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Goat Guided Suburban Farm Tour

Mount Pleasant, United States

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Experience hosted by Katie

90 mins
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Upon arrival on the farm, you will be met by your tour guides, Nigerian Dwarf Goats Billy Willy and Tina. Farmer Katie along with the goats will give you a half hour walking tour of the demonstration farm which includes a growing Food Forest, Pollinator Meadow and Heirloom Plant Trials. During our farm tour you will learn about the principles of permaculture and sustainable agriculture that we utilize on the farm. After a short meander through the woods and grape orchard you will arrive in the “residential” area of the farm which includes the goat barn, chicken coop, greenhouse and tiny house that was designed and built by students! We will tour the greenhouse to see what’s growing and then we will grab some bananas from the tiny house. Guests will have the opportunity to feed our goats and chickens and see them “Go Bananas” for their favorite treat! The tour will end at the goat pen where you will learn about our Speckled Sussex Chickens and Dwarf Nigerian Goats. The remainder of the ninety minute farm experience will be spent hanging out with the farm animals. There will be plenty of time for petting, brushing and of course taking selfies with them. Those who are on Instagram may want to tag themselves with our resident celebrity Little Billy the Goat – “What he lacks in size, he makes up for in kindness!”!
Other things to note
Eggs and produce will be available for purchase seasonally.
Upon arrival on the farm, you will be met by your tour guides, Nigerian Dwarf Goats Billy Willy and Tina. Farmer Katie along with the goats will give you a half hour walking tour of the demonstration farm which includes a growing Food Forest, Pollinator Meadow and Heirloom Plant Trials. During our farm tour you will learn about the principles of permaculture and sustainable agriculture that we utilize on the farm. After a short meander through th…

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Meet your host, Katie

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am a certified agriculture teacher and principal. In 2009, I started an award winning suburban agriculture program at the largest school in South Carolina here in Mount Pleasant just outside of Charleston. In 2015, I founded the non-profit Growing Minds to educate and empower students of all ages to grow food everywhere. After nearly a decade in the high school classroom, I decided to leave the indoor classroom walls behind and I moved to a small four acre farm and orchard also here in suburban Mount Pleasant. I transformed the property into an educational demonstration farm showcasing various sustainable agriculture practices. I now live and teach at the farm with my ten Speckled Sussex hens and three Dwarf Nigerian goats, Willy, Billy and Tina. My favorite spots on the farm are the grape orchard, goat barn and anywhere on my tractor!
I am a certified agriculture teacher and principal. In 2009, I started an award winning suburban agriculture program at the largest school in South Carolina here in Mount Pleasant just outside of Charleston. In 2015, I founded the non-profit Growing Minds to educate and empower students of all ages to grow food everywhere. After nearly a decade in the high school classroom, I decided to leave the indoor classroom walls behind and I moved to a small four acre farm and orchard also here in suburba…
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About the organization: Growing Minds Project



We educate and empower individuals to grow food everywhere! We believe that farming can no longer be restricted to rural areas. We believe that farming is not only an empowering experience but a healing one as well. Our current programming focuses on youth and Veterans. There is a time when we must put aside land for cultivation, teaching, healing and preservation. That time is now!

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Growing Minds Project .

Where you'll be

The farm is located on some of the last agricultural land left in Mount Pleasant. This demonstration farm not only teaches the principles of sustainable agriculture but preservation as well. Our mission is not only to utilize this land to educate but to preserve its' agricultural roots in the process.

Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 24 reviews.

Mark
January 2021
Great experience learning about the sustainable farming. Are for tour guides including the three goats made us feel welcome the entire experience. We were surprised at how friendly the goats were and they literally followed us the entire trip. The variety of things they are able to grow there also pleasantly surprised us. Great tour and great organization.
Great experience learning about the sustainable farming. Are for tour guides including the three goats made us feel welcome the entire experience. We were surprised at how frie…
Matt
December 2020
So much fun getting a tour led by the triplets! We loved meeting and getting to know the goats and our host. She is very knowledgeable and has a fun and interesting presentation. It is a great walk over the property pausing here and there to learn about food forests, mushroom farming, gardening and composting. Just a fun and relaxing time and opportunity to unwind a bit. Do not miss this fun tour!
So much fun getting a tour led by the triplets! We loved meeting and getting to know the goats and our host. She is very knowledgeable and has a fun and interesting presentation. I…
Kathy
December 2020
Great information learned about sustainable farming by a very personable guide, Farmer Katie and her three sidekicks, Willy, Billy and Tina. Her work educating children and vets is inspiring. We highly recommend this unique experience for any age group while visiting Charleston.
Great information learned about sustainable farming by a very personable guide, Farmer Katie and her three sidekicks, Willy, Billy and Tina. Her work educating children and vets is…
Alexandra
December 2020
This was a very fun tour for our daughter and also for the adults. It is not really an orchard tour, as it is more a tour of a working farm, but there is a lot of educational value in it. Katie is a delightful tour guide, as are her three dwarf goats. The most fun part for the kids is definitely petting and feeding the animals. The adults will have a little bit more interest in the farming and different ways to grow foods. Overall it's a nice family thing to do and worthwhile.
This was a very fun tour for our daughter and also for the adults. It is not really an orchard tour, as it is more a tour of a working farm, but there is a lot of educational value…
Vanessa
December 2020
Great experience!!! My 3 year old son enjoyed it a lot! 🙂. The contact with the goats and the story behind each area of the farm was very interesting. 100% recommended!!
Sarah
December 2020
Fun experience. We learned a lot about the farm and loved seeing the goats and chickens. It was nice to enjoy the outdoors and get educated.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

Guests should wear comfortable shoes for walking and any other supplies they may need for ninety minutes outside such as a water bottle or sunglasses. A jacket is recommended for colder months. Sunscreen, hat and bug spray come in handy in the warm months