Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Fall Field Trip


I know, I know, it's not quite even Spring yet and I'm already planning a homeschool field trip for the Fall! I got wind of this expo yesterday and can't wait till September. The National Heirloom Exposition!


Here's what the exhibit has to offer:
Join seed companies, farmers, gardeners, chefs and food organizations for the National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, California, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This will likely be the largest event for heritage agriculture ever held. Learn from America’s top growers and food celebrities! Enjoy workshops, demonstrations and great music.

See over 2,000 varieties of heirloom produce on display. Growers and seed companies alike will display the diversity of heirlooms at this historic exhibition of our culinary heritage.

Enjoy our heritage livestock show brought to you in part by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. Dozens of heritage poultry and small livestock breeds will be on display.

Bid on art, farm products and produce at our Garden Benefit Auction!

Vote on your favorite works of art during our Garden Art Show.

Participate bring your produce, animals and art to display at this historic event!

All profits from the National Heirloom Exposition will be donated to school garden projects and other food and garden-related charities!

This is going to be a fantastic day of learning about seeds, plants, gardening, food and animals for all of my kids (and me too.) If you're within driving distance to Santa Rosa, CA, I'd love to see you there!

7 comments:

Flo said...

I received this mailer today and we are hoping to attend! Can't wait!

Mountain Home Quilts said...

Flo, If you go, please let me know- we can meet up! We'll be attending on the 13th!

mommyx12 said...

The book arrived yesterday. I began reading it today. Thank you so much. I love it.

blessings,
tricia

Mountain Home Quilts said...

Tricia,
You're so welcome! ♥

Diane said...

Sounds like a lovely trip to learn and have fun! I live in NY so no trips planned in the near future. Found you through Hannah's blog. :O)

goatldi said...

Thrilled to have the news of this event! We are only 1 hour north of Santa Rosa so we will be there. Unless we have sold our place before then but if that is the case it would still be a day trip from the new one.

Mountain Home Quilts said...

We may have to have a Mountain Home Quilts Blog meet-up at this event! :) LOL

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