Alabama September 20, 2016
You’ll Love These 9 Charming Farms Nestled In The Middle Of Nowhere In Alabama
Autumn brings out the best of us as we emerge from another sweltering hot and humid summer into the great outdoors where we can breathe all the cooler fresh air we desire. If getting outside for the day is on your bucket list anytime soon, then pay a visit to one of these nine charming farms in Alabama. You won’t be disappointed.
1. Oak Hollow Farm - Fairhope
Perfect for events, groups or just touring, Oak Hollow Farm is situated on 300 acres near Mobile Bay. This unique property is laiden with attractions and amenities alike. Visitors can take a hayride, tour the farm, ride horses and more. Moreover, the recent addition of a new lodge means you can spend the night on this fun farm.
More information here.
2. McGee Farm - Florence
Visitors to McGee Farm delight at petting the cute baby goats. Aside from this awesome experience allowing you to get up close with some farm animals, McGee offers hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a chance to feed the chickens. After, try some home-baked goodness from the McGee Farms Kitchen. More information and hours of operation can be found
3. Tate Farms - Meridianville
This farm has been in the same family for generations and currently has 5,000 acres of cotton growing here, among other crops.
Tate Farms is a regular stop for school field trips, but the farm is also open to families, especially through the end of October. This hotspot offers great pumpkins for the Halloween season, a tractor train for the kiddos, a haybale maze and more. If you're planning to make a day of it, then you can bring your own food or eat at the Old Barn Cafe and Grill. More information, including pricing and hours can be found on their
4. Petal Pushers Farm - Valley Grande
A very special kind of farm, Petal Pushers is a nursery featuring all sorts of bedding plants as well as chemical-free fruit trees. Browse their inventory for the perfect finds and then shop in their gift store. It features baked goods and local arts and craft items.
More information here.
5. Barber Berry Farm - Millbrook
U-pick your own berries and fresh fruit at this seasonal farm in Elmore County. Additionally, they have fresh honey from their very own honey bees and in the fall they host hayrides and a pumpkin patch with fun events for the whole family. Find out more on their
6. Belle Chevre - Elkmont
Take a tour of this creamery and watch how this farm turns goats milk into goat cheese. You'll also get a chance to pet and visit the goats and gain access to The Richard Martin Rails to Trails. What a fun day! More information
7. 1818 Farms - Mooresville
Widely known for their famous "Farm to Table" dinners hosted on the farm, 1818 Farms offers a multitude of opportunites to experience life on the farm upclose. You can take a farm tour and meet the fabulous animals, watch or even help sheer the sheep, watch a yarn making demonstration and shop their bath and beauty products line made with products grown on the farm. 1818 Farms even hosts weekend camps for children. The special events sell out quickly. Find out more about them and this unique farm experience on their
8. Bar-W RV Park & Farm - Auburn
At Bar-W RV Park and Farm you can bring the RV or camper and bed down on one of the oldest beef cattle farms in Alabama. This scenic farm setting offers all the comforts of a typical campground, including a bathhouse, and laundry facilities. Have you always wanted to spend the night in nature on a farm? This is the place to do it!
More information here.
9. Pecan Point Farm - Hurtsboro
This great farm hosts free-range chickens, among other things like raising grass-fed beef. They have a giant pecan orchard and produce their own honey. But there's more! You can see a Grade A Dairy and Creamery and enjoy the products. If you have the opportunity to tour this great farm you shouldn't pass it up! Pecan Point Farm opens for tours twice a year. The next tour date is October 30, 2016. Reservations are required. More Information can be found
Whether you’re interested in spending the day, or an overnight you’re sure to find a farm on this list to fit the bill. A visit to any one of these wonderful nine farms is an amazing way to spend time with the family.
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