The 2011 inaugural tour was a fantastic success. Hundreds of people from 43 different zip codes visited the 40 sites. Each farm on the tour has unique hours of operation, although, during our Tour dates, each farm was open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Call ahead or visit their websites to learn more.
HOP HEAD FARMS
Hop Head Farms LLC is a 40 acre hop farm with a full processing facility for area hop growers. It is the first of it's kind in Southwest Michigan. Currently we have 15 acres of trellising and 6 varieties of hops on site. The processing facility was designed to support a total of 100 acres worth of hops to supply the quickly expanding craft brewing industry. Some of our current customers are The Walldorff Brewpub and Bistro, Founders and New Holland.
Address: 4630 W. Hickory Rd., Hickory Corners, MI 49060 Phone: (269) 671-4439 www.hopheadfarms.com Phone: Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 5 pm Needs to be verified
We have been raising Large American Standard donkeys for 25 years. Donkeys are natural protectors of herd animals against coyotes and feral dogs. They make excellent pets and companions for single horses. They can be broke to pack, pull, and ride.Click Here for Map & Directions
Address: 10800 Banfield Rd., Delton, MI 49046 Phone: (269) 721-3678
Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 5 pm
SMOORING EN FARM FRIENDS
Smooring En Farm Friends... tending the spirit through language, land and love. We offer products from our alpacas, chickens, goats and gardens: fresh vegetables in summer and early fall, homemade pies, eggs, fiber products and felted soap, our original Ask the Alpacas game, and educational programs for all ages.
7515 Guy Rd., Nashville, MI 49073 Phone: (517) 852-1775 www.smooringen.com
Tour Hours: Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
WIND WALKER RANCH
Wind Walker Ranch is a full service ranch specializing in breeding the rare suri alpaca from South America. Services include alpaca breeding, boarding, training, birthing, fiber sales and alpaca sales.
6500 Moe Rd., Middleville, MI 49333 Phone: (269) 795-1016 www.alpacanation.com windwalkerranch.asp
Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 5 pm
CIRCLE PINES CENTER
Our mission to teach cooperation and environmental stewardship is woven throughout all that we do. Join us for a weekend of locally produced value-added products like blueberry zucchini bread, dehydrated granola, and pesto while we give you garden tours and lead mini-workshops in organic gardening tips.
8650 Mullen Rd., Delton, MI 49046 (269) 623-5555 www.circlepinescenter.org Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 am – 5 pm
FENN VALLEY VINEYARDS
Fenn Valley Vineyards is a family owned and operated 230-acre vineyard and winery complex established in 1973. Our goal then, as it is now, was to produce world-class wines from grapes grown along the Eastern shore of Lake Michigan.
6130 122nd Ave., Fennville, MI 49408 Phone: (269) 561-2396 www.fennvalley.com
Tour Hours: Sat 10 am – 5 pm; Sun 1 – 5 pm
EVERGREEN LANE FARM AND CREAMERY
We are a goat dairy and artisan cheese creamery. We have two locations, one in Bangor where our does are pastured and milked and the other in Fennville, where the Creamery is located and te kids are raised. We make a variety of soft and hard goat's milk cheeses as well as a small selection of cow's milk.
1824 66th St., Fennville, MI 49408 Phone: (269) 543-9900 www.evergreenlanefarm.com
Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 am – 6 pm Click Here for Map & Directions
MARR HAVEN WOOL FARMS
Home of merino rambouillet sheep who provide the wool for our yarn and fiber art items. We have supplies for felting, knitting & spinning; including fibers, dyes, commercial & hand dyed yarns. Also one of a kind fiber art wearables,
772 39th St., Allegan, Michigan 49010 Phone: (269) 673-8800 www.marrhaven.com
Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 5 pm Click Here for Map & Directions
HARVEST MOON ACRES
Harvest Moon acres operates as a pumpkin patch providing fall family fun including a new five acre corn maze. They raise pasture poultry and pork throughout the year. Animals are raised in Salatin-style pens without hormones or anitbiotics and are processed on the farm for optimal flavor.
18725 M-40 Hwy., Gobles, MI 49055 Phone: (269) 628-5401 www.harvestmoonfun.com
Tour Hours: Sat & Sun 10 – 6 pm Click Here for Map & Directions