Farm-to-Table with Niagara Scenic Bus Tours
Cornell Alumni Farm-to-Table Adventure
Wednesday, October 11, 2017,
8:00 AM -
Come and join us for the Club's first Farm-to-Table Adventure!
The Cornell Club of Rochester has partnered
with Cornell University Cooperative Extension to offer an Agritourism excursion
to the Cornell Alumni and their families this fall. We will be visiting various
Monroe County farms and Agribusinesses. Space is limited to the first 39 registrants.
On this tour, participants
will visit prominent farms, orchards, a seed company and brewery and talk directly
to the growers and producers. They will have a unique opportunity to get a behind-the-scene
look at the various facets of local Agriculture while learning about the latest
technologies that help make farming a viable business. A commentary and Q&A session will be provided by Jarmila
Haseler, Agricultural Educator, CCE of Monroe County, to enhance the learning
recreation in mind, there will also be plenty of time to relax, socialize and
The sites graciously hosting the
tour participants are:
- Zingler Farms, a
580-acre fruit farm, producing apples, peaches, nectarines, apricots, and other
fruits on the shores of Lake Ontario will demonstrate the management of high
density trellised apple orchards,
including high-precision orchard maintenance and harvest equipment.
- Camman Acres, a family-run
poultry farm featuring natural-setting, fresh pasture rotation for their no-hormone,
no-antibiotics chickens and turkeys.
- Hurd Orchards, a
daughter & mother run fruit and flower farm sharing the passion for their historical
orchards, delightful backyard and kitchen garden in a charming setting of the lake
Ontario plains. Lunch accompanied by the owners’ commentary will be served there.
- Harris Seed, a
Rochester-based seed, plants and supply purveyor to growers and gardeners
nation-wide since 1879 will showcase their seed vitality testing labs and cold
storage, sorting and packaging facility and vegetable trial plots in both high
tunnel and open soil.
- Rohrbach Brewing Company
– this Flower City’s original craft brewery, serving the regional finest
quality brews will host a tour of their brew house, beer tasting and light
refreshment that will conclude the tour.
Due to the kind sponsorship
from the CALS Alumni Association, the organizers are pleased to offer a discounted
price. For more tour info contact Jarmila Haseler, (585) 753-2550, firstname.lastname@example.org
or John Bruns,(585)398-8328, email@example.com.
Note that the registration
deadline is September 24th.
You may register online here,
or go to http://bit.ly/2xWnDPi
Rochester Public Market
280 Union St N
Rochester, NY 14609