Saturday, February 1st
PLANTATION TOUR DAY
Boone Hall Farms Market opened in March 2006. It is located on the site of an old packing facility that packed and shipped crops for many local growers including Boone Hall as late as 1983. The market specializes in a full line of locally grown South Carolina produce, meats, fresh local seafood, and specialty products, The Boone Hall Farms Market Cafe, located inside the store, prepares and serves a diverse selection of soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and farm fresh meals, as well as fresh produce from the farm. https://boonehallfarms.com/
Welcome to Middleton Place - including 110 vibrant acres of working stableyards, Organic Farm, and some of America’s oldest landscaped gardens – as well as a House Museum, heritage breed animals, artisans, a Restaurant and Inn – all waiting to be explored. Middleton Place focuses on a variety of themes including animal husbandry and agriculture, plantation life, botany, rice culture, the American Revolution, slavery in the U.S. and the Civil War.
They host school groups, homeschool events, and scout groups for education as well as catering to year-round tourists in Charleston. The Middleton Place Restaurant offers traditional Low Country favorites, with the on-site organic farm and gardens provideing a substantial amount of the produce served. https://www.middletonplace.org
At the end of the Plantation Tour day, we will all come together aboard The USS Yorktown at Patriot’s Point for a closing dinner to network and inspire each other with our takeaways from the day.
Since opening, Patriots Point has become one of the state's most popular tourist attractions with more than 300,000 visitors each year. The USS Yorktown boasts one of the largest education and overnight camping programs in the nation, with more than 40,000 school age children attending these programs each year.
Reception Dinner at Patriots Point