Visit a Tennessee farm and gain a new talent using your hands. Grab a hoe and experience a day in the field. Reach out and let the awkward lips of a baby sheep tickle your palm. Use your mitten-covered fingers to pick out the perfect tree for the holiday season. Tennessee's numerous farms are ripe for your choosing. By the time your visit is over, you could be well on your way to becoming a full-time farmhand.
City: Friendsville, TN
Eagle Bend Fish Hatchery
Operated by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for rearing cool water fish, the Eagle Bend Fish Hatchery is also a productive place for shorebirds, wading birds and waterfowl. Regularly observed shorebirds include Killdeer, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Solitary, Spotted, Semipalmated, Least, White-rumped and Pectoral Sandpipers, and dowitchers. ...more
Pickwick Catfish Farm
Two hours east of Memphis and 4 miles west of Pickwick Dam, Tennessee is the home Pickwick Catfish Farm. There you'll find some of the tastiest fried and smoked catfish anywhere. ...more
Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm, Tour & Jewelry Showroom
Visit North America’s only freshwater pearl-culturing facility--the official historical site of pearl-culturing for the State of Tennessee, growing the official State of Tennessee gem, the freshwater pearl. Birdsong Resort is the home of The Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm--the only freshwater pearl-culturing farm in America. ...more