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Licking Creek Bend Farm Visit Day

Licking Creek Bend Farm
Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:00 AM — 1:30 PM
928 Donahoe Road
Needmore, PA 17238 United States

Free Event Kid-friendly

Meet our amazing staff, tour the farm (which started as a diaspora kibbutz!), see our farm equipment, share a veggie potluck, swim in the creek and enjoy a day in the country. Bring a snack for the tour, bathing suits and towels.

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

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

12 noon – TOUR HIGH TUNNEL Justin Guyer
or OUR APPROACH TO CHRISTMAS TREE PRODUCTION Michael Plant
or Tag your own Christmas Tree (bring a waterproof luggage tag)

12:30 pm – KNOW YOUR EDIBLE WEEDS Kyla Zapisek

POTLUCK 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

Contact us for the best directions at [email protected]. It takes about 2 hours from the DC/MD area.