Farm Tour Fridays

Learn, Laugh and Grow This Summer

Dig a little deeper into the Raystown Lake Region while you enjoy an unforgettable, on-the-farm experience. You'll want to carve out some time during your Ray-cation this year to participate in our Farm Tour Friday's promotion. 

Each Friday this summer from May 26-Sept. 1, some very special farms in the Raystown Lake Region will host a farm experience at their respective locations. Check out a preview: 

Participating Farms

Ten local farms are featured in our Farm Tour Fridays promotion this summer. Explore each farm tour description below and choose an experience that peaks your interest. The links to register for the farm tour of your choice can be accessed by clicking on the desired date! Don't delay; spots fill up quickly. 

Honeybees on honeycombs
Hey Honey! Intro To Beekeeping

Discover the "sweet" life of bees in this fascinating introduction to beekeeping at Star Lee Farm. Explore the honey bee life cycle, dive into hive components and bee-keeping equipment, and study the art and science of bee product harvesting. Observe these busy insects at work in their natural setting, while discussing the important role of pollinators. Then take home an information packet and some local honey!

Location: Star Lee Farm, 15586 Happy Hills Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652


May 26, 2023 - 10 a.m.

June 9, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

June 16, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

June 30, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 7, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 14, 2023 - 10 a.m

Brown alpaca at Terrace Mountain Alpacas
Up Close & Fleecy

The alpacas at Terrace Mountain Alpaca Farm are cute and uber-friendly. Each cuddly alpaca on the farm has a unique - and entertaining - personality. Enjoy a farm tour and felting demonstration, then create some alpaca bird nesting material. Explore the alpaca industry, get up close with some fleecy friends, and visit the farm store for alpaca products. This farm is certified "PA Preferred," "Home Grown By Heroes," and is accessible to visitors with disabilities.

Location:  Terrace Mountain Alpacas, 7110 John Bum Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652 


June 2, 2023 - 2 p.m. 

June 9, 2023 - 2 p.m.

August 4, 2023 - 10 a.m.

August 25, 2023 - 2 p.m.

Homemade lotion at Four Diamonds Ranch
Lotion & Potion Wizardry

Handcrafted bath and body products are a specialty at Four Diamonds Ranch. During your visit to this magical place, you'll meet goats and chickens and explore fields of sunflowers. You'll also learn about the process of creating and packaging home-grown goods, and you'll get the opportunity to make your own bath and body product(s) to take home with you! Don't forget to visit the new Farm Store for some locally sourced goodies.

Location:  Four Diamonds Ranch, 4356 Newburg School Rd, James Creek, PA 16657


June 2, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

June 9, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

June 16, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

June 23, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 7, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 14, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

July 21, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 28, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

August 11, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

August 18, 2023 - 10 a.m.

Image of sheep and dog in the field

'Herd' About Sheep Dogs? 

Explore the unique aspects of sheep farming and watch Woodcock Hollow Farm's lightning fast - and fascinating - working dogs herding their flock! You'll also get the chance to try your hand at handling sheep yourself. Bonus: Visit with the horses and goats that call this very special farm home, too. Explore and take home in-season vegetables from the raised garden, and perhaps get "berry" lucky enough to pick some fruit! Maple syrup lines will be collecting here, so don't miss that before heading out.  

Location:  Woodcock Hollow Farm, 14402 Raystown Road, James Creek, PA 16657


August 25, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

September 1, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

Dairy cows at Lakevue Farm

Farm-to-table Fresh Meal

Enjoy a walking tour of Lakevue dairy and beef farm, and explore its direct connection to Couch's Restaurant and Grocery Store. Discover the importance of knowing where your food comes from and the lack of processing it takes to provide a nutritious - and delicious - meal. This experience includes a meal of meatloaf or brisket, vegetables from nearby farms and homemade ice cream, butter and/or yogurt! An added bonus is Lakevue's priceless sunsets.

Location: Lakevue Farm, 13723 Greenwood Rd, Huntingdon, PA 16652 


June 16, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

July 21, 2023 - 6 p.m.

August 18, 2023 - 6 p.m. 


Cheese at Clover Creek Farm
'Gouda' Time At Clover Creek

Enjoy a "cheesy" experience at Clover Creek Cheese Cellar and dairy farm. Step into the cheese plant to learn all about the cheese-making process. Explore the steps to creating 2-3 different kinds of cheeses, and make and take home some samples! This tour includes a tasting experience and light refreshments as well as information about the farm's dairy operation and Pennsylvania's Dairy Princess program.

Location:  Clover Creek Cheese Cellar, 5161 Clover Creek Rd, Williamsburg, PA 16693


June 2, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

July 14, 2023 - 10 a.m. 

August 4, 2023 - 10 a.m.

Plate of crackers and homemade probiotic cheese

Yo! Probiotics Are 'whey' Good For You

Join Dr. Lindsey Sowers, a local pickle and probiotics pro, to learn the importance of probiotics and prebiotics and the basics of fermentation. During this fascinating dietary deep dive, you'll get the chance to create, enjoy and take with you your own probiotic yogurt and soft cheese! Explore the health benefits of probiotic-rich foods, and enjoy a fun, hands-on experience fit for the whole family. Bonus: You'll leave with brag-worthy recipes to share.

Location:  7277 Deer Meadow Ln, Huntingdon, PA 16652


June 30, 2023 - 6 p.m.

July 14, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

July 28, 2023 - 6 p.m.

Sunset over the fields at Phoenix Farm

Land-based Meditation & Healing 

Join Holistic Practitioner, Trella Dubetz and Phoenix Farm for a peaceful hour of relaxation, meditation, somatic awareness and healing, including blending body-based meditations, elements of Trager Approach, and land-based somatic practices. Trella will guide you on a deeply healing and restorative hour-long experience. Please bring a blanket, water bottle, and wear comfortable, stretchable clothing. You will be provided with a small journal and pen for writing, drawing and reflecting. No prior meditation or somatic healing experience needed!

Location:  Phoenix Farm, 19290 Cooks Rd, Cassville, PA 16623


June 23, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

August 11, 2023 - 6 p.m.

Pine tree print at Tuckaway Tree Farm

'Tree'mendous Tour & Craft Plus White Pine Tea!

Are you ready for an ever'great' experience that's sure to please the senses? Come along to learn about the 8-year journey it takes for an evergreen seedling to make its way to your family's holiday living room. On this interactive walking tour, you’ll see (and smell) different species and stages of growth, learn pruning and shearing techniques, and see equipment demos. Keep an eye out for Douglas "Dougie" Fir, the farm cat! Post-tour, you'll create a watercolor evergreen painting and enjoy a snack and some one-of-a-kind, farm-foraged white pine tea!

Location: Tuckaway Tree Farm, 13872 Alan Seeger Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669 


May 26, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

June 30, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

July 7, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

August 4, 2023 - 6 p.m. 

August 18, 2023 - 6 p.m. 


Farm fields at Green Heron Farm

Get Inspired! Organic Food & Art Immersion

Join long-time farmer's market producer and organic farming expert Toni Ricci for Green Heron Farm's 39th Anniversary! Get tips and methods for growing organic veggies, berries and herbs while enjoying a field walk and greenhouse tour. Continue exploring this family's hands-on approach to life with a fascinating woodworking demo that includes bowl turning and cutting-board creation. Finish this one-of-a-kind experience with refreshments, tips on how to prepare exotic produce, and a mini farmer's market with crafts and in-season produce for sale.  

Location: Green Heron Farm, 11579 Elliots Run Road, Three Springs, PA 17264


June 16, 2023 - 2 p.m. 

July 7, 2023 - 2 p.m. 

July 28, 2023 - 2 p.m. 

August 18, 2023 - 2 p.m.