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Open Gate Farm

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What a wonderful afternoon

Took my 3 great nieces/nephews here and it was just wonderful. Tom was so good w/ the kids (3, 6... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Victor, NY
Hands-on fun on the farm!

Wow, wow, wow! We had such a great time at Open Gate Farm! Our group of five moms and 8 kids... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Charlottesville, Virginia
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“What a wonderful afternoon”
20 Jun 2018
“Hands-on fun on the farm!”
Interactive Farm Tours “An authentic, hands-on learning experience” Families– Private Tours – Schools – Educational Groups Mom/Toddler Groups – Churches – Birthday Parties Just 12 miles from downtown Charlottesville, you can discover the wonders of...more
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548 Three Pond Ln, Earlysville, VA 22936-1613
+1 434-978-7446
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my 3 great nieces/nephews here and it was just wonderful. Tom was so good w/ the kids (3, 6 and 8). They fed the pigs, chickens, turkeys and goats. They gathered eggs, held bunnies and chickens, all the while Tom engaged them with questions...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Wow, wow, wow! We had such a great time at Open Gate Farm! Our group of five moms and 8 kids, ranging in age from 15 months to 9 years, visited the farm for an interactive tour. Tom couldn't have been nicer and our tour...More

Thank karenef77
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My friend and I visited Tom at his farm in August of 2017. He was an amazing host who really took time to show us around the farm and teach us about all the different animals and his raising practices. The animals are clearly well...More

Thank Joshua K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time today with farmer Tom! Our group had 8 year olds to 16 year olds and all were interested and engaged with farmer Tom and his farm animals. Happy animals and beautiful farm!

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is the perfect place for kids to go see a working farm. Farmer Tom and Farmer Marissa are wonderful with children. I've been taking kindergarten students to this farm for the past 5 years and it has always been an amazing trip. The kids...More

Thank VirginiaGirl82
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Open Gate Farm is a unique look into the operations of a working farm. Tom is smart and kid savvy. He has a way with kids (even my "spirited" 4 year old) that makes an educational farm tour thrilling. His hands on approach with the...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Open Gate Farm is a little slice of heaven outside of Charlottesville. The farm is picturesque and the animals are beautiful. I organized a farm tour for a group of moms and their little ones and we had a blast! Tom is great with the...More

Thank Ashleigh W
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is a really lovely place. All the animals are so cute! And Tom knows his stuff and is so informative. It's awesome for kids and adults. Large groups or just the curious passer-by. I don't think anyone would dislike the experience!

Thank 705lydiah
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Open Gate Farm is a great place to visit and Tom is a welcoming and patient farmer. He showed my boys around the farm and introduced them to the chickens, turkeys and pigs. He explained how he takes care of the animals and gave them...More

Thank agematt23
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We visited Open Gate Farm shortly after we moved here in 2010. We have toured the farm many times to say "hello" to turkeys, pigs, chickens, and dogs. Tom also has some unbelievably delicious chicken and pork for sale which were raised on the farm....More

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