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ERV

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13th Annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Start Date: 10 - 07 - 2017
End Date: 10 - 08 - 2017 at 6:00 PM

Additional Schedule Info: Farm Tour hours are 9am-6pm Saturday and Noon-6pm Sunday

Location: Farms along the Kaw River Valley
Address: 2110 Harper
Lawrence, KS

Email: Lashuck@ksu.edu
Event Website: www.kawvalleyfarmtour.org

Info: Thirty-two participating farms in Johnson, Jefferson, and Douglas, Osage, Shawnee and Leavenworth counties will open their venues to the public that weekend and offer special activities for kids, families and adults that are only available during the tour. The farms will be open from 9am to 6pm Saturday and Noon to 6pm Sunday. The participating farms produce a variety of products including fruits, wines, flowers pumpkins, honey, wool and meat. Special activities include hayrack rides, opportunities to sample and purchase farm fresh foods, educational tours, wine tastings and pick-your-own farms. A $10 pass provides carload entrance to all the farms for the entire weekend, so the biggest challenge will be deciding which farms to visit! This years tour will include a Heritage Tour featuring sites that were relevant to the life of farmers in the 1800's. Info and tickets at www.kawvalleyfarmtour.org