In this episode, we’ll learn how a small rice farm near Jacksonville, Florida transformed to include an orchard, farm-to-table restaurant, an event space, and even the chance to take a hike with goats. Scott Meyer and Lindsay Scott are the owners of Congaree and Penn. In our interview today, Scott and Lindsay will explain why they decided to open a restaurant that highlights regional produce and specialty dishes from local chefs as well as how impactful having an agritourism hotspot has been since the start of the pandemic.
Check out Augusta Vin at the links below:
- Start of Congaree and Penn
- The motivation behind combining farming with fine dining
- Goat Greets and Hikes
- What’s the field to fork process like?
- Agritourism opportunities – fruit picking, dog days, farm tours, etc
- COVIDs impact?
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