2010 Spring Farm Festival
Saturday, May 8, 2010
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CEFS Small Farm Unit
Join us for this FAMILY EVENT with lots of kid-friendly activities as we celebrate sustainable agriculture and local food and farming in North Carolina. The 2010 Spring Farm Festival will include educational booths and activities, workshops, tours, kids' activities, a farmers market, local food and live music all day.
Exhibits: Learn about organic and sustainable farming, home gardening, small farm equipment, healthy eating, and more through exhibits hosted by extension offices, university faculty and staff, nonprofit organizations, and other agricultural organizations in North Carolina.
Kids’ Activities: Children of all ages will enjoy hands-on agricultural activities including games, crafts, and much more!
Workshops: Local experts will offer demonstrations on topics of interest to farmers and home gardeners.
Live Music: Enjoy live music while you visit the educational booths, or simply enjoy a walking tour of the farm.
Farmers Market: Purchase farm-fresh products from local farms at the Festival Farmers Market.
Farm Tours: Tours of the CEFS farm will be offered throughout the day. Tour stops include the pasture-based dairy and beef facilities, swine hoop houses, and cropping system research areas.