Family farms and ranches promise the vacation of a life-time. See what the media has to say about farm stays.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Food Network Magazine recommends the overnight stays and cheese-making classes at Trevin Farms, VT.
Conde Nast Traveler writer Patrick Symmes takes a road trip through the Pacific Northwest and explores agritourism all along the way.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Farm Stay U.S. was an exhibitor at the 2013 Los Angeles Times Travel Show.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Christine Maguire has some new cheeses on the horizon.
Sprout Creek Farm, a nonprofit and educational center, hosts a monthly brunch series that includes an assortment of artisan cheese from the farm, and other items.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
A past industry some islanders are working to resurrect is St. Croix’s once-dominant agricultural scene. One of the farmers leading the charge is Atlanta native Nate Olive, who oversees Ridge to Reef Farm, which the public can tour.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Culture-ist shares a video from the web series On the Go with Mario, where he visits Stony Creek Feather Down Farm.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Memories of farming as a kid and learning about Breakwind Farm in Contoocook, New Hampshire, by The Improper Bostonian.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Discover the awesome landscapes of the US with these new ideas, activities and trips.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
That labor-of-love quality is the common denominator for most owners of farm stays.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Buttoned Up blog shares top tips for last minute summer fun, including farm stays!
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Monday, July 09, 2012
WMTW.com News 8 segment on farm stays in Maine
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Just how much fun can you pack into seventy acres? Kelly’s dervish devotion to her to-do list means guests can leave theirs behind.
Monday, July 02, 2012
Care2 explores three enjoyable ways to help preserve farmland and provide a steady source of income for the farmers and their local economies.
Monday, May 28, 2012
A new insurance law in Maine could help a growing number of tourism-based farms
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Taking the kids for healthy eating adventures.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Monday, March 26, 2012
City dwellers and suburbanites who are overwhelmed with the busyness of their plugged-in lives often dream of a simpler life, if only for a few days or weeks at a time. Meanwhile, small farmers who struggle to pay their bills without some extra income, are throwing open their barn doors to welcome guests onto their farmsteads. The symbiotic result is a farm stay.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Website helps farmers connect with farm-loving tourists.
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Nature-focused vacations enable parents and children to unplug from technology and everyday stresses while using all of the senses to create lifelong memories.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A blog post over at Suburban Hobby Farmer explores what travelers need to consider before making their farm stay plans.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Haycations appeal to families looking for cool, eco-friendly and budget-friendly farm stays.
Saturday, November 05, 2011
Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine focused on Oregon's Willamette Valley in their November, 2011 issue. Deer Haven Farms in Newberg is featured with some great photos.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
City folks have a hankering to reconnect with their roots-or, if they're multiple generations removed from the farm, to form new roots. Farmstays are a way farmers can share their love of land and livestock with others.
Monday, October 31, 2011
'Agritourists' are signing up for culinary classes with the farmers who grow their food
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Fox8 Cleveland talks with Dan Morgan about the Morgan Farm Stay in Lakewood, Ohio.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Taking a look at a different kind of vacation -- one where you can stay and work (or not) on a farm.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
To raise awareness, educate residents and boost tourism, the Delaware Agritourism Association has launched the Harvest Trail, which features 14 farms, orchards and nurseries throughout the state.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Agritourism generally incorporates travel with a working farm or ranch, but luxury is still possible.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Crown S Ranch offers something other than produce at the Mercer Island farmers market.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
A stay at Kinnikinnick Farm outside of Chicago promises a farm experience with goats, chickens, and nighttime stars.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Some folks would rather help with the cattle or the sheep than spend time sitting on a beach. Farms and ranches in Montana offer unique accommodations and a great experience.
Thursday, June 09, 2011
For all the talk about sustainable agriculture, most small farms are not self-sustaining in a very basic sense: they can’t make ends meet financially without relying on income from jobs off the farm.
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Recaping Budget Travel's article on the top questions people ask about farm vacations.
Friday, May 13, 2011
Larry Bleiberg speaks with Jourdan Crouch of Country Living magazine about some of her favorite farm and ranch stays in the U.S.
Sunday, May 01, 2011
Brad Tuttle, Budget Travel's Trip Coach, answers five questions from readers about what to expect from a farm stay.
Friday, April 01, 2011
Susan Hack writes about Zapata Ranch, J Bar L, and the Hideout at Flitner ranch - three guest ranches that include you in the work they do.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
The Haycation tells the story of a family weekend living on the Kinnikinnick Farm in Illinois.
Outside Magazine's 2011 Travel Hot List #15 Gourmet is the New Gruel including Farm Stay U.S.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Kate Hixson writes about the increased interest in agritourism ventures for small farms, for benefit of farmer and the public alike.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Southern Living profiles seven restful farm hideaways, from hands-on family vacation spots to luxe locavore resorts. The article highlights accommodations, food, and learning experiences from each farm stay.
Jenny Rosenstrach takes a farm vacation with her family to Stony Creek Farm in Walton, New York.
Sunday, August 01, 2010
Miami Herald writer Joan Fleischer Tamen takes readers along on a family trip to Apple Pond Farm in upstate New York.
Saturday, July 31, 2010
Terry Richard of The Oregonian visits Leaping Lamb Farm in Alsea, and talks about the origins of Farm Stay U.S.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Rapid City Journal's Barbara Soderlin reports about Sunrise Ranch in South Dakota where rancher Mark Hollenbeck raises organic beef and hosts guests.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Redbook's Marisa Cohen takes her plugged-in family on a trip to Stony Creek Farm in upstate New York to reconnect with each other.
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Chicago Now's A Bark in the Park blog calls two farm stays great vacation ideas for you and your dog.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Lili DeBarbieri of the Tucson Green Times talks farm stays, describing her stay at Old Fogie Farm in PA, and listing 5 stays at Arizona farms.
In the Lane Report, a Kentucky business news magazine, writer Katherine Tandy Brown features the newly-opened Country Girl at Heart Bed and Breakfast.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
As reported by Meredith Veira at the Today Show, Berry Fields Farm offers a farm house replete with chores for its boarders and field to table meals on Saturdays and Sundays.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Michelle Nowak, with The Farm Stay Project, and Scottie Jones, with Farm Stay U.S., are teaming up to spread the word about farm stays in the United States.
Sunday, June 06, 2010
Frommer's writer Amy Zavatto travels through California's Central Coast, visiting Windrose Farm where visitors can feast on organic veggies and apples and pitch a tent for $20.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Caroline Patience, with Budget Travel Magazine, highlights 4 U.S. farm stays.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Rhoda Preacher describes her visit to Abbey Road Farm, in the middle of Oregon's wine country, and the re-purposed farm buildings that create a unique accommodation experience for their bed and breakfast guests.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Anne Bannas says, "Have your milk and meet the cow too at one of the many farm stays across America".
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Nancy D. Brown of Writing Horseback profiles Buck Valley Ranch and Uncle Clem's Place, two horseback riding farm vacations in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Valley Business Journal's Linda Himadi profiles 5 Vermont farm stays.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Jennifer Bellamy of Georgia's channel 13WMAZ reports on Dublin Farm, described by its owners as a bit of Europe transplanted to Central Georgia.
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Jessica Garrison describes her family's vacation at Willow-Witt Ranch in southern Oregon and her children's new preference for fresh goat's milk.
Sunday, November 01, 2009
Christine Richard of Sunset lists her choices for the Top 10 Farm Vacations in the West, plus one in Hawaii.
Saturday, August 29, 2009
New York Times writer Kim Severson explores the concepts of farm stays, and stays overnight with Stony Creek Feather Down Farm in Walton, New York.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Erik Torkells speaks with Ann Curry of the Today Show about summer vacations that won't break the bank, including a look at the farm stay experience here in the United States.
Sunday, September 06, 1998
Reporter Lane Harvey Brown of the Baltimore Sun visits Laurel Echo Farm in Southwestern PA.
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Meet new Farm Stay U.S. member Heirloom Blooms at Acres Wild Ranch - spotlight blog post is up! http://t.co/mwakwM0fWP
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