Discover the Fields of Gold Farm Trail in #WaynesboroVA

This autumn, treat yourself to the bounty and beauty that surrounds Waynesboro with visits to these stops on the Fields of Gold Farm Trail.

 

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A Better Way Farm & Goat Dairy

Photo credit: A Better Way Farm
Photo credit: A Better Way Farm

“Hug and kiss on sweet little goats” at A Better Way Farm & Goat Dairy.  This eco-farm and licensed dairy offers many classes and workshops  including their popular “All About Goats”, Cheesemaking 101, and Soap Making.  Farm tours are available by appointment year round. After your tour, be sure to stop in the farm’s store to take home goat’s milk products including cheese, gelato, and soap.

Waynesboro Farmers’ Market

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Photo credit: Waynesboro Farmers’ Market Facebook page

Both a marketplace and a community gathering space, the Waynesboro Farmers’ Market has been engaging, educating, and entertaining the community since 2008.

The Market season runs from the beginning of May through the beginning of October and is the place to go on Saturday mornings to get fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, meats, and handmade crafts.

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Photo credit: Waynesboro Farmers’ Market Facebook page
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Photo credit: Waynesboro Farmers’ Market Facebook page

At the Waynesboro Farmers Market you can speak with the farmer who grew your food, learn a new recipe, and enjoy music from local musicians. The Market is managed by Project GROWS, and has a strong focus on engaging kids with hands-on activities and special events.

New Country Organics

“Taking back the food chain, one egg at a time.”

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Photo credit: New Country Organics

New Country Organics is dedicated to supplying organic goodness, designing feeds and minerals with the best health of the animal in mind, and developing a platform for like-minded organic pioneers, educators and leaders.   

They are a treasure trove of information, news, and expert advice on all things organic including Chicken Care 101, soil health, and livestock care. Through their Organic Educational Center and variety of free organic classes and seminars, New Country Organics is not only taking back the food chain, but strengthening the community one egg at a time.  

The Shenandoah Valley is the heart of Virginia agriculture, and fresh adventures await around every bend. Explore the Fields of Gold Farm Trail on your next visit to #Waynesboro, VA!