Slow Foods First Coast offers Tour de Farm

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Gloria Mazure in Active Lifestyles, Baby Boomers, Benefit events, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, Hobbies, Independent Living, Local Events, Nature, Outdoor Fun, Tourism, Transportation, Tribute, Volunteering

Visit local farms and discover more about the Slow Foods movement on this seasonal tour in the St. Augustine area on Sunday, Nov. 19, noon to 5 p.m.
First Coast Slow Food sponsors  Tour de Farm 2017. More than 25 local farms open their gates for this tour, inviting the community to come see the farms, sample the produce, and meet the farmers as well as local chefs and artisans who are committed to using locally grown ingredients.

Local farms that will be participating in this year’s event include Berry Good Farm, GYO Greens, Beam Grace Garden, Ben Wells Produce, Frog Song Organics, and Rype & Readi. The farms are located throughout the First Coast, from Hastings and Elkton to Ponte Vedra and the Jacksonville area.

The First Coast Slow Food Tour de Farm makes it easy to take the tour by offering a Car Pass, which is valid for an unlimited number of farm visits.   Car passes are $20. To purchase a car pass, visit https://www.slowfoodfirstcoast.org/shop?category=Car%20Pass/.

Slow Food First Coast is a nonprofit organization committed to strengthening the connection between local food, strong farms and healthy communities.

Participating farms throughout the First Coast, from Hastings and Elkton to Ponte Vedra and the Jacksonville area. For a map of the farms on the tour, visit https://www.slowfoodfirstcoast.org/tour-de-farm/.

For information, call (804) 938-8650.