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NC Foothills Farm Tour: Looking Glass Creamery and C-Saw Hill

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

One of our favorite aspects of visiting a farm is getting to spend some time with the farmers themselves, and really getting a close-up view of how their farm operations work. It’s all about the community connections we make.

And so for 2021, we are offering more intimate farm tour options. Once a month, throughout June-October we will be hosting a day of activities with a farm tour in the morning and another farm tour in the afternoon.

We recommend that you turn the event into a whole day with lunch out at a local restaurant, and maybe even a visit to a local winery to round the day out.

*Please note that tours will start right at the start time listed for each farm stop*

July 31 Farm Stops:

Looking Glass farm tour from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm:

Looking Glass Creamery is a farmstead, seasonal dairy at heart but is growing to include other types of food preservation and fermentation on the farm including delicious hard cider and a line of exceptional small batch pickles. Come learn from the makers and in between sessions get a guided talk about the dairy and cheesemaking process from the owners.

C-Saw Hill farm tour from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm:

C-Saw Hill Farm is a pasture based microdairy. Participants on the tour can expect a tour of our operation which includes: microdairy facilities with a solar hot water system, laying hens, pasture raised hogs, a silvagrazing program, and an apiary on 37 acres in the Harris Community.

Participants will see a mozzarella cheese making demonstration and a butter making demonstration. Participants will be able to purchase kits to make their own mozzarella cheese at home complete with rennet, citric acid and a ½ gallon of milk for $10. They will be able to purchase a pint of cream for $10.

We will also have raw “pet” milk, assorted cheese curds, and yogurt for sale along with grassfed beef and eggs.

For more information and FAQ visit our website and Facebook page.

Details

Date:
July 31
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.ncfoothillsfarmtour.com/

Venue

Polk County Farms