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Step back in-time at Farm Heritage Day in McDonough
Step back in-time at Farm Heritage Day in McDonough

McDonough -  Southern Belle Farm is a 200-acre working farm in McDonough, Georgia - in the Atlanta metro area.  The purpose of Farm Heritage Day is to reflect back on 'a simpler way of  life'. 

We strive to preserve farming in today's generations with our agriculture education, and honor those who paved the way to our farming and their way of life.

WHAT:  'A simpler way of life' will be displayed by the numerous exhibitors and demonstrators.  Special exhibits will be available from 12:00noon - 5:00PM.   Exhibits include: blacksmithing, dairy cow milking, spinning wool, basket weaving, sewing handmade clothes, herb harvesting, honey making and more. Some vendors will have hand-crafted products available for purchase, such as Red Mule Grits - whose corn meal, grits etc. are ground by a mule, and Hidden Springs pure honey collected from local hives, egg baskets, hand-spun wool garments, hand-made soaps and salves etc.  General farm admission is required - $12 for ages 3-64, senior citizens 65+ are $10.  Admission covers event as well as corn maze, hayrides, pig races and all the fall activities. There are several new additions this year, including a professional who will demonstrate his chain saw art - carving wood sculptures with a chain saw.

 

WHEN:  Saturday, October 22, 2011  12:00 - 5:00PM

WHERE:  Southern Belle Farm, located at 1658 Turner Church Road, McDonough, GA 30252.