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.
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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 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.