19 Jul Farm Tours
On Saturday, September 24th, 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!
*Harvest is the busiest time of year on the farm, so we ask that guests please respect each farm’s open hours.
Avalanche Cheese Goat Farm & Dairy
11510 Crawford Road, Paonia, CO
Avalanche Cheese Company was founded to supply the restaurants and shops of the Roaring Fork Valley with beautiful hand crafted goat cheeses. Our product line ranges from raw milk to pasteurized fresh, aged, and hard cheeses. We use goat’s milk from our mixed herd of Saanen, Alpine and Nubian goats that live on the 130-acre Farm and Dairy in Paonia. Open 11 am – 1 pm.
39126 Highway 133, Paonia, CO
Delicious Orchards, the home of Big B’s Juices and Hard Ciders, and North Fork Cellars, has a beautiful tasting room and farm store with our juices and hard ciders, Colorado wines, great local organic products, and a café serving delicious food made from local ingredients. The camp ground is nestled in the orchard with views of the surrounding mountains, and guests can come by and hand pick organic cherries, pears, peaches, and apples in season. North Fork Cellars and Big B’s Fabulous juices and Hard Ciders are proud to support local sustainable agriculture and land stewardship. Open 9 am – 7pm.
Desert Weyr, LLC
16870 Garvin Mesa Road, Paonia, CO
Desert Weyr, LLC raises performance recorded 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. Open 10 am – 3:30 pm
The Living Farm
39776 Green Tractor Road,
Are you looking for a farm adventure? Take the interactive farm tour at The Living Farm to experience a working organic farm first 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 you can grow a High Performance Garden at home. Farm Market & Tours open all summer long, Thursday through Sunday from 1-6 PM.
Orchard Valley Farms & Market
15836 Black Bridge Road, Paonia, CO
Located just northeast of Paonia, Colorado visitors can enjoy a true farm experience in a beautiful setting with a friendly atmosphere. The finest gently grown fruit and produce, gourmet foods, heirloom balsamic vinegar and gifts are available in our market and online. We are especially known for our bing cherries and peaches. We are the home of Black Bridge Winery where Pinot Noir, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Riesling grapes thrive. In season, check our website to see what’s ready for picking, or visit our farm market and wine tasting room, situated along the banks of the North Fork of the Gunnison River. We are open daily 10-6 Memorial Weekend through Halloween.
Small Potatoes Farm
40575 O Road Paonia, CO
Small Potatoes Farm is a vegetable market farm that nurtures its soils with compost and green manure cover crops. The Farm produces vegetables 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 year round. Small Potatoes celebrates the farm by roasting their fresh vegetables and baking artisan breads. Open 11 am – 4 pm
Thistle Whistle Farm
10872 3500 Road, Hotchkiss, CO
Thistle Whistle Farm is a diverse family farm with veggies, goats, chickens, and a variety of educational programs for kids, college students, adults and families. We grow over two hundred varieties of heirloom tomatoes, over sixty varieties of peppers, and many other unusual and tasty fruits and vegetables. We host The Sauce Plot, where Kids Pasta Project participants 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.
Zephyros Farm & Garden
11466 3725 Rd.
Paonia, CO 81428
Zephyros Farm and Garden is a 35 acre certified organic flower and vegetables farm. See the fields of flowers and pet our goats. Come see our seven greenhouses and how we set up for fall production, and the production fields as the season begins to wind down. Then come find us at the farmers market on Sunday and bring the bounty home! Open 11 am – 4pm