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!”

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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! ComeContinue reading “Plant sale starting April 1st”

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 breakContinue reading “What does this mean for the County Farm?”

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 builtContinue reading “Prison Farm Canine Hotel”

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”

Branson Saves Best News for Last at Prison Farm Meeting

Scott D. Yost, County Editor Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:54 AM Guilford County Commissioner Alan Branson dropped a bombshell at the end of a Saturday afternoon, Oct. 24 outdoor meeting of concerned citizens at the Guilford County Prison Farm: The company behind a large new industrial project that the City of Burlington and Alamance CountyContinue reading “Branson Saves Best News for Last at Prison Farm Meeting”

Guilford County Commissioner: Alamance County walking away from prison farm site

Posted: Saturday, October 24, 2015 4:38 pm By Joe Gamm joe.gamm@greensboro.com GREENSBORO — Alamance County apparently is not going to buy a 111-acre parcel of the Guilford County Prison Farm, Guilford County Commissioner Alan Branson said Saturday. “Late Thursday, I learned that Alamance County was wanting to walk away,” he told about 50 people gatheredContinue reading “Guilford County Commissioner: Alamance County walking away from prison farm site”

Guilford Co. Prison Farm Gives Away Thousands Of Muscadines

GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — The Guilford County Prison Farm is gave away thousands of muscadine grapes for free on Sunday. Guilford County Sheriff Barnes took over the farm in 1997 as a way to provide work programs and classes for inmates. Now, according to Eddie Bridges, founder and director of the North Carolina Wildlife Association, theContinue reading “Guilford Co. Prison Farm Gives Away Thousands Of Muscadines”