Garden visit with woman and girl

All Aboard the Ag Express!

Sat, 10/05/2019

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

COST: $10.00 per person - includes transportation, & snacks. Scholarships are available upon request. (Payment is non-refundable.)

LUNCH: There will be a lunch stop at a park in Hopkinton where you can bring your own lunch to eat there or walk to eat at nearby restaurants. We will stop within walking distance to The Everyday Cafe, Colonial Village Supermarket, Dimitri's Pizza, The Covered Bridge, or the Red Star Chinese. Please take the time to look into these restaurants beforehand to check if they will be open for lunch. 

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.

Questions?

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

RSVP by September 20, 2019

Payment due by September 24, 2019

Cost

$10.00 per person

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