Mid-Atlantic

March, 2007
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Docents Sought for Meadowbrook Farm
Meadowbrook Farm in Abington, Pennsylvania, is looking for volunteers. Sales manager Diana Weiner, formerly of Hudson Valley's Mohonk Mountain House, is organizing a volunteer corp of docents to give tours of J. Liddon Pennock, Jr.'s home and garden. Docents will be asked to volunteer 8 to 10 hours a month after training two full days plus on-the-job training. Contact Diana at (215) 887-5900 for details. For more info, visit: http://www.meadowbrookfarm.org.

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National Agriculture Day
National Agriculture Day is celebrated every year on the first day of spring to honor agriculture for providing safe, abundant, and affordable products; a strong economy; a source of renewable energy; and a world of job opportunities. This year the celebration is on or around March 21st. The National Agriculture Day Web site lists events, links to nationwide activities, and educational resources such as Fun Facts: About the Food We Eat -- trivial and not-so-trivial information about food and facts on plants, animals, and agriculture in the United States.

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