Organic Grain Production Farm Tour and Grain Growers Chapter Meeting
Ottawa Lake, MI
Saturday, August 10, 2019
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Join OEFFA's Grain Growers Chapter for a state line farm tour! John and Pat Bartholomew, along with son Gary Bartholomew and grandson Josh Fitzpatrick, farm 500 acres on the Ohio-Michigan line. Certified organic since 1988, they grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and clover for cover crop and seed production. Of special interest to fellow grain growers, the Bartholomew's mechanical cultivator guidance system and The Weed Zapper will be on display, in addition to a collection of restored antique tractors.
A chapter meeting will take place before the tour from 10-11:45 a.m. Bring a side dish or dessert to share for a potluck lunch from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meat, drinks, and service ware will be provided. The tour will begin at 1 p.m.
Registration: To register for this free event's potluck, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (419) 278-2701.
13212 Riga Hwy.
Ottawa Lake, MI 49267
OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022