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Note: The event is sold out.
Franklin County Farm Bureau has been bringing people together for over 100 years and believes in opportunities for the next generation. Farm Bureau is proud to be hosting the 2nd annual Taste of Franklin County.
Taste of Franklin County will feature local farmers and a well-known urban agricultural farm setting in the middle of Columbus and promote the flourishing agriculture in our county. We are excited for this initiative where all net proceeds will benefit our youth programs and scholarship fund.
The farm tour and dinner is set to take place on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. The host site for the tours and dinner is Waterman Farm located at The Ohio State University.
The Waterman Farm tour will include a pawpaw orchard, new Controlled Environment Greenhouse Complex, Master Gardener volunteer garden project sites, bee yard and the dairy operation. ** tours 3-5:30 pm
Tickets are $50 per Farm Bureau member or $75 per non-member. You can purchase your tickets here.
- Waterman Farm Tour
- Farm to Table multi-course dinner** dinner 6 pm
- $5 voucher for the Mini Farmers Market
- Event favor
RSVP by Aug. 31, 2023 at 5 p.m.
If you have any questions or would like to join Farm Bureau, please contact the Franklin County Farm Bureau at 614-876-1274 or email [email protected]
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