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, 9:15 AM to 1:15 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.
Schedule of Events:
Meet at Rype and Readi- 9:15: Assemble/depart from Rype and Readi Farm, 5780 County Rd 305, Elkton, FL 32033
Saturiwa Conservation Area- 9:45: 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 and homemade gourmet cookies. Address: 2425 CR13 S, Elkton, Fl 32033
Blue Sky- 11:20: 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.
County Line- 12:10: 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.
Rype and Readi Downtown location- 1:15: End your Agventure filled day with a farm fresh lunch available for purchase. Tables will be set up at your convenience.
Rye & Readi Elkton Farm, 5730 County Road 305 Elkton, 32033
Rype & Readi Downtown Farm Market, 115 La Quinta Place, St. Augustine 32084
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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