Beginning Farmer Veteran Tour is Oct. 15 in Spencer

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Military veterans and the families are invited to join the Beginning Farmer Veteran Tour in Spencer.

The 4th Veteran Farm Tour for the Indiana Beginning Farmer Program is Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will meet at the Millgrove United Methodist Church in Quincy for the morning session. The tour will then go to the Ponderosa Aqua Farm in the afternoon.

Ponderosa Aqua Farm is a local, family and veteran-owned business that focuses on providing the community with products produced on their aquaponics farm. Currently the farm produces vegetables, microgreens and tilapia.

Morning training sessions will cover both aquaculture and hydroponics. Lunch and snacks will be provided. This workshop is free to attend but registration is required. If you are interested in attending, register at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/wk_rules.asp?itemID=22370.

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