Dickinson College Farm Tour: South Mountain Outdoors 2013
On Labor Day weekend, the Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs will serve as a Cumberland County destination for the South Mountain Outdoors (SMO) festival. On Saturday, August 31st, starting at 10:00 a.m., farm staff and apprentices will host a free one-hour guided tour of the 50-acre, USDA Certified Organic farm, including its vegetable production and animal pasture acreage and the farm's sustainable energy technologies. The tour is open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged by Friday, August 30th.
South Mountain Outdoors 2013 festival is a weekend-long celebration of the outdoors. SMO is a private/public partnership that serves to educate residents and tourists on South Mountain's natural beauty through unique experiences and recreational opportunities in Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York counties.
To be added to our email list, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DickinsonFarm) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/dsonfarm). Information about educational workshops that are open to the public: http://blogs.dickinson.edu/farm/events/sustainability-series/
The Dickinson College Farm is a 50-acre living laboratory that is USDA Certified Organic. Located just six miles from campus, the farm has more than 15 acres of vegetable production ground and 18 acres of animal pasture. The farm supports the academic interests of students and faculty, promotes renewable energy through solar applications and builds a greater awareness about how food is generated using techniques that help sustain natural ecosystems.
Dickinson College Farm (View)
553 Park Drive
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
|Minimum Age: 6|
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