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Weatherbury Farm offered Farm Stay Accommodations from May 1992 to August 2017

Thanks to everyone who has participated in a Weatherbury farm stay in the past twenty five years.

We've enjoyed meeting you and sharing our organic farm life with you. 

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"No matter how much things change at Weatherbury, they will still remain the same. Friendly hosts, cozy accommodations, great food - plus cows, goats, ducks, chickens and sheep who are just waiting for 'city folk' to bring them their food"

Greater Pittsburgh Region Metroguide
, 2003 edition

  • Weatherbury Farm offers farm stay vacations on our working beef and sheep farm. Certified organic grains (soft & hard wheat, oats, spelt, open-pollinated corn, emmer and einkorn) are also grown on the farm and milled into flours. Since the opening of Weatherbury Farm, we've hosted many distinguished guests including a Nobel prize winner, actors, writers, doctors, lady bugs, and spiders. Although flies are unwelcome to some of our first-time visitors, the cows seem to like them!
  • In 2017, Weatherbury Farm will offer three types of farm stay opportunities on select Friday and Saturday nights in June, July & August:

    1. Farm Learning Experience with a hearty farm fresh breakfast followed each day by in-depth morning chores. Weatherbury's educational farm experience stay is appropriate for adults and children (usually 8 & older) who want to learn more about farming and agriculture. The emphasis will be on the organic and sustainable production methods used at Weatherbury Farm.

    2. Farm Stay with a light farm fresh breakfast. Light morning chores   --  collecting eggs and, perhaps feeding baby
    animal(s) ** will be offered on Saturday and/or Sunday morning. Enjoy a relaxing escape to the tranquility of life in the slow lane and/or explore the countryside.  
    ** Subject to farmers' schedule

    3. Group farm stays -- rent all three suites for a family & friends get-together. Light farm fresh breakfast. Light morning chores** will be offered on one or both mornings. Enjoy life on the farm and/or explore the countryside.
    Dates other than those listed on the calendar are available. Please inquire. 
    ** Subject to farmers' schedule

    After chores, the remainder of the day may be enjoyed exploring the farm or the countryside. 

  • A reservation deposit  is required. We do not accept credit cards. You may hold a room with a check in the amount of $100, received within a week of making your reservation.
  • Final payment is due upon arrival. Cash and checks are accepted. There is no refund for an early departure.

  • Reservations require a minimum cancellation notice of 3 weeks per room prior to the reserved date. Short-notice cancellations can be applied to future stays within three months; a $50 re-booking charge applies. Re-bookings can be made no more than 5 days prior to the desired reservation date.

  • Deposits will be forfeited if guests arrive after the specified date.
  • Multi-night rates do not include daily housekeeping.

  • Well-mannered children are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult while on the farm premises.
  • Check-in: 4 - 7:30 pm. Check-out 11 am.
  • For the comfort of all guests, no smoking is permitted in the house or buildings.
  • Sorry, we can't accommodate pets.
  • Open on select weekends in June, July and August 2017. Air-conditioned guest suites with small refrigerators. No phones or TVs in suites.  Wireless internet available. 


Weatherbury Farm is located in rural southwestern Pennsylvania ( 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh and 10 miles west of Washington, PA), convenient to routes 1-70 and 1-79. A detailed map, with  written directions is sent with the confirmation letter.

1995 Rural Sustainable Tourism Award 
1996 Innovative Marketing Award
1999 Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Small Business Award
2012 Pennsylvania Certified Organic Sustainability Award

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Weatherbury Farm
1061 Sugar Run Road
Avella, Pennsylvania 15312

phone: (724) 587-3763

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a kid friendly family farm stay vacation destination; far from the madding crowd, in the country, just 45 minutes southwest of Pittsburgh, PA -- fun & educational

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