The Regulator crew is taking a (short) road trip this weekend! We’ll be helping the beautiful Blue Whistler Farm in Rougemont celebrate their first year on the Eastern Triangle Farm Tour: selling pints, and tussling with chickens.
If you’ve never been on one of Carolina Farm Stewardship Association‘s farm tours, you’re in for a treat: every year CFSA organizes area farms into two weekends of visitation days–one in the spring, and one in the fall. It’s an opportunity to get acquainted with the rich and varied agricultural efforts in your neighborhood–check out the map of participating farms ahead of time and plan your route, or see where the wind takes you. Either way, it’s a lovely way to spend a weekend day, and proceeds from tickets (one ticket required per carload–bring your friends!) go to support CFSA’s work advocating for policies that help farms thrive.
Amy and Josh at Blue Whistler have worked hard to build a bustling farm in a short amount of time. In addition to locally-sourced beer brewed by yours truly, you’ll be able to pick up handmade local dairy products, eggs and bakery items while you visit with rabbits, pigs, turkeys, and some beer-loving chickens. See the writeup here for more information. Hope to see you there!