NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


11 results for Farms--Tourism
Currently viewing results 1 - 11
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
24431
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis, North Carolina provides visitors with an idea of what life was like in an eighteenth century farm house.
Source:
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 8, January 1993, p19-21, il
Full Text:
Record #:
27116
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Piedmont Farm Tour is a self-guided weekend exploration of thirty-eight farms in Alamance, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties, sponsored by Pittsboro's Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. The local farms participating in the tours show the public how to get sustainable food with quality nutrition and taste.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 17, April 2016, p24-25, il Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
27418
Author(s):
Abstract:
Orange and other North Carolina counties are increasingly debating who’s a farmer, and who deserves the privileges afforded to farmers. Some farms occasionally serve as wedding or party venues. Opposition to such farms claim they commodify the farming community and threaten to destroy its centuries-old way of life.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 37, Sept 2016, p12-16, il, por Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
28488
Author(s):
Abstract:
This photoessay provides photographs and stories about farms which grow strawberries in North Carolina. Patterson Farm in China Grove, NC, Ingram Farm in High Point, NC, The Berry Patch in Ellerbe, NC, Cottle Farms in Faison, NC, Vollmer Farm in Bunn, NC, Lewis Nursery and Farms in Rocky Point, and Holden Brothers Farm Market in Shallotte, NC are all photographed and described.
Source:
Record #:
17294
Author(s):
Abstract:
For the folks of today, many have never seen a farm except on television, but farm vacations or stays in the North Carolina mountains are becoming a great way to get back in touch with nature. The number of North Carolina farms that offer farm stays is increasing due partly to agritourism efforts to boost income and also raise awareness about locally sourced goods.
Source:
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Apr 2012, p48-49, map, f Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
28552
Author(s):
Abstract:
In late spring, summer and fall, numerous farm operations in North Carolina are open for visitors, as well as for annual tours and events. Diverse forms of agritourism offer a way for farmers to teach people about food production and the importance of family farms.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
28960
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Barn of Chapel Hill, owned by Kara and Chris Brewer, has been the center of a debate over what should and should not constitute a farm in North Carolina today. The Brewers plan to use their farm as an agritourism site, a way of bringing in revenue to support the farm. The dilemma is that the property would be used as both a commercial business and farm.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 6, Feb 2017, p8, por Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
29604
Author(s):
Abstract:
Sebastiaan and Ariel Zijp host supper clubs under the name The Farmer’s Hands, a tribute to the handcrafted nature of every element of the meal. The couple’s business is rooted in agritourism. Their homestead is the final stop on the Madison County route of Asheville Farm to Table Tours, which brings visitors to several farms and ends with a locally sourced lunch prepared on their property.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
29756
Author(s):
Abstract:
Asheville Farm To Table Tours is a new form of agritourism operated by Ann D. Strauss. The tour takes visitors to various farms where they learn about farm life and mountain foodways. Some of the destinations include East Fork Farm, Spinning Spider Creamery, and The Farmer’s Hands.
Full Text:
Record #:
29855
Author(s):
Abstract:
Pamela Zimmerman continues her family tradition of growing berries by running Zimmerman’s Berry Farm in Marshall, North Carolina. Zimmerman likes to be transparent about the growing process and aims to connect people to their food, farms and agricultural heritage. Each summer, Zimmerman’s Berry Farm participates in the Farm Tour organized by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.
Full Text:
Record #:
35229
Author(s):
Abstract:
As Leah Chester-Davis asserted, more shades of purple than royal hold value for North Carolina. For the Tarheel State, this shade’s value is expressed in lavender farms such as Sunshine Lavender Farm, Hauser Creek Farm, and Bluebird Hill Farm.
Source:
Subject(s):