An ACORN Event

ACORN’s Grow A Farmer Learning Series presents: Boates Farm Organic Orchard Tour

Date(s) August 31, 2015
Location

432 Bligh Rd., Woodville, Kings County, NS. See here for a map.

ACORN’s Grow A Farmer Learning Series presents: Boates Farm Organic Orchard Tour

ACORN's Grow A Farmer Learning Series presents: Boates Farm Organic Orchard Tour
 

Date & Time: Monday August 31st, 1pm-4pm.

Location: 432 Bligh Rd., Woodville, Kings County, NS. See here for a map.
Cost and Registration: $10 for ACORN Members/Farm Apprentices & Workers, $20 for Non-Members.

Description: Established in 1960, Boates Farm is a two generation family business, specializing in certified organic apples, pears, sweet apple cider and vinegars. This tour will be facilitated by Brian Boates, owner and operator of Boates Farm and also President of ACORN's Board of Directors. Through the integration of beneficial insects and an ecologically friendly management system, Brian has transitioned and sells a variety of products at the Historic Market in Halifax, NS, as well as through a number of retail outlets in Nova Scotia. This event is catered to those interested in pursuing organic orchard management and/or those who are interested in learning more about the process and the story of Boates Farm! For more information about Boates Farm, please visit http://boatesfarm.ca/. Space is limited so register today!

Travel Assistance: A limited amount of travel assistance is available to those bringing three people or more. Please inquire to lucia@acornorganic.org

ACORN is grateful for the support of the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture for this event.

Registration for the Boates Farm Organic Orchard Tour is now closed.