Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta offers unique agritourism trip for travellers

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta offers unique agritourism trip for travellers

For travelers interested in learning about the connection between the land and food, the new Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta offers a unique educational opportunity to visit a local farm with its Experience Farming package.

In partnership with Daron Joffe (known as Farmer D), founder and president of Farmer D Organics in Atlanta, guests of Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta can enjoy a day trip to Burge Plantation located an hour from the hotel.  Guests will engage in a variety of farming activities, such as picking fruit and tending to vegetable gardens.

The farm field day begins with a farm-to-table breakfast at the hotel’s Café & Bar restaurant where Farmer D will share his experiences as an organic farmer and talk about sustainability, food and agriculture. Following a lovely drive to Burge Plantation, Farmer D will teach the day’s activity followed by a delectable lunch provided by the hotel for guests to enjoy.

Suitable for singles, couples and families, the Experience Farming package includes:

  Luxury accommodations for two nights
  Farm-to-table breakfast at the hotel
  Luxury car transfer to the farm
  Hands-on farm activity
  Boxed ‘lunch and learn’ with Farmer D
  Gardening tool gift provided in room

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“We are delighted to partner with Farmer D who has a passion for farming and empowering people about growing healthy food,” said Robert Lowe, general manager, Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta. “Our guests will enjoy an incredible and memorable hands-on farm experience.”