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Farm Tour Planned for October 12

Register now!! There will be an “agri-tourism” focused farm tour on October 12, 2022. This is a free event, …

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Small Farms Field Day

Did you know that 8% of U.S. farms market foods locally through farmer’s markets and food hubs? If you …

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What's Your Favorite Canning Recipe?

CHOOSE THE RIGHT CANNER FOR HOME CANNING How exciting…..Farmers Markets are OPEN! With the months getting warmer and the vegetables …

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