Fall MOFFA Event a Great Success

It was a beautiful day at the Pasture Party at the P. A. Bowen Farmstead!

Great food and music, informative educational exhibits, and lots of fun. Enjoy our slide show from the day:

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Our next event is the MOFFA Winter Meeting
February 16, 2013, at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Annapolis, Maryland

2012 Pasture Party for Land Conservation

Jersey cows graze on lush green pasture at the P A Bowen Farmstead
Jersey cows graze on lush green pasture
at the P. A. Bowen Farmstead

You are Invited!

 4th Ever Pasture Party for Land Conservation!

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

11 AM to 3 PM

Location: P.A. Bowen Farmstead
5701 Dr. Bowen Road
Village of Aquasco
Brandywine, MD 20613

Welcome a new-fashioned, pasture-based farm!  Join us for an afternoon of rural FUN while you learn about initiatives to conserve and renew our natural and cultural heritage.

 Fun Activities to Celebrate Rural Living!

  • Live Music by “The Swampy Bottom Boys” and Special Guests!
  • Taste of Local-Potluck starts at 12 Noon
  • Hoops and stilts for kid fun
  • Nature scavenger hunt starts at 1 PM
  • Sustainable Door prizes
  • “Prettiest Cow” Contest!
  • Old Jar Flea Market/Farmer’s Market & Local Artisans /Red Bud Trees
  • “What is it?” collection of farm and home items from the past
  • Antique tractors and cars
  • Birds of prey/Pottery Making /Silent Auction
  • Scarecrow Stuffing … And more FUN
  • Informative Displays

Sponsored By: The Black Swamp Creek Land Trust Inc., Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association, Prince George’s Soil Conservation District, The Paturxent Tidewater Land Trust and The Patuxent Riverkeeper. Agency and organizational representatives will be on hand to answer questions you may have about voluntary land conservation methods.

Please let us know if you are planning to attend, wish to contribute an activity, or volunteer! – contact Joanne (301) 502-3261 or blackswamp@me.com.  The event is FREE, however donations are encouraged. See you there!