Farm Park Programs & Outreach Coordinator
Region: West - Shelby County
Method of Sale: Farmers Market
Farmers' Market: Producer Only
The Bobby Lanier Farm Park is a 10-acre education and demonstration center for sustainable living through agriculture and stewardship. The Farm Park features a diversified community garden that uses organic growing methods. The Farm Park hosts the Farm Park Farmers Market Thursdays, June to August, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Farm Park programs and events include cooking demonstrations, garden talks, tours and field trips, children's programs, and the Fall Harvest Festival in October.
Farm Park staff offer onsite and outreach programs specifically designed to meet the needs and interests of any group. Groups must be scheduled in advance and have a minimum of 10 participants. The Farm Park can accommodate large school groups along with bus and chaperon parking.
Harvest Moon Pavilion Rentals - A centerpiece to the 10-acre working farm, the Harvest Moon Pavilion is an ideal event setting suitable for business meetings, retreats, weddings, banquets, and holiday parties. The multi-purpose indoor facility includes dimmable lighting, catering kitchen, restrooms, banquet tables and chairs for up to 100 people and Wi-Fi. For more information and rental details email Melissa@southernavenuecompany.com or call (901) 207- 6407.
Public access begins on 2660 Cross Country Drive. The entrance drive is located just north of the entrance to Germantown Elementary School, 2740 Cross Country. Public parking is available at the Cloyes Soccer Fields. Overflow parking is available behind the Fire Station and adjacent to Germantown Elementary School.
The Farm Park is open to pedestrians from dawn to dusk unless reserved for a special event or during inclement weather. Farm Park gardens, barns, special amenities and restrooms are accessible during the morning hours from mid-March through November when staff is on-site and/or when programs, tours and field trips are scheduled.
Available: Agriculture Festivals, Agriculture MuseumsCorn and Hay Mazes, Hay Rides, Summer Camps, Farm Tours, School Tours, Wagon Rides
Special Events: Attractions, Special Event Venue, Weddings