York County - West Ag + Art Tour Countdown!

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York County - West Ag + Art Tour Schedule

Saturday, June 8
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, June 9
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

How to Enjoy the Tour

Step 1: Choose several tour sites below to visit, being aware that you might not be able to see everything in one day.  You can start anywhere - the tour is self-guided and there is no admission charge!

Step 2: Load up your car with your friends and family and begin your tour!  Bring a cooler and pick up some fresh veggies, let your kids enjoy a hay-ride and barnyard animals, watch our artists in action and enjoy a day in the country!

Step 3: Visit our Ag + Art Tour information table at your first tour stop to sign-in.  You will be counted at each tour stop you visit but you only need to sign in at your first stop.  Be sure to use #agandarttour in all of your social media check-ins!

Step 4: Don't forget to check out farms and artisans in other participating counties!
With 10 counties over 5 weekends there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!

York County - West Ag + Art Tour Sites

YCW1. Blacks Peaches

1800 Black Hwy
York, SC 29745

We are a family owned and operated produce stand where you can enjoy fresh veggies, delicious ice cream and of course our sweet, juicy peaches.  We serve lunch Tues - Sat, 11-2.  Come enjoy an all-beef burger or a good ‘ol hot dog!  We also have local eggs, hoop cheese, local honey, boiled p-nuts, goat milk soap and so much more.  We have a farm playground for the kids and a large picnic area.

Artisans on Site

  • Bearded Lady Designs, Handmade jewelry
  • Bee Lee Bags, Seamstress and jeweler

YCW2. Historic Brattonsville

1444 Brattonsville Road
McConnells, SC 29726

Our 800-acre historic site is home to several breeds of heritage animals and heirloom crops.  Come meet our Gulf Coast sheep, dominique chickens, draft horse and cows. The fields of the antebellum plantation will be planted with corn, cotton and more.  Learn how our Carolina ancestors relied on hard work and the land for survival and success.

Special Activities

  • Barnyard tour that features our heritage breeds, Saturday, June 8, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 19th century woodworking, Saturday, June 8, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Historic gardening, Saturday, June 8, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Historic cooking, Saturday, June 8, 10:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Milking demonstration, Saturday, June 8, 10:30 AM
  • Running the historic cotton gin, Saturday, June 8, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM
  • Historic Brattonsville site tour, Saturday, June 8, 12:00 PM
  • Huck’s Defeat Battlefield Tour, Saturday, June 8, 2:00 PM

Artisans on Site

  • The Coverlet Project: Beth Melton, Historic weaver and fiber artist, see hand-weaving demonstrated on the historic loom and learn about overshot coverlet and The Coverlet Project
  • Frippery & Finds, Handmade jewelry
  • Harmony Acres Soap Co., Handmade soaps and lotions (Sunday only)

 

YCW3. Bush-n-Vine Farm

1650 Filbert Hwy
York, SC 29745

Only open Saturday, June 8

At the Bush-N-Vine you will have the opportunity to pick blueberries, blackberries, peaches and strawberries. Come sit on our porch and enjoy a cup of strawberry ice cream made from our strawberries. Also take a self-guided walking tour of the farm to see some of our fields where the fruits and vegetables are grown!

Special Activities

  • U-Pick Blackberries, Saturday June 8, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • U-Pick Blueberries, Saturday June 8, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • U-Pick Strawberries, Saturday June 8, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Observation Bee Hive, Saturday June 8, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Artisans on Site

  • Olson’s Hollow, Pottery, cards, hairbows, metalworks, soaps, etc.
  • Joanna Burns, Seamstress

YCW4. Forlines Farms on Ferndale

250 Ferndale Road
McConnells, SC 29726

Only open Saturday, June 8

Our tiny family owned and operated blueberry farm has been in full operation about 8 years.  We have early and later varieties.  You are welcome to come and pick-your-own.  The berries arrive in June and bear thru late July so it is a wonderful time for picking!  We never spray our berries so you can eat them right off the bush!

Artisans on Site

  • Harmony Acres Soap Co., Handmade soaps and lotions
  • Decorative Decisions & Design, Painter

YCW5. Melton Farm

4120 Bookout Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Take a “selfie” with one of our registered Highlander Cows and visit our gift shop and wood-working store! View our sawmill and do some bird watching.

Artisans on Site

  • Carmichael Corner Creations, Handmade soaps and bath products
  • Olive’s Mud Puddle, Sculpture, Potter/sculpture demonstrations
  • Jibber Jabber Designs, Sewing, machine and handsewing on-site
  • Decorative Decisions & Design, Painter (Sunday only)

YCW6. Myersart and Farm

1281 Legion Road
Hickory Grove, SC 29717

We have a 90-acre farm with walking trails by the creek and sharecroppers cabin.  A large garden features a greenhouse where we grow a large variety of vegetables.  We also grow strawberries and blueberries.  In our pottery you can see a large display room with functional and decorative pottery for sale.  We offer clay for children projects and they can make their own piece.  We also plan to have bisque pieces for them to paint.

Artisans on Site

  • MyersArt Pottery
  • Quilts by Babs, quilts plus machine embroidery work
  • Sally’s Handwovens, weaver, Handweaving demonstrations all weekend

YCW7. Sanders Peaches

2101 Filbert Highway
Clover, SC 29710

Come meet Dori Sanders at her Peach Farm Stand in Filbert, SC, a tiny community in York County, near Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC. Her family operates one of the oldest African-American farms in the region (her father, a former sharecropper, bought the land around 1915). The farm produces fruits and vegetables and specializes in growing Georgia Bells and Elberta peaches which are sold at an old roadside stand.

Special Activity

  • Come hear the world famous author and farmer, Dori Sanders, tell stories all weekend!

YCW8. Sharon Hill Farm

1393 Hwy 97
Sharon, SC 29742

Sharon Hill Farm raises pastured broiler chickens, laying hens, and turkeys.  We own Nigerian Dwarf Goats and will have some very recently born babies.  You can walk the farm, learn about the benefits of pastured poultry, and enjoy a petting zoo featuring goat kids and a mini horse.  On Saturday morning, you can take a goat yoga class (paid event, scheduled separately).  Bring a cooler to buy pastured chicken, chicken sausage, and eggs!

Special Activities

  • Goat Yoga, Saturday, June 8, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Guided Farm Tour, Saturday, June 8, 1:00 PM, Sunday, June 9, 3:00 PM

Artisans on Site

  • T&J Italian Ice, Italian Ice
  • Moonlight Creations, Seamstress
  • OOAK Bath Co., Handmade Both Products

YCW9. Starry Night Horse Farm

3210 Chester Highway
York, SC 29745

Visitors will be able to enjoy horses, Monitor style barns, gardens, and park like settings.

Artisans on Site

  • James F. Fales, Painter
  • Scratch Cakes, Baked goods
  • Yarned And Dangerous, Seamstress

YCW10. Tatanka Bison Ranch

8088 Kays Drive
York, SC 29745

Come experience our 215-acre working ranch in York, SC. The primary purpose of the ranch is education and agritourism.  We use holistic management tools to naturally produce healthy and happy, 100% grass-fed and grass-finished Bison.  As a member of the National Bison Association, we adhere to their strict code of ethics, which includes no use of hormones and to not use antibiotics on a non-therapeutic basis.

Special Activity

  • Beekeeper on Duty, beekeeper, Frame and hive building demo, and honey comb tasting all weekend

Artisans on Site

  • The Barefoot Weaver, weaver, ongoing weaving demonstrations
  • Red Hill Forge, Blacksmith, Blacksmithing demonstrations
  • Little Bear Pottery, Potter, Pottery Demonstrations and Storytelling
  • Michael Hartje, Flintknapping & Native American handicrafts, Flintknapping demonstrations”

YCW11. The Peach Tree

2077 Filbert Hwy
York, SC 29745

Full ice cream parlor with handmade Waffle cones and milkshakes. Lots of local in season fruits and veggies. Local jarred pickles, jams, honey, mixes and more!

Artisans on Site

  • Julpak, Seamstress
  • Laurel Hilton, Stained Glass

YCW12. Windy Hill Orchard & Cidery

1860 Black Hwy
York, SC 29745

Windy Hill Orchard is a family owned and operated boutique Apple Orchard and Hard Cider producer. Visit our open-air Cider Bar for tasting flights of our nationally award-winning Hard Ciders.

Artisans on Site

  • Lathe Works, Woodworks
  • Roses and Azalea, Handmade Body Products
  • Sleepless Strawberry, Artisan Seamstress

York County - West Ancillary Tour Sites

Be sure to visit these other great York County - West agriculture and art related locations while on your tour!

YCWA1. Cat's Paw Winery

1567 Fayrene Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  All patrons must be over 21.

YCWA2.  Museum of Western York County

3716 Woodlawn Street
Sharon, SC 29742

Open Saturday, June 8, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Museum will have all Galleries open for visitors with council members present to give guided tours. The Galleries represent life in York County from early inhabitants through the agrarian life style experience.  Displays also include military service performed by residents as well as family histories and genealogical materials.

YCWA3. Sandifer Feed and Seed

5999 Wylie Ave
Hickory Grove, SC 29717

Open Saturday, June 8, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM