Agventure awaits! This tour is the first into the Tri-County Agricultural Corridor, conceived in 2016 by the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance, as a multi-aspect project to help preserve family farms in St. Johns, Putnam and Flagler counties. The tour will provide visitors a sampling of what the corridor offers.
Summary of Tour:
Date: May 12th, 4 to 7:15 PM
Flagler College Enactus Project Leader Natalia Fernandez, and St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance Economic
Development Projects Coordinator, Herb Hiller will be leading the tour.
Meet at Rype and Readi- 4: Assemble/depart from Rype and Readi Farm, 5780 County Rd 305, Elkton, FL 32033
County Line- 4:45:Arrive County Line Produce in Hastings, where an adjacent farm owner sell its produce at a widely popular stand in its second half-century. At County Line Produce, visitors can purchase a multitude of fresh local fruits and vegetables.
Hastings- 5:45: Short walking tour of this one-time hub of the Tri-county Agricultural Area, long down on its luck, ready for renewal since guides will be one or two civic leaders; tour includes view of the new trail section almost complete through town, a portion of the 260-mile St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop. Catch a coffee or a bite if the new restaurant is open; otherwise from a prearranged set-up.
Blue Sky- 6:15: Arrive Blue Sky Farms. 4805 County Road 13 S, Elkton, FL 32033. Introduction of Greg Jones. Visitors will be shown the technology that goes behind the potato harvesting. Opportunity to purchase potatoes.
Saturiwa- 7:15: Arrive Saturiwa Conservation Area. A guided tour of a 94-acre longleaf pine restoration, wetlands, abundant wildlife and boardwalk landing on the St. Johns River. Includes visit to the resource center of the family homestead, homemade gourmet cookies, an exclusive view of the sunset on St. Johns River and exceptional photo opportunities. Address: 2425 CR13 S, Elkton, Fl 32033
Rype & Readi Elkton Farm, 5780 County Rd 305, Elkton, FL 32033
Saturiwa Conservation Area, 2425 CR13 S, Elkton, Fl 32033
Blue Sky Farms, 4805 County Road 13 S, Elkton, FL 32033
Downtown Hastings, Street Parking on N. Main St. Hastings, FL, 32145 (across from Capital City Bank)
County Line, 848 State Rd 207, Hastings, FL 32145
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