Meet Your Farmers Tour starts this weekend


If you want to meet those that grow the best in local and organic food, then the annual Meet Your Farmers tour is the event for you. Taking place this weekend, the self guided tours sponsored by the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office will feature six local farms and farmer’s markets. Participants can go to one or all six stops, and will be eligible for door prizes as well as get to actually taste test the best in Madison County home grown food. Marisa Hempel sat down with Amanda Sears of the Extension Office, who filled her in on all the details about the exciting annual event, which has grown with each passing year.

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