October 9 Fall Farm Tour 2018

Full Itinerary: October 8-9, 2018

Please come dressed for the weather, and remember to wear closed-toe shoes. You’ll be with us on the farm for:

Monday, October 8, 2018

  • 3:00pm Hotel Check-In: Springhill Suites by Marriott, RDU Airport, Durham, NC (920 Slater Rd, Durham, NC 27703)
  • 5:30pm Dinner shuttle to Bridge Club, Raleigh, NC

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

  • 6:00am Breakfast: hotel lobby
  • 6:45am Bus loading
  • 7:00am Bus departure to the Pork & Beef Farm
  • 9:00am Intro to Farm & Heritage Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs
  • 10:00am Regenerative Agriculture pasture seminar – Dr. Allen Williams
  • 11:15am Rainfall Simulator by USDA NRCS
  • 12:00pm Picnic Lunch
  • 12:45pm Heritage Aberdeen Angus genetics and breeding with Dr. Allen Williams
  • 1:15pm Bus departure to the Poultry Farm
  • 3:30pm Poultry Farm tour with Stuart and Ryan Joyce
  • 4:30pm Bus departure for drop-off
  • 6:00pm RDU Airport drop-off for any outbound air travelers
  • 6:30pm Hotel drop-off for automobile travelers

Tour includes complimentary room at Springhill Suites by Marriott on the night of October 8th, as well as dinner at Bridge Club and a pig pickin' on the farm. Please plan your travel arrangements to be checked into the hotel and ready to board the bus to dinner by 5:30pm on Monday. 

Your hotel room will be assigned once your RSVP is confirmed. Please RSVP using the Registration Form.