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Named Farms and Ranches
Managed By: Icon Here Farm and Ranch Hands
This category will mark farms, ranches, vineyards, orchards or plantations that have publically displayed names. Farms or Ranches can be either privately or publicly owned . They also may or may not be able to be toured or visited.
Expanded Description:
The practice of farming and ranching are (arguably) the oldest professions in the world. The naming of farms and ranches is also an old practice, that tells a small story in itself. From family ancestry, children names, land terrain or a water source, farm names are as diverse as the agriculture they produce.

We will define farms by the Wikipedia article here, that states: A farm is an area of land, including various structures, devoted primarily to the practice of producing and managing food (produce, grains, or livestock), fibers and, increasingly, fuel. It is the basic production facility in food production.
Ranching we will define, from Wikipedia here, that states: A ranch is an area of landscape, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.

The size is irrevalant, as long as the farm or ranch falls into these 2 groups.

We will also accept ranches that raise other livestock (eg.. horses or donkeys)or farms that produce other crops (eg.. roses or trees) raised for sale.

Cross Waymarks will be accepted (eg.. if an Alpaca/Llama ranch is named)
Instructions for Posting a Named Farms and Ranches Waymark:
The name of farm or ranch should be at a front entrance, clearly visible and easy to access.
Coordinates must be marked using a handheld GPS receiver near the main entrance.
2 good quality photographs taken by you (no internet pictures) of the sign or gate, and of land area (if avalible).
Also, add any other information or history you can find out about your waymark.

Please name your waymark with the name on the sign and basic location:
Green Acres - Hooterville, IL
Ponderosa Ranch - Virginia City, NV
Rolling River Vineyards - Fort Langley, B.C., Canada
Clampett Corn Farm - Buck Tussle, KY.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please post original photo and detail account of waymark.Gps photo optional.
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Named Farms and RanchesCarters' Everbreeze Farm - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Historic family farm also know as Everbreeze near Wheeling, West Virginia has been owned and operated by the Carter family for more then 200 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: never

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