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Washington County Local Foods Tour

A Local Foods Tour is planned for Saturday, August 17, 2024 in Washington County.  The tour begins at 12:00 pm at Southern Hills Church (1645 Hwy 135 S.) in Salem.  Participants will travel by tour bus to three Washington County farms including Morning Harvest Produce, Purlee Farm, and Trueblood Grain Farm to learn about lettuce and herb, beef, and popcorn production.  Following the tour, participants will enjoy a meal prepared with local foods while hearing an educational presentation about the importance of supporting local businesses.  Local vendors will be available before, during, and after the meal to share about and sell their products.  The registration fee is $25 per person which includes snacks and drinks during the tour and the meal.  Space is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.  Register at the Purdue Extension – Washington County Office at 806 Martinsburg Rd., Ste. 104 in Salem.  Contact Danielle Walker, Purdue Extension Educator, at 812-883-4601 or for more information. 

The Washington County Local Foods Tour is possible through generous financial support from the Downing Charitable Trust, Washington County Community Foundation, and Washington County Commissioners.  Special thanks to Washington County Farm Bureau Inc. and the SWAG Team for their partnership.


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