KP Farm Tour 2014 is upon us

Jodi McCabe, left, Jennifer Gould and her daughter Madison, 6, walk past the neat rows of lavender at Blue Willow Lavender Farm. Hundreds of visitors from around the region took the short drive to this 23-milie-long strip of land to enjoy the Key Peninsula Farm Tour last year.
Jodi McCabe, left, Jennifer Gould and her daughter Madison, 6, walk past the neat rows of lavender at Blue Willow Lavender Farm. Hundreds of visitors from around the region took the short drive to this 23-milie-long strip of land to enjoy the Key Peninsula Farm Tour last year.

This year’s edition of the KP Farm Tour includes six working farms and six businesses, clubs and agencies. Starting at the information booth at Gateway Park, the tour will meander down the 23-mile long Key Peninsula stopping at a sheep farm, oyster operation, flower gardens, a historic marina and wineries. The tour organizers hope visitors and locals will get a better understanding of what farm life has meant to the history of the Peninsula.

Here are the stops on the farm tour:

  • Gateway Park (information center)
  • Bea’s Flowers
  • Minterbrook Oyster Farm
  • Packleader Farm
  • Blue Willow Lavender Farm
  • Firehouse Pancake Breakfast (8 a.m.-noon)
  • Cape E Farm and Vineyard
  • Trillium Creek Winery
  • KPCS Soup Kitchen Lunch
  • Lakebay Marina
  • Creviston Valley Farm
  • Fiber Arts Show (Longbranch Improvement Club house)

For information and updates, go online at kpfarmtour.com.

Read about last year’s tour at http://wp.me/p37rAm-1LM.

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