Blackberry Farm

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Culinary & Farm

Life on the Farm (available seasonally)

Explore the happenings around the farm, rolling up your sleeves to participate or just observing. Spend time with our Farmstead artisans from all around property, including time in the garden and kitchen.

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Tour and Seed talk

Allow one hour for this group activity

Take an extensive tour of the different gardens with Master Gardener John Coykendall. He will illuminate the stories behind each plant variety and will share with you the tremendous collection of heirloom seeds he works to preserve. Allow one hour.

Day in the Life of the Master Gardener

Allow three hours for this group activity

Spend time with the Master Gardener John Coykendall as he takes you through the heritage, history and craft of sowing, harvesting and seed saving. Work the fields, harvest the day's produce for the kitchen and shell some seeds. All will afford you the understanding of what it is like to be a master gardener. Allow up to three hours.

Farmstead Tour

Allow two hours for this group activity. Contact your concierge for available tour dates and times.

Spend time with one of our farmstead team members to learn about what makes Blackberry Farm a working farm. The tour is centered on the garden but also touches on our livestock, truffle orchard and dogs, and farmstead product production. Allow one hour for this group tour.

Truffle Time

Available seasonally in December – February

With our own Lagatto truffle dogs and a planted orchard, join your host and dog trainer as you discover this 500-year-old breed and the coveted truffles they find. Allow one hour for this group activity.


Cooking Demonstration

Allow 2-3 hours for this group activity

Join one of our chefs in preparation of a three-course midday meal centered around produce that you yourself will gather in our gardens prior to arriving at the demonstration kitchen for the demonstration and lunch which will be accompanied by a glass of wine. Offering is seasonal.

Day in the Life of a Chef

Spend the day with one of our chefs as they guide you through their daily culinary routine.


Whiskey Tastings

The core of American whiskey production surrounds us in the south and our collection is comprised of both American and international whiskies. Take the opportunity to bask in the amber glow that emanates from within our bars and educate your mind and palate during a whiskey tasting with one of our beverage experts.

Private Wine Tastings

Contact your concierge for availability.
Group wine tastings are also available please. Contact your concierge for available dates and times.

With 160,000 bottles to choose from, Blackberry Farm's wine cellar is deep with opportunities to learn more about wine. During your stay, you can schedule an opportunity to spend time with a member of our sommelier team for in-depth tasting and explore regions, varieties, producers and vintages.

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