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Boone Farm Tour

What to know before you go

Fourteen of Boone County’s rural treasures invite you to visit them for this year's farm tour, rain or shine. This self-guided tour of some of the county’s finest working and historic farms will offer visitors a chance to learn more about agriculture in Boone County. Agriculture is a vital part of Boone County and there isn’t a better to learn about where your food and fibre is produced than to visit with local farmers.

Along the way, look for the some of the over 60 barn quilts that grace Boone County barns. Visit Boone Barn Quilts for more information.

• Plan ahead

Check out the Farms page to decide which farms to see: FARMS

• No Admission CHARGE

There is no admission price for the Farm Tour but there may be some fees for farm activities.

• Bring Cash

To purchase food or other items at the farms. Many farms do not accept credit/debit cards.

• Dress for a farm visit

Wear sturdy, all-weather clothing and shoes that can get dirty, the tour continues rain or shine.

• Follow farmers’ instructions

And be respectful of the animals.

• Wash your hands

After handling animals.

• DO NOT bring pets

This can frighten farm animals and may be dangerous. These are working farms with animals - please be respectful.

 
• Facilities

Most farms will have handicapped restrooms available.

• Have fun

Bring a sense of adventure and don’t forget your camera!

• Fill out a survey, be counted

Future farm tours depend on this information, ask a volunteer about the survey.

All programs and services of the Boone County Conservation District and Boone County Cooperative Extension Service are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, and marital or familial status.

2012 Boone County Farm Tour | (859)586-7903 | info@boonecountyfarmtour.com | Site Map
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