Cultivators’ Market

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Black Pot Cooking Festival October 15, 2016 9 am – 2pm This Cultivator’s Market combines with our annual Black Pot Cooking Festival. Enjoy pulled pork, turnip greens, pinto beans, cornbread, sweet potatoes, cobler and tea, lemonade or water! Tickets Available online. Learn more about Black Pot Cookin’ and purchase  your tickets today » What is… [Continue Reading]

Information for Groups

Guided Tours The Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm is open to the public and guided tours are available by appointment only. We welcome groups of all sizes from schools, churches and civic organizations. To schedule a group tour, please contact Susan Chaisson using one of the following methods. Adult Groups Grounds Tour: $8 per person To make… [Continue Reading]

Self-Guided Walking Tours

The Shields-Ethridge Farm Self Guided Walking Tour is a combination of an interactive iPhone/iTouch App, informative signage, and printed map and brochure designed to direct visitors to the remarkable farm buildings of Shield-Ethridge Farm. The tour provides background information and historical insight into the family, the farm, the it’s agricultural heritage. You can explore the… [Continue Reading]

Hours and Directions

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Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm standard operating hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday from April through October. Guided Tour Hours Standard Guided Tour hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday from April through October. Entry is permitted only with a reservation. Self Guided Tour Hours Self Guided Tours hours are… [Continue Reading]

Helpful Information

Length of Tour Guided tours of the Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm grounds last approximately 2 hours and include by periods of movement and periods of standing. Self Guided Walking Tours may proceed at your own pace and convenience. Please limit your visit to daylight hours during the months of April through October. Accessibility Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm… [Continue Reading]

iPhone App

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Spend an afternoon exploring the Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm. Enjoy this interactive tour experience that shares some of the rich farming history of Northeast Georgia. Choose your own route or follow our recommended tour route that leads you through the farm core and to nearby farm buildings. Just tap each stop to hear professionally narrated stories… [Continue Reading]

Special Events

Mule day

Mule Day As an annual tradition, Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm will celebrate its agricultural heritage by hosting Mule Day at the Farm. Visitors can see displays of traditional farm equipment and animals as well as demonstrations of period crafts by local artisans. Blue Grass Music throughout the day and whole hog BBQ complete a day of… [Continue Reading]