Wild Western Prince Georges County Farm Tour

26 Sep

A GREAT BIG “Thank you” to Karen Kruschka, a wonderful real estate agent with Re/Max Allegiance in Springfield, for permitting me to “re-blog” this!

The annual FREE Prince William County Farm Tour is scheduled for this weekend September 27-28 with 9 farms open for visitors.  It is a Rain or Shine Event and is a unique opportunity to tour farms of all types in the county.  Yes, there are petting events and there will be items that you can purchase.

  1. Lynn Vale Farm,4475 Sudley is a husband-wife organization – her flowers and his art studio, Their website is www.LynnVale.com
  2. The Smith Family Farm is a new addition to the tour this year.  It is a 209 acre property located on Artemus Road in Gainesville.  All of the livestock is grass fed.  See the website www.beefandhayproducer.com
  3. Stoney Lonesome Farm grows organic vegetables for individual families.  They are located at 7502 Cerro Gordo Road in Gainesville .More info at www.slfarm.us
  4. Double “O” Good alpaca farm at 7570 Falkland Drive in Gainesville.  See www.doubleogood.com
  5. Blue Top Horse Farm is a well developed 43 acre farm in Nokesville at 10694 Reid Lane.  They offer boarding and riding instruction.
  6. Yankey Farms Visitors will see antique tractors, vegetable production, get pre-picked pumpkins or pick a pumpkin.  The farm is located at 13007 Vint Hill Road, Nokesville. www.yankeyfarms.com
  7. St. Benedictine Monastery Teaching Gardens at 9535 Linton Hall Road in Bristow.   Prince William Cooperative Extension Service trains Master Gardeners at the site.  There are 18 gardens available for viewing www.pwcgov.org/vce/enr
  8. Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre See 19th century farming skills.  This historic 23 acre sitei s maintained by the Prince William County Historic Division.  It is located at 12229 Bristow Road in Brentsville.  www.pwcgov.org/brentsville
  9. Prince William County Children’s Farm. The name of this farm says it all – it will really excite the young’uns.  Since it is an animal shelter as well they have an adoption facility if you care to enlarge your “family”.

The farms are open as follows:

  • Saturday September 27 (10 AM to 4 PM)
  • Sunday September 28 (12 Noon to 4 PM)

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