sale at our farm store. We occasionally have frozen chicken and
fresh Jonathan apples from our heirloom orchard planted in 1905.
www.DesertWeyr.com.

 

Lamborn Mountain Farmstead
42229 Lamborn Mesa Road
Paonia, CO . 970.527.5105
Organically and biodynamically grown lavender—fresh and dried bouquets, culinary
buds, essential oil, goat milk soap, lotion and
more. Scottish Highland cattle, sheep and
free range chickens to see. Open 10am–4pm.

 

Small Potatoes Farm & Bakery
40575 O Road . Paonia, CO . 970.527.4051
Vegetable market farm that nurtures its soils
with compost and green manure cover crops.
The farm produces year round with various
season extension methods. By encouraging a
diverse ecosystem full of life, the farm produces
healthful and delicious vegetables for its community. Small Potatoes celebrates the farm
by roasting their fresh vegetables and baking
artisan breads.

 

Stanton Farms
41586 Reds Road
Paonia, CO 81428 . 970.270.7494
Located at 6250 Feet on Garvin Mesa, the farm
is family owned and operated, growing �ifteen
varieties of lavender cultivars including culinary
varieties. They are also the home of High Frequency Hemp, which produces high quality biomass as well as high end CBD products. No chemical pesticides or herbicides have been used for �ifty years. Stanton
Farms uses steam distillation to create all lavender oil and hydrosol
on-site. All hemp oil is extracted locally on the Western Slope.

 

Orchard Valley Farms & Market
15836 Black Bridge Road . Paonia, CO . 970.527.6838
We are known for our peaches, sweet cherries, and u-pick fruit and
vegetables. You’ll �ind local gourmet foods, gifts, delicious balsamic
vinegars, olive oils, and our own beef raised on North Fork pastures,
then finished at our farm along the North Fork of the Gunnison River.

 

The Living Farm
39776 Green Tractor Road
Paonia, CO . 970.527.3305
Take the interactive farm tour at The
Living Farm to experience a working organic farm �irst hand. Explore innovative
food growing areas and learn about sustainably grown meat and eggs. Pet the
farm animals and see the original farm
equipment and learn how to grow a High
Performance Garden at home.

 

Thistle Whistle Farm
10872 3500 Road
Hotchkiss, CO . 970.872.4959
Diverse family farm with veggies, goats,
chickens and many educational programs for
kids, college students, and adults. We grow
over two hundred varieties of heirloom tomatoes, over sixty varieties of peppers and many
other unusual fruits and vegetables. We host
The Sauce Plot, where Kids Pasta Project kids
grow much of the food for their dinners; food
and nutrition classes for Adult Literacy Program families; and student
groups from a variety of colleges and universities.

 

Western Culture Farmstead
39883 Mathews Lane
Paonia, CO . 970.417.0213
A USDA Grade A micro dairy outside of Paonia. Dave and Suanne raise
Saanen and Nubian dairy goats and
produce artisan cheese as well as yogurt and milk! Visit the farm store and
meet the goats!

 

Zenzen Organics
12498 3790 Road
Paonia, CO . 970.260.0552
Producers of organically grown hemp for
its third year, we become certified organic this year. We offer free samples of CBD
products produced on the farm, farm stays,
events, weddings, and educational seminars
and classes. Come to the farm, sit by the
pond, take in the view and relax while sampling our CBD products.
The tour will consist of walking the hemp field, discussing the history
of hemp, understanding CBD, and answering questions, and offering
samples of CBD.