Be a volunteer at the “Big Pick”

Guilford County Farm is repeating last year’s successful “Big Pick” grape picking, which donated thousands of pounds of grapes to local food banks and shelters for those in need. We will have our first volunteer pick this year on Saturday, September 30th and another on Saturday October 7th. Come to 7315 Howerton Road, Elon, 9 am to 12:30pm. If you…

139 and counting…

It’s not a just a farm; it’s a natural habitat for birds! 139 different species so far have been logged along Howerton Road. Take a look for your self! Bird Species Check List Pictured: Wilson’s Snipe  

Help Needed: Mountains to Sea Trail

The Mountains to Sea Trail at the County Farm is still being groomed for a soon to be announced opening. If you can help out with grooming it on the August 12 workday, please let Greg Yahn know. He writes:  We will be doing mostly Trail Maintenance on multiple trails – along the Haw River and…

Host your next event at the farm!

John Gladstone with Guilford County Parks has purchased a  20 x 20 tent to host interested groups on the property. Guilford County Parks is in the process of beautifying the area behind the greenhouses and will be ready for events soon. The beautiful waterside facility is available for rent by contacting John below:  John Gladstone Guilford County…

Hiking Trail

Trail Building Day~April 8, 2017

Mountain to Sea folks are having another trail building day at the County Farm. Here are the details from Greg Yahn… We will be back at the Guilford County Farm doing new trail and making improvements to the existing trail. The property is just North of Gibsonville, NC. Please let me know if you plan to…

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…