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Meet some of our locals
Near her home, Crystal has rented space in an acclimatized barn to raise chickens and rabbits to local retailers and visitors. Crystal provides a tour of her farm to share her extensive experience in raising small livestock. You can learn more about incubating eggs, raising chicks and rabbits, an explore a nursery for exotic pets like Chinchillas and gliders. This is a great educational tour for those considering backyard chickens or rabbits or just relax and take a stroll through the pasture on the property.
JOHNNY RAY FRANCIS
Johnny Ray Francis is a member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe and has lived in Halifax and Warren County, NC all his life. He has been working since a very young age picking cucumbers, tomatoes, corn and tobacco on the farm. For most of his adult life, Johnny Ray worked various construction jobs such as woodworking, laying bricks, and landscaping. With his need to constantly be working with his hands and learning new skills, he enjoys crafting items that represent his heritage, such as intricately carved walking sticks, tomahawks, pipes, bow and arrows, and soap stone sculptures. He loves to share his love of artwork and woodworking with his family, friends, and visitors.
Dan Gridley and his family have lived in Raleigh, North Carolina since 2006. Dan is an elementary school teacher and has two children that occupy the majority of his time. In 2011 Dan decided to expand on his passion for homebrewing and started farming hops in the family's Farm Boy Farms in Pittsboro, NC. Farm Boy Farms is run by the family with the help of close friends and the local community. The farm supplies hops to microbreweries in the region. Dan incorporates scientific processes and professional expertise into the farming operations and is eager to share his knowledge and expertise with anyone interested in learning about farming and home brewing.
How it works
1. Choose a destination from the list below.
2. Choose interesting experiences and add them to your shopping cart.
3. Click on the shopping cart summary at the top right of the page to check out. Your credit card will be charged during checkout.
4. Schedule your experiences with our concierge service. We'll contact you, but feel free to contact us.
5. Visit and enjoy!
At any time, please send us a note if you have any questions.