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EFAO Organic Cash Crop Tour

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EFAO Organic Cash Crop Tour

Time: July 21, 2014 from 9am to 4:30pm
Location: Southern Ontario
Website or Map: https://efao.ca/upcoming-even…
Phone: 519-822-8606
Event Type: crop, tour
Organized By: Jake Munroe
Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2014

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Event Description

Sponsored by Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario, this tour visits three organic cash crop farms in one day.

The tour bus will depart from Beechwood Agri Services at 8:45am and visit three organic farms. The tour will visit Konzelmann Farms, Minten Organic Dairy Farm, and Veens Farm. Participants will walk fields with the experts and learn proven techniques for successful organic farming. A delicious BBQ lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided. The tour bus will return to Beechwood Agri Services at the close of the tour.

Cost (including trasnportation):

EFAO Members: FREE (become a member, today!)

Non-members: $10.00 per person

To register, call EFAO at 519-822-8606 or go to: https://efao.ca/upcoming-events/

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