Submitted Media Release
“Tour De Farm” is back in the County of Brant for its third year!
“We are excited to highlight four fantastic farms located near Burford and area for this year’s 2019 Tour de Farm Event! Local farmers will share the history of agriculture in Brant, provide an opportunity to learn where your food comes from, the labour that is involved and their family farm history; making this a unique event,” said Dani McComb, Special Events and Filming Coordinator for the County of Brant. “It will be a fantastic day to spend with friends and family.”
On Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, the public is welcome to tour four different farms in the County. The farms include:
· Dairy Farm. Meet 115 Holstein cows who are milked robotically.
· Free Range Chicken Farm. Check out pasture-raised chickens and the only artisanal chicken farm in the County of Brant.
· Apple Orchard. Learn about growing 42 different varieties of apples.
· Blueberry Farm. Visit 4.5 acres of land that grows seven varieties of delicious berries.
As McComb explains; this event is about getting that authentic rural experience, “The tours are at your own pace and self-guided. This allows you to make stops along the way and explore each farm and all that the surrounding area has to offer. If you want to stop at the roadside market along the way to the next farm, you can. That is the beauty of this event. You don’t just visit the farms; you experience rural Brant, hidden road side stands, the beautiful landscape and discover local businesses.”
Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online at www.brant.ca/tourdefarm. The cost is $15 per person or $40 per vehicle (maximum of 5 people per vehicle) and includes a hot breakfast.
A hot breakfast including sausage, pancakes, coffee, tea, juice and water is included during registration from 7:30 am – 10:00 am at the Burford Agricultural Society. During breakfast, chat with the Dairy Farmers of Ontario and the County of Brant Library.
For more information, visit: www.brant.ca/tourdefarm or call Dani McComb, Special Events and Filming Coordinator at the County of Brant, at 519.442.6324 x 3212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.