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 over 50 sites across Floyd County area with activities at artisan home studios; galleries and shops; wineries; 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 include paper-making, furniture-making, pottery, patchwork quilting, wax batik, woodworking, blacksmithing, painting, coffee roasting, medicinal herbs growing and use, alpaca ownership & products, honeybees, and more. 


  A staffed information table at the downtown Community Market Pavilion will remain open throughout the tour to provide a town location for information, brochure and map, and updated daily schedule. 



   Tour Hours


Friday, June 14, 10am-5pm

Saturday, June 15,


Sunday, June 16    12-5pm 


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 2014 include:  UPDATING ...



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

Tom Phelps, Andrea Denniston, Seth Guzovsky, Wendy Wren

Abby Reczek, Marsiella Catanoso, Gloriann Langva

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

Fabric & Fiber: Jenna Pynn, Alice Walker

Hat Maker:  Teagan Dobkins

Jewelry: Maureen Hearn, Anne Armistead

Fine Artists: Carolyn Deck, Joli Ayn Wood, Gretchen St. Lawrence

Photographery/Papermaker: Gibby Waitzkin

Sculpture:  Michael Costello

Femo Clay artist: Teri Walters 

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


Bell Gallery and Garden, Troika Contemporary Crafts Gallery, New Mountain Mercantile,

Floyd Arts Association, The Jacksonville Center for the Arts, The Jax Galleria,  Over the Moon Gallery,

The Floyd Artisan Market, Jeanie O'Neill Gallery & Boutique, Woolly Jumper Yarn Shop 


Floyd Farmers Market, Republic of Floyd, Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas, 

Harvest Moon, Riverstone Farm, Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 

Heaven & Earth Medicinal Herb Gardens at Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, Specialty Herb Garden Design


Natasha's Cafe, Mickey G's Bistro & Pizzeria, Dogtown Roadhouse, Oddfella's Cantina & Tapas Bar, 

Red Rooster Coffee Roaster & Black Water Loft, Tuggles Gap Restaurant and Motel,

Woodberry Inn Restaurant & Bar, Hotel Floyd, Ambrosia Farm B&B, 

Grateful Bread Bakery & Artist Garden, Historic Pine Tavern





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.