Monday, August 2, 2010

West Central Missouri Farm Tour

Missouri Vegetable Growers Association and University of Missouri Extension invite you to the West-Central Missouri Farm Tour on August 10th starting at 4 pm, rain or shine.

Learn from other growers, share ideas, and promote good practices.  Evening Snack Provided!

RSVP Before 8/3 to: 816-270-2141 or

Tour begins at Buckeye Acres at 4 pm.

Bring a bottle of water and dress for the weather. Carpooling is encouraged.

The farms on the tour stops are:

Buckeye Acres, 91 NE 600th Road, Warrensburg, 660-624-1054
  • Since the early 1980’s
  • Greenhouse for transplants
  • 1 acre high tunnel
  • U-Pick blueberries
  • CSA and Farmer’s Market

Wood Mood Gardens, 20987 Hwy. 20, Higginsville, 660-584-3552
  • Organic since 1994
  • Variety Vegetables
  • Raspberries
  • Pears

Beckner’s Orchard, 8560 Apple Tree Road, Lexington, 660-232-4044

  • Peaches
  • Sweet Corn
  • Asparagus

Fahrmeier Farms, 9364 Mitchell Trail, Lexington, 816-934-2472

  • Commercial Vegetable Production
  • Haygrove High Tunnels
  • Produce Packing Shed
  • Vineyard & Winery

Contact Marlin Bates, Horticulture Specialist, University of Missouri Extension at:

(816) 270-2141 or

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