Hancock Harvest Council
802 N Apple Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Buy Fresh Buy Local® Membership Showcase
Greenfield, IN, April 12, 2011: Hancock Harvest Council is sponsoring a Buy Fresh Buy Local Membership Showcase on April 30, 2011 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Hancock County 4H Fairgrounds, 620 N Apple Street, Greenfield, Indiana. The event will be held in the 4H Exhibit Hall and will include 8 speakers and members available to answer questions about their operations and most will have products for purchase or will take orders. The event will also include, Doug Addison of Rusty Truck Catering, who will be preparing some local foods for lunch as well as some samples. Hancock Harvest Council is using this event to kick off the market season and allow people to get to know our members and what products are available locally. There will also be several activities for younger participants. Young participants will be able to plant a flower to take home; participate in corn hole and a scavenger hunt and other fun activities.
The schedule of events for the day includes the following speakers and topics:
10:00 am - Growing Christmas Trees Hillcrest Tree Farm
10:40 am - CSA’s – Are they right for you? Weaver Produce
11:20 am - Alpacas – Uses and Products Hoosier Homestead Alpacas
12:00 pm - Beekeeping J & T Honey Farm
12:40 pm- Buying Local – Making informed decisions Earl Smith, President HHC
1:20 pm - Gardening – plant tips Mitthoefer Produce
2:00 pm - Berry Production Hidden Acres Fruit Farm
2:40 pm - Canning and Food Preservation Extension Homemakers
3:20 pm - Poultry Production Brushwood Farm
Come enjoy the day, sign-up for a CSA if interested. Place orders for your Thanksgiving Turkey and much more. Additional information can be found at, http://www.hancockharvestcouncil.com/ , the Harvest Council Facebook page or by calling Earl Smith at 317-727-0113.