Bringing the Farm to the City

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Farm City Day will NOT be Saturday Oct. 1st, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Jackson Park in Hendersonville!

We have made the tough decision to cancel this years Farm City Day due to the predicted heavy rain and wind. Please join us next year and Thank you for your continued support!

Opening Ceremony

opening ceremony 2021
Welcome
Community Foundation Presentations
Farmer of the Year Award
FCD Volunteer of the Year Award
Corn Shucking

Farm City Day Petting Zoo

cow-petting zoo

Sponsored by Animals R Us Veterinary Clinic. Pet and feed farm animals, pony rides and more!

Farm City Day Emergency Services Fair

2022 FCD medal

As a part of Farm City Day 2022, ten local emergency services organizations including nine fire stations, the Henderson County Rescue Squad and EMS will participate in the 2022 Emergency Services Fair. The firefighters, rescuers and EMS will be hosting a SAFETY CHALLENGE. The challenge is for kids to visit all ten emergency services stations. If they get all ten stamps in their SAFETY CHALLENGE PASSPORT then they will receive a FARM CITY DAY SAETY CHALLENGE MEDAL. The challenge is limited to the first 500 kids to take the challenge.

Also participating in Farm City Day this year will be the WNC Safekids Coalition giving BICYCLE HELMETS away for free while supplies last. Kids are encouraged to bring their bicycles to Farm City Day.

Finally, the Henderson County Sherriff’s Office will have educational displays.

Participating Emergency Services: Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue, Edneyville Fire and Rescue, Green River Fire and Rescue, Mountain Home Fire and Rescue, Mills River Fire and Rescue, Fletcher Fire and Rescue, Fletcher Fire and Rescue, Hendersonville Fire and Rescue, Valley Hill Fire and Rescue, Henderson County EMS, Henderson County Rescue Squad, Henderson County Sherriff’s Office

International Harvester Tractor Club Hay Rides

tractor rides

The IHTC will give hayrides to kids.

Kiwanis Apple Sling

apple sling

Kids get to launch apples out of the park using the apple slings.

Kid’s Zone

KB & BB

Kids get to ride bouncy animals in the kid zone rodeo! The Kid’s Zone is brought to you by B2 Realty.

Bountiful Harvest Community Garden Garden Tour

BHCG

Live Music

2022 music

FFA Sponsored Fish Pond

fishing pond

FFA clubs from across the county stock the pond with fish from their aquaculture program and host kids fishing.

Farm Bureau Farm Simulator

simulator

Henderson County Farm Bureau hosts the tractor simulator, a digital experience.

NC Department of AG Booth

ag booth

NCDACS will host a booth promoting agricultural products produced in Henderson County.

HC Soil and Water Conservation Learning Center

soil & water

HC soil and Water will teach kids about soil conservation and water quality in a fun and interactive environment.

Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers ‘Plant Doctor Booth’

EMGV

Henderson county Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions from the public.

Other attractions are crafters, chainsaw artist, Bee City/Bee Club, Bullington Gardens and more!!!

Written By

Steve Pettis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve Pettis, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Horticulture Call Steve Email Steve N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center
Updated on Sep 29, 2022
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