The Floyd Artisan Trail Tour – June 10-15, 2011 Floyd Artisan Trail

over 45 trail sites in the heart
   of the Blue Ridge Mountains



The June Artisan Trail Tour is a 3-day tour featuring sites across Floyd County area with activities at artisan home studios; galleries and shops;farms and farm markets; and restaurant and lodging sites.


Site activities include the sales and exhibit of fine art, hand-craft and farm products; classes and demonstrations, and talks at sites throughout the county.


Some sites will offer specials to tour visitors with discounts or complementary items.  Demonstrations and talks including furniture-making, pottery, patchwork quilting, woodworking, blacksmithing, painting, coffee roasting, medicinal herbs growing and use, alpaca ownership & products, honeybees, and more. 


Tour information during tour:  staffed information provided at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts and the Floyd County Visitor Center (downtown)  throughout the tour to provide for information, brochure and map, and updated daily schedule. 


2015 Tour Hours


Friday, June 12, 10am-5pm

Saturday, June 13, 10am-5pm

Sunday, June 14, 12pm-5pm 


Tour Schedule Page

  for  listings of Special activities -    demos, classes, talks - at sites for June  Tour. 


 Tour Artists listing

    & Map page

 For list of participants, contact info, map & June Tour general site information.




Participating Artists Businesses

     for  2015 include  



Pottery & Ceramics:   Frog Hollow Pottery /Ron & Susan Sutterer,

Tom Phelps, Andrea Denniston, Seth Guzovsky, Wendy Wren

Woodworkers & Furniture: Bill & Corinne Graefe,  Ernest Bryant, Bill St. Pierre

Fabric & Fiber: Jenna Pynn

Jewelry:  Anne Armistead

Fine Artists: Joli Ayn Wood, Gretchen St. Lawrence, Marsha Slopey Paulekas

Photography & papermaking: Gibby Waitzkin

Femo Clay artist: Teri Walters 

Deberosa Gourd Crafts

Mosaic work by Red Sheep Workshop at Bird & Hopper Farm 

(as well as many other artisans represented at participating galleries)


Bell Gallery and Garden, Troika Contemporary Crafts Gallery, New Mountain Mercantile, Old Church Gallery, Republic of Floyd, Floyd Arts Association, The Jacksonville Center for the Arts, Floyd Country Store, St. Pierre Woodworking & Sawmill
Woolly Jumper Yarn Shop



Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas, 

Riverstone Farm, Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, Wildwood Farm Daylilies & General Store, Broadened Horizon Organic Farm, Snow Mountain Pass Farms, 

Medicinal Herb Growers Consortium at Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, Specialty Herb Garden Design, 


 Grateful Bread Bakery & Artist Garden, Floyd Country Store- Jingle Tap Cafe',

Red Rooster Coffee Roaster & Black Water Loft, Hotel Floyd, 







The Tour is being facilitated by the community organization SustainFloyd as part of their goal to help create a

local sustainable economy based on local assets.