FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Sweetwater Farms?
At Sweetwater Farms, we don’t grow corn, squash, or beans instead we grow a type of nurturing for the soul. Here you will explore nature, engage with remarkable animals, enjoy storytelling at the Campfire Circle, get in touch with your creative side, discover more about who you are and what you love, and embrace your natural instincts to extend love and kindness to others. That…is Sweetwater Farms!
How does it work?
We offer a variety of farm experiences for schools, childcare centers, organizations, senior centers, and businesses to choose from. Reservations are required. Visit Farm Experiences page for more information.
Are you open to the public?
Yes. We are open to the public, free of charge, the second Saturday of every month. No reservation is needed. Just come on out, bring a picnic, and enjoy the farm! Visit our A Day on the Farm page for more information.
When is the best time to visit the farm?
Any day is a great day on the farm! Our 2019 schedule runs from March 1st through November 27th.
Where are you located?
Sweetwater Farms is located at 14412 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. We are 1½ miles south of the intersection of Hwy 73 and Beatties Ford Road. We are centrally located to receive visitors from NC, SC, VA, and TN. Visit our Map & Directions page for more info.
Are you wheelchair accessible?
Yes. The farm is wheelchair accessible with a path leading to all of our unique farm experiences. We invite and encourage all special needs groups to visit the farm to enjoy all of the wonderment it has to offer.
What is the price of a farm visit?
Visit the Farm Experiences page for pricing and to learn more about each of the experiences offered.
How do I pay?
A deposit may be required to reserve the farm for a birthday party or corporate event with the balance due at the time of the event. Field trips are required to pay in full the day of the event. You pay at the time you make your on-line reservation through our secure checkout feature, or simply call us to make other payment arrangements. Click here to see Farm Experiences and book your visit today!
What if I need to cancel my reservation?
Field Trip, Family, and Senior Experiences: Just notify us two weeks prior to your reserved date and we’ll issue you a full refund. If you need to cancel within two weeks of your reserved time you can either select another date within the following 30 days for no additional cost or we will issue you a refund less 15% of the total amount paid. If you fail to show for your reserved time without notifying us, you will be charged the full amount. In the event of your experience being cancelled due to events beyond our control, we will reschedule your group at no cost at a date and time convenient for you.
Fundraisers and Corporate Events: Just notify us 30 days prior to your event and we’ll issue you a full refund. Cancellations within 14-29 days of your event receive a 50% refund. No refunds are given for cancellations within two weeks of your reserved date. If you fail to show for your reserved time without notifying us, you will be charged the full amount. In the event of your function being cancelled due to events beyond our control, we will reschedule your group at no cost at a date and time convenient for you.
Weather Policy: This is an outdoor experience/venue. Please check weather conditions and dress accordingly. Call us for current conditions, delays, or cancellations.