Ag+Art Tour offers a demeanour during internal tillage and art

June 25, 2015 - garden totes

Historic Brattonsville, York County’s antebellum camp in McConnells, along with 17 York County farms and camp stands and 23 artisans will attend this weekend in a Catawba Region Ag+Art Tour, a largest camp and art debate in a nation. Farms in Chester, Lancaster, Fairfield and Union counties also will participate.

The self-guided tour, dictated to beget seductiveness in internal farms, uninformed dishes and locally done normal arts, will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

At Brattonsville, dual visiting artisans, Sally Hagerty and Stephen Owen, will be on-site offered their handmade work. Hagerty from “Sally’s Handwovens” creates handwoven broom rugs, totes, pillows, fiber-art tapestries, scarves, shawls and wooden looms for kids. Owen from “Sixteenacrewood” crafts cutting/serving boards, bowls and tables from internal depressed trees.

On Saturday, costumed interpreters will be on a vital story camp with ongoing hands-on demonstrations in 18th-century gardening, blacksmithing and abode cooking.

The 800-acre site is home to a group of Gulf Coast sheep, Dominique chickens and Ossabaw Island hogs. Historic interpreters are on-site to denote because these animals were critical to a ancestors. Admission fees to Brattonsville are waived for a debate weekend.

The Ag+Art Tour is giveaway to a open and has drawn some-more than16,000 visitors given it began in 2012. The debate stretched into Lancaster County in 2013. Chester and Fairfield counties began participating in 2014. Union County assimilated this year. The debate is concurrent by a care group and county-level formulation teams.

Sign in during a initial stop we make and get a debate pass beam and debate information. Those signing in will be entered to win a Visa Gift Card.

Tour stops in York County embody Black’s Peaches, Bush and Vine, Catawba Cultural Preservation Project, Downtown York Farmers Market, J and J Family Farm, Ketchen Place Horse Farm, Myersart and Farm, Old Town Farmers Market, The Peach Tree, Pennell Barn, PAR Garden, Rock Ridge Farm, Roger Ridge Ranch, Sanders Peaches, Springs Farm, Tega Hill Farm and Windy Hill Orchard.

In Chester County, revisit Cotton Hills Farm, Chester Farmers and Artisans Market, Fishing Creek Creamery, Gaston Farm Road Equestrian Center, Oak Grove Plantation, Powell Farm, Thames Farm and Watson Farm. Chester will offer giveaway train use to debate sites from possibly a a top lot during The Gateway, 3200 Commerce Drive, Richburg, or a Downtown Chester behind lot. Service starts during 9 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday and will run invariably during debate hours.

Lancaster County sites embody Calvert Stables, Benford Brewery, Dixie Bee Supply, Elginwood Gram, Griff’s Greenhouse, The Ivy Place, The Garden during a Native American Studies Center, Lancaster County Farmers Market and Rich Hill Farm.

Fairfield County will underline Celtic Lane Farm, Ee-oh-lay Farm, Fairfield County Farmers Market, The She Garden during a Painted Picket and Royal Greens.

In Union County, revisit Jackson Farm Garden, Olivia’s Way Gardening, Piedmont Physic Garden, Simple Times Farm, Three Horse Milling Co., Union County Farmers Market, Union Oil Mill Farm Garden, Woodson Enterprises and Union County Fairground Aquaponic Farm.

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