Henderson County Agents Talk About Farm City Day on WTZQ

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Henderson County Cooperative Extension Agents Terry Kelley, Karen Blaedow, and Steve Pettis discuss Farm City Day.

Farm City Day, started in 1955, is a free event scheduled for

Saturday, October 6, 2018. Farm City Day is located at Jackson Park, Hendersonville, NC, an

two fields by local non-profit organizations. There is no admission charged to enter. Farm City Day is brought to you by Henderson County Cooperative Extension and Parks and Rec.d begins at 10:00 a.m. continuing until 4:00 p.m.
Approximately 50 acres of Jackson Park will be used for urban, rural, and educational displays, antique and modern farm equipment, and crafters from many generations. Farm City Day celebrates our rural traditions and introduces the urban population to agriculture our most important industry.
A special youth area will feature many hands-on activities including p

etting farm animals, old-timey demonstrations, and a fishing pond. Enjoy many children’s games and stay for a wagon ride though the park.

Planned entertainment includes the ‘Local Artist Showcase Stage’ with three local bands performing throughout the day. Food and displays cover