Links to Articles & Stories


The Oregonian: The 2017 gift guide for Oregon book lovers
Via Magazine:
Wandering Willamette Valley's Back Roads (tip: if asked for a zip code to read this story, enter 97324)
Adventure Book of the Month: Country Grit, A Farmoir
Farm & Ranch Living:
Working Vacation (opens a PDF)
Travel Channel: 6 Places to Take the Kids for a Farm Stay 
Edible Portland:
 Four Great Oregon Farm Stays (opens a PDF)
The Oregonian: Gerry Frank's picks: Experience rural life at Leaping Lamb Farm Stay at in Alsea


KATU: Oregon Department of Agriculture: Agritourism
Hipcamp Journal by Scottie Jones: Why Stay on a Farm? The importance of Farm Stays for You AND the Farm
Travel Mamas: The Truth About a Leaping Lamb Farm Stay with Kids
Hobby Farms: Become a Farmcation Destination (article originally appeared in the July/August 2014 print issue of Hobby Farms)
AAA World:
 Down on the Farm (tip: if asked for a zip code to read this story, enter 19804)
Agritourism Ideas:
Podcast with Scottie Jones from the U.S. Farm Stay Association
ParentMap: Farm-fresh Getaways: Where to Give Puget Sound Kids a Taste of the Country Life
The Dallas Morning News: 5 hot eco-friendly travel spots
Travel Mamas: Why Book a Family Farm Stay Vacation
Southern Farm & Garden: A Rural Experience (opens a PDF)


KVTZ: OSU Extension Assn. honors volunteers
Leaping Lamb Farm: A Mountain Farm Getaway
The Oregonian: Life on a Farm
Hartford Courant: Farm Stays As Vacations Growing Popular
The 18 Quirkiest Places to Stay For the Unconventional Traveler
Travel Oregon: Unplug With An Oregon Farm Stay


Reflections Magazine: Hit the hay at a farm stay (click the magazine link above)
Northwest Travel Magazine: Down on the Farm: A Working Vacation2014Issue4CoverWeb-e1404853771307
Westways Magazine:
 Out & About, Back to the Farm
Farming Magazine
: Are you ready to add a farm stay to your business mix?
Dallas Morning NewsFamily travel: Get a taste of the country life
TakePart: Why Vacationing on a Farm Isn't as Weird as It Sounds


VIA Magazine: Six Farm Getaways in the West
Long Island Newsday
: A farm stay vacation lets you get down and dirty
Portland Monthly: Oregon's Best Farm Stays
Go Green Travel Green: 5 Great Farm Stays in the U.S.
Never True Tales: A step back
Pitstops for Kids: Family farm stays: a review of Leaping Lamb Farm
Trekaroo: Leaping Lamb Farm Stay Review
NewParent: 5 Best Family Vacations (On a Budget)
ParentMap: Shake Up Summer Vacation: Four Ideas for Unusual Family Getaways
Condé Nast Traveler: Best Farm-to-Table Restaurants in the Pacific Northwest (article lists food, lodging, and farm stays)
Madison Magizine: A Farmstay Getaway


Suite ExchangeLeaping Lamb Farm Stay - Scottie Jones, Innkeeper Story
The Seattle TimesAn Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
(This article also appeared in the Billings Gazette and The Bend Bulletin)portlandmonthly
Travel Oregon
Trip Ideas - Down on the Farm
FamilyTravel.comConsider a Farm Stay
OPBFarm Stays Offer a Taste of Country Life
1859 Oregon Magazine72 Hours in Corvallis
Red TricycleDitch the City Life With a Rustic Farm-cation
Handpicked NationSustainable Farm Stays
Aisle 52: 52 Great Family Vacations


The New York Times: Small U.S. Farms Find Profit in Tourism
Lucky Kids Magazine
Choose Your Own Adventure
SuburbanHobbyFarmer.comPlanning a Farm Vacation
UrbanFarmOnline.comFarm-Fresh Vacations
USAToday.com10 great places for a rural 'haycation'
Bankrate: Skip Disney World for a Frugal Farm Stay
Edible Portland Magazine
My Farm Vacation
Corvallis Gazette-TimesExperiencing the Farm
Grit: Agritourism: Getting Back to the Roots on Small Farms
Wayward Spark: Leaping Lamb Farm and Farm Stay
(Camille also published this article on Etsy)
Wild Family Ramblings: Leaping Lamb Farm Stay
Budget Travel: 5 Common Farmstay Questions Answered!
KATU: The latest vacation trend - farm stays (see the video embedded on our Video & Slide Show page!)
The Oregonian/OregonLive: Gerry Frank's Picks: Wine country, horseback riding, the Joneses and more
Triple Pundit: Farmstays Become Summer Vacation of Choice for the Eco-Minded


Cascadia Kids: Farm Stays with Kids in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia
Budget Travel: 4 American Farmstays We Dig
Road School Warriors - A Travel and Adventure Blog
Farmstay Weekend
Los Angeles TimesFamily Vacation at Willow-Witt Ranch in Oregon (Leaping Lamb Farm is mentioned)
The OregonianA family vacation at the Leaping Lamb Farm may be just what the doctor ordered
Whole LivingWhere to Take Your Own Haycation
Capital PressExpert touts tourists' farming fascination

Older News

Frommers: Back to Basics with Agritourism and Farm Vacations Across the U.S.
Corvallis Gazette-Times: Living the country life
New York Times: Article on farm stays by Kim Severson
Apartment Therapy: Agri-tainment: Education and Recreation in One
The Today Show, MSNBC
: We're #1 on the list of 5 affordable summer travel ideas for families
Sunset Magazine: 10 earth-friendly spring flings Eco Vacation Trend: Farm Stay Vacations
Portland Family Adventures: Explore Portland Oregon - Leaping Lamb Farm Stay
Country Magazine: A Week in the Country. View a PDF of this article.
Ford Institute Community Vitality Publication: View a PDF to learn more about us and how agritourism helps diversify our rural economy.
USA Today: Working Farm Vacations
Budget Travel: Affordable Summer Travel for Families

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