June 14 Join Us For: Put your hoe down – Farmer Hoe Down!

Posted by Sara Dent on June 13, 2014

Armstrong, BC: Dear farmers and farm supporters from far and wide, join us for an evening of friends, delicious local food, music and fun at Fresh Valley Farms. It’s going to be worth the drive!

Please leave your dogs at home, but do bring your farm-y & food loving friends, musical instruments, camping gear and a willingness to let loose and kick up your heels.

Saturday June 14

3 PM – Farm Tour: 1346 Mountain View Road
5:30 PM – Camp Ground: 1152 Mountain View Road
6:30 PM – Potluck, Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with
7:30 PM – Music, Bring an instrument to jam with!

Sunday June 15

8:30AM – Breakfast Potluck, Pancakes sponsored by Anita’s Organic Grains

To join the event on Facebook, offer carpool rides, and invite all of your friends go here: https://www.facebook.com/events/322152141287144/?source=1

The Meggait family has been farming on Mountain View Road for the past 90 years, and today, three generations continue to work the land. The farm exists on two separate quarter sections that back onto pristine mountain forest. At Fresh Valley Farms headquarters you will get to see Steve’s non-GMO fed, naturally raised pigs, beef and chicken. Approximately one year into his operation, he has gotten into raising chicken and pigs, milling feed, and currently has non-GMO feed crops planted in the fields including wheat, peas and barley. Steve’s aim is grow a sustainable and environmentally responsible business and ensure that their beautiful land stays in the family for decades to come.

Basic directions to the event*

We will have signs out with parking instructions.

From the south:

Approximately 6km north of Armstrong, turn right onto Back Enderby Road. Turn right onto Mountain View Road.

From the north:

Follow Hwy 97 south of Enderby. After passing the Log Barn, turn left after the train tracks onto Back Enderby Rd. (approx 3km); then take your first right onto Mountain View Rd.

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