July 2, 2017

Free local farm tours to begin July

From Crooked River Open Pastures,
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Piglets and Baby Goats at CROP Free Farm Tour

A CROP free farm tour is on Saturday, July 8 at Bluestone Natural Farms, 12555 SW Hwy. 126, Powell Butte from 10am to 2pm. Piglets and baby goats will be a hit with all ages. Enjoy live music, a view of the Cascade Peaks while meeting local producers at the pop-up farmers market.

CROP Farm Tours are free, on-farm events where families can experience Central Oregon farming and ranching. Passports are available for attendees. Collect 7 stamps from the various host farms and venues to be entered to win a basket of local products.

CROP Farm Tours are a project of the Crook County Small Farm Alliance and the High Desert Food & Farm Alliance (HDFFA).


HDFFA is a 501(c)3 non-profit serving Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties. Their mission is to support a community-based food system in Central Oregon to increase access to fresh healthy food, support sustainable farm land use, and foster relationships among farmers and consumers.

The 2017 CROP events schedule is:

July 8 – Bluestone Natural Farms, 12555 SW Hwy. 126, Powell Butte - 541-610- 4339
July 22 – Just One Acre, 2587 N Main Street, Prineville – 541-292- 0793
Aug 19 – Good Bike Co., 284 NE 3 rd Street, Prineville - 541-903- 0509
Sept 16 – Dancing Cow Farm, 2853 NE Johnson Creek Road, Prineville - 541-306- 0226
& Prineville Lavender, 483 NE Short Lane, Prineville - 541-447- 6217
Sept 30 – Auntie Bean’s, 11828 NW Madras Hwy., Prineville – 541-447- 4193

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