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