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Tennessee Farms Offer Outdoor Family Activities This Fall | Agriculture

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NASHVILLE — Your household can conquer a corn maze, decide the proper carving pumpkin, or create your personal floral bouquet at agritourism farms throughout Tennessee. There is one thing gratifying for members of the family of all ages to expertise this fall whereas studying about Tennessee agriculture.

Tennessee farmers who welcome visitors regularly discover revolutionary methods to supply household enjoyable. Nearly 50 Tennessee Agritourism Association members traveled to Maryland and Pennsylvania this summer time for an informational and networking tour of agritourism operations. The tour supplied perception and actions that farmers can implement right here at house.

“Touring various farms in the northeast allowed us to connect with fellow farmers to gain inspiration and new ideas for our own land,” Carroll Fender of Fender’s Farm in Washington County stated. “For example, after seeing how everyone enjoyed one farm’s hand-start tractor activity, we plan to offer something similar. We try to add two to three new experiences every season so there is always a reason to keep coming back to the farm.”

There are presently 794 Pick Tennessee Product companies that supply agritourism actions reminiscent of wagon rides, fishing, equine stabling and trails, Christmas bushes, decide your personal, on-farm lodging, wineries, distilleries, and breweries.

Fall pastimes could look a little bit totally different as agritourism farms regulate for an environment friendly and secure customer expertise in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, so name forward earlier than visiting for availability of occasions and security protocols.

Tennessee farms provide a wide range of outside actions and excursions. Check out agritourism alternatives close to you by visiting www.picktnproducts.org/find-products/fun-education.html. Or use the free Pick Tennessee cellular app. Follow @PickTNProducts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to be taught extra about seasonal actions, artisan farm merchandise, and recipes.