We invite you to join us in celebrating Washington County's agricultural heritage and harvest at the 6th Annual Home Grown Farm Tour & Field to Table Dinner on August 29, 2015. Home Grown is an exhilarating one day tour where agriculture, history and the pristine Ozark Mountains intertwine. This unique Missouri cultural experiences features some of Missouri’s best farms and ranches, as well as local farmers markets and local wines.
The free self-guided tour features 13 venues within the county. Spend the day in the country tasting wine as you stroll among the vines that produced it, petting farm animals, watching cattle roam or enjoying a gourmet field dinner featuring products from the farms you’ve just visited! Proceeds from the dinner support an annual agricultural scholarship.
Get your adventure underway at the Washington County Farmer’s Market and Farm Tour Headquarters with maps and information available 8 am – 2 pm. Save the 29th of August for the Home Grown Farm Tour… we’d love to get you ‘back on the farm!’
Leave the Driving to Us!
There’s something new this year at the Farm Tour… GUIDED TOURS in an air-conditioned school bus! There will be two 4-hour tours offered; leaving from the Courthouse at 9 AM and 1 PM. Each tour includes stops at: Hill Family Farm, Brook-Cherith Farm, Food Train Farmer’s Market, Caledonia, Farmhouse 1807, Rowe Crop Farm and Red Roof Farm. Get a group of your friends together and let us drive you.
Tickets are $10 each but if you reserve your seat by Wednesday, August 26, tickets are only $7.00! Call Debby at 573-438-8555 to reserve seats for you and your friends NOW!
If you prefer a self-guided tour, maps and information are available at the Washington County Court House Farmer’s Market, Saturday, August 29th, the day of the tour.
HOME-GROWN FARM TOUR
2015 AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
The 2015 Homegrown Farm Tour Committee will award a $500 Scholarship to a Washington County graduating senior with the intent to major in Agriculture. Applicants for the scholarship should submit a one-page document with the following information:
Send to Debby Bust at the Partnership office, WCCP, 212 E. Jefferson St., Potosi, MO 63664 Applications must be received by July 1, 2015.
Applicants are encouraged to volunteer at the Farm Tour or Field Dinner August 29th. The winner will be announced that evening at the Dinner. For more info call Debby Bust at 438-8555.