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A Day at the Farm in Delta

Monday, September 2nd, 2019 — 9:47am PDT
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Meet with real farmers, on real farms and enjoy real farm food! The Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust (“DF&WT”) is hosting the 14th annual Day at the Farm community event on September 7th.

Day at the Farm in Delta

A Day at the Farm

When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Westham Island Herb Farm, Delta
Admission: By donation, bring non-perishable food items for the local food bank

The goal of the event is to help educate our communities about the nature and importance of agriculture and non-market environmental services that it provides. The event will feature the very popular hay-wagon farm tours (led by 3rd generation farmer Gordon Ellis), as well as:

  • Live Local Music Talent Show
  • Live Mini-Auction
  • Homemade Food Contest (pies and jams)
  • BC Fresh Potato Dig
  • Vancouver Food Trucks featuring Delta ingredients!
  • Antique Tractors and Farm Equipment
  • BC Chicken Growers’ Association’s Poultry In Motion replica of a broiler chicken farm
  • BC Agriculture in the Classroom and student chefs preparing local fare
  • Wildlife Conservation on Farmland

DF&WT is a non-profit organization that promotes the annual preservation of over 3,500 ares of farmland and wildlife habitat on the lower Fraser River delta through co-operative land stewardship with local farmers.

For more information visit the Delta Farmland & Wildlife Trust Facebook page.

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Alexis Miles

Alexis Miles is a college student with a passion for writing, hiking, and live music.

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