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2010 Sussex County Harvest Festival
Release Date: September 23, 2010

The first annual Sussex County Harvest Festival is coming up! Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 23rd.


2010 Sussex County Harvest Festival

The first annual Sussex County Harvest Festival is coming up! Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 23rd. It will be held at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, from 10am - 5pm. This will be a celebration of agritourism, ecotourism and heritage tourism. The County of Sussex is joining with the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show and Peters Valley to highlight New Jersey's great northwest. There will be a farmers market where you can buy fresh and buy local Sussex County and Jersey Fresh products. Demonstrations by Peters Valley artisans will both educate and amaze. And there will be displays and information from environmental and agricultural organizations including materials about our many state parks. The Soil Conservation District will host the Soil Tunnel - this 15' high structure walks you through the important nature of "dirt"! And the Farm Fun building will have games and activities geared for children. The Sussex County Harvest Festival is a free, family oriented event. Contact dtraylor@sussex.nj.us for more details.

At the conclusion of the Festival, Peters Valley will be hosting a dinner and auction to celebrate 40 years as part of our community - see their website at www.petersvalley.org for details and prices for registration.




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