Agri-tourism and local food in Bedford County[/caption] With 200,000 acres of farmland and 1,400 farms, Bedford County is home to a strong agriculture industry and a growing local food movement. As public interest in local, sustainably-raised foods continues to rise what role can agri-tourism play in helping connect farmers and the wider community? Join us for an open conversation with new tourism director Jerry Craig as he discusses plans for growing the county’s focus on agri-tourism and it’s importance for the local food movement. WHERE: Bower Center for the Arts 305 North Bridge St. Bedford, VA 24523 (downstairs in the terrace gallery) WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 26th at 7pm RSVP: This meeting is open to the public but please let us know you plan on coming by RSVPing using our contact form, on Facebook or by calling Bedford County Tourism Director Jerry Craig by phone at: 540-587-5682.
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