Farm Bus Tour

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/31/2015 - 09/01/2015
8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Location
Cambridge Walmart Supercenter

Categories


About the Farm Bus Tour

Although farmers face many challenges today, there still remain alternative ways and strategies to increase farm profits. The purpose of this educational tour is to provide farmers an opportunity to learn from successful agriculture entrepreneurs and experts from the Eastern Shore of MD all the way to Gettysburg, PA. The stops chosen for the tour will offer diverse and practical examples of what farmers can do to improve their bottom line. Major focuses include: direct marketing, value-added, agri-tourism, specialty “niche” crops, sustainable farming practices, forestry, natural resource conservation and much more!

Registration Fee

$60 single (no private hotel accommodation, guests will be grouped with another tour participant)

$80 single private (ensures private hotel accommodation)

$120 party of two (ensures you will share room with other person listed in your party)

All registrations/payments must be received by August 24, 2015. Since space is limited, seats will be reserved for the first 40 paid registrants.

Note: Fee covers bus transportation, 1-night hotel accommodation

To register/make cc payment on-line visit: smallfarmbustour.eventbrite.com

Departure & Return*

The bus will depart from the Cambridge Walmart Supercenter parking lot located 2775 Dorchester Square Cambridge MD 21613 on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 8:00 am promptly.

Due to the distance and additional tour stops, participants can expect to return back at the Cambridge Walmart on Tuesday, September 1st, at approximately 6:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Candy Walter at (301) 868-1001 or (410) 651-6070/6210.

* The bus will not be departing from or returning to UMES in Princess Anne, MD.

Select Tour Stops Include:

Doepkens Farm

The Greener Garden Urban Farm

Moon Valley Farm

Abend Hafen Farm

And much more!

Visit smallfarmbustour.eventbrite.com for a sneak peek of other farms on the tour schedule.