On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April 21, the farms of the Haute-Loire will open their fields, greenhouses, stables and laboratories to acquaint the general public with life on their farms. Five new farmers will take part in it.
For five farmers, this will be their first participation in De Ferme en Ferme: Celine Leydier of the Ferme de Collange in Thoras on the route “From Val d’Allier to Gevaudan”, Gilles Pinel in Roche-en-Renier on “Between the Loire and the Semen”, Pauline and Claude Bonnet from L’écureuil Glacier in Malrevers on the route “Between Mezenc and Meigal”, Séverin Shen from Horticulture de Haut-Lignon in Tens and Aline and Julien Delabre from GAEC Vach’mont Bio in Tens on the route “Between Lignon and Lisieux” “.
Farms that have not been able to attend in recent years are also returning for this 2022 operation.
Four schemes have been designed for the nearest farms. There is no need to go everywhere, but the organizers will take you to several farms in the immediate vicinity.
Look at the details, some farms offer visits, tastings and even meals.
See below for more details…
ROUTE FROM GEVAUDAN TO VAL d’Allier
A2 VAILHAC TABLE
Marie-Claire and David DUBOIS
Vailhac – 43300 VISSAC-AUTEYRAC
Such. : 04 71 74 02 38
Organic permaculture farm. Poultry (chickens, ducks), lambs, pigs, ferrano cows (endangered local breed), eggs, vegetables (peasant seeds, no hybrids), fruits, herbs and honey for your plates. Come and taste their products in a peasant tavern.
Visits are possible in the company of 2 donkeys. Seedling identification game. Lunch by reservation.
B2 Clement LEBRAT
La Vacheresse – 43170 VENTEGE
Such. : 06 60 70 02 37
Clément Lebra and his white sheep from the Massif Central invite you to meet their lambs. From birth to fattening, you will know everything about this passionate farmer’s profession. You will also taste products from the farm: exceptional meats and cold meats that you can order on the spot.
B3 LAKONE GAEC
Philippe and Bertrand CUBISOLE
La Vacheresse – 43170 VENTEGE
Such. : 06 83 90 04 05
Two passionate partner brothers manage 500 Lacon sheep in Gévaudan. Sheep are fed dry hay and driven by shepherd dogs. Milk is processed into various cheeses.
B5 Sylvia REDON
Pontajou – 43170 VENTEJ
Such. : 04 71 77 88 34 – 06 60 19 11 77
For the happiness of students and taste buds of Pontagjo, let yourself be surprised by Sardinian sheep yoghurts with jams and fruit jellies. They are made mainly from plants, wild fruits and garden. Come and discover this wonderful peasant profession.
B6 GAEC DE LA GENTIANE
Marion and Eric Mathieu
Reynaldes – 43170 TORAS
Such. : 06 72 63 44 82
Marion, Eric and their Aubrac cows promise you a big discovery of their sustainable farming practices. They are proud of their territory rich in wild plants: gentian, wild thyme… Taste aperitifs, digestifs and Aubrac meat.
B7 Celine LEIDIE
Collages – 43170 TOR
Such. : 06 73 65 36 61
Horses raised in the Auvergne will be on display there, with demonstrations, breeding presentations, land use and amenities. Animations with horses. You can say hello to goats and sheep of various local breeds. Visiting the gardens and products of the cannery “Grusta”.
CHAIN BETWEEN LIGON AND LISIER
SELLERS C4 GAEC AND BOL D’AIR
Lisa and Nicolas Roussier
Mazalibrand, route des Faucons 43520 LE MAZET ST VOY
Such. : 06 06 94 58 84
Make an appointment with their beautiful Salers cows, a country breed from Auvergne, bred outdoors in the summer at 1050m. Discover the mascots: 2 mountain cows and also our Comtoise mares! You will love 100% local burgers. You will be able to discuss the work of their social reception at the farm and our chalet for rent.
C5 LA BERGHERIE DE POULAC
Polack – 43190 TENS
Such. : 06 58 30 02 13
Max Granjon welcomes you to his sheepfold with his 300 sheep and black lambs from Vele. Try this quality meat right on the spot. Merguez and homemade french fries.
C6 VELAY SOAP FACTORY
Le Mascourt – 43190 TENS
Such. : 06 37 91 03 15
Come spend some time with his milk donkeys and their cubs and listen to an explanation of the transformation of a 30% organic milk soap transformed at a farm called “Nature and Progress”.
C7 RASPBERRY RED
4 Chaudier routes 43190 LE MAS DE TENCE
Such. : 06 35 41 10 71
Small fruits grown in the open field and carefully processed. From the fields to the taste buds, come and taste the spreads of jams, sauces and fruit jellies!
C8 HORT LIGON HORTICULTURE
Mendigules – 43190 TENS
Such. : 06 45 92 58 34
Growers of vegetable, aromatic and flower plants in Mendigul. They are eager to show you their place and share their passion for plants with you.
C9 GAEC WACHMON BIO
Aline and Julien DELABRET
White – 43190 TENS
Such. : 06 63 80 83 04
Aline and Julien raise 35 Jersey cows and turn their excellent milk into fresh products (yogurts, dairy desserts, butter, creams, etc.) and cheeses. We will visit pigs, sheep, calves and our faithful companions, shepherd dogs.
CIRCLE BETWEEN THE LOIR AND THE SEED
D1 CITIES OF OSTRICHES
Le Mont – 43600 STE SIGOLEN
Such. : 06 51 60 11 27
Discover the ostrich, an exceptional animal, a bird that does not fly but has many records on its stuffed animal. It will surprise you with its red meat, pearly skin, large feathers and good fat. Afternoon snack: French fries with ostrich fat, hottuch, pancakes with ostrich egg.
D3 ESSENTIAL OILS CHEREBRO
Sherchebro – 43350 TIRANGE
Such. : 06 02 11 73 46
Discover the adventure of “Nébuleuse” (an innovative distillation unit) of Carla and Rapido varieties of fine lavender, 100% organic and essential oils.
D9 Gilles PINEL
Orsignac – 43810 ROCHE EN REGNIER
Such. : 06 44 10 12 13
In the center of Montbéliarde and Brune-de-Alpes, discover the milk production that contributes to the production of Saint-Agur cheese. Meet the whole milk-raised Mont du Velay calves sold under the Vedelou brand.
CHAIN OF MEZHENKO AND MEIGAL
E2 GAEC VERBENA FLOWERS
Nicole and Gilbert Montagnon
Route 1 du Pertuis – Roujac 43800 ROSIERES
Such. : 06 74 82 51 59
You probably know the heady smell of lemon verbena, but do you know how it is grown in the Haute-Loire? Come and try it in syrup, biscuits, sweets, herbal tea. Nicole and Gilbert welcome you to their greenhouse producing organic vegetable, aromatic, berry and flower plants.
E3 ARTIS GAEK
Agnes, Françoise, Jean-Louis and Jeremy COTTIE
Ruzhak – 43800 ROSIER
Such. : 06 13 08 23 72 – 06 13 08 11 85
In the Land of Juices, discover their Montbéliarde and brown cows raised on fragrant hay and dried in the barn to make their famous artful verbena cheeses and yoghurts. Visiting an exhibition of old equipment.
Afternoon snack: a plate of potatoes and white cheese, whipped plain or with garlic.
E5 GAEC DOMAIN DE SINZELLES
Marie-Pierre BOYET and Frank PALLON
Sinzelles – 43260 BLAVOZY
Such. : 06 80 77 64 32 – 06 07 02 82 33
Salers nursery from Domaine de Sinzelles. Welcome to the beautiful redheads with big horns. Learn about our Salers organic cow farm and visit this hay dryer.
Awaken your taste buds with our fresh, vacuum-packed, dry and ready meals. Afternoon snack: sliced salers a la plancha.
E6 TURTLE OSTRICHES
Corinne RODIER and Jean-Francois COST
Le Fraisse – 43260 SAINT JULIEN SHAPTEIL
Such. : 04 71 08 45 58 – 06 84 50 50 19
An ostrich farm that can be discovered for the pleasure of the eye and taste. Also come and discover other farm animals (llamas, donkeys, peacocks, ornamental birds…).
E8 PIERREGROS GAEC
Pierre, Gilles and Philippe BOUSSIT
Route de Laussonne 43260 LANTRIAC
Such. : 06 75 56 06 58
Do you know yogurts with essential oils? Nope! Then discover our know-how. Production of yoghurts, butter, milk jam… Black lambs, dairy-fed calves…
Meals: homemade veal or aligo lamb sausages.
E9 GLACIER SQUIRREL
Pauline and Claude Bonnet
La Blache – 43800 MALREVERS
Such. : 06 30 37 01 40 – 06 85 90 88 43
On the Ecureuil glacier you will find: a human scale farm in the heart of the village, sensible and quality agriculture and a herd of Montbéliard cows that produce good milk that Claude and Pauline turn into ice cream and yogurt to satisfy your gluttony. .