NEW THIS YEAR -- The Monadnock Farm Tour joins the Feast on This! Film Festival for a 3-day Celebration of Local Food! Films chosen will be shown in barns and at venues throughout the region.
SCHEDULE: (6.5.19) Check back! More details will be coming…
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD:
”The Need to Grow” - 7pm, Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH
This film delivers alarming evidence on the importance of healthy soil — revealing not only the potential of localized food production working with nature, but our opportunity as individuals to help regenerate our planet's dying soils and participate in the restoration of the Earth.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH:
*MONADNOCK FARM TOUR - 11am - 4pm, (maps of farms coming…)
Farmers open their barns, coops, hoop houses, and pastures to foster a better understanding of their day-to-day lives working to bring food to our tables! $10/car or $5/pp.
*Short films will be screened in barns at select farms, and in businesses in Downtown Keene. Short film titles: TBA
”Tackling Climate Change through Food”, 7pm, Main Street Cheese, 47 Main Street, Hancock, NH
Real Food Films’ 45-minute set of short films explores how farmers and the local food movement work to provide solutions to stem climate change.
Discussion & film: 20 people maximum. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinner before? Check out the Hancock Inn, next door!
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH:
”Secret Ingredients” - 6:30pm, Brattleboro Food Coop, Brattleboro, VT
While the debate rages on about GMOs and pesticides, this powerful film by Amy Hart and Jeffrey Smith, shares remarkable stories of people who regain their health after discovering the secret ingredients in their food and making a bold commitment to avoid them.
Films: Suggested donation of $10. All donations go towards programming of the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition.
Farm Tour proceeds go towards 2020 Monadnock Farm Tour coordination & advertising. No refunds. Or purchase at participating farms during the Farm Tour only.
The goal of the Monadnock Farm Tour is to provide rich experiences that are educational and fun for consumers while infusing much needed income into the pockets of local farmers.
FARM TOUR RULES:
No Visiting Farms After Hours
No Entering Farm Homes
TIPS FOR TAKING THE TOUR
Plan on visiting 3-4 farms, budgeting 1 hour for each
Bring a cooler! You’ll be able to buy produce, eggs, cheese, meat, gifts, and other farm products at many of the farms
Use your Head and Yer Foot! Please take time to use the hand sanitizer provided at each farm after petting an animal. Some farms may ask you to disinfect your shoes to prevent farm-to-farm transmission of germs that might stick to your shoes
Bring sunscreen, hats, bug dope, and water!