Friday, July 18, 2014

Ohio, Amish Country Family Farm and Field Day Event July 18 & 19

The Ohio, Amish Country, Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast invites you to the Family Farm and Field Day event taking place Friday & Saturday, July 18-19, 2014 at the Reuben and Catherine Yoder Farm in Dundee, Ohio. Although this event has and agricultural theme it is not just for farmers. It is for "anyone interested in a higher quality of life" said organizer Lloyd Miller. The event is full of educational sessions on everything from grass-based agriculture to low energy lifestyles, and ways to live a simpler more idyllic lifestyle.



The Family Farm Field Day begins on  Friday, July 18 at 4:00 pm. with a vendor show, with about 100 vendors for people to browse. After the vendor show the sessions will begin where there will be a class on horse training, growing food on 10 acres or less, and a class on how to do first aid using herbs. The event will run until dark on Friday.

The sessions will begin again on Saturday, July 19 at 8:30 am. with a class on sheep herding which is always a huge draw at the event. There will be a variety of classes on topics such as managing grass dairy, sprouting grains, making good food choices and raising meat. Incorporating demonstrations and supplies, the sessions are categorized in tracks, with a Grazing Track, Farmstead Track, Homestead Track, Alternative Energy Track, Natural Resources Track, and a Beekeeping Tent.

Food stands will be available selling ice cream, pies, sandwiches, and more. Proceeds going to s special education fund for local parochial schools.

The Event location will be at the Reuben and Catherine Yoder Farm - 2517 Township Road 606, Dundee, Ohio. For more information on this event call Lloyd Miller at 330-275-7759 or Jerry Miller at 330-893-1470 or visit www.holmescountyshopper.com for the complete article.

A Standard room available at The Barn Inn.


The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast has accommodations available for those attending the event. Call 330-674-7600 for assistance.

Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam
July 18, 2014

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