University of Maryland Extension

Farm Tours


9-11:30 am Laurel Farmers' Auction Market "the Block"

10667 Georgetown Road
Laurel, DE 19956

The Laurel Auction Market sells over $5 million of produce annually, more than 80% of that in watermelons. We will visit the market during watermelon harvest time to watch the auction and tour the facilities to learn about how the market operates.

12:15-2:30 pm The Covered Bridge Inn Historic Farmhouse and Wedding Venue

30249 Fisher Road
Lewes, DE 19958
Hopkins Farm Creamery
18186 Dairy Farm Road
Lewes, DE 19958

We will have a catered lunch in the barn at the followed by a tour of the venue and Hopkins Farm Creamery.

3-4:00 pm Dogfish Head Brewery Private Tour

Optional: $15, to be paid at brewery
6 Cannery Village Center
Milton, DE 19968

The tour will include stops at their 200-barrel brewhouse, Off-Centered Center and R & D system, as well as free samples in the tasting room.

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