Valle Crucis

Maverick Farms


410 Justus Rd.,
Valle Crucis,
United States,

Sustainable-agriculture farm with a three-room inn, set in the Blue Ridge Mountains; renowned for serving delicious “beyond organic” meals. Guests work up an appetite weeding, seeding, and hoeing the rows of spinach and watercress. Your labor earns you $7 an hour, buying up to 25 percent off the rate on sunny rooms in the 125-year-old farmhouse.