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Learn about local farms at the 2023 Rogue Valley Farm Tour

The Farm at SOU is one of 28 farms taking part in the annual Rogue Valley Farm Tour coming up Sunday, July 16. SOU photo
July 12, 2023

Visit multiple farms, learn about where local food comes from

An event boasting numerous area farms, the chance to learn about local food, and participate in offerings such as tastings and field tours will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, according to a news release.

The 2023 Rogue Valley Farm Tour is free and open to the public. All participating farms and specific offerings by farm can be viewed here.

“The mission of the Rogue Valley Farm Tour is to increase the overall interaction between community members and local growers in order to garner more support for locally produced food,” the release said. “By providing the opportunity to learn about where local food comes from, how it is grown, and by whom, we can grow community, and in turn, economic prosperity for our area.”

The event is brought to the area by the Ashland Food Co-op, Medford Food Co-op, and the Rogue Valley Food System. 

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