The Real Local Farm Tour Goes to Charlotte AcresSep 01, 2021 07:00AM ● By Jessica Coffey
The fifth annual Real Local RVA Farm Tour will take place from 3 to 7 p.m., September 18, at Charlotte Acres, in Mechanicsville, to highlight local farmers, encourage local food purchasing and educate the public about the importance of sustainable food-growing practices.
Charlotte Acres is the home to three separate minority-owned farms: Shine Farms, Real Roots Food Systems and Hazel Witch Farm. Guests will receive a tour of each farm and learn about their growing practices and business models, followed by dinner from Leek & Thistle with dishes that include ingredients from the farms. Local musician Rachel Leyco will provide entertainment.
Tickets: $45 to $55 at Tinyurl.com/2021RVA-Local-Farm-Tour. For more information, visit RealLocalRVA.com.