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With the official arrival of fall our thoughts turn to the colors and tastes of the harvest season. Reap the benefits of farm-fresh ingredients and the quaint details of a country escape at some of our favorite destinations, all with working farms on-property and each ideal for a visit during North America’s autumn.

Farm to Table

GIBB’S FARM, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Boasting an on-site dairy and acres of organic produce, herbs, and coffee, this historic farm house is the perfect retreat on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater. Bakery-fresh breads and ingredients straight from the field make each meal a special experience for guests.

Gibbs Farm

FOUR SEASONS RESORT CHIANG MAI, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Set amidst terraced rice paddies, this acclaimed resort delivers and authentic Siamese up-country atmosphere. Reserve the Rice Barn for a completely custom five-course meal, or dine at the Chef’s Table to learn the secrets of sumptuous local cuisine.

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

BABYLONSTOREN, Western Cape, South Africa

Splendid 18th century Cape Dutch details and acres of fruit trees, vineyards, herbs, and vegetables define this peaceful lodge. Set in an unused livestock enclosure, the restaurant Babel serves seasonal offerings inspired by the freshest produce found in the garden.

Babylonstoren

HACIENDA ZULETA, Ecuadorian Andes, Ecuador

This 17th century hacienda is home to a working sheep, trout, and dairy farm, plus old growth gardens that have been tended by the same family for generations. Participate in milking, seasonal sheep shearing, or taste the 11 varieties of cheese made in the cheese factory.

Hacienda ZuletaFor more information about including a destination with a working farm on your next journey, contact your travel professional.

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