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 youContinue reading “Be a volunteer at the “Big Pick””

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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 andContinue reading “Help Needed: Mountains to Sea Trail”

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 CountyContinue reading “Host your next event at the farm!”

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 toContinue reading “Trail Building Day~April 8, 2017”

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 thankContinue reading “Hiking Trails nearing completion”

Guilford commissioners intrigued but not jumping at new prison farm proposal

Posted: Saturday, November 7, 2015 8:00 pm By Richard M. Barron richard.barron@greensboro.com GREENSBORO — Eddie Bridges didn’t create much of a stir when he stepped up to the microphone. His rumpled short-sleeve shirt, barely-combed gray hair and country twang are his camouflage. Last Thursday, when Bridges read two pages in the three minutes allotted toContinue reading “Guilford commissioners intrigued but not jumping at new prison farm proposal”

Call to Action: SAVE the Guilford County Prison Farm

Call to Action: SAVE the Guilford County Prison Farm Prevent Proposed Sale of 111 Acres of Guilford County Farm for Factory. The proposed county to county sale does not have to go out for bids, so it could happen fast. According to the Rhino and other sources a vote this Thursday is not impossible thoughContinue reading “Call to Action: SAVE the Guilford County Prison Farm”