FARM VISIT DAY AT LICKING CREEK BEND FARM

Sustainably grown vegetables and fruits since 1972

Sustainably grown vegetables and fruits since 1972

Visit Licking Creek Bend Farm for Farm Visit Day on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

Meet the amazing staff, tour the farm, see the farm equipment, plant or pick your Christmas tree, share a veggie pot luck, swim in the creek, and enjoy a day in the country. Bring a snack for the tour, bathing suits and towels.

11:00am sharp TOUR OF FRUIT TREES  Michael Tabor
Explanation of holistic approach (no chemical pesticides) to growing APPLE &  PEARS

11:30am    ORGANIC NO-TILL FARMING  Charmaine Peters/Justin/Kyla
Tour the fields and learn about the radical departure from using plasticulture

12:00noon  TOUR HIGH TUNNEL   Justin Guyer
Or          OUR APPROACH TO CHRISTMAS TREE PRODUCTION   Michael
Plant or Tag your own Christmas Tree (bring a water proof luggage tag)

12:30pm KNOW YOUR EDIBLE WEEDS   Kyla Zapisek

POT LUCK LUNCH
Bring a veggie dish to share, your own dishes, cups & silverware to minimize garbage

  • Update on community opposition to confined Hog operations
  • Outreach to DC Ward 8
  • PASA (PA Association of Sustainable Agriculture) S.O.I.L. Program: advance sustainable agriculture education – Aaron DeLong
  • Making SALVES out of HERBS – Lauren Nazza

Mike Tabor is a longstanding MOFFA member and Tacoma Park Resident.

Contact  for the best directions.  It takes about 2 hours from the DC/MD area.

Address: 928 Donahoe Lane, Needmore, PA 17238. 717 573-4527

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About hollybudd

I grew up on the Chesapeake Bay. I have a BS in Environmental Studies from Cook College, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. I returned to school for a MBA from Trinity DC. I am the president/CEO of Williams & Heintz Map Corporation, the family printing company that was started by my great grandfather.
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3 Responses to FARM VISIT DAY AT LICKING CREEK BEND FARM

  1. Luzza Duggari says:

    Hi,
    We would like to. Isit the farm but the contact is not working so we are wondering if we just show up?
    Thanks

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