Growing the Farm Center Dream
Bringing the Community Together
The Best of Oconee County
Welcome to The Foothills Agricultural Resource and Marketing Center (The F.A.R.M. Center for short), a 57 acre year-round event venue for community activities including concerts, seasonal markets, rodeos and other Western style events, youth revivals, meetings and more. Our mission is to educate and engage our region’s residents and visitors in the history, beauty and values of the rural lifestyle and to promote agriculture, the heritage and the economic development of Oconee Co. through events featuring those values. Our goal for this center is to build-
– A 180’ X 270’ covered arena space and livestock show facility currently known simply as “The Arena”
– An event facility that includes a large commercial kitchen, exhibit hall and restrooms. This venue will be suitable for community activities such as outdoor living expos , home and garden shows, business learning workshops and the farmers market
– An outdoor amphitheater with seating for at least 1000
Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
What An Old Fashioned Country Fair Should Be.
Everything you imagined a quintessential fair would have! We host concerts, livestock shows, rodeos, dance exhibitions, 4-H youth events, hands-on learning opportunities, farm animal exhibits, and loads of family fun all included with the price of admission.
September 24th – 28th, 2019
Foothills Heritage Market
We’ve Got a Good Thing Growing
Bringing you fresh, local produce, fruits, honey, eggs, and meats, all grown by the neighbors we know. Come meet our farmers, learn healthy recipes and cooking techniques, and watch as your children enjoy hula hooping, chasing giant bubbles, or try their skills on our kid-friendly obstacle course.
Everything you will find at our market is grown and raised within fifty miles or hand-made by one of our Oconee artisans. You will also find great gift items such as crocheted items, hand-made dog accessories and treats, hand-made soaps and spa items, and beautifully crafted wooden bowls, cutting boards, and furniture.