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Check Farm Trail

June 2


Join us for the third annual celebration of the Check Farm Trail! This family-friendly experience is an up-close chance to learn about agriculture through demonstrations, tastings, and farm tours, including plants and animals. See below for information about each of the farms and businesses that are part of the trail. Plus, view a map of all the locations and plan your trip hereCarpooling encouraged. Please leave furry friends at home. 

List of Farms and Supporting Businesses

I-Tal Acres / 1663 Diamond Knob Rd NE, Check, VA 24072

Plant ID walks and tours of our medicinal herb farm and cordwood masonry herb processing center between the hours of 10am-4pm. Our farm is on a hillside. Parking is limited and space to turn around can get tricky. Best to park along Diamond Knob Rd and walk down the short driveway. Visit www.italacres.com for more information.

Kat the Farmer / 407 Diamond Knob Road, Check, VA 24072

The ¼ acre woman-run salad-centric farm. Walking tours launch at 10:00am and 12:00pm. Learn about natural methods of pest and disease control, hand tool demonstrations, seedling nursery basics, and growing microgreens, as well as all Kat’s secrets to salad greens that last for weeks! Plants, merch, and other products are available for purchase. We request donation–$5 suggested–  per carload. Visit https://katthefarmer.com/ for more information.

Lil Valley Farm / 8318 Huff Mill Rd SE, Copper Hill, 24079

Lil Valley Farm is a Pick Your Own (PYO) farm, open from 10am-2pm. Come learn about how we do things! Plus field games for the family: Corn hole, Yard Yahtzee & more! Also, mark your calendars for PYO Blueberries in mid-June and PYO Blackberries in early July! Visit www.facebook.com/LilValleyFarmVA for more information. 

Seven Spring’s Farm CSA / 424 Jerry Lane NE, Check, VA 24072

Home of one of the longest-running CSA’s in the nation. Tours of the garden at 1pm and 3pm. Walk around the gardens, ask questions, and see the facilities. Open from 12pm-4pm. Follow the CSA signs to the CSA barn with red roof. Visit www.7springscsa.com for more information. 

The Soup Shop and Market / 7360 Floyd Hwy N, Copper Hill. VA 24079

Open for the Check Farm Trail from 10am-5pm. Floyd-famous soups, local products, and more! FREE TEA to customers who say “CHECK FARM TOUR.” Special sandwich deal to refuel!! Visit www.floydsoup.com for more information.

Weathertop Farm / 963 Eanes Rd NE, Check, VA 24072

Hay Wagon Tours with Farmer Sledge: 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Farm open from 10:30am-4:30pm. See a regenerative livestock operation in person!  Meet our pasture and animals who graze upon it. Featuring: lambs, piglets, and chicks! Farm Store Open!  For the safety of your pets, please leave them at home or in your vehicle. Visit www.weathertopfarm.com for more information. 


June 2
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