Plant sale starting April 1st

Plants for Sale at County Farm Greenhouse  —  Starting Saturday, April 1st  and continuing for the next several week-ends until sold out, garden plants and flowers will be available in the 3rd greenhouse,  Ed Shubert who has grown them will be there Thursdays and Fridays from 9-6 and Saturdays from 8-5.  The plants look great! Come…

Hiking Trails nearing completion

The hiking trails are closer to being ready and things are looking good for a potential spring opening. We have Robert McNiece and Matt Wallace of the County to thank for moving this idea along and working to see great trails are created. We also have many Mountain to See Trail [MST] volunteers headed up by Greg Yahn  to thank…

What does this mean for the County Farm?

Newspaper: Rhino Times Editor: Scott D Yost Guilford County government may have a brand new department soon – a Guilford County Parks and Recreation Department. Currently, the county’s parks operations fall under the Guilford County Facilities, Parks and Property Management Department, but now the Board of Commissioners is strongly considering a move that would break…

Prison Farm Canine Hotel

Rhino Times Scott D. Yost, County Editor Wednesday, April 06, 2016 11:20 PM The Guilford County Sheriff’s Department plans to build a bare bones hotel on the old Prison Farm property to be used – for free, whenever needed – by 13 of the department’s most popular and distinguished investigators. The structure, which will be built…

Counterpoint: Rich Fork needs champion like Bridges

Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 12:00 am By Harriette Saunders It was a pleasure to meet and learn about N.C. Wildlife Habitat Foundation Executive Director Eddie Bridges via Richard Barron’s recent article (“A Voice for the Wilderness,” front page, Dec. 20). I so admire Mr. Bridges’ advocacy for preserving the Guilford County prison farm for…