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SC Farm Fun!

March 20, 2019

The South Carolina Agritourism Association’s Passport program for farms continues in 2019. Visit the participating farms and collect stamps to win Certified South Carolina items! To get started, pick up your booklet at any of the farms listed on scfarmfun.org!

Here are a few located nearby:

The Alpaca Experience at Hanna Hands Farm

Address: 3283 Longtown Road Ridgeway, SC 29130

Phone: (803) 381-8186

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Open on Saturdays from 9 AM – 2 PM and Monday – Thursday from 4 PM – 7 PM. First Saturday of the Month – Farmers’ Market with local vendors from 9 AM – 2 PM.

Alpacas, pot-bellied pigs, goats, chickens – friendly animals that stand at the fence and love to be hand-fed. (Food bags are sold for $1). Yarn, alpaca products, nut butters, hot sauce, fresh chicken, and quail eggs for sale, as well as meats.

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Cottle Strawberry Farm

Address: 2533 Trotter Rd (10.18 mi) Hopkins, South Carolina 29061

Phone: (803) 695-1714

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A local U-Pick, We-Pick Strawberry farm near Columbia. Each year, they open their farm to the public for strawberry harvest from late March to mid-June.

If planning to visit in March, call first to be sure that strawberries are ready! Open from Monday – Saturday, 8 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday from 12PM – 6 PM.

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Crazy Chic Heritage Farm

Address: 450 Kenal Rd (18.41 mi) Ridgeway, South Carolina 29130

Phone: (843) 475-6294

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Open on the first Saturday of the month from 10 AM – 2 PM. A family-run farm with Kune Kune heritage breed pigs, a variety of chicken breeds, Dwarf and Kiko goats, honey bees, horses, cows, miniature horses, and a donkey! Visit the animals and take home beef, pork, chicken, and eggs!

Fire Barrel Farm

Address: 306 George Derrick Road (14.95 mi) Swansea, South Carolina 29160

Phone: 803-917-9565

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Grade A raw goat milk, free range chicken egg, U-Pick vegetables in summer. Nubian goats, chickens, turkey, peacocks, donkeys, and pigs, plus Baby goats in the spring!

Farm tours are free for families, but there is a small fee for large groups. Soap-Making classes with soap for sale. Cheese-making classes. Call for information on classes or before visiting to be sure they’re going to be home.

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