The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Learn about agriculture at the Farm Connections open house

WHITBY, ON March 20, 2013 – Residents are invited to attend the Farm Connections open house, an interactive way to learn about agriculture in Durham Region.

WHEN:

Wednesday, April 3 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Luther Vipond Memorial Arena, 67 Winchester Rd., Brooklin

WHY:

The Farm Connections open house allows members of the community to learn about agriculture through various interactive stations, including meeting with farmers and livestock; as well as learning about dairy, beef, pork, chicken, sheep, land stewardship, greenhouse production, apple cider and crops. A live sheep-shearing demonstration will also take place.

NOTE:

For more information, please visit www.durhamfarmconnections.ca or contact Durham Region’s Economic Development and Tourism Division at 1-800-413-0017.

The Durham Farm Connections program, now in its eighth year, is an agriculture education program that meets Ontario curriculum requirements and has been awarded with an Ontario Premier’s Award for Agri-food Innovation Excellence.

 

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