Monroe County Self-Guided Farm Tour
Date and Location
When (Date/Time)October 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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From the farm to our table, most of what we eat today travels
approximately 1,500 miles. That requires a great amount of non-renewable
resources, which in turn creates a lot of pollution. Today many people consider
what impacts their actions have on the environment in terms of a “carbon
footprint.” One easy way to reduce our carbon footprint is to buy locally
grown foods. By buying local, we are also supporting our local
The Monroe County Conservation District and the Penn State Cooperative Extension are hosting the 2014 Farm Tour which will connect consumers with local producers. Participants will have the opportunity to visit local farms to learn about their available products and farm management. The 2014 Monroe County Farm Tour will be held on Saturday, October 18th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brochures and maps for this self-guided tour will be available at the farms, our offices and the websites, extension.psu.edu/monroe or mcconservation.org. For more information please call either office at 570-421-6430 or 570-629-3060.
Check back on our website for participating farms prior to the event.