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A Taste of the Farm Life

A Taste of the Farm Life

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Welcome to Mt. Gilead Farm, a full working farm just 20 minutes outside of Asheville. We are primarily a goat farm, but also have chickens, rabbits, sheep, horses and geese. Having spent every day of the past two and a half years learning about and implementing the practices of regenerative farming, we are now thrilled to share what we’ve learned with you on this hands-on, animal-centric walking…

What we’ll do

We will meet in the barnyard and our first stop will be the goat barn where we will pet, interact with and learn about the goats! Along the way, we’ll learn about permaculture, regenerative agricture and how we restored the farm to working condition. Next, we will see the future cheese house/milking parlor and cheese cave and talk about cheesemaking and aging cheese. After we will interact with…

What else you should know

This is a working farm with lots of animals so be prepared and excited to meet all of them!

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Appetizers
Cheese tasting, homemade goodies such as bread, scones or cinnamon rolls and something fresh from our garden

What to bring

Walking shoes/boots (we will be walking through barns!)
Rain jacket if needed
Cash/card for farm store
Hat and sunglasses

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Diverse animals

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Where you'll be

The visit will take place in the barnyard, various barns and farm buildings, a short stroll up the goat pasture and ending in our garden.


Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 9 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

This is a working farm with lots of animals so be prepared and excited to meet all of them!
animal care
A Taste of the Farm Life
28 reviews
From $30/person
28 reviews
From $30/person