The Catawba Regional Ag + Art Tour is Accepting Applications for Farm Sites for 2015 – Deadline Feb. 13, 2015

The Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union and York County, SC, farms with area artisans located at each farm site.  During this weekend-long event, visitors will have the opportunity to see first-hand where their food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life.  The tour is the largest free farm tour in the nation and has drawn over 16,000 visitors since it began in 2012.

The 2015 Catawba Regional Ag + Art Tour will be take place on Saturday, June 27 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, June 28, from 1-5pm. A farm site is defined as a business or farm that relies on natural resources of the land, such as family farms, vineyards, wineries, timber, breweries, and orchards. These sites produce food, fiber, unique crops or livestock, add value to traditional agricultural products, or are other farm-based activities, such as markets & roadside stands. Applications are due before 5pm on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

You can apply to be a site on-line at ( or (


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