Garden visit with woman and girl

All Aboard the Ag Express!

Sat, 06/08/2019

7:30am - 4:00pm

Merrimack County 4-H Office
315 Daniel Webster Hwy.
Boscawen, NH 03303

WHAT IS THIS EVENT ABOUT?

Get a behind the scenes look at four farms in Merrimack County. The day will include tours of the farms, hands-on activities and a local lunch.

WHERE ARE WE GOING?

Marshall Pumpkin Farm (Boscawen): Operating for nearly half a century, this pumpkin farm provides customers with fresh vegetables along with a variety of pumpkins, gourds, and squash.

Contoocook Creamery at Bohanan Farm (Contoocook): For five generations the Bohanan Farm has provided high quality milk. Now home to Contoocook Creamery the farm makes & markets their own dairy products. The story of Bohanan Farm has touched many as they have been featured on the docu-series “The American Farm” on the History Channel.

Rossview Farm (Concord): This farm is home to a “pick your own” operation which includes strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, and more! The scenic views from this farm will not disappoint either.

Yankee Farmer’s Market (Warner): This farm is home to a herd of about 50 buffalo which has grown from only 5 that were first purchased in 1998. The farm now includes a farm stand and value added offerings such as a providing consumers with a healthy, delicious, non-tampered-with meat through their meat CSA and farm stand.

BUS DEPARTS FROM: 4-H Offi ce 315 Daniel Webster Hwy. Boscawen, NH 03303

COST: $28.00 per person. Includes transportation, snacks, & lunch. Scholarships are available upon request. (Payment is non-refundable.)

PARTICIPANTS:

  • Open to youth age 10 & older.
  • 4-H & non-4-H youth are welcome!
  • Participant must be accompanied by an adult if age 12 & under.

Register by May 24, 2019

Payment due by May 28, 2019

Questions? Michelle Bersaw-Robblee 4-H Field Specialist michelle.bersaw@unh.edu 603-796-2151

 

Cost

$28.00 per person

Specialist

Anna Boudreau Supports Extension

I Support Extension

Anna Boudreau
State Advisory Council Chair, Natural Resources Steward and NH Coverts Cooperator