The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture wants you to connect with local farmers offering the best in healthy, sustainably raised foods.
FARM TOUR will help you to appreciate the important role played by growers in your community, while offering fun, tasty and memorable experiences along the way!
Take the tour:
Jefferson County Sampler - Head out to Paradise Farms & Gardens and learn about goat milking and sample goat cheese. Next, visit Quiet Creek Herb Farm's shiitake mushroom farm, take a self-guided nature tour and don't miss the salves and tinctures in the gift shop.
Southwestern PA Loop - Start at Triple B Farms for berries, south of Pittsburgh and then swing by Morris Organic Farm for pick-your-own and wheat flour grinding demonstrations with antique farm equipment, finally heading over to Jamison Farm in Latrobe to visit their world famous lambs!
Airport Loop - Head out past the PGH Airport to Wild Rose Farm where they'll be demonstrating indigo dyeing and spinning and skirting fleeces. Then, don't miss Janoski Farms Country Market, chock full of locally canned and preserved goodies, finally swinging by Bocktown Beer & Grille for a wonderful and local meal in Robinson Township; you can even try to win a Bocktown gift certificate at Wild Rose Farm!
Zelienople Breeze - Visit Kretschmann Organic Farm and Alpacas at the Little Brick Barn and Lewis Family Beef Farm all on the same road; plus don't miss nearby Brenckle's Farm & Greenhouse!
Slippery Rock Area - Visit Ron Gargasz Organic, Grass-fed Beef Farm, renewable energy systems at Slippery Rock University's Macoskey Center and don't miss nearby Three Sisters Farm and Pasture Maid Creamery quesos!
Route 910 Special - Start at Soergels & Shenot, head east to Dillner & Harvest Valley Farms; make a quick detour South to check out Mish Farms Meat Market and end at Pounds' Poultry Farm for tasty samples and discounts on local meat products.
171 Jamison Lane Latrobe, PA 15650
Triple B Farms
823 Berry Ln Monongahela, PA 15063-9526
110 Slebodnik Road Irwin, PA 15642
Dillner Family Farm
9 Spring House Lane Gibsonia, PA 15044
Harvest Valley Farms
125 Ida Lane Valencia, Pa 16059
80 Oak Road Gibsonia, PA 15044
Pounds Turkey Farm
4200 Melwood Rd Leechburg, PA 15656
3754 Wexford Run Road Wexford, PA 15090
2573 Brandt School Road Wexford, PA 15090
Paradise Farm & Gardens
2771 Paradise Road Reynoldsville, PA 15851
Quiet Creek Herb Farm
93 Quiet Creek Lane Brookville, PA 15825
714 Route 30 Clinton, PA 15026
Wild Rose Farm
2412 US Route 30 Hookstown, PA 15050
247 Harmony Road · Slippery Rock, PA · 16057
Pasture Maid Creamery
571 Cow Path Lane New Castle, PA 16101
129 Old Ash Road Volant, PA 16156
Three Sisters Farm
134 Obitz Road Sandy Lake, PA 16145
Lewis Family Farms
258 Zeigler Road Rochester, PA 15074
Brenckle's Farm and Greenhouses
768 Glen Eden Road Zelienople, Pa 16063
257 Zeigler Road Rochester, PA 15074
Alpacas at the Little Brick Barn
327 Zeigler Road Rochester, PA 15074
The 2009 Buy Fresh Buy Local FARM TOUR is sponsored by Turner Dairy Farms, the East End Food Coop and Kretschmann Organic Farm. All proceeds benefit PASA.
For more information about PASA's Western Regional Buy Fresh Buy Local Summer Farm Tour, please visit www.BuyLocalPa.org.
Jul 18: Summer Farm Tour
It's time for the Buy Fresh Buy Local Summer Farm Tour, a behind-the-barn look at local food.