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Polyface Farms

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Beautiful farm -- superior food

We drove five hours to visit Polyface farms in Swoope. The last few miles we weren't sure our GPS... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
NJ_Diver79
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Parsippany, New Jersey
The Lunatic Hayride is super!

Heard Joel Salatin speak at Monticello Heritage days a few years ago and have wanted to tour... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
wvjake
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We drove five hours to visit Polyface farms in Swoope. The last few miles we weren't sure our GPS was correct because they are so remote, but we breathed a sigh of relief when we finally saw the sign. We were the only visitors on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NJ_Diver79
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Heard Joel Salatin speak at Monticello Heritage days a few years ago and have wanted to tour Polyface Farms. The Hayride takes you to different venues within the farm and you get a close up and personal view of the unconventional and sustainable and humane...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wvjake
Reviewed August 12, 2018

My wife and I visited Polyface Farm yesterday, driving in from over three hours away. A super two-hour plus visit, we were able to see the operations going on, get a great orientation into the mechanics of how Polyface runs, and even talk to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed October 19, 2017

No tickets ... no guided tours .... no hype ... you find a lovely farm in the middle of nowhere and freely walk the fields to view how Joel Salatin and his family carefully farm to ensure they do no harm to mother nature. Layers...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank DIANA L
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Just visited Polyface Farms yesterday. Started by noted author and farmer Joel Salatin's parents back in 1961. Joel Salatin is the person who learned from his father this type of farming and ecosystem. Just outside of Stauntin, Virginia, off of route 81. It is beyond...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Polyface Farms is a unique, rural, off-the-beaten-path gem that's worth the drive! Joel Salatin, the owner of Polyface, is all about organic, natural farming that's good for both you and the environment! Even those not interested in farming (like myself) will find the tour fascinating....More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank TravelingDakota
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Polyface sells great food with wonderful taste and quality despite huge competition from agri-business. Their food is fabulous. Polyface is really good farming. Their animals are raised humanely, receiving lots of tender loving care and personal attention. I wish that I live a lot closer...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Doug R
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

What the Salatins are doing here is tremendous. Our party of 8 - 2 families with small children - drove from Canada with seeing this farm up close as our main reason for travelling. Polyface did not disappoint. We did a self-guided tour to see...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank mommamac55
Reviewed January 19, 2016

The whole reason we came to visit Staunton was to see the Polyface Farm. We were excited to visit this working farm, and speak with all who work there about their farm and how it is run. It was a really awesome experience as everyone...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed September 8, 2015

We stopped here for a lunatic tour. We arrived a day early to poke around the farm. There were interns coming and going and everyone was friendly. The farm is located off the beaten path with lots of curves and turns. Beautifully located. We arrived...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank rb_sumers
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Sorry, no but the nearby town of Staunton has a variety of motels. Be sure to take an excellent map and get good directions to Polyface from Staunton's Visitor's Center because it's easy to get lost. I did.
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