Stories tagged with: Farm City Day

September 6, 2014 - 8:27pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

This year was the year of the goat at the Annual Farm City Day at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

The 20th annual event took place Saturday morning from nine to one. Many different breeds of goats made it to the fairgrounds. Dee Welsh is a member of the Muskingum County Goat Committee, and she brought four of her eleven goats to the event.

"Goats are great, they're a nice companion animal. It doesn't take a lot to take care of a goat," Welsh said. "They make a...

September 7, 2013 - 6:07pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

Local community members got a chance to experience a day in the life of a farmer on Saturday.

The 19th annual Farm City day took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. This year, the committee put in extra time planning the event to ensure the best outcome.

"We start meeting usually in April and a lot goes into figuring out who were going to invite, what exhibitors we are going to have, and this year with the horses it was a little bit more detailed because we wanted to...

September 5, 2013 - 6:34pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The purpose of Farm City Day is to highlight the importance of agriculture in our community. OSU Extension Office Educator Mark Mechling, says this year's farm day theme is all about horses.

"We're gonna have some horses out at the fairgrounds; some different breeds of horses," said Mechling. "There will be some demonstrations some of the different types of riding classes that are affiliated with horses. So that'll be something a little bit different, that'll be taking...

September 18, 2010 - 4:31pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

We may not always think about where the food on our plates is coming from. That's why a special day at the fairgrounds is working to do just that.

Farm City Day has been teaching the importance of agriculture for 16 years. This year, their theme is 'vegetables rock' and they're focusing in on kids.

"With kids today, so many of them are so many years removed from the farm. A lot of them don't understand where their meat, eggs, and milk come from. We can bring that relevance...

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