Organic Bittersweet Farm in Heuvelton open for tours Saturday
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:31 am

HEUVELTON -- The Northeast Organic Farming Association is hosting an organic farm tour at Bittersweet Farm, 1249 state Route 184 on Saturday, May 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In the morning, hosts Brian and Ann Bennett will lead an interactive garden tour highlighting the planting techniques, varieties, inter-planting, mulches, weeds, insect/pollinator conservation that encourage the ecosystem. In the afternoon, the emphasis will shift to animal biodiversity, breeds, feeding, housing, costs, income and marketing.

Midday will be a potluck lunch, bring a dish to pass.

Registration is $10 for one person, two or more people from the same farm can register for $15. Call 585-271-1979 ext. 509.