June 2nd & 3rd, 2018

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June 2nd & 3rd, 2018

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Rowan County’s 1st Annual Arts & Ag Farm Tour Weekend

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9 am-5 pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018, 1-5 pm

 

It’s a beautiful time of year on the farms of Rowan County, and the Rowan Arts & Ag Farm Tour offers a rare chance to see it all firsthand. In a unique combination of the county’s rich farm heritage and vibrant arts culture, visitors will learn about local farms and find working artists exhibiting their talent. Take time to visit with artists during your visit to each farm. You’ll find hand-crafted jewelry, decorative glass, photography, fiber, leather, mixed media, metal works, sculpture, wood, clay, watercolor, drawings, and decorative arts. This two-day, self-guided tour features 12 notable Rowan County farms with artists at each site. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a sneak peek into the talent of the working farmers and artists that make the county a true original.

 

It’s Free & Open to the Public

It’s Educational & Entertaining for Your Whole Family

It’s Your Chance to Get to Know Some of Rowan County’s 40+ Working Farmers

It’s an Opportunity to Explore the Growing, Diverse Art Community and Buy Their Wares

It’s a Chance to Purchase Fresh-from-the-Farm Produce

 

This self-guided tour is a first-of-its-kind in North Carolina. And it’s right here in Rowan County.

Rowan County’s 1st Annual Arts & Ag Farm Tour Weekend

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9 am-5 pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018, 1-5 pm

 

It’s a beautiful time of year on the farms of Rowan County, and the Rowan Arts & Ag Farm Tour offers a rare chance to see it all firsthand. In a unique combination of the county’s rich farm heritage and vibrant arts culture, visitors will learn about local farms and find working artists exhibiting their talent. Take time to visit with artists during your visit to each farm. You’ll find hand-crafted jewelry, decorative glass, photography, fiber, leather, mixed media, metal works, sculpture, wood, clay, watercolor, drawings, and decorative arts. This two-day, self-guided tour features 12 notable Rowan County farms with artists at each site. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a sneak peek into the talent of the working farmers and artists that make the county a true original.

 

It’s Free & Open to the Public

It’s Educational & Entertaining for Your Whole Family

It’s Your Chance to Get to Know Some of Rowan County’s 40+ Working Farmers

It’s an Opportunity to Explore the Growing, Diverse Art Community and Buy Their Wares

It’s a Chance to Purchase Fresh-from-the-Farm Produce

 

This self-guided tour is a first-of-its-kind in North Carolina. And it’s right here in Rowan County.

IT’S ALL ABOUT WORKING HANDS

Want to learn more about the many farms that dot the Rowan County landscape and meet talented artisans? Participants will see firsthand where their food comes from, watch artists in action, learn more about farm life, and purchase farm products and art at this two-day event. The self-guided tour is sure to entertain and educate. With more than 40 working farms in Rowan County, agriculture is our second largest economy.

 

List of Participating Farms and Farm Tour Map Coming Soon!

IT’S ALL ABOUT WORKING HANDS

Want to learn more about the many farms that dot the Rowan County landscape and meet talented artisans? Participants will see firsthand where their food comes from, watch artists in action, learn more about farm life, and purchase farm products and art at this two-day event. The self-guided tour is sure to entertain and educate. With more than 40 working farms in Rowan County, agriculture is our second largest economy.

 

List of Participating Farms and Farm Tour Map Coming Soon!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Sower Level – $500

     

Harvester Level – $250

Cultivator Level – $100

 

Sower Level – $500

     

Harvester Level – $250

Cultivator Level – $100

 

How Can Your Organization Get Involved?

In order to keep the event free to the public, the Farm Tour is being funded through grants and sponsorships. As a sponsor, you will share your organization with tour participants, while supporting local farmers and artisans. Choose the sponsorship level of your choice and complete the application on the back by Monday, April 2.

A project of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee and Rowan County Arts & Ag Series.

How Can Your Organization Get Involved?

In order to keep the event free to the public, the Farm Tour is being funded through grants and sponsorships. As a sponsor, you will share your organization with tour participants, while supporting local farmers and artisans. Choose the sponsorship level of your choice and complete the application on the back by Monday, April 2.

A project of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee and Rowan County Arts & Ag Series.

Farm Rules

  • Please do not bring pets to the farms because of state laws.
  • Please do not enter private homes.
  • Please do not leave children unattended.
  • Please take time to wash your hands and make sure that children wash their hands after petting any animal. You may also be asked to disinfect your shoes at farms with livestock to prevent farm-to-farm transmission.
  • Be aware that you are entering a working farm. Please be considerate of posted signs and potential hazards. Under state law, an agri-tourism professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in an agri-tourism activity resulting from an inherent risk associated with the agri-tourism activity.

Hungry from Touring?

Rowan County is home to over 60 unique local restaurants, each bursting with their own original flavors. Go to www.VisitSalisburyNC.com to find a local restaurant, things to do, and places to see.

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