August 22

To start the program off, I will play the second half of an interview that was aired a couple of weeks ago of Cliff Oakley who was talking about growing up on a farm in Grand Gorge.  The part we will hear is largely about Cliff Oakley’s time as the Milk INspector for Prospect dairy.  Live in the studio with me is Bovina Town historian Ray Lafever and Evelyn Stewart President of Farming Bovina, a not for profit agriculture organization in Bovina with a goal to aid farmers in achieving sustainability and economic stability.
We will also hear a clip from Farm Radio International about an extension worker who helps villagers to reclaim the health and agricultural benefits of indigenous green leafy vegetables, commonly stigmatized as “poor people’s food.” This piece recorded in Ghana is called “A community fights malnutrition with local leafy vegetables”

EVENTS

Bovina Farm Day September 4, 2011 – 10:00am – 5:00pm

Located in the beautiful Crescent Valley of Bovina.
Meet your local farmers and experience the fresh products they produce.
Our farmers produce a wide variety of products that include beef, poultry, trees, fresh produce, maple syrup, baked goods, honey, eggs, cheese, ice cream and much more
Bring the family and experience a day of down on the farm fun for all with hay rides, farm animals, corn maze,  pony rides, farm themed children’s games and visit a one room school house like no other.
New this year
Bread fellows, Four Star Stables, Lazy Crazy Acres, Joe Hewitt’s Honey bee Observatory and more!!
$5.00 fee to park your car.
Free Admission
Thanks to the many business that have made this day possible by placing ads in our Bovina Farm Day Book
For more information go to our website www.bovinafarmday.com

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