Hands-on Tours and Experiences

There's nothing like finding fresh, farm produce. From hand-crafting your own goat cheese, to understanding a meat curing process, the Pikes Peak region offers this agricultural experiences.

Create Goat Cheese

Located in nearby Penrose, CO, The Goat Cheese Lady opens up her acreage to visiting guests. Whether learning the basics of making goat, soft and mozzarella cheese, bread or even goat’s milk soap and lotion, these hands-on experiences are often followed by a farm fresh brunch as well as time with the animals. Brand new, farm to table dinners under the stars.

Become a Localvore at Venetucci Family Farm

Located on the southwestern edge of Colorado Springs, Venetucci Farm is 190 acres of historic, urban land known as the “Pumpkin Farm”. Established by the Venetucci Family in 1936, the once again working farm is committed to growing healthy food. Take free self-guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 9am-1pm. They also have volunteer opportunities April through October.

View an entire list of area farmer's markets.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

The spirited history of the West comes to life at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. You are invited to explore the lifestyles and homes of the Pikes Peak Region’s early inhabitants. Knowledgeable interpreters will assist you on your journey through one of the nation’s premier historic sites. The Ranch was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Special events include sheep shearing, meat processing and more.

Colon Orchards

Colon Orchards is a 4th generation farm located in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley. The farm grows heritage apples using Integrated Pest Management, as well as a large selection of pumpkins, cucumbers, summer & winter squash, tomatoes and much, much more. The farm stand is open from July through December, 9 am to 6 pm. Also check for availability of high quality grass and alfalfa hay. Group tours are available.

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Goat Cheese Lady, The

Goat Cheese Lady, The

Don't have time to make your own goat's milk soap and lotion, but want to enjoy their benefits? Visit our website and shop our online store.

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Venetucci Farm

Venetucci Farm

Venetucci Farm is most famous for its large pumpkin patch and for the annual Pumpkin4Kids give-away program. Home to pastured heritage hogs,…

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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

The spirited history of the West comes to life at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. You are invited to explore the lifestyles and homes of the…

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Colon Orchards

Colon Orchards

We grow heritage apples, as well as a selection of pumpkins, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes and more. The farm stand is open from July through…

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