High Desert EATS – Jefferson Co. Farm Tours

High Desert Educational Agricultural Tours (EATs)

EATs is a farm tour series held in the summer months in Jefferson County with five themed events, each featuring tours at 3-5 farms.  Participants learn about the diverse agricultural production from a dedicated group of farmers and community members.  HDFFA supports farm and agriculture business leaders in Jefferson County to develop the themes, participants and tours.  Financial support for these farm events is provided by:

Jefferson County Wheat Growers
Oregon Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant

Shuttle service provided.

Lunch is included on select tours.

2016 Tour Stops
For a detailed overview of the 2016 tours, click here

Flowers, Herbs & Vegetables Tour, May 21st

  • Cascade Lavender
  • Koi Kucumber
  • Alivia Tomatoes
  • Alice’s Greenhouse
  • Painted Sky Produce
  • Madras Garden Depot

Beverages Tour, June 25th

  • Poland’s Organic Dairy
  • Mecca Grade Estate
  • New Basin Distilling Company
  • Maragas Winery

Seeds & Pollinators, July 9th

  • Central Oregon Seeds, Inc.
  • Deschutes Basin Farms, LLC
  • High Desert Organix
  • Central Oregon Agriculture Research Station (COARC)

Field Crops, August 13th

  • Macy Farm, LLC
  • Deerfield Farm
  • Cal Farms