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Membership Kick-off

Published Jan. 15, 2013

We would like to invite you to join us for our Membership Kick-off. We need your help to ensure that those in agriculture will continue to hae a place at the table in the future, whether that be at the State House or here in Darke County. In order to ensure that we have a strong organization we need help from you to sign up your friends and neighbors as Farm Bureau Members. Please join us: January...

'OUR OHIO' MAGAZINE SPOTLIGHTS BEAR’S MILL

Published Nov. 7, 2012

Those interested in learning about the history and method of flour production at Bear’s Mill in Greenville should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine. This month’s issue features Farm Bureau members Julie and Terry Clark who currently operate the mill which they purchased in 1979. “We were young, ambitious and looking for something interesting to do,” said Julie looking back on their decisi...

Local winner of Excellence in Ag Award

Published Oct. 25, 2012

CONGRATS TO GREG MCGLINCH  on Winning OFBF Excellence in Ag Award! Greg McGlinch of Versailles has been named winner of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture award program.The award recognizes successful young people 35 or younger who are involved in farming but whose primary occupation is not farming or owning an agricultural business. The award is based on their inv...

Annual Meeting Guest Speaker Announced

Published Aug. 22, 2012

Darke County Farm Bureau will recognize the past year's accomplishments and adopt policies for the coming year at the organization's annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. We would like to invite all members to our annual meeting and candidate’s reception.  The candidate’s reception will begin at 5:45 p.m. and will be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.  The event will take place at Romer’s Caterin...

Darke County Annual Meeting

Published Aug. 21, 2012

On behalf of the Darke County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees, it is a pleasure to extend to you and your family an invitation to the 2012 Darke County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4 at Romer's Catering in Greenville. A Candidates' Reception will start the evening at 5:45 p.m. which is your chance to mingle with candidates for local offices. Dinner and the meeting will follow at 6:30 p....

Farm Bureau Camp In to be held August 24-26 in Miami County

Published Jul. 5, 2012

The Miami County Farm Bureau would like to invite Darke County Farm Bureau members to its Camp-In on August  24-26 at Poor Farmers Campgrounds in Fletcher. All Farm Bureau members are welcome. It will be a weekend full of fun and fellowship. Please RSVP to the office by August 9th for your camping spot. The cost is $65 for the weekend to be paid to Miami County Farm Bureau. CAMP IN ITINERARYFriday...

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Homegrown in Darke County Cooking Series

Published Jun. 20, 2012

Ever thought about purchasing meat from a local farmer? Are you looking for some guidance in buying local fruits, vegetables or meats? Darke County Farm Bureau is offering a four-part cooking series to answer all your questions! Come join us for four nights of fun, cooking, eating and education about local foods. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and classes start at 7 p.m. each night. July 11 - KitchenAid ...

Darke County Farm Bureau Offers Scholarship

Published May. 31, 2012

The Darke County Farm Bureau Scholarship of $500 is available for a college student of sophomore status or above. To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must be: a full-time student, majoring in an agricultural related area and be a resident or high school graduate of Darke County.    Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: Financial Need 20 percent - Scholastic 30 percent - ...

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Downtown Greenville Farmers Market offers an array of vendors offering fruits, vegetables, honey, breads, and lots more!

Downtown Farmers’ Market Gearing Up For Another Season

Published Mar. 7, 2012

Do you raise vegetables?  Make crafts? Maybe you grow fresh flowers or prefer to bake?  The Downtown Farmers’ Market is making plans for a late spring opening this year. Vendors are wanted!   The 2012 season in downtown Greenville will begin in June with market hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The market will be open on Saturdays this year through October.   Vendors can choose from many options that w...

Check out our Pillar of the Community!

Published Feb. 21, 2012

In the Feb. 11, 2012 edition of the Daily Advocate, the Darke County Farm Bureau's very own was honored.  Lester Ward was named a Pillar of the Community.  Check out the story here! And keep up with other current events in and around the community by visiting the Daily Advocate....

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County Information

Organization Director:
Mandy Havenar

Mailing Address:
1554 McKaig Ave Bldg B
Troy, OH 45373

Phone:
937-335-1471

Fax:
937-332-3606

Email:
darke@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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