Weekend Bag: Blackberry Farm

For a weekend at the bucolic Blackberry Farm in Tennessee, fill your bag with comfortable yet stylish clothing that can stand a day in the fields.

When packing for a weekend stay at the bucolic Blackberry Farm, a pastoral 4,200-acre estate in the Great Smoky Mountains, bring comfortable yet stylish clothing that can stand to be outdoors in the field, veggie patch or pasture.

Victoria Knit Jumper by People Tree
A comfy sweater is a must-have on any casual getaway. This cream-colored one, by British label People Tree has a great, loose fit that scores some serious fashion points too. It’s Fair Trade certified and hand knitted in Nepal from 55% cotton and 45% banana tree fiber.
Approx. $138, People Tree

Ripegoods Lucky Horseshoe Necklace
A lucky charm to wear around your neck that is more than appropriate for a farm. This handcrafted gold fill horseshoe necklace comes in two different sizes, both hammered and brushed to a matte finish and affixed to an oxidized sterling silver chain. Committed to sustainability, Ripegoods mother and daughter design team, Kathie and Lindsey Fieldman, use recycled and reclaimed metals to craft their pieces.
$58, Ripegoods

The Lost Coast Overnight by Heather Heron
Pack all your stuff in this rustic yet stylish weekender bag by California-based designer Heather Heron. Made from recycled vintage military fabrics and dolled up with some patchwork, each bag is unique and will hold everything you need for the weekend.
$640, Heather Heron

The Vegetable Wash Skinny Jean
A good pair of jeans are practically a requirement for spending time on a farm. These vegetable wash jeans from Kaight are perfect for a day in the veggie patch. Each pair is handwoven in Romania, and absolutely unique. Customers can find out how by entering a special code located on the inside seam.
$165, Kaight

Castor Fishtail Parka by Nudie Jeans Co
This classic fishtail parka was made for the boys, but that does not mean us girls can’t wear it. Made from cotton twill with a detachable lining, drawstring detailing and lots of pockets, it’s perfect for a weekend in the countryside. Swedish brand Nudie Jeans Co has made a long-term commitment to sustainability and developed special techniques for dyeing and distressing their clothing that are not harmful to the environment.
$599, Nudie Jeans Co

Mod. 2 Scarf by Beryll
You gotta throw some plaid in there when you’re going to a farm, and this scarf is the perfect way to do that. Made by LA-based company Beryll, whose motto is “handcrafted by good people, worn by good people,” it will keep you warm through many chilly summer eves and will only look better with age.
$148, Juno & Jove

Aiglentine Natural Rubber Boots
Farms tend to get muddy, so bringing a pair of rubber boots along is probably a good idea. French company Aigle has been making rubber boots since 1853. They are all still handcrafted in France, from high quality natural rubber. These are great boots that will last you for a very long time, they’re also washable and fast-drying.
$218, Aigle

Johanna Björk

Johanna is a sustainable fashion writer currently based in Ojai, CA. Read her weekly On Trend column to learn what's new in eco fashion.